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GreenTec invests in African Bamboo

Frankfurt (Germany) and Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), April 2018. GreenTec Capital is very pleased to announce our investment into Ethiopia and Netherlands based African Bamboo. Under the terms of the investment, African Bamboo will benefit from support by GreenTec’s “results4equity” model. African Bamboo has developed an innovative and patented process that leverages the unique second-world sourcing…

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GreenTec Capital at LeLAB’s “Back from Abidjan” event in Paris

Paris (France), March 2018.  Last, week GreenTec’s Erick Yong and Sofien V. Sidhoum attended the Land of African Business’’ (LeLAB) “Back from Abidjan” event in Paris. The event was held on March 16th, 2018, and brought together policy makers, LeLAB partners, and other stakeholders in African investment to discuss the state of business in Africa. Last year,…

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GreenTec’s Investment Model Illustrated in Welt.de

 Frankfurt (Germany), April 2018. GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to share the following article by Franck Stocker (in German) in Welt.de: “Die Hoffnung für Afrikas Bauern kommt aus dem Internet [Hope for African Farmers come from the Internet].” Following several other articles, the article illustrates GreenTec’s model in one of Germany’s widest circulating periodicals. The article…

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Boreal Light Launches the Water Kiosk Project on Wasini Island, Kenya

Wasini Island (Kenya), March 2018. GreenTec Capital is proud to report that Boreal Light has begun operations in Kenya and launched its Water Kiosk Project on Wasini Island. The Water Kiosk will be the first of a series of kiosks installed across Kenya to help bring affordable, hygienic water to the drought-stricken region. Boreal Light GmbH…

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GreenTec is Reading: “Adapt or Die” by Yinka Adegoke on Quartz Africa

Frankfurt (Germany), March 2018.  We are happy to share some thoughts on “Adapt or Die – It’s time to rethink the startup accelerator model for Africa” by Yinka Adegoke and published on Quartz Africa. The article reviews the development of the African start-up ecosystem and presents a thoughtful view of some of its current problems. Over the last…

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Farmcrowdy receives $325,000 GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator grant

Lagos (Nigeria), February 2018. GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to announce that Farmcrowdy has been selected as the recipients of a $325,000 (£250,000) GSMA Ecosystem Accelerator grant. The company will use the funds to further develop features on its mobile application. The GSM Association (GSMA) is the global trade organization for mobile network operators…

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