Dear DanielAjumobi.com Reader
I’m quite excited about helping you through your 2019 application of The Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme for the $5000 Grant stake.
This is about how to apply and win (Step By Step Guide) the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme $5000 2019 Grant. I’m sharing how I apply in 2015 and was Rejected and how I re-reply in 2016 and was Selected. Here
Let me mention here that prior to the application and my selection in 2016; I had no connection what-so-ever with either UBA or The Tony Elumelu Foundation and neither does any member of my family. But look at me … with the King-Boss and
I had to mention this, because I have begin to see people with stupid comments that …. TEF already have their list … they know who to select … blablabla … please, that’s not true. That you are not selected doesn’t mean the system is corrupt or bias. I’M A WITNESS.
Okay, I went through a similar process in 2015 but I was not selected, then re-apply again in 2016 covering my lapses and Whallah – my name was on the list. So, here is me taking you by hand through each question. Follow dutifully while filling your form. And Pray to God for
THE QUESTIONS AND POSSIBLE ANSWERS TO GUIDE YOU THROUGH THE TONY ELUMELU $5000 GRANT APPLICATION 2019 BATCH;
Section 1 – Personal Information (Title, First Name, Middle Name, Last Name, Date of Birth, Nationality, Official Identification (upload whatever ID you have), Most fluent in: , Native Language:, Additional Languages:, Gender, Medical Disability). Ok, these are all personal informations and I believe you can handle yourself – if not, just close the application and go… wherever you like to do something else! #smiles
Section 2 – Contact Details (Street Address, Country, State/Province/Region, City/Town, Postal Code, Main Number, Other Numbers, Main Email, Additional Email Accounts, Skype ID). That’s all for session two. And like I said in session one – I agree you can handle this yourself – if not, just close the application and go… wherever you like to do something else! (getting used to the line already I guess.) lol
Section 3 – Education (Highest Level of Education, Major/Primary Area of Study, Business Administration). That’s brief. So fill it up. And if you can’t answer… it’s not your fault, it’s your school. Go back there and reclaim all your fees. Hahaha…
Section 4 – Social Media (Social Media: Facebook, Social Media: Linkedin,
Social Media: Twitter: ). As simple as this session is, please is quite vital. Fill in your details. Because I observed that the Tony Elumelu Foundation officials are quite interested in a business that respects and embrace technology as part of your marketing strategy. So, fix all the links. CostFree.
Section 5 – Business Profile: (NOW INTO THE REAL DEAL).
#TEEP2019 The DANIEL AJUMOBI Company Ltd. (That’s my business name don’t enter in as yours … just joking. But please, fix in your business name. Even if you are yet to start for those applying with an idea – do it. Even if it’s not a registered business yet – do it. Give it a good name. And Pleaseeeeeeeeeeeeee
About Me: (this part is crucial because it tells the story about you the business or idea owner. If your story is not fascinating, meaningful or compelling enough – no matter how great your idea/business is there will be a disconnection between you and your idea/business. So, now read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019 I’m a product of Informal education. I had no nursery school education and also no formal education beyond secondary school. But with a dream and determination, I’ve initiated and continued a process of unending self-education which has distinguished me as an authority on human potential and capacity development. I am a skilled Orator and a published Author, I Published my book “ Money and You” an entrepreneurial motivation for youth and also “Gears of Speed” amongst others. I’m a Social innovators Fellow of LEAP Africa and International Youth Foundation. My story is the bedrock of my motivation for entrepreneurship. I was born without a silver spoon in Ebutemeta, Lagos, as a street kid, I’ve gone through hawking bread,
Leadership Skills & Experience: Read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019 Running a business is connected with managing people because business evolves around managing Customers and Staff. And so, I was the HOSTEL
Personal Achievement: Read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019
I am the Convener of The WAY Africa ( War Against Youth-unemployment in Africa Forum). I created The WAY Africa and launched the 1st annual session between February 31st to March
Elevator Pitch: Read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019
FarmTech is my business idea. This is revolutionary – causing a fundamental change in the way we distribute our agricultural products by getting it into the hands of more Nigerians… etc. (It’s called elevator pitch because your words are limited, so choose the right words. This will determine whether they will read the other part of your application).
