Zephyr Acorn is looking to hire an Associate/VP to work across Acorn activities, including sourcing, diligence, execution and particularly portfolio company support. Based in New York and Nairobi, Zephyr Acorn provides equity financing and business support to innovative early-stage companies in East Africa.  Zephyr Acorn invests in and actively supports startups across sectors in East Africa that have the potential to scale across the continent and beyond. We are typically a company’s first institutional capital and seek to invest across the following themes: (i) digitization of traditional business models, (ii) use of technology to enhance productivity and deliver cost-effective products and services, (iii) innovation in the distribution or delivery of products and services, and (iv) inclusion of new customer segments with new products and services.

Interested candidates should reach out to directly to Sean Nowak, one of the Managing Partners at snowak25@gmail.com.

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