Xavi Ametller

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Shy Entrepreneurs Can Use the Power of Silence and More to Master Negotiating

7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As an introvert, you may feel like you have some disadvantages that your extroverted counterparts don’t have to deal with. However, this isn’t exactly true. In reality, you merely operate best under a different set of …

Self-help

Essential Tools You'll Need to Run a Successful Business - Small Business Trends

Running a business requires time, effort and so many other things. And you can’t do it all on your own either.<p>You need a variety of different tools …

Why Europe lags behind the US in VC investment

Activity in the USA and Europe firmly dominates the venture capital (VC) industry. Where ‘the Valley’ led the way, start-up ecosystems have sprouted across the whole of Europe. Be it financial technology in London, ecommerce in Berlin or advertising technology in Paris, over the last decade Europe …

Algunos de los trucos online para hacerte creer que compras más barato

Los vendedores llevan décadas afinando las técnicas que utilizan para hacer que compremos más, mejor, y a ser posible a un precio ventajoso para …

Study Reveals The Pitch Deck That Will Land You Millions

The DocSend study on pitch decks gathers data from over 200 pitch decks of early stage startups. However, before we dive into the study, and as a …

Should You Practice Quick Product Launches?

Did you know that a guy was able to launch a successful startup in seven days? No, seriously he did. His name is Dan Norris and he is the founder of …

Product Management

You Just Raised $10 Million. Now What?

There are few feelings more intoxicating than raising millions of dollars from a well-known VC. The cash gives you power to exercise control by expanding your team, buttoning up your premises and further experimenting with both online and offline/brand campaigns.<p>Besides the dollars in your SVB …

Launching A Startup? Ask Yourself These Questions First

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur Middle East, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>I frequently meet entrepreneurs who have great ideas, but more often than not, there’s no clear answer as to how these ideas will turn in …

Entrepreneurship

How my startup raised $30-million from Power Corp.

<i>This is a guest post by Mike Katchen, founder and CEO of</i> Wealthsimple<i>, a low fee online investing platform.</i><p>Since my recent post about how Wealthsimple raised $2-million in two weeks, I've been asked how we raised our next round of $30-million just six months after launching our product. While every …

7 lessons from entrepreneurs who kept their day jobs while starting their businesses

Even better, working for someone else gives you a front-row view of the best (and worst) ways to run a company, from managing time and money to handling customers and employees.<p>We asked some successful entrepreneurs who founded companies while holding down a 9-to-5 to share the lessons they learned.<p>…

Entrepreneurship

Here are the 11 new European 'unicorn' startups valued at $1 billion or more in the last year

It's a marked increase from a year prior, when just three new unicorns were created in a similar time period.<p>In 2013, when the term "unicorn" was first coined, just four unicorns "were born per year in the last decade" worldwide.<p>Of course, there's still a long way to go to catch up with the US. …

5 Podcasts That Will Give You a Leadership Edge

Listening to these podcasts will make you smarter, tougher, and more business savvy.<p>Ever since NPR's <i>Serial</i> broke the internet last year, it seems like we've been in the middle of a podcast boom. But while podcasts like <i>Serial</i> can be fun and fascinating to listen to, there are some podcasts that are …

Entrepreneurship

Why Europe isn't creating any Googles or Facebooks

So when he came up with an idea for a smartphone app that could send messages without Internet or cellular connections, he went back to California in 2011 to pursue his dream.<p>"I knew the only way to change the world was from here," says Benoliel, the CEO of Open Garden, the maker of the FireChat …

10 Ways to Become a More Confident Person (Infographic)

2 min read<p>Confidence. You’re not born with it. Well, probably not. Like muscle mass, you build it up over time. Many of us don’t, though. We sheepishly slog through life at half-strength, not even close to living up to our full potential, at work, in love, you name it. How sad is that?<p>Truth is, we …

Muscle

Improve Your Website's Conversion Rates With These 6 Design Tips

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>An appealing website design is important, but you can’t lose sight of what your website is really for: to convert traffic into lead-form submissions, phone calls, physical-location visits, contact-form submissions and sales. …

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