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Giovanni Vanini

GrowthMentor significantly enhanced my professional skills and personal growth. It refined my startup's strategy, improving product development and market presence.

Giovanni Vanini

Solo Founder
Country Italy
Company Fides

Tell us something about yourself and what you are currently working on.

An experienced professional now launching a blockchain startup, driven by innovation.

I am currently leading a venture specializing in blockchain and NFT solutions for SMEs, with a keen focus on creating digital passport products. These products are designed to offer a more streamlined and efficient identity verification process. The goal is to empower enterprises by providing them with the necessary tools and knowledge to leverage blockchain technology to overcome traditional business challenges, thereby staying ahead in their respective industries.

Before you learned about GrowthMentor, how did you deal with the challenges you faced?

Before discovering GrowthMentor, I tackled challenges by diving into a mix of YouTube. videos, online courses, and participating in various physical meetings related to my field. This approach allowed me to gather insights and solutions from a broad spectrum of sources, although it often required sifting through a considerable amount of information to find actionable advice tailored to my specific needs

What ultimately compelled you to sign up for GrowthMentor?

The real driving force behind my decision to sign up for GrowthMentor was the access it provided to a range of mentors with deep expertise in verticals where I lacked knowledge. Their wealth of experience in areas I’m unfamiliar with seemed invaluable for addressing the specific challenges my daily activity faces, particularly in navigating the complexities of SaaS for SMEs. This opportunity to learn from seasoned professionals in specialized fields was the key factor that convinced me to join, anticipating it would significantly enhance my strategy and execution in areas outside my current expertise.

What’s your favorite thing about GrowthMentor?

My favorite aspect of GrowthMentor is the unparalleled opportunity to directly engage with industry experts who offer actionable insights and personalized advice tailored to my specific challenges. The ability to connect with mentors who not only understand the nuances of my specific markets but also possess a deep understanding of applying these in the SME context has been transformative for my project’s development.

What topics have you mostly discussed with mentors?

Sales process, communication, SEO management.

Is there a specific session/mentor that stands out in your mind as super helpful?

First of all, I would say that all the sessions have been really great and key to my learning path. Looking for a specific mentor, Mark Colgan is simply the best I could find for my outreach process!

Based on the things you’ve discussed in calls, do you have any results to tell us about?

The mentorship on GrowthMentor led to streamlined sales, improved communication, and better SEO. I have refined the sales approach, enhancing client acquisition and conversion rates. Improved communication boosted the way people perceived my product. Applied SEO strategies increased the website’s visibility and traffic significantly. These changes positively impacted the business efficiency, engagement, and online presence.

How has GrowthMentor helped you?

GrowthMentor significantly enhanced my professional skills and personal growth. It refined my startup’s strategy, improving product development and market presence. Mentors boosted my confidence and leadership, teaching resilience and a growth mindset. This experience improved my problem-solving skills, making me a better leader and innovator.

What three adjectives would you use to describe GrowthMentor?

Insightful, empowering, transformative.

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