Frankfurt (Germany), July 2020. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to share that the company has been featured in the July 1st, 2020 edition of Handelsblatt in an article titled: “In Afrika Investieren” (online title: “Innovation in Afrika Finanzieren”) by Peter Koehler. Handelsblatt is Germany’s largest daily business newspaper.
The article by Koehler, was featured in the “Risikokapital” (Venture Capital) section of the German-language business daily. The article presents an up-to-date picture of GreenTec Capital, particularly highlighting how we and our start-ups are weathering the crisis. With 6 investments in 2020 during the COVID-19 pandemic, the article underscores that GreenTec Capital is not slowing down. The article features quotes from GreenTec advisor Sebastian Kahlfeld, as well as, Florian Meister, CEO of Finance in Motion, providing additional context for the promise and current perils in doing business on the continent. The article also covers GreenTec’s proposed solutions, underscoring our various investor focused solutions including the Africa Innovation Equity Basket, a special purpose vehicle designed to provide investors with de-risked opportunities to participate in African innovation.