Cleantech

Boreal Light remote-monitoring technology recognized with the DIN Connect grand prize.

Berlin (Germany), November 2018. GreenTec is proud to report that Boreal Light has been selected as the grand prize winner of the DIN (German Institute for Standards) Connect Pitch competition. The DIN Connect Pitches and the DIN awards are organized annually by DIN together with the German Association for Electrical Engineering, Electronics, and Information Technology…

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Onyeka Akumah (Farmcrowdy) and Brenda Kawesigye (Wazi Vision) nominated to Quartz’s list of Africa Innovators 2018.

Lagos (Nigeria), September 2018. GreenTec is very proud to report that two of our start-up’s founders are represented in Quartz Africa’s Africa Innovators 2018. They are: Farmcrowdy’s Onyeka Akumah and Wazi Vision’s, Brenda Katwesigye. Since 2015, Quartz Africa has worked annually to identify, recognize, and celebrate Africa’s innovators. This year’s innovators represent a range of…

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ARED selected as one of 10 finalists for the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018

Zurich (Switzerland), September 2018. GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to report that ARED has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for the 2018 Innovation Prize for Africa. ARED was selected as a finalist from more than 3,000 applicants from 52 countries for its innovative Mobile Shiriki Hub which can empower millions of…

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Start-ups, Investors, Politicians, and a lot of Agriculture – One Week in Kigali

Kigali (Rwanda), September 2019. Last week, our CFO Thomas Festerling was in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, on a visit with one of our companies, ARED, as well as attending the AGRF, and being a jury member for the Pitch AgriHack 2018 Pitch Day competition and discovering the local ecosystem. Tom’s trip started with a happy coincidence:…

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AgroCenta selected as a finalist for the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge

Accra (Ghana) and Cambridge, Massechusets (USA) GreenTec is very pleased to report that AgroCenta has been selected among the African finalists for the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge. The Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) is the flagship initiative of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE). The challenge awards over one million dollars in prizes each…

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Farmcrowdy chosen as Digital Business of the Year at the Global African Business Awards

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), July 2018. GreenTec is very proud to report that Farmcrowdy has been selected as Digital Business of the Year at the Global African Business Awards (GABA). This is just the latest in a growing list of awards taken home by the Nigerian agritech company. The Global African Business Awards (GABA) bill themselves…

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