Weekly Wrap-Up: August 04-08

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How Wamda’s Mix N’ Mentor Roadshow is supporting entrepreneurs in 2013 

Wamda Mix N MentorOver the first half of 2013, we were very happy to host 6 Mix N' Mentor events in 6 different cities across the region. Find out more about how Mix N' Mentor is supporting entrepreneurship in the region and where we're headed next with this infographic.

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