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Regional entrepreneurs in big win with $1b deals for youth, women

Published on July 29, 2015

East African countries are expecting to receive billions of dollars’ worth of investments from trade agreements announced by both the United States government and various multinationals at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES2015) in Nairobi.

Private sector companies pledged nearly $700 million in capital to the next generation of entrepreneurs and already more than 20 entrepreneurs from the region will benefit from the $13 million commitments that venture capitalist firm Village Capital has pledged. Read more. Source | The East African