So far, GreenTec has backed more than 10 startups in five different countries – Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana, Nigeria, and Cameroon. The company is headed up by Erick Yong, the Germany-born son of a Cameroonian diplomat, who launched GreenTec with former Deutsche Bank director Thomas Festerling in 2014. “I have always been an entrepreneur and have created companies for me and for others,” Yong told Disrupt Africa. African startups, however, lack structure. “I believe that the policymaker cannot really help startups.
Source: The North Africa Journal March 08, 2018 06:00 UTC