Cleantech

GreenTec Capital invests into Zambia’s WidEnergy Africa LTD.

Frankfurt (Germany) and Lusaka (Zambia), June 2019. GreenTec is very pleased to announce our investment into Zambia-based Wid Energy. Wid Energy woman-led business dedicated to women’s empowerment and expanding affordable energy access. The company leverages an innovative PAYGO model to provide solar-powered homes and appliances. Wid Energy focuses on expanding access to affordable energy access…

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GreenTec Capital’s Erick Yong at Africa Tech Summit London

London (England) and Frankfurt Germany, June 2019. Earlier this week, GreenTec Capital CEO Erick Yong travelled to the UK to attend the fourth annual Africa Tech Summit in London. Erick joined, representatives from various African startups and other stakeholders from the continent’s tech ecosystem to open trading on the London Stock Exchange on June 11th….

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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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NOK 360 to pilot its Free Connect service for Coca-cola Nigeria

Lagos (Nigeria), February 2019. GreenTec is pleased to report that the Coca-Cola Company of Nigeria has chosen to conduct a pilot campaign with NOK 360’s Free Connect Service. Free Connect provides users with free airtime in exchange for engaging with short audio/video advertisements. Coca-Cola of Nigeria will be using the Free Connect service to market…

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