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Did you know: OPIC is helping Ukraine move closer to energy security?

Left to right: President of SE NNEGC Energoatom Yuri Neashkovsky; Minister of Finance Oleksandr Danyliuk, Deputy Prime Minister Volodymyr Kistion, U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission George Kent; and Representing Central Storage Safety Project Trust,... Read more...

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At Global Entrepreneurship Summit, OPIC highlights need for investment in women

  Last week, OPIC joined leaders at the 2017 Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, India. The theme for this year’s event, “Women First, Prosperity for All”, focused on increasing economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs.... Read more...

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New OPIC President outlines a vision for the Agency

  “I’m here and I’m ready to work,” OPIC President and CEO Ray Washburne told OPIC staff Tuesday during a meeting where he outlined his vision for the Agency. Washburne, a longtime Texas-based investor who was confirmed by the U.... Read more...

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Delegation visits OPIC project in Togo during AGOA Forum

OPIC Director for Business Development Peter Ballinger (pictured second from the right), based out of Johannesburg, joined the delegation's visit.   In Togo, a delegation led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer visits... Read more...

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OPIC meets with American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt

  This week a delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt met with OPIC Acting President and CEO Dev Jagadesan and other OPIC officials to discuss how OPIC can support investment in Egypt. OPIC has a strong portfolio of... Read more...

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Expanding our work in Africa: OPIC joins world leaders at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum

OPIC joined leaders from the public and private sectors in New York City last week at the U.S.-Africa Business Forum; a day focused on trade and investment opportunities on the continent for African heads of government and American business... Read more...

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OPIC President and CEO honored with the Global Generation Award

The Millennium Campus Network is a nonprofit that is dedicated to training a new generation of global development leaders on university campuses across the globe. The organization recently held its 8th Annual Millennium Campus Conference – MCC16 –... Read more...

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Slideshow: How OPIC invests in women

By investing in development, OPIC invests in women. As the world marks International Women’s Day, these images show some of the women who have benefited from our work. Helping farmers in Africa earn more income. OPIC supports multiple... Read more...

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OPIC provides advice to diaspora investors at outreach workshop

OPIC hosted its last Expanding Horizons workshop last month in Boston in partnership with The Aspen Institute’s Diaspora Investment Alliance, which works to help channel investment from diaspora communities in the U.S. into their countries of... Read more...

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Partner spotlight: How OPIC outreach workshops connect small businesses with the global market

In 2010 Milind Tavshikar (pictured) was a recent graduate of MIT’s Sloan School of Business with a winning business plan built around a technology he’d developed to lower the cost and improve the efficiency of shipping cargo. SmartKargo is a... Read more...

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