Visiting Kenya with President Steinmeier: Impressions from the first day

Visiting Kenya with President Steinmeier: Impressions from the first day

This week, ecoligo CEO Martin Baart is visiting Kenya together with German President Frank Walter Steinmeier and a hand-selected group of German businesses active in the country. Being a part of the economic delegation is an incredible honour and something not many people have the chance to experience. After landing in Kenya, I caught up with Martin to find out how he’s feeling about the trip. How’s it going so far, Martin? It must be pretty exciting. It really is exciting to be part of an economic delegation as part of a bigger political trip. I’m seeing a side of…

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Dreaming of Zebras: 4 things we’re proud of on our 4th birthday

Dreaming of Zebras: 4 things we’re proud of on our 4th birthday

It’s our 4th birthday! As the prosecco corks (beer caps) pop in the ecoligo office, here are 4 things we are proud of having achieved in the last years.   Realising our dream! Four years ago, ecoligo’s founders, Martin Baart and Markus Schwaninger, knew three things: Businesses in emerging markets needed solar energy to grow sustainably A finance gap was stopping solar projects from being realised There was a lack of sustainable, transparent investment opportunities For Martin and Markus, this was an opportunity. They had the ambitious goal to use crowdinvesting to channel that finance to the right place and…

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ecoligo begins operations in Vietnam

ecoligo begins operations in Vietnam

We are excited to announce that ecoligo has opened an office in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, marking the beginning of operations in the country. ecoligo Vietnam will be headed by Country Manager Thuong Duong, an experienced manager with a passion for sustainability. To introduce Thuong and the Vietnamese market, we asked him a few questions about his work, motivation and the solar landscape in Vietnam. Hi Thuong, welcome on board! Tell us a bit about your story: what brought you to the renewables industry? I was born and grew up in Long An city, a wonderful farm hub in…

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