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LDM informational webinar read more>>
8 April 2013: USAID and Western Union Launch the Libya Diaspora Marketplace! read more>>
15 March 2013: Installation of a Power Pallet Biomas Generator at Booker Washington Institute, Liberia read more>>>
19 Nov 2012: BOI, Western Union and USAID Hold SME Live-Banking Forum read more>>
17 Nov 2012: The Tony Elumelu Foundation, Western Union and USAID host the African Diaspora Marketplace Investment Event read more>>
23 July 2012: USAID's Impact Blog profiles the ADM II in the post Pioneering African Entrepreneurship on Display at Diaspora Marketplace.
3 July 2012: Read ADM II Awrdee Pork Delights feature in Kenya's Business Daily newspaper here.
12 July 2012: Watch Global Culture TV's “Green Life Show”'s coverage of the ADM II here.
2 July 2012: Watch VOA's Paul Ndiho reports on the second African Diaspora Marketplace Competition with 17 African entrepreneurs here.
12 June 2012: Please read the ADM II Finalist Update for information about the companies that will exhibit at the Diaspora Marketplace event. Also, check out the most recent ADM II Fact Sheet and the Diaspora Marketplace schedule.
5 June 2012: Read Africa.com's coverage of the ADM II: "Business Competition Opening New Doors for African Diaspora Entrepreneurs" and "African-Focused Ventures to Competete for Grant Money at the African Diaspora Marketplace in D.C." here.
2 March, 2012: Read about the ADM deadline extension here.
The deadline for ADM II applications has been extended to March 2nd and Ecobank is now a sponsor!
1 September, 2012: Read a profile of Tony Elumelu, ADM II sponsor and founder of the Tony Elumelu Foundation, on Forbes.com here.
December 2012: Listen to an extensive interview on BBC Francofone with Aida Diarra, Western Union Regional Vice President, West Africa
27 December, 2012: African diaspora marketplace pour le partenariat en Afrique from Afrik.com
Western Union lance la seconde édition de l’African Diaspora Marketplace from Les Afriques on page 7
USAID and Western Union Add Libya and Tunisia to the Second African Diaspora Marketplace This article is also available in French here.
Check out the ADM II Press Release.
29 November, 2011: AllAfrica.com interview with Western Union Vice President Barbara Span about ADM II "Western Union Offering Support for Diaspora Entrepreneurs"
July 2011: Modern Pharmaceuticals CEO Ashifi Gogo specifically highlighted the USAID $100K grant that Sproxil received as a winner of the USAID-WU ADM business plan competition.
21 February, 2011: IBM SmartCamp Sproxil
18 February, 2011: Sproxil: Technology Transforming Africa
2 February 2011: Sproxil and IBM
31 January, 2011: IBM investing in Sproxil
31 January, 2011: Spoxil is one of the American start-ups working with IBM
29 January, 2011: AACE Food Processing & Distribution Ltd and Mrs. Nwuneli highlighted
3 January, 2011: Solar Ovens helps not only in Uganda but also in Haiti
21 December, 2010 Solar Ovens To Launch Next Year in Uganda Through Diaspora Business
November 2010: Tek Consulting: Cooking Solar Ovens Manufacturing
November 2010: E & M Capital Tek Corporation: Uza-Mazao
November 2010: Sproxil Takes on Africa's Drug Counterfeiters
11 October, 2010: Global Tracking's Device to detect trucks' whereabouts, speed
October 2010: ADM Grantee: Earthwise Ferries Uganda Ltd.
21 January, 2010: Reuters print and video stories on the African Diaspora Marketplace
19 November, 2009: African Migrants Invest in Their Home Countries (America.gov)