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African Diaspora Marketplace Entrepreneurs Get Grants

Friday, January 15, 2010 5:17:00 AM PDT | VentureDeal Staff

Washington, DC  --  At the African Diaspora Marketplace, entrepreneurs were awarded matching grants to fund their business plans for sub-Saharan Africa startups.

14 businesses in seven countries were awarded matching grants ranging in amounts from $50,000 - $100,000.

The grants were for businesses ranging from a commercial plant tissue culture business to an SMS messaging service for farmers and buyers in Ethiopia.

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