Dorsey surprised hotel staff at Crazy Grill in Parklands when he popped in for a simple meal before heading out for business engagements.
On noticing him, those in the hotel gave him a warm welcome encouraging him to take photos and interact with him.
On his Twitter account, the billionaire revealed that he wa in Kenya for business endeavours with the country’s tech community
“I’m visiting Kenya to share knowledge and experiences,” he confirmed.
Dorsey’s company, Block Inc, invested Ksh245 million into a Kenyan start-up, Gridless. Gridless is a sustainable bitcoin mining company based in Muranga. Gridless was founded by Erik Hersman Nairobi.
“Powering a rural Kenya village and securing the Bitcoin network with excess hydropower, all while lowering rates to 2000 people (500 families, ~$10/month to $4),” Dorsey affirmed.
The tech mogul later visited Kenya’s iHub, where he gave an inspiring speech on how to build start-ups into global companies.
While speaking to tech enthusiasts at iHub in Kilimani, Nairobi, Dorsey noted that Kenya was well-placed to produce some of the best technologies in the world.
He also applauded Kenyan innovators currently working on various technologies, noting that Kenyan products attract the world’s attention.
“The ‘West’ has much to learn from Nairobi and Africa at large,” Dorsey affirmed, further affirming insights on how he built successful tech products such as Twitter and Block Inc.
Dorsey founded Twitter in 2006, he is currently worth Ksh500 billion ($4.2 billion), according to the latest data by Forbes.