Mettā, a Nest-affiliated club for entrepreneurs, opens Nairobi office tomorrow – December 2

Mettā, a global entrepreneurial community that connects people, ideas, resources, and opportunities, will formally open Nairobi office on Friday December 2, 2016.

Mettā is a members-only, entrepreneurs’ club built upon three founding principles: a global business network, meaningful events, and an exclusive space that entrepreneurs call home.

The invite-only collaborative platform brings together founders and startups, industry influencers, media, investors, educators, professionals and innovators and forward-thinking corporations from all industries, cities, and continents.

Below are the launch details:

WHAT: Mettā Nairobi Grand Launch
Chief Guest

  1. Joe Mucheru, Cabinet Secretary, Ministry of Information and Communication
  2. Lawrence Morgan, Nest Global CEO from Hong Kong
  3. Aaron Fu, Managing Partner at Nest Africa
  4. Ankit Sanghrajka from Tile & Carpet Centre (Partner)

Advisory Board

  1. Ory Okolloh, Director of Investments for Omidyar Network in Africa
  2. Timbo Drayson, Founder, and CEO of oKhi
  3. Grant Brooke, Founder, and CEO of Twiga Fruits
  4. Peng Chen – Entrepreneur, former MD of Easy Taxi Kenya
  5. Mikul Shah – Founder and CEO of Eat Out Kenya
WHEN Friday, December 2nd at 5:30 pm. Arrive at 5 pm for a tour of the space and set up.
RSVP by email to me saying “WeAreMetta” to confirm attendance)
WHERE     6th floor of Belgravia Building at 14 Riverside in Nairobi. Directions here
WHY: Kenya is on the frontline of innovation and entrepreneurship. Despite the creative and driven talent in Nairobi, significant difficulties remain for entrepreneurs. Mettā is built to connect the dots in the startup ecosystem but ultimately is here to provide startups and entrepreneurs with access and resources needed to succeed. Mettā’s unprecedented, unlimited pool of resources exists to move the world forward through collaboration and innovation. Simply put, this is our DNA. The location – 14 Riverside, an established business address coupled with a wealth of experience from Hong Kong, Metta will attract the right startups and investors ensuring that the ecosystem is a birthplace of success. Come get the scoop and be a part ‘an entrepreneur’s club that connects people, ideas, and resources’.

Mettā is an affiliate programme of Nest which works with startup founders and innovators to develop their projects into sustainable businesses.


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