Ben Mmari: Lessons (12 of them) learnt from a failed African startup.

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The power of failure often goes understated. There are hundreds of quotes on the subject but one that sticks in my mind is Henry Ford: ““Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, only this time more wisely.” And in all honestly, where would the world be if inventors such as Ford, Edison and more, had believed in the notion of failure. Below Benjamin Mmari talks about his first failed startup Quweza, and the lessons (12 of them) he learnt from the experience. – Stuart Lowman

By Benjamin Mmari*

Do we as Africans embrace failure in our culture?

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