It’s hard to believe we were enjoying the warm Kenyan sun just 10 days ago.

Merry Christmas

Santa was awesome this year and brought us 10 inches of fresh powder. Unbelievable.

Weather Shock

I know that I’ve been experiencing cold winters my entire life, but going from sitting by the pool to snow yesterday was quite a shock. Looking forward to the slopes of CO though. I think I’ll be wearing this today.

After 3 months…

And the best tusker I’ve had while in Kenya is at the airport on my way out. They must have the bottling plant near the airport.

A Little Taste of the Masai Mara

There will be more pictures and stories to come, but I wanted to get these out before we headed out later today to go back home.

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Back in Nairobi Again

We had an awesome trip to the Masai Mara and I look forward to posting more about it and Amboseli once I get the time. We’re here for one night and then off to Cincinnati. See you all again soon.

The Flight that Almost Wasn’t

Apparently someone in the flight booking department didn’t want me to leave Kenya, because as of 30 minutes ago, I had no seat on a flight out of the country. I luckily checked my flights and found that this serious mistake had been made. After 20 minutes on the phone I had been told that… Continue reading The Flight that Almost Wasn’t

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Amboseli was a blast. Hundreds of elephants, sleepy lions, Kilimanjaro, hippos, monkeys, baboons. It was incredible. On our way back to Nairobi to catch a flight to the Masai Mara. Hope to share more about it soon, but here are a few pics to start.

88mph Demo Day

88mph Demo Day was a complete success. I’ll have to fill you in later, but here are some initial pics. For the complete set of pictures check out this album:

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The Faces of Startups

Serah (left) and Abagi (right) from Closet49. Daniel (left) and John (right) from M-Pepea. Gustav from Mdundo. Duncan (top) and Steve (bottom) from Manyatta Rent. Abiola (top), Adebayo (middle) and Olamide (bottom) from Gamsole.

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Hard at Work

2 more days until Demo Day.  Working hard for our startups.

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The Final Week

We are officially one week away from the 88mph Demo Day and concurrently, my final day of work in Nairobi. It’s flown by and we’re making it go even faster with how busy we are getting everything ready. Pitch practice, booth design, financial scenarios, you name it, we’re getting it ready.

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Shannon Arrives Today!

After not seeing her for two months, Shannon arrives in Nairobi this evening. She’s currently enjoying the airport in Paris and will soon be on her way to Kenya. I can’t wait.

Nairobi Christmas Fair

Had a great day with Gustav and his family at the Nairobi Christmas Fair. Found lots of cool stuff for Christmas gifts.