Startups and up-scalling

Maxime Bayen at Seedstars Summit Africa 2019

Johannesburg (South Africa) and Frankfurt (Germany), December 2019. This week, GreenTec Capital Company Builder Maxime Bayen was in Johannesburg, South Africa to attend and support Seedstars Summit Africa 2019. Maxime supported the event by participating in a workshop organized by the GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator Programme. The Seedstars Summit Africa 2019 was the last of 25…

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Peter Grouev at Westerwelle Foundation’s Young Founders Conference Tunis 2019

Tunis (Tunisia) and Frankfurt (Germany), November 2019. Earlier this month, GreenTec’s Head of Risk Management travelled to Tunis, Tunisia to support the Westerwelle Foundation’s Young Founders Conference Tunis 2019 and its cohort of newly inducted founders at the newly opened Startup Haus Tunis. The Startup Haus Tunis is the first entrepreneurship center of its kind…

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WidEnergy Africa approved for 200,000 USD grant from RUFEP

Lusaka (Zambia) and Frankfurt (Germany), November2019. GreenTec Capital is very happy to report that WidEnergy Africa has been offered a 200,000 USD grant facility by the Rural Finance Expansion Programme (RUFEP). The women-led Zambian company was awarded the grant to support its “Product Based Micro-loans to underserved, off-grid and rural smallholder farmers and small businesses”…

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Boreal Light sweeps the National, Berlin-state, and People’s choice awards at “KfW Award Gründen 2019” in Berlin

Berlin (Germany), October 2019. GreenTec Capital is very proud to report that Boreal Light GmbH (Boreal Light) has been selected as the Berlin-state, National, and People’s Choice winner of the national “KfW Award Gründen 2019”. The awards were presented at a ceremony at the German Founders’ and Entrepreneurs’ Days (deGUT) held at the Federal Ministry…

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Company Builder Profile: Maxime Bayen

Frankfurt (Germany), September 2019. Next in our series of Company Builder profiles will be Maxime Bayen. Maxime joins us with extensive experience in the ICT and Telecom sectors in emerging markets including Central Asia, Africa, and Asia-Pacific. Maxime’s experience is particularly well-rounded from his work with the GSMA, providing valuable perspective on DFI concerns and…

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Company Builder Profile: Emmanuel Bocquet

Frankfurt (Germany), September 2019. This will be the first in a series of posts introducing the members of the GreenTec Capital Company Building team, featuring one of our new team members Emmanuel Bocquet. Emmanuel comes to us with deep experience in Francophone West Africa, where he has been based for a large part of his…

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