Listening vs Convincing

All entrepreneurs face countless challenges (we always want to use the word “countless” in this phrase). Before starting, you have to convince yourself of the business idea, convince the cofounders, convince the providers, users, clients. Convince, convinve, convince. With time, good entrepreneurs turn into professional “convincers”; their survival depends on it. Today, few dispute the […]

Guest Post: The Experiences Of Those Who Do

A few weeks ago, the entrepreneurs behind CafeEmprendedo, Facundo Basílico and Santiago Bullrich, interviewed me. CafeEmprendedo is a space for sharing entrepreneurial experiences and investment activity in Latin America, mainly in Argentina. I loved the idea of interviews “with no filter”, so I invited them to share a post, here it goes: The Experiences of […]

Tips from an entrepreneur

Yesterday I interviewed Juan Melano , founder of Comenta.tv, as part of our Buenos Aires Start Grind series. During the interview Juan offered some practical advice for entrepreneurs , and I thought it is worth sharing . 1. Staying alive Comenta.tv spent its first two years with much experimentation, making mistakes and facing challenges, even […]