How to register and use the TEF Connect Platform

TEF Connect Platform for African Entrepreneurs

The TEF Connect Platform, launched at the 2018 Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Forum to connect African entrepreneurs to opportunities within and outside of Africa, is now open and accessible to entrepreneurs across Africa.
Are you an African entrepreneur desirous of using the TEF Connect platform to access opportunities to grow your business?
Are you in need of mentoring to develop the entrepreneurial skills needed for business success?
Are you an African youth considering embracing entrepreneurship?
Are you an investor or a venture capitalist seeking profitable businesses in Africa to invest in?
Are you a successful entrepreneur who believes you can mentor upcoming entrepreneurs to success?

Then, here is a simple

Guide to creating an account and using the TEF Connect Platform

Log onto the TEF Connect Portal. You should see the page below. Depending on your device type, the page might appear differently.

TEF Connect Platform for African Entrepreneurs HomeIf you’re new to the Tony Elumelu platform, that is, you did not register for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program, then you have to create an account using the Sign Up button on the top right corner of the login page. You should see a page similar to this.

TEF Connect Platform for African Entrepreneurs Registration Enter your first and last name, email and choose a password. Once you click to create account, you’ll be notified of a mail that has been sent to the email address you entered as shown below.

TEF Connect Platform for African Entrepreneurs Verification Login to your email and click on the link in the email to confirm your account on the TEF Connect Platform. Once that’s done, you can log into your dashboard through the login area mentioned earlier.

If you’re not new to the TEF Connect platform or if you have applied for the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program before, then enter your login details (email and password) in the space provided or sign in through Facebook (depending on the mode of registration you used while registering on the Tony Elumelu platform). Once you login, then you’ll see a page like this.

TEF Connect Platform for African Entrepreneurs Welcome Once you’re logged into your dashboard, you have to complete your profile, your business details and select your preferences. The rest is quite intuitive. You can access the Enterprise startup toolkit, network or access the marketplace right from the menu bar.

You can also apply for the Annual Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Program right from the TEF Connect Platform

Have any issues? Contact the support team for assistance.

The TEF Connect Platform put in place by the Tony Elumelu Foundation is indeed a one-stop Digital Platform for every participant in the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Africa.

Good luck as you get on the TEF Connect Program.

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