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GreenTec featured in Kevin P. Hoffman’s “Eine etwas andere Starthilfe für Afrika” in “Der Tagesspiegel”

Frankfurt (Germany), October 2018. GreenTec is pleased to report that we have been featured in an article by Kevin P. Hoffman in “Der Tagesspiegel”. The article titled “Eine etwas andere Starthilfe für Afrika” (A slightly different jump start for Africa), is published in context of the G20 Investment Summit set for tomorrow on October 30th,…

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The power of African entrepreneurial momentum

Frankfurt (Germany) and Lagos (Nigeria), October 2018. This week, the 4th Tony Elumelu Foundation Forum is taking place in Lagos, Nigeria. The TEF forum is the annual meeting for participants of the Tony Elumelu Entrepreneurship Programme, a ten-year initiative to provide support to 10,000 African Entrepreneurs over a ten-year period. The program provides candidates with…

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GreenTec expands West African presence with establishment of Nigeria Office.

Lagos (Nigeria) and Frankfurt (Germany), October 2018 GreenTec is expanding its West African presence with the opening of a GreenTec office in Nigeria’s Lagos. The office will be supported by two new team members, David Ogundeko and Eniola Lawal. The opening of our Nigeria office represents the second step in GreenTec’s African expansion strategy. Situated…

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Onyeka Akumah (Farmcrowdy) and Brenda Kawesigye (Wazi Vision) nominated to Quartz’s list of Africa Innovators 2018.

Lagos (Nigeria), September 2018. GreenTec is very proud to report that two of our start-up’s founders are represented in Quartz Africa’s Africa Innovators 2018. They are: Farmcrowdy’s Onyeka Akumah and Wazi Vision’s, Brenda Katwesigye. Since 2015, Quartz Africa has worked annually to identify, recognize, and celebrate Africa’s innovators. This year’s innovators represent a range of…

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Start-ups, Investors, Politicians, and a lot of Agriculture – One Week in Kigali

Kigali (Rwanda), September 2019. Last week, our CFO Thomas Festerling was in Rwanda’s capital, Kigali, on a visit with one of our companies, ARED, as well as attending the AGRF, and being a jury member for the Pitch AgriHack 2018 Pitch Day competition and discovering the local ecosystem. Tom’s trip started with a happy coincidence:…

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AgroCenta selected as a finalist for the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge

Accra (Ghana) and Cambridge, Massechusets (USA) GreenTec is very pleased to report that AgroCenta has been selected among the African finalists for the MIT Inclusive Innovation Challenge. The Inclusive Innovation Challenge (IIC) is the flagship initiative of the MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy (IDE). The challenge awards over one million dollars in prizes each…

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