Finance and Funding

GreenTec Capital CEO Erick Yong featured on Voice of America’s “Our Voices” program

Frankfurt (Germany), March 2021.We are very happy to share that GreenTec Capital CEO and Co-Founder, Erick Yong, was recently interviewed on VOA (Voice of America) Africa’s Our Voices program by Tatenda Gumbo.  The program’s theme was Africa’s Surging Mobile Money Market, and Ms. Gumbo began by stating “Africa is the largest market for mobile money”…

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GreenTec Capital featured in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung article by Tim Kanning

Frankfurt (Germany), June 2020. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to share that the company’s founders Erick Yong and Thomas Festerling were recently featured in the June 2nd edition of the Allegemiene Zeitung in the Unternehmen section. The article by Tim Kanning titled “In Afrika is nicht alles hoffnungsloss (Not everything is hopeless in Africa)“ presents…

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GreenTec Capital featured in BDI’s Success Stories in Africa

Berlin and Frankfurt (Germany), December 2019. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to report that we have been featured in the latest publication of the BDI (Bundesverband der Deutschen Industrie) “Success Stories in Africa: Entrepreneurs on their on-site commitment.” GreenTec was asked to provide our experience and perspective on doing business and investing in Africa, joining…

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GreenTec CFO Thomas Festerling featured in the German finance monthly Capital

Frankfurt (Germany), July 2019. GreenTec Capital was featured in the July issue of “Capital,” one of the premier German financial magazines. GreenTec Capital and CFO Thomas Festerling were featured as a part of the “Aufbrecher: Gute Idee und die Köpfe dahinter”(‘Groundbreaker: Good ideas and the minds behind them”). The column featured a high-level overview of…

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WeeTracker features interview with GreenTec CEO Erick Yong

Frankfurt (Germany), April 2019. GreenTec is very happy to report that WeeTracker has recently published an interview with our own CEO Erick Yong. WeeTracker, is a leading African media company that focuses on small business, entrepreneurship, technology, and start-ups in Africa. The platform aims to connect start-up ecosystems across the globe and to be a…

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PEBL Founder and CEO Vincent Van Wyk Invited to Namibian Parliament Chambers

 Windhoek (Namibia) and Frankfurt (Germany), November 2018. In a historic moment for Namibia and the young start-up, PEBL founder and CEO Vincent Van Wyk, was invited to the Namibian National Assembly (NA) floor. Van Wyk is the first non-parliamentarian to be invited to the Parliament Chamber floor in the history of Namibia. He was…

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