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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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Farmcrowdy chosen as Digital Business of the Year at the Global African Business Awards

Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), July 2018. GreenTec is very proud to report that Farmcrowdy has been selected as Digital Business of the Year at the Global African Business Awards (GABA). This is just the latest in a growing list of awards taken home by the Nigerian agritech  company. The Global African Business Awards (GABA) bill themselves…

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German appetite for African Start-ups reflected in INSIDE Magazine’s “Startup Africa” Series

Franfurt (Germany), July 2018. German interest in African start-ups has been steadily increasing, a fact reflected in INSIDE Magazine‘s series “Startup Afrika. ” INSIDE, is the official magazine of the German Startup Association [Bundesverband Deutsche Startups e.V.]. The special thematic series focuses on the African start-up segment, and recently featured one of our own advisory boardmembers,…

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Crowdfunding opportunity to support WIFI for the streets of Africa

Frankfurt, (Germany) and Kigali, (Rwanda). ARED, the African Renewable Energy Distributor, is a Rwandan company that has developed an innovative solar kiosk, the Mobile Shiriki Hub, to bring jobs and WIFI to the Streets of Africa. Developed with support from GreenTec Capital Partners, the Shiriki Hub is the cornerstone of a distributed proximity network that…

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GreenTec Capital Partners enters into strategic partnership with Konfid.io

Frankfurt and Berlin (Germany), June 2018. GreenTec Capital Partners are 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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GreenTec is Reading: Disrupt Africa’s “Why African Start-ups are on the acquisition trail”

Frankfurt (Germany), June 2018. This week, we are happy to share an interesting article from Disrupt Africa “Why African Start-ups are on the acquisition trail” by Tom Jackson. The article presents an interesting corollary to the Disrupt Africa African Tech Startups Funding Report 2017 (NB: the report is available for purchase from Disrupt Africa’s website)….

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