Startups and up-scalling

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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GreenTec Capital Partners enters into strategic partnership with Konfid.io

Frankfurt and Berlin (Germany), June 2018. GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to announce that we have entered into a strategic partnership with Berlin-based Konfid.io. The partnership will expand our technological capacity to support start-ups. As a part of the partnership, Dr. Mervyn G. Maistry will join the GreenTec Capital advisory board and provide his…

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GreenTec is Reading: Disrupt Africa’s “Why African Start-ups are on the acquisition trail”

Frankfurt (Germany), June 2018. This week, we are happy to share an interesting article from Disrupt Africa “Why African Start-ups are on the acquisition trail” by Tom Jackson. The article presents an interesting corollary to the Disrupt Africa African Tech Startups Funding Report 2017 (NB: the report is available for purchase from Disrupt Africa’s website)….

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Wazi Vision takes up the call to improve a billion lives globally.

Frankfurt (Germany), May 2018. This week we are happy to share some thoughts on an interesting article by Andrew Jacobs, published May 5th, in the New York Times’ Health Section: “A Simple Way to Improve a Billion Lives: Glasses.” The article presents a look at the global impact of visual impairment with examples from India….

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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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