Cleantech

Boreal Light expands with new systems in Kenya and Yemen

Nairobi (Kenya), Khor Umaira (Yemen), and Frankfurt (Germany), May 2019. GreenTec is very pleased to report on Boreal Light’s continued expansion and growth in delivering impactful water desalination solutions. Recently, Boreal has completed the installation of a water desalination system to Yemen as well as the furthering growth of its WaterKiosk Project in Africa. The…

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ARED brings connectivity and jobs to Ugandan refugee camps with World Vision Uganda

Kampala (Uganda) and Frankfurt (Germany), May 2019. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to report that ARED has partnered with World Vision as a part of the company’s expansion into Uganda. The partnership with World Vision will help expand economic opportunities and connectivity options for refugees in Northern Uganda. In 2017, ARED began its international expansion…

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Erick Yong at Westerwelle Foundation’s Young Founders Spring Conference 2019

Berlin (Germany), April 2019. Earlier this month, Erick Yong attended the Westerwelle Foundation’s Young Founders Conference as a speaker and start-up mentor. The Westerwelle Young Founders Program enacts the Foundation’s mission of promoting international understanding and democracy by bringing together promising young entrepreneurs from around the world to learn from experts and each other. GreenTec…

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Farmcrowdy raises US$ 1 Million funding round.

Frankfurt (Germany) and Lagos (Nigeria), March 2019. GreenTec Capital is pleased to report that Farmcrowdy has raised an additional $US 1 million in funding. The Nigerian agritech company empowers smallholder farmers by connecting them with farm-sponsors through its digital platform. The company will use the additional funding to expand operations into 20 Nigerian states, as…

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GreenTec invited to Konrad Adenauer Stiftung workshop on migration in Ghana

Frankfurt (Germany) and Accra (Ghana), January 2019. Last month, GreenTec Capital’s CFO Thomas Festerling was invited to participate in the “Migration – experiences and realities in Ghana’ workshop on 20th to 25th January in Accra, Ghana organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. The week-long series of events focused on many topics related to migration and…

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Erick Yong attends a CDU/CSU Parliamentary Group Expert Discussion on “Economic Growth in Africa – New Paths in Development Cooperation.”

Berlin (Germany), February 2019. Yesterday, GreenTec Capital CEO Erick Yong traveled to Berlin to attend an expert discussion of the CSU/CDU Parliamentary group titled “Economic Growth in Africa – New Paths in Development Cooperation.” The event was presided by the Parliamentary Groups spokesman, Volkmar Klein MdB, and included remarks by Federal Minister Dr. Gerd Müller…

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