How to Be a Rebel and Build a Business at the Same Time

How to Be a Rebel and Build a Business at the Same Time

This is inspiring, to be in the company of rebels

In 2016, our CEO sat down with the authors of “Digital Kenya: An Entrepreneurial Revolution in the Making” for a candid conversation on what it takes to be an entrepreneur in Africa.

This is a except from the interview:

You started working for several ISPs and in 1998 decided to make the transition and start 3Mice. Why was it the right time?

By the time I left Strathmore school, the desire to become an entrepreneur – like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates and like the Netscape founders – had already settled in, up to a point of no return. The basic direction, the highest level where one could go in terms of ambition as a technology person had settled. 

What did it mean for you to be an entrepreneur?

 I think I am a rebel, self-directed maybe, but a personality that likes to have their own mind about things…

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