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The Jury

  • Ute Weiland
    CEO of “Germany – Land of Ideas”

  • Dr. Corinna Franke-Wöller
    Director Agency for Business & Economic Development

  • Michael Krake
    Director General „Global health; private sector; trade; rural development“ (acting)
    Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)

AGYLE is a programme of the Agency for Business and Economic Development (AWE) and Germany - Land of Ideas. AWE is funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and supported by GIZ and DEG.

Erick Yong is the Chief Executive Officer and co-founder of GreenTec Capital Partners.

He earned his business degree at the European Business School in France. He developed a unique investment approach that combines funding, knowledge transfer, and capacity building. He specializes in working with start-ups, global strategy, and business development. Since very young, he has travelled extensively and lived in various countries.
Erick Yong became an entrepreneur and strategic consultant immediately after finishing his studies. He has also directed innovation efforts and managed international teams in executing company strategies with a global vision.
Erick Yong is incredibly passionate about the environment as well as the economic impact of his projects. In 2019, he received an Award for Innovation for Development from Deutscher Unternehmens-Preis für Entwicklung. He has a passion for basketball and used to be a professional player in his youth.