Nine LDM finalists vied for the top awards, with business plans addressing high priority, high-impact sectors in Libya. Winning entrants received a matching grant of $25,000-50,000 to help finance their company’s growth and expansions.
The new deadline for the Libyan Diaspora Marketplace is Monday, June 24th. Entrepreneurs have the chance to compete for matching grants of $25k to $50k plus technical assistance for their businesses.
Watch a five-minute video introduction to the African Diaspora Marketplace–a business plan competition on the IdEA platform–that was shown at the 2013 Global Diaspora Forum.