Startups and up-scalling

GreenTec invests in Namibian technology manufacturer PEBL

Frankfurt (Germany) and Windhoek (Namibia), October 2018. GreenTec is pleased to announce its’ investment into Namibia-based PEBL, a producer of high-tech central processing units (CPUs) to support Africa’s growing IT needs. As more and more small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are developing in Africa, their technology needs are growing. Yet despite this growth, the penetration…

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ARED selected as one of 10 finalists for the Innovation Prize for Africa (IPA) 2018

Zurich (Switzerland), September 2018. GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to report that ARED has been selected as one of the 10 finalists for the 2018 Innovation Prize for Africa. ARED was selected as a finalist from more than 3,000 applicants from 52 countries for its innovative Mobile Shiriki Hub which can empower millions of…

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African Bamboo visits GreenTec’s Frankfurt offices

Frankfurt (Germany), August 2018. Last week, African Bamboo founders Khalid and Rania Duri came to Frankfurt to meet with the GreenTec team. The subject of the meeting was to coordinate activities such as the push towards the close of African Bamboo’s funding round and strategizing on the launch of the company’s IP business. African Bamboo…

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Afrolynk 2018

Frankfurt and Berlin (Germany), August 2018. GreenTec and Microsoft will once again be co-powering the #Afrolynk 2018 conference along with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the German Corporation of International Cooperation GmbH (GIZ), and the Make IT Alliance. Afrolynk and related events will take place between the 29th and 31st…

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AgroCenta wins $500,000 at Seedstars World 2018

Lausanne, (Switzerland), April 2018.  GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to report that AgroCenta has been selected as the Global Winner of the Seedstars 2018 Global Startup Competition. The company won out against 12 finalists from more than 6,000 entrants from 65+ countries to claim a $500,000 investment from Seedstars World. Seedstars World is the…

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Make IT in Africa program accepting applications for the 2nd Startup.up! Germany Exposure Tour

Lagos (Nigeria) and Nairobi (Kenya), July 2018. GIZ’s Make IT in Africa program and the Germany Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) have announced the 2nd Start.up! Germany Exposure tour for October 2018. Applications are sought from Nigerian, Kenyan, Ghanaian, and Tunisian Start-ups working on insurtech, smart city, and logistics/mobility solutions. The 5-day guided tour…

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