The epic startup story of Karl and Bertha Benz
Giorgos Psistakis

I think it would help for the sake of context to mention how long it took to make that 66 mile journey. At 8 mph with frequent stops it must have taken more than one day. I think the true lesson here is probably that the technology was too expensive and the convenience not high enough for widespread adoption. If you had incorporated this into your article I think it would read less like self promotion and more like a realistic interpretation because what you might take away is that no matter how much marketing you throw at something if the product isn’t ready for prime time and costs too much then you will fail to achieve sufficient traction to achieve economies of scale and critical mass.

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