“With GrowthMentor’s guidance, I gained clarity and a stronger sense of direction for Expaty’s journey.”

Orazio Salvini

The advice and insights prompted me to rethink and refine our go-to-market strategy, aligning it more closely with our target audience's needs and the unique challenges.

Orazio Salvini

Solo Founder
Country Tallinn
Company Expaty

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

I’m the founder of Expaty.com a marketplace that connects expats with trusted local businesses. The idea came from personal challenges I faced as an expat, struggling to find trustworthy professionals who spoke my language. Expaty aims to simplify this process, ensuring a smoother transition for expats worldwide.

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

Before discovering GrowthMentor, I tackled challenges through coaching programs, training courses, and mentors.

What ultimately compelled you to sign up for GrowthMentor?

I joined GrowthMentor for the invaluable advice and the chance to find knowledgeable “sparring partners” to refine my ideas and plans. It’s been incredibly helpful in crafting an effective go-to-market strategy for Expaty, providing me with a sounding board for my strategies and a fresh perspective on challenges. The diverse expertise within the community offered me targeted insights and actionable solutions, making it an essential part of Expaty’s journey.

What’s your favorite thing about GrowthMentor?

My favorite aspect of GrowthMentor is the vast pool of knowledge represented by the mentors. Having access to such a wide array of expertise has been invaluable, offering diverse perspectives and specialized insights that have greatly enriched my strategies and decision-making processes.

What topics have you discussed with mentors, and is there one session or mentor that stands out as super helpful?

The topics covered in my mentoring sessions span a wide range, including GTM, marketplace launch strategy, idea validation, email marketing, UI/UX, and SEO.

While every session on GrowthMentor has been immensely valuable, those with Stephanie Moccio, Zubin Teherani, and Agata stand out as particularly impactful. Each brought a unique perspective that resonated deeply with me, shaping not only our strategies but also our vision for the platform’s future. I’m immensely grateful for their guidance and the tangible difference it has made.

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

The input I received from my sessions was transformative, leading to strategic adjustments, especially concerning the launch phase of my project. The advice and insights prompted me to rethink and refine our go-to-market strategy, aligning it more closely with our target audience’s needs and the unique challenges of the expat community. This recalibration has set a stronger foundation for our project.

How has GrowthMentor helped you?

GrowthMentor has significantly helped me gain clarity in my project’s direction, encouraging me to embrace new ideas confidently.

What three adjectives would you use to describe GrowthMentor?

Insightful, supportive, and transformative.

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