Startups and up-scalling

Nigerian VP visits Farmcrowdy

Lagos (Nigeria), April 2018. Earlier this month, His Excellency, The Vice President of Nigeria Prof. Oluyemi Osinbajo SAN, visited Farmcrowdy at their Office in Lekki, Lagos as a part of his tour to Start-ups and Tech Hubs across Nigeria. Prof. Oluyemi Osinbajo SAN is a vocal advocate for technology and developing youth employment opportunities for…

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Erick Yong presents GreenTec’s Model to the German Parliament

Berlin (Germany), April 2018. This week, GreenTec Capital CEO Erick Yong was invited to speak at the Deutscher Bundestag (German Parliament) at an ‘Africa’s Economy in Focus’ Roundtable on the topic of  ‘More Jobs for Africa – What can Politics Contribute?’.  This event was organized by the Deutsche Africa Stiftung E.V. (German Africa Foundation) and…

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GreenTec invests in African Bamboo

Frankfurt (Germany) and Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), April 2018. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to announce our investment into Ethiopia and Netherlands based African Bamboo. Under the terms of the investment, African Bamboo will benefit from support by GreenTec’s “results4equity” model. African Bamboo has developed an innovative and patented process that leverages the unique second-world sourcing…

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GreenTec Capital at LeLAB’s “Back from Abidjan” event in Paris

Paris (France), March 2018.  Last, week GreenTec’s Erick Yong and Sofien V. Sidhoum attended the Land of African Business’’ (LeLAB) “Back from Abidjan” event in Paris. The event was held on March 16th, 2018, and brought together policy makers, LeLAB partners, and other stakeholders in African investment to discuss the state of business in Africa. Last year,…

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Farmcrowdy receives $325,000 GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator grant

Lagos (Nigeria), February 2018. GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to announce that Farmcrowdy has been selected as the recipients of a $325,000 (£250,000) GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator grant. The company will use the funds to further develop features on its mobile application. The GSM Association (GSMA) is the global trade organization for mobile network operators…

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AgroCenta and GreenTec at the World Summit Awards 2018, in Vienna, Austria

Vienna (Austria), March 2018. Last month, AgroCenta and GreenTec’s Chief Technology Officer (CTO) – Moses Acquah attended the World Summit Award (WSA) Global Congress 2018, March 20-22nd in Vienna, Austria. The event was themed “Social Impact through Digital Innovation” and brought together social entrepreneurs from over 80 countries who will come together to share and…

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