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City-Africa Clusters

Catalyzing economic, trade, business, investment, and capital flows between African countries and other countries.

Accelerators

Helping African and foreign firms grow simultaneously through a unique combination of networks, resources, and cross-sector clusters.

Afristratos Ecosystems

Afristratos™ is a strategy, structure, and methodology for leveraging partnerships via business ecosystems that drive new economic/business/investment opportunities.

Afribiz Expanding in Africa in 2014

Charlotte, NC, USA, February 3, 2014 Afribiz announces the expansion of the brand into Africa with the establishment of subsidiaries and offices in Kenya, Nigeria, and Democratic Republic of Congo. “With the increased number of projects we support and develop across Sub-Saharan Africa, we needed to have a presence in each region to provide the best service,” says Lauri Elliott, Chairman of the Afribiz brand of companies. Afribiz Kenya, the East Africa regional office, was established in December 2013 with offices located in Westlands, Nairobi, Kenya. The Nigerian and Democratic

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US-Africa Project Delegations 2014

Afribiz regional offices in South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, and Democratic Republic of Congo are continually developing projects to provide opportunities for companies, particularly those in the US and throughout Africa. Our strategic focus are the manufacturing, energy, infrastructure, agriculture, and finance/investment sectors. Companies – small, medium, and middle market firms – can directly plug into these opportunities through Afribiz liaisons located in various cities around the world. We provide regular briefings to the public on the active and upcoming projects with which we are working with dozens of strategic partners.

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Energy, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, and Agriculture Projects in Africa: Webinar, January 31, 2014

The Afribiz Foundation spent the last half of 2013 developing projects with our partners to open opportunities to firms interested in Africa. To date, we have projects underway in the Energy, Infrastructure, Manufacturing, and Agriculture sectors in South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Congo Brazzaville, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Angola. This session will focus on openings on existing and near-term projects related to industrial parks and industrial clusters in each of these countries which span the energy, infrastructure, manufacturing, and agriculture sectors. We will also discuss additional energy opportunities in

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US – Africa Manufacturing Sector Business Development Delegation: February 24-28, 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa

The Afribiz Foundation is leading a business development delegation to South Africa for US manufacturing, February 24-28, 2014. Afribiz has already identified and begun work on projects that involve the following types of manufacturing/processing: power/energy components, textiles, wood/timber, light industrial, advanced and biotech manufacturing (South Africa only), agricultural processing, construction equipment and materials, and mining in South Africa and in other African countries. This trip will serve as a means to synergize US firms partnering on Afribiz projects with partners, institutions, and firms who are in the field in Africa,

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US – Africa Energy Sector Business Development Delegation: February 17-21, 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa

The Afribiz Foundation is leading a business development delegation to South Africa for US energy firms, February 17-21, 2014. Afribiz has already identified and begun work on projects covering waste management/waste-to-energy, energy efficiency, solar, distributed generation, offgrid/renewable energy solutions, gas, etc. in South Africa and in other African countries. This trip will serve as a means to synergize US firms partnering on Afribiz projects with partners, institutions, and firms who are in the field in Africa, as well as introduce the US firms to new resources and opportunities available to

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