GreenTec is Reading

GreenTec is Reading: Impact Alpha’s “Emerging-markets impact investors turn away from small businesses, at their peril” by Denis Price.

 Frankfurt (Germany), August 2018. This week we are happy to share a few thoughts on the Denis Price’s “Emerging-markets impact investors turn away from small businesses, at their peril” published on Impact Alpha. The article comments on the implications of the larger and larger capital flows going into emerging markets private equity and Venture Capital…

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German appetite for African Start-ups reflected in INSIDE Magazine’s “Startup Africa” Series

Franfurt (Germany), July 2018. German interest in African start-ups has been steadily increasing, a fact reflected in INSIDE Magazine‘s series “Startup Afrika. ” INSIDE, is the official magazine of the German Startup Association [Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V.]. The special thematic series focuses on the African start-up segment, and recently featured one of our own advisory…

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GreenTec is Reading: Disrupt Africa’s “Why African Start-ups are on the acquisition trail”

Frankfurt (Germany), June 2018. This week, we are happy to share an interesting article from Disrupt Africa “Why African Start-ups are on the acquisition trail” by Tom Jackson. The article presents an interesting corollary to the Disrupt Africa African Tech Startups Funding Report 2017 (NB: the report is available for purchase from Disrupt Africa’s website)….

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GreenTec is Reading: KPMG’s “Forging the Future with Fintech”

Frankfurt (Germany), June 2018. This week, we are happy to share the following KPMG Report “Forging the Future with Fintech” with some of our own observations. One of the subjects which has become virtually synonymous with the African technology sector is Fintech. Considered one of the biggest current disruptors, Fintech is a broad term encompassing a…

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Wazi Vision takes up the call to improve a billion lives globally.

Frankfurt (Germany), May 2018. This week we are happy to share some thoughts on an interesting article by Andrew Jacobs, published May 5th, in the New York Times’ Health Section: “A Simple Way to Improve a Billion Lives: Glasses.” The article presents a look at the global impact of visual impairment with examples from India….

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GreenTec is Reading: “Adapt or Die” by Yinka Adegoke on Quartz Africa

Frankfurt (Germany), March 2018.  We are happy to share some thoughts on “Adapt or Die – It’s time to rethink the startup accelerator model for Africa” by Yinka Adegoke and published on Quartz Africa. The article reviews the development of the African start-up ecosystem and presents a thoughtful view of some of its current problems. Over the last…

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