Technology

GreenTec Capital Partners to attend the 2019 AGRF and Pitch AgriHack in Accra, Ghana

Frankfurt (Germany), July 2019. GreenTec Capital CFO Thomas Festerling and members of the GreenTec team will be in Accra, Ghana this fall to attend the 2019 African Green Revolution Forum. Thomas will return as a judge for the Pitch AgriHack start-up competition, while the GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation supports the event with a €5,000 prize…

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Bismart CEO Eunice Maina invited as an expert speaker at the Africa Insurance and Reinsurance Conference

Nairobi (Kenya) and Frankfurt (Germany). GreenTec Capital is very pleased to report that Bismart founder and CEO participated as an expert speaker to attend the 9th Annual Africa Insurance & Reinsurance Conference in Nairobi, Kenya. The Annual Africa Insurance and Reinsurance Conference’s theme was “Innovations Disrupting the Insurance Industry – 2019 and beyond” and it…

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Farmcrowdy’s CEO Onyeka Akumah named to The Africa Report’s list of the 100 Most Influential Africans

Lagos (Nigeria) and Frankfurt (Germany), June 2019. GreenTec is very proud to report that Farmcrowdy CEO Onyeka Akumah has been listed on The Africa Report’s list of the 100 Most Influential Africans. The list represents the The Africa Report’s first ranking of the top Africans who control the levers of power across politics, business and…

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Farmcrowdy awarded the 2019 UNIDO ITPO International Award for Agribusiness.

Rome (Italy) and Lagos (Nigeria), May 2019. GreenTec is very pleased to report that Farmcrowdy has been selected as one of 8 recipients of the UNIDO ITPO International Award 2019 for Agribusiness. Farmcrowdy was selected from among more than 440 applications representing over 100 countries and 5 continents. UNIDO ITPO is the United Nations Industrial…

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Yusudi takes first prize at the X-Afrique Entrepreneurship Forum in Paris

Paris (France), March 2019. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to report that Yusudi has won the top prize at the X-Afrique African Entrepreneurship Forum Start-up Competition. Yusudi was selected from a competitive group of 21 start-ups for a cash prize and support from the Ecole Polytechnique incubator. The fourth annual X-Afrique forum was held on…

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AgroCenta receives US$250,000 GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Award.

Accra (Ghana), December 2018. GreenTec Capital is very proud to announce that AgroCenta has been selected as the recipient of a US$250,000 (£200,000) GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Grant funded by UK DFID, Australian AID, and the GSMA and its members. The company joins 10 other start-ups entering the GSMA’s Ecosystem Accelerator Innovation Fund Portfolio third cohort….

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