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Inside/Out with Matchio co-founder Tatenda Furusa
February 28, 2012

Full interview with Tatenda Furusa - Read and listen

Describe yourself in five words.
Down to earth, fun, reliable, savvy and a visionary.

What's the best piece of advice you've ever received?
"Always add value to yourself."

What's the most ridiculous thing you've ever done?
Crashed a spring break college party in Panama City Beach Florida by jumping over a wall of a hotel and avoiding the attention of the security guards.

What is your most treasured possession?
My Ray-Ban Wayfarers.

What do you regard as the lowest depth of misery?
Losing a loved one (friend or family).

Do you have any strange hobbies?
Not that I know of.

What do you dislike most about your appearance?
Nothing. I'm very happy with my appearance.

What is your greatest extravagance?
Travelling and exploring new cities and countries.

What do you have in your fridge?
Sweet chilli sauce, beer sticks and beer.

What is your greatest fear?
Not ever reaching my full life potential or purpose because I was too blind or ignorant to see the light.

What have you got in your pockets right now?
Car keys, an empty wallet and my Nokia phone.

What is your favourite journey?
Harare to Kariba.

Who are your heroes in real life?
My family.

When and where were you happiest?
Walking along the Great Wall in China in 2008.

What is your biggest vice?
Smoking some good quality cigars from Central America after a tough week.

What were you like at college?
Sociable, friendly and laid back, and rocking dreads (no stereotypes please!).

What are you doing next?
Going for lunch, I tend to skip breakfast.

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