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The Truth About Bravery in Entrepreneurship: Normalize Failure — with Roei Yellin

By , January 31, 2022

Sales, product, marketing professional, and former Olympic athlete, Roei Yellin, discusses what it takes to be an entrepreneur.

Does your competitive edge serve you well? This week, our guest is Roei Yellin. Roei is a former Olympic athlete and the co-founder and CRO of 8Fig.  In our interview, he speaks about the key qualities that make up a successful entrepreneur. He goes into detail about what led him to start a company and how his athletic background and competitive mind enable him to tackle any challenge in the business world.  Most people think that being competitive is all about pushing themselves to the limit to win. But should competitiveness be at the top of our radar all the time as entrepreneurs? In this week’s episode, Roei explains that it is more complex than that. It’s not just about doing whatever it takes and burning ourselves out, it’s about gauging the playing field, knowing which move to make next, and thinking on our toes. It’s about having patience, confidence, and tact. It takes bravery to make waves, knowing that you might lose in the process. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn about the importance of bravery in business. 

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The Truth About Bravery in Entrepreneurship: Normalize Failure — with Roei Yellin

Roei Yellin is a sales, product, and marketing professional with a background as an Olympic athlete. He has decades of entrepreneurship experience as a sales expert in the Israeli startup space. Having built and launched several products and apps in recent years, Roei is passionate about taking ideas and growing them into sharp, revolutionary products that users love. He is the co-founder and CRO of 8Fig, a company that helps eCommerce sellers, with U.S. stores earning 6-figures or higher in revenue, scale rapidly without losing equity.

[00:01 – 04:53] Opening Segment

  • Here’s a preview of our conversation with Roei Yellin
  • Let’s get to know Roei
    • From playing as an athlete to growing a startup

[04:54 – 14:54] Sports Lessons Applicable in Entrepreneurship

  • The sports lessons that you can apply to entrepreneurship
  • Roei talks about the importance of taking calculated risks
  • He walks us through his journey in building up his business

 

The key quality that you develop as an athlete is to stand on the start line

 

[14:55 – 24:10] Insights About the Startup Market

  • Roei gives a sneak peek about the services that his company offers 
  • Don’t miss Roei’s interesting insights about the startup market
  • Are there new buying patterns in the eCommerce industry?
    • Roei shares his thoughts

 

[24:11 – 26:28] Closing Segment

  • Connect with Roei
    • Links below
  • Final announcements

 

Key Quotes 

“Be brave enough to do something that you know that might lose…I think it’s an even more important quality for an entrepreneur than being competitive.” – Roei Yellin

“If you do the preparation…then you can balance and mitigate the risks.” – Roei Yellin

 

Connect with Roei

Email roei@8fig.co to get in touch with Roei or follow him on LinkedIn. Check out their company website to learn how to raise continuous capital for continuous growth!

About Roei Yellin

Roei Yellin is a sales, product, and marketing professional with a background as an Olympic athlete. He has decades of entrepreneurship experience as a sales expert in the Israeli startup space. Having built and launched several products and apps in recent years, Roei is passionate about taking ideas and growing them into sharp, revolutionary products that users love. He is the co-founder and CRO of 8Fig, a company that helps eCommerce sellers, with U.S. stores earning 6-figures or higher in revenue, scale rapidly without losing equity.

Meny Hoffman

Meny Hoffman is the Chief Executive Officer of Ptex Group, an Inc. 500/5000-ranked marketing and business services firm headquartered in Brooklyn, NY.

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