Finance and Funding

Germany announces €1 Billion fund building on African investment momentum

Frankfurt (Germany), November 2018. The highlight of last week’s G20 meetings was arguably German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s pledge of €1 Billion to support European small and medium-sized enterprises investing in Africa. The fund’s announcement comes as the result of the German G20 Presidency and represents a fundamental shift in Germany’s development policy. Working with the…

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GreenTec featured in Kevin P. Hoffman’s “Eine etwas andere Starthilfe für Afrika” in “Der Tagesspiegel”

Frankfurt (Germany), October 2018. GreenTec is pleased to report that we have been featured in an article by Kevin P. Hoffman in “Der Tagesspiegel”. The article titled “Eine etwas andere Starthilfe für Afrika” (A slightly different jump start for Africa), is published in context of the G20 Investment Summit set for tomorrow on October 30th,…

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The power of African entrepreneurial momentum

Frankfurt (Germany) and Lagos (Nigeria), October 2018. This week, the 4th Tony Elumelu Foundation Forum is taking place in Lagos, Nigeria. The TEF forum is the annual meeting for participants of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme, a ten-year initiative to provide support to 10,000 African Entrepreneurs over a ten-year period. The program provides candidates with…

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The power of African entrepreneurial momentum

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GreenTec expands West African presence with establishment of Nigeria Office.

Lagos (Nigeria) and Frankfurt (Germany), October 2018 GreenTec is expanding its West African presence with the opening of a GreenTec office in Nigeria’s Lagos. The office will be supported by two new team members, David Ogundeko and Eniola Lawal. The opening of our Nigeria office represents the second step in GreenTec’s African expansion strategy. Situated…

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Greentec Capital announces scaling-up investment activities in Africa on CNBC Africa’s “Closing Bell”

Frankfurt (Germany) and Kigali (Rwanda), October 2018. . GreenTec Capital plans to scale the number of African investments through the opening of several local offices over the course of the next year. In a recent interview on CNBC’s “Closing Bell East Africa,” CEO Erick Yong elaborated on GreenTec’s strategy and motivation to scale its operations in…

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