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UK startup offers Usain Bolt some shares, ‘all the McNuggets’ he needs

Well that’s one way to get attention, UK startup Shutl has offered Jamaican sprinting sensation Usain Bolt a one percent stake in the company, and all the chicken nuggets he can eat.

The VC-backed company, which specialises in delivering goods ordered online, sent a letter to Bolt offering him equity in the company and “all the McNuggets” he needs (the sprinter famously ate chicken McNuggets just before his record-breaking 100 metre final in Beijing).

According to The Next Web, all he has to do in return is set aside some of his time to help the company break a world record for the fastest delivery. The company claims it already holds the record, with a time 14 minutes and 58 seconds. It’s unclear however what the criteria for the time were.

Author | Stuart Thomas

Stuart Thomas
Stuart is the editor-in-chief of Engage Me Online. After pursuing an MA in South African literature, he spent five years reporting on the global technology scene. Intrigued by the intersection of technology and work, he joined Engage Me as the editor-in-chief. He is a passionate runner, and recently ran... More

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