Startups and Upscaling

Boreal Light enters North America with first kiosks planned for Mexico

Frankfurt & Berlin (Germany), August 2021. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to share that Boreal Light GmbH, our Berlin-based portfolio company, is expanding into its third regional market with North America. Boreal Light specializes in renewable energy solutions for water treatment facilities, designing and manufacturing solar water desalination and purification systems for off-grid communities around…

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Ecodudu helps Kenyan Farmer Transition to More Sustainable Business Model

Frankfurt (German) and Nairobi (Kenya), July 2021. GreenTec Capital is pleased to share that Ecodudu Ltd., a GreenTec waste-to-value portfolio company, was included in a very interesting and timely podcast hosted by Ms. Sophie Mbugua; and later summarized by her in a written article in Africa Climate Conversations. Ms. Mbugua told the story of how…

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Boreal Light GmbH opened first of 28 Solar Water Desalination Systems in Kenyan Hospital

Mombasa (Kenya) & Frankfurt (Germany), June, 2021.  GreenTec Capital Partners is very proud to announce that Boreal Light GmbH opened its first of 28 planned solar water desalination systems in Kenyan hospitals.  Boreal Light developed and builds the independent desalination systems to operate in “off-grid” areas. Dr. Hamed Beheshti, CEO of Boreal Light said “The…

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Amitruck Teams with Sanergy to Remove more than 12,000 Tons of Waste Per Year

Nairobi (Kenya) and Frankfurt (Germany), June 2021. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to report that Amitruck has signed a partnership agreement with Sanergy, a Kenyan start-up working to address issues of hygiene and waste-management in African urban environments.  Symbolically, the two innovating African start-ups signed the partnership on June 5th, 2021, in honor of World Environment Day. Sanergy is a social venture that focuses on cleaning up fast-growing…

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Amitruck CEO, Mark Mwangi, Joins High-Level Advisory Board of DIGILOGIC

Frankfurt (Germany) and Nairobi (Kenya), June 2021. GreenTec Capital is pleased to share that Mark Mwangi, founder and CEO of Amitruck, has joined the High-Level Advisory Board (HLAB) of DIGILOGIC. DIGILOGIC boosts cooperation and strategic partnerships in the logistics space between European and African Digital Innovation Hubs. As an HLAB member,  Mark will bring an…

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Powerstove pitches at UNDP Growth Stage Impact Ventures finalist event

Frankfurt, (Germany) & Geneva (Switzerland), June 2021. GreenTec Capital is happy to report that Powerstove joined 12 finalists chosen by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) Geneva Growth Stage Impact Ventures (GSIV) for a special pitching event. The Abuja, Nigeria-based company was selected from a candidate pool of 240 prescreened nominations. The GSIV program was…

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