Startups and Upscaling

Amitruck wins spot in the first JICA Ninja Accelerator Africa program in Kenya!

Frankfurt (Germany), Tokyo (Japan) and Nairobi (Kenya), April, 2021.  GreenTec Capital is excited to report that Amitruck has been selected to join the JICA Ninja Accelerator Africa’s first cohort in Kenya.  Amitruck is a Nairobi-based startup that offers a web-based solution for the challenging logistics environment in Kenya.  JICA (Japan International Cooperation Fund) coordinates official…

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WidEnergy Africa selected as a GSMA Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion Grantee.

Frankfurt (Germany) and Lusaka (Zambia), April 2021. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to report that our Zambian portfolio company, WidEnergy Africa was selected as one of nine grantees for the GSMA Innovation Fund for Mobile Internet Adoption and Digital Inclusion. WidEnergy was selected as a finalist from a pool of 598 applicants in 44 countries….

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PricePally raises six-figure pre-seed funding from VCs and Angels

Frankfurt (Germany) and Lagos (Nigeria), April 2021. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to share that PricePally has recently raised six-figure funding from Samurai Incubate, Launch Africa Ventures, and Angel Investors. The investment comes as the Lagos-based group-buying platform demonstrated strong early growth. PricePally, founded in 2019, developed its PricePally web and mobile application to help…

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Boreal Light featured on BBC Africa for World Water Day 2021

Berling (Germany), March 2021. Monday, March 22nd was International Water Day, and Boreal Light GmbH’s CEO and Co-Founder, Dr. Hamed Beheshti, participated in an interview on BBC-Africa Facebook Live addressing Impact of COVID19 on the Lives and Livelyhoods across the Continent. The show’s host, Ms. Maya Hayakawa, interviewed Dr. Beheshti and Ms. Hermien Oberholzer, the Principal…

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GreenTec Capital CEO Erick Yong featured on Voice of America’s “Our Voices” program

Frankfurt (Germany), March 2021.We are very happy to share that GreenTec Capital CEO and Co-Founder, Erick Yong, was recently interviewed on VOA (Voice of America) Africa’s Our Voices program by Tatenda Gumbo.  The program’s theme was Africa’s Surging Mobile Money Market, and Ms. Gumbo began by stating “Africa is the largest market for mobile money”…

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Powerstove included in SET100 list of start-ups in the Start-up Energy Transition

Frankfurt and Berlin (Germany), March 2021. GreenTec is very happy to report that Powerstove has been included in the SET100 list of the best start-up in the Start-up Energy Transition Awards for 2021. Powerstove was selected from a pool of 543 applicants from 89 countries competing in the Start-up Energy Transition Awards. The SET100 is…

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