28 Apr '11, 3am

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin tells budding entrepreneurs here to not be afraid to fail. #Singapore

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin tells budding entrepreneurs here to not be afraid to fail. #Singapore

Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin urges budding entrepreneurs not to fear failure. (Yahoo! photo/ Ewen Boey) Do not be afraid to fail. Speaking at the inaugural Innovation & Enterprise award dinner at the National University of Singapore Society's Kent Ridge Guild House last week, Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin , who was made famous in the movie, The Social Network , addressed Singaporeans on the fear of failure. "The best way you're really going to learn is by failing. That's how I learnt. When I moved to the US (from Brazil), I didn't speak English and I went to school and just tried my best to speak to individuals. Of course, I was made fun of, but I kept going and kept motivating myself," the 29-year-old billionaire told budding entrepreneurs here. He added that he learnt that failure and perseverance pushes the individual forward and builds character. "Despite ...

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