Press Section

• Inaugural year of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, the White House's signature effort to invest in the next generation of global leaders. (Attached photo of Vital being congratulated by President Barack Obama in Washington DC.)

• U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman Invited us to his office August 15, 2014 to express his support to the Initiative’s capacity to Boost trade between the US and Africa.

• On August 04, 2014, U.S. Department of State Deputy Secretary Heather Higginbottom endorsed Exportunity's efforts in front of 47 African Ministers of Trade and Investment. Vital Sounouvou was selected as an Honorary Guest by the White House to represent the Washington Fellows at the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Ministerial, held at the World Bank, part of the historical US-Africa Leaders Forum. Mr. Sounouvou was also the only non-government official at the event. -africa-leaders-summit

• Featured on NPR’s The Sunday Conversation (U.S. Public Radio)

• Featured on KSAT12 5pm News • Vital Sounouvou was a guest on the Voice Of America “live” VOA - Straight Talk Africa on Wednesday, September 10, 2014:

 • Washington Fellowship Q&A by University of Texas at Austin • Article by FedEx Access Magazine on Exportunity:

• Exportunity was selected for the Tony Elemelu’s TEEP1000 inaugural year, with a $10,000USD Grant.  

• Exportunity was Featured at the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Nairobi Kenya in July 2015.


Forbes Africa Magazine a dedicated a double page on Exportunity in its Avril 2016 issue.

• Exportunity was presented at the UN General Assembly Market Place organized by USAID on September 27th 2015 in New York.