Hello! Who are you and what business did you start?
Hi everyone! My name’s Fotis Panagiotakopoulos and I’m the founder of GrowthMentor, a platform where you can connect with vetted growth mentors for one-on-one calls.
Growth mentors are rigorously vetted with just around 5% being accepted onto the platform. We only accept mentors that have a high level of both hard and soft skills with an attitude that says “I genuinely enjoy helping and am not doing it just for the money.”
The mentors are primarily made up of growth marketers, product managers, founders, and startup veterans with years of experience. Over 2,500 mentorship calls have been booked on the platform to date.
What's your backstory and how did you come up with the idea?
I graduated with a degree in Finance back in 2007 but never ended up using that degree.
After University I ended up heading growth at EuroVPS, a managed hosting provider, as their first marketing hire. With zero experience in marketing and nobody to show me the ropes, I ended up having to learn everything by myself through trial and error.
From not setting 301 redirects after site redesigns to burning shit loads of money hiring fancy agencies that...