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We are hiring!

We are hiring!

We are looking for a fundraising/development manager to advance all aspects of Black and White Foundation work, including individual major gifts, foundation grants, and business development initiatives. The Fundraising manager will create and help implement an ambitious and diversified fundraising strategy, and build internal systems to maximize our ability to pursue multiple avenues of development with a lean staff. Duties…

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Empower your Team to be more Productive

Empower your Team to be more Productive

Leading a team whether it consists of 2 members or 100 is never easy. Grouping different types of people with different temperaments can often lead to clashes, miscommunication and can impact the workplace productivity. So much so that it can drive you crazy. However, if handled with little tact, you can make your team accomplish great professional goals. Getting them…

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A normal week in an abnormal ecosystem!

A normal week in an abnormal ecosystem!

A week ago, our Kenyan colleagues from The StartUp Fund hosted their first workshop for startups in Kenya. The main focus of the workshop was to invite startups to share their experiences with other entrepreneurs, investors and mentors. It was a day that ended in a few intensive debates about how to strengthen the startup ecosystem. “To invite entrepreneurs and…

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The StartupFund 2.0

The StartupFund 2.0

We are extremely happy to announce that our Kenyan based operation got a new face. The StartupFund, which is i local foundation to support entrepreneurs and the local startups environment has got a total lift face and his now ready to take local ideas to the world. We aim to achieve this by connecting local startup to investors, mentors, advisors,…

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Huss Group is investing in Kenyan drone startup.

Huss Group is investing in Kenyan drone startup.

Huss Group has decided to go news ways and invest in African startups. To do so, our COO Benjamin Huss went to Nairobi and met several startups. After a long and minute screening process, he decide to invest in Levitation Dynamics, which is a local drone company.“Drone technology is something we have a big knowledge about in Europa. I believe…

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Why is not sexy to become a hairdresser?!

Why is not sexy to become a hairdresser?!

As an entrepreneur, it’s important to have a great idea. The most common word in the startup world is “innovative”.Take startup hubs; they’re all on the lookout for innovative startups and are only interested in supporting them. When you talk to investors, they’re all searching for innovative ideas to invest in. When you attend award shows, you’ll find prizes such…

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Germany – the country of your dreams!

Germany – the country of your dreams!

Germany is the biggest economy in Europe and the fourth biggest in the world. With a population of more than 80 million people, many companies in Europe and the rest of the world are keen to enter the German market. When looking to achieve success in a new country, you have to have a plan and some knowledge about the…

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