Startups and up-scalling

GreenTec Capital’s Erick Yong at Africa Tech Summit London

London (England) and Frankfurt Germany, June 2019. Earlier this week, GreenTec Capital CEO Erick Yong travelled to the UK to attend the fourth annual Africa Tech Summit in London. Erick joined, representatives from various African startups and other stakeholders from the continent’s tech ecosystem to open trading on the London Stock Exchange on June 11th….

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Farmcrowdy’s CEO Onyeka Akumah named to The Africa Report’s list of the 100 Most Influential Africans

Lagos (Nigeria) and Frankfurt (Germany), June 2019. GreenTec is very proud to report that Farmcrowdy CEO Onyeka Akumah has been listed on The Africa Report’s list of the 100 Most Influential Africans. The list represents the The Africa Report’s first ranking of the top Africans who control the levers of power across politics, business and…

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GreenTec’s Nils Hafa in Tanzania

Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania), and Frankfurt (Germany), May 2019. Earlier this year, Nils Hafa, GreenTec’s Head of Company Building traveled to Tanzania to meet AfriLife founder, Atanas Mluki in Tanzania, as well as, meeting and engaging several stakeholders in the Tanzanian start-up ecosystem on behalf of the GreenTec Capital Africa Foundation. Nils’ trip began with…

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WeeTracker features interview with GreenTec CEO Erick Yong

Frankfurt (Germany), April 2019. GreenTec is very happy to report that WeeTracker has recently published an interview with our own CEO Erick Yong. WeeTracker, is a leading African media company that focuses on small business, entrepreneurship, technology, and start-ups in Africa. The platform aims to connect start-up ecosystems across the globe and to be a…

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GreenTec invited to Konrad Adenauer Stiftung workshop on migration in Ghana

Frankfurt (Germany) and Accra (Ghana), January 2019. Last month, GreenTec Capital’s CFO Thomas Festerling was invited to participate in the “Migration – experiences and realities in Ghana’ workshop on 20th to 25th January in Accra, Ghana organized by the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung. The week-long series of events focused on many topics related to migration and…

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PEBL Founder and CEO Vincent Van Wyk Invited to Namibian Parliament Chambers

 Windhoek (Namibia) and Frankfurt (Germany), November 2018. In a historic moment for Namibia and the young start-up, PEBL founder and CEO Vincent Van Wyk, was invited to the Namibian National Assembly (NA) floor. Van Wyk is the first non-parliamentarian to be invited to the Parliament Chamber floor in the history of Namibia. He was…

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