Detailed Description: Read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019
FarmTech produces Eggs, Chickens and Catfishes. And we further create a mobile app that supports and expands our distribution model in other to reach out to more Nigerians. In addition, we distribute beyond livestock etc
Don’t forget – this is about how to apply and win tony
Wow Us: Read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019
The innovative side of my idea is that we are exploring the wonders of technology in connection with agriculture. We are not just producing, we are creatively distributing our product through our
Problem Solved: Read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019
Quite a number of problems are solved among which is; Hunger problem by making access to food product possible. Convenience as well by just using our mobile app. Distribution problem solved as we partner with courier like Tranex for delivery to consumers and reduction in cost of all products.
Testing (Research & Development)
Agriculture (Agri-business, Farming, etc.)
Decent Work and Economic Growth
Section 6 – Company Structure
Yes (mine was, but if your business or idea is not registered yet, you have nothing to worry about. There is room to do that later after your selection.) And if you want to do that now, it’s part of my company service, so get in touch.
Company Documents (this part is for registered companies, upload all document if registered, if not, just ignore – you have no worries.)
View Official Registration Certificate
View Official Evidence of Directors
View Official Evidence of Ownership
Business Start Year (be careful when filling this… qualified business must not be more than 3years old, watch your date. Ideas are accepted too, for those that are yet to start at all.)
Type of Business Entity
Ltd (mine is limited, fill in yourS, whether enterprise or otherwise)
Partner Consent (if you have one)
Section 7 – Market Potential (ANOTHER CRUCIAL SESSION)
Addressable Market: Read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019
Addressable market for my products cut across all age brackets as well as financial status. We sell edible product (eggs, chickens,cat fish etc) It’s needed by both the poor and rich. The poorest Nigerian spent minimum of 100naira on food daily. So, we have a market that is presently under-served to serve.
Revenue Model: Read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019 Revenue generation is guaranteed through the sales of fishes, eggs, chickens and even the manure from our poultry. Also delivery of orders is another good revenue generation for us. And as we grow with demand through our
Marketing Strategy: Read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019
Since we are Technology inclined. AgriTech Marketing will
Competitors: Read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019
ALHAJI WAHAB IYANDA FOLAWIYO (FOLAWIYO FARMS LIMITED) ARINZE
Differentiator: Read through my answer to guide you; #TEEP2019
Our prompt delivery strategy service, as people can order their purchase online and via our MobileApp. Our Unique Customer Care services We always subsidize the price of our product Our Uniqueness of packaging which supports our delivery services
Current Milestone: Read through my answer to guide you;
We need to acquire
Next Milestone: Read through my answer to guide you;
To expand our customer base, purchase
Section 8 – Financials (SMALL BUT IMPORTANT SESSION) #TEEP2019
Whether your business is in operation or just an idea yet to start. Please
Monthly patronage from 150 customers with a minimum of N3000 purchase keeps us going at the moment.
Reminder – this is about how to apply and win tony elumelu $5000 grant 2019.
Section 9 – Business Impact (ANOTHER VITAL PART)
Impact: Read through my answer to guide you; TEEP2019
My business initiative will enhance social and economic development by reducing unemployment rate. It will also reduce hunger and malnutrition in diets within our community. With the fusion of technology, it will serve as a technology advancement. Also will empower youths through training to become self reliant and responsible citizen.
Challenges: Read through my answer to guide you;
challenges abound considering our nation economic status. Among which is, Financial challenges – access to funds. Operational challenges – resources including power and human is challenging. Regulatory challenges e.g. accreditation, registration,
Aims: Read through my answer to guide you;
I want to gain Knowledge, training, capacity building, special skills,
Finance (Raising money and investment)
Marketing the product/service
Recruitment & building the team
Structuring the company
Developing the business plan
Section 10 – Attestations (LAST AND EVEN THE LEAST)
Amount of Funding Received
Referee Phone Number
Referee Phone Number
(WILL BE GLAD TO BE YOUR REFEREE IF YOU NEED ONE) winks
Just make sure you subscribe to my email list … that’s all ..#smiles
And so, I just successfully took you through the entire question with possible answers for The Tony Eleumelu Entrepreneurship Programme 2019
Please, after filling the form READ this “5 Top Reasons Why You May Not Win Tony Elumelu $5000 Grant” before submitting.
If you need help; comment below what it is – will be glad to help.
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NOTE: TEF 2019 Application got a new addition. You are required to record a short video of yourself talking about your business and why you should be selected. OPTIONAL THOUGH!So, I have to come back and add this after successfully completing some applications for new entrepreneurs coming on board!
For busy entrepreneurs who want to apply but have no time or those who are not sure of running the registration process themselves.
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