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Afrolynk 2018

Frankfurt and Berlin (Germany), August 2018. GreenTec and Microsoft will once again be co-powering the #Afrolynk 2018 conference along with the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the German Corporation of International Cooperation GmbH (GIZ), and the Make IT Alliance. Afrolynk and related events will take place between the 29th and 31st…

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Make IT in Africa program accepting applications for the 2nd Startup.up! Germany Exposure Tour

Lagos (Nigeria) and Nairobi (Kenya), July 2018. GIZ’s Make IT in Africa program and the Germany Chambers of Industry and Commerce (DIHK) have announced the 2nd Start.up! Germany Exposure tour for October 2018. Applications are sought from Nigerian, Kenyan, Ghanaian, and Tunisian Start-ups working on insurtech, smart city, and logistics/mobility solutions. The 5-day guided tour…

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GreenTec Capital Partners enters into strategic partnership with Konfid.io

Frankfurt and Berlin (Germany), June 2018. GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to announce that we have entered into a strategic partnership with Berlin-based Konfid.io. The partnership will expand our technological capacity to support start-ups. As a part of the partnership, Dr. Mervyn G. Maistry will join the GreenTec Capital advisory board and provide his…

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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 invests in Bismart, the first Pan-African Blockchain-powered insure-tech startup.

Frankfurt (Germany) and Nairobi, Kenya. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to announce its investment into Bismart Insurance from Kenya. Leveraging on cutting edge technology, the company provides a digital interface to offer insurance products and services across Africa. Bismart’s vision is to enable every African to access insurance without the burden of immediate out-of-pocket payments,…

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