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Rui Bom

5✨ mentor at 🥇 accelerator (25🦄)
Co-founded 30K.com in 2012, an online travel technology company. Started as an online agency, later pivoting into SaaS. As far as I know, still to this day 30K is the only company to have ever developed a frequent flyer mileage computation technology.

Lynn Patchett

Head of Paid & Organic Search @ Kollective
20+ years in digital travel marketing working with hotels, villa and yacht rentals, ferry and flight ticketing operators and travel startups. If you have a travel or tourism facing operation, I am always interested in having a chat :)

Doina Rosu-Savinoiu

Product Manager
I have 4 years of experience as a Product Manager in a well known SaaS travel company, focused on Customer Service and Support, working with Customer communities, Chatbots and Knowledge portals
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Anna Fedotova

Product Data Analytics
I've worked as a data analyst for a business travel scaleup, helping product and growth teams align on key metrics in the customer journey. Some of the most impactful projects included multi-touch attribution, the definition of activation and Product Qualified Lead, activity-based customer segmentation.

Anoop Sudhakaran

Growth Marketer (+ pursuer of amateur travel photography, professionally)
Managed the life cycle marketing and promotional collaterals for the Travel & Lifestyle rewards arm of a leading Airlines brand. Handled the email, onsite & mobile push marketing creatives.

Sakshi Gupta

Growth Marketing Mentor
Early team member of OYO - Bed and Breakfast founded in India. Worked cross functionally with Engineering, Product and Operations team, alongside business partners and the CEO.

Anand Safi

Senior Engineering Leader | Distinguished Mentor | Board Member | Startup Advisor
Worked in multiple companies and roles in the TravelTech space. My work at Intent Global and Stay22 specifically focused on leading teams building software solutions for Travel companies along with startup advisory for scaling B2C model.

How does it works?

Step 1. Browse mentors

Browse through our list of TravelTech mentors using the filters. Make sure to read their profiles and reviews in depth, and make your choice.

Step 2. Send session request

Found the perfect TravelTech mentor for you? Awesome, time to request a call. Tell them a bit about your situation, choose a time, and get it set on your calendar.

Step 3. Get on 1:1 call

Time for the call, yay! Make sure you show up on time and prepared to make the most out of it. Pro tip: Ask your mentor if it’s ok to record the screen so you can take notes later.

Why talk to a TravelTech mentor?

Having a mentor is extremely important, especially in the field of traveltech.

Traveltech combines technology with travel, and it is a very specific field that requires a lot of knowledge and experience to be successful. It’s not enough to just know about technology—you need to understand the needs of travelers, how they behave when they’re on vacation, and how you can use technology to improve their experience.

If you want to get into traveltech, one of the best things you can do is find a mentor who knows the industry well and has worked in it for a long time. Having someone like this as an ally will give you access to information that would otherwise be impossible to access without years of experience or direct involvement with companies involved in travel tech. A good mentor will also give you feedback on your ideas and projects so that you can make them even better than they would have been if you’d gone it alone!

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Use filters to quickly curate a pool of mentors with the skills, experience, and availability to help you out with whatever you’re working on.

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  • Tools & technology: Get advice on which tools or tech you should be using or get support in unlocking their full value
  • Industry expertise: Learn from the best of the best. All GrowthMentors are in the top 3% of their industries – and that’s not a cliché

As soon as you join GrowthMentor, one of our onboarding specialists will meet with you to discuss your current challenges and goals – and match you with mentors to get you started.

Using the tools you already use. Mentors can select between either Sype, Google Meet, or Zoom.

Simple answer

Because they are nice people.

Extended answer

  • They genuinely enjoy helping.
  • They want to share their experiences and help others learn from them. Sharing their experiences, wins, and failures can truly change the trajectory of someone else’s path.
  • It keeps them on their toes. No better way to sharpen your skills than to teach someone else!
  • Speaking with up-and-coming businesses is fun and exciting!
  • Growth Mentors have a growth mindset and are looking to learn in each and every situation- including mentoring sessions.
  • They are new to the platform. New mentors are asked to do some free sessions, in the beginning, to get their feet wet and get a feel for the platform. Only after mentors have 3 reviews can they set a price and charge.

Here are some tips.

  • Come into this with realistic expectations. They’re mentors, not magicians.
  • Ask your mentor if they’d be ok with you recording your screen with Loom
  • Give contextual information to help paint the picture of your current situation.
  • Growth mentors will be asking you lots of questions, answer them as openly as possible.
  • Don’t be afraid to push the boundaries of question-asking. Be inquisitive. Stories are gold.
  • Don’t feel pressