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GreenTec expands African presence with East Africa office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Frankfurt (Germany) and Addis Ababa, (Ethiopia) April 2018.  GreenTec Capital Partners is very pleased to announce the opening of our East Africa Office in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The office will be supported by three new team members, Eaman Mohamed, Teddy Worku, and Ibrahim Mamma. The opening of our East Africa Office represents the first major…

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My Internship at GreenTec Capital Partners

Frankfurt (Germany), April 2018.  When I applied for GreenTec I did not know what to expect at first. The firm is a specialized investment company focusing on developing African start-ups and impact investment. Although I am currently a business student, the whole idea seemed very abstract, linking together buzzwords I recognized from class, but I…

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Nigerian VP visits Farmcrowdy

Lagos (Nigeria), April 2018. Earlier this month, His Excellency, The Vice President of Nigeria Prof. Oluyemi Osinbajo SAN, visited Farmcrowdy at their Office in Lekki, Lagos as a part of his tour to Start-ups and Tech Hubs across Nigeria. Prof. Oluyemi Osinbajo SAN is a vocal advocate for technology and developing youth employment opportunities for…

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Erick Yong presents GreenTec’s Model to the German Parliament

Berlin (Germany), April 2018. This week, GreenTec Capital CEO Erick Yong was invited to speak at the Deutscher Bundestag (German Parliament) at an ‘Africa’s Economy in Focus’ Roundtable on the topic of  ‘More Jobs for Africa – What can Politics Contribute?’.  This event was organized by the Deutsche Africa Stiftung E.V. (German Africa Foundation) and…

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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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