African Diaspora Marketplace Business Plan Competition
The African Diaspora Marketplace (ADM) began accepting applications on June 2 and experienced a positive response. Sponsored by USAID and Western Union, the ADM is currently seeking proposals for start-ups and established businesses operating (or to be operated) through partnerships between US-based members of the African diaspora and local Sub-Saharan African entrepreneurs. Through this program, USAID anticipates awarding matching grants of between $50,000 and $100,000 each to 10 - 20 businesses. Proposals are due by July 21, 2009.
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