Cleantech

Boreal Light Launches the Water Kiosk Project on Wasini Island, Kenya

Wasini Island (Kenya), March 2018. GreenTec Capital is proud to report that Boreal Light has begun operations in Kenya and launched its Water Kiosk Project on Wasini Island. The Water Kiosk will be the first of a series of kiosks installed across Kenya to help bring affordable, hygienic water to the drought-stricken region. Boreal Light GmbH…

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GreenTec is Reading: “Adapt or Die” by Yinka Adegoke on Quartz Africa

Frankfurt (Germany), March 2018.  We are happy to share some thoughts on “Adapt or Die – It’s time to rethink the startup accelerator model for Africa” by Yinka Adegoke and published on Quartz Africa. The article reviews the development of the African start-up ecosystem and presents a thoughtful view of some of its current problems. Over the last…

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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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AgroCenta competing at Seedstars 2018

Accra (Ghana), February 2018. GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to report that AgroCenta will be traveling to Lausanne, Switzerland to take part in the Seedstars Summit 2018 Pitch Competition. The company was selected from more than 6,000 applicants to join the 65+ start-ups competing for an investment of up to $1 Million US. Seedstars…

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ARED – Rockstart Green Challenge DeepDive

Amsterdam (Netherlands), February 2018. Last week, the ARED team was in Amsterdam participating in Rockstart’s Green Challenge DeepDive Program.  The program was tailor-made by Rockstart to support the five finalists of the Postcode Lottery Green Challenge 2017. Following a year of remote mentoring, the five finalists of last year’s Postcode Lottery Green Challenge, Earth Enable, Pond, Lightyear, Glowee, and ARED, all…

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