News

GreenTec Capital CEO Erick Yong featured on Voice of America’s “Our Voices” program

Frankfurt (Germany), March 2021.We are very happy to share that GreenTec Capital CEO and Co-Founder, Erick Yong, was recently interviewed on VOA (Voice of America) Africa’s Our Voices program by Tatenda Gumbo.  The program’s theme was Africa’s Surging Mobile Money Market, and Ms. Gumbo began by stating “Africa is the largest market for mobile money”…

Read more

Powerstove included in SET100 list of start-ups in the Start-up Energy Transition

Frankfurt and Berlin (Germany), March 2021. GreenTec is very happy to report that Powerstove has been included in the SET100 list of the best start-up in the Start-up Energy Transition Awards for 2021. Powerstove was selected from a pool of 543 applicants from 89 countries competing in the Start-up Energy Transition Awards. The SET100 is…

Read more

Powerstove selected as a finalist in the JUA Kickstarter awardee

Frankfurt (Germany) and Lagos (Nigeria), March 2021. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to report that Powerstove Energy is one of seven start-ups to be awarded funding from the Jua Kickstarter Program. Each of the seven participants was awarded an undisclosed portion of a US$ 2M award. The Jua Kickstarter Program is operated by The Jua…

Read more

GreenTec Capital, Shequity, and Djembe Consultants host gender lens investing webinar for International Women’s Day

Frankfurt (Germany), March 2021. ShEquity, in collaboration with GreenTec Capital and Djembe Consultants, hosted a “fireside chat” webinar to celebrate International Women’s Day.  ShEquity Founder & Managing Director, Pauline Koebl, and Vuyolwethu Dubese, Innovation Consultant & Founder of Innovtel, led an interesting discussion with five speakers focused on gender lens Investing and closing the gender…

Read more

Ecodudu begins construction on 8-acre rearing facility.

Frankfurt (Germany) and Nairobi (Kenya), February 2021. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to report that Ecodudu will begin construction on an 8-acre rearing facility that will allow the innovative Kenyan waste-to-value company to significantly increase production of their fertilizer and feed products. The new facility will be located approximately 75 kilometers outside of Nairobi on…

Read more

Boreal Light begins expansion into South Asia

Frankfurt and Berlin (Germany), February 2021. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to report that Boreal Light GmbH has begun their expansion beyond the African continent with projects initiated in Indonesia and the Philippines. Earlier this month, five container-based water desalination units were loaded onto a cargo ship headed for Manilla. The company’s Asian expansion follows…

Read more