Technology

A Meet up with Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, President of the African Development Bank in Berlin

Berlin (Germany), June 2018. Earlier this week, GreenTec Capital CEO had the opportunity to attend a meet-up with Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, president of the African Development Bank (AfDB). The event was organized by Afrolynk and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH on behalf of the Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in context…

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GreenTec Capital Partners at CEBIT 2018

Hannover (Germany), June 2018. GreenTec’s CFO Thomas Festerling was in Hannover this week to attend the CEBIT 2018 as a speaker well as representing GreenTec Capital as an official new member of the “Make IT in Africa” alliance. Started in 1986, CEBIT is billed as Europe’s Festival for Innovation and Digitization, the event is one…

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GreenTec Capital Partners at the Africa Tech Summit London

London (United Kingdom), May 2018. Earlier this month, GreenTec’s founding partners, Thomas Festerling and Erick Yong attended the Africa Tech Summit London, at the Grange St. Paul Hotel. The Africa Tech Summit is a series of events planned for London in 2018 and Kigali, Rwanda in 2019. This was the third annual series of Africa…

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Farmcrowdy Nominated for Digital Business of the Year at the Global African Business Awards and awarded the Nigerian National Productivity Order of Merit

Frankfurt (Germany) and Lagos (Nigeria), May 2018. We are very pleased to report that Farmcrowdy has been nominated for the Global African Business Awards Digital Business of the Year Award. The company was also recently awarded the Nigerian National Productivity Order of Merit, continuing the company’s streak of awards for its innovative and impactful agricultural…

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Boreal Light selected for top 30 at Seeds&Chips and in top 100 at the Start Up Energy Transition 2018

Berlin (Germany) and Milan (Italy), April-May 2018. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to report that Boreal Light GmbH has recently been recognized by both the Start-Up Energy Transition as well as the Seeds&Chips Food Innovation Summit as being among the top start-ups working to solve pressing world problems of food and water access. The Start-Up…

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Boreal Light GmbH European Food Startup of the Year European at FoodNexus Startup Challenge.

Wageningen, (Netherlands), December 2017. GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to announce that Boreal Light GmbH has been selected as European Food Startup of the Year at the European FoodNexus Startup Challenge. The European FoodNexus Startup Challenge is a food and agtech startup competition for companies from seven countries across the European Union that aims to offer growth opportunities…

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