This idea of “hire-a-mzungu” raised some dust

There’s a bit of press coverage: Quartz Africa The drama also inspired some humor. A Nairobi-based German national created a satirical website on the occasion, where he offers his services as a Mzungu—white person—for hire by local startups who need to attract funding.  Quartz Africa: A white founder’s $1 million Nairobi food startup aims to fix …

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Mzungu helps African founders to access venture capital

Ok, let’s get serious!

What started as the fun project “Hire A Mzungu” really seems to hit a need. So far I got about 20 inquiries that look serious enough to consider. Sometimes even desperate. Heads up to everyone! Thanks to those offering drinks or coffee for a meeting, but I won’t shortcut this process. At some point we …

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