Face to Face with Success

Rapelang Rabana, tech entrepreneur

Rapelang Rabana experienced great success at a very young age. After a successful startup straight out of university, she and her partners were feted as South African pioneers in the VOIP space. She’s a serial entrepreneur who walks to the rhythm of her own drummer, and has a unique view of what it means to be successful.

Charlotte Kilbane asked her what advice she has for people who want to walk a different path, and what keeps her going - even when the path is rocky? Click below for her answer...

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