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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…

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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 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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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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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 is Reading: KPMG’s “Forging the Future with Fintech”

Frankfurt (Germany), June 2018. This week, we are happy to share the following KPMG Report “Forging the Future with Fintech” with some of our own observations. One of the subjects which has become virtually synonymous with the African technology sector is Fintech. Considered one of the biggest current disruptors, Fintech is a broad term encompassing a…

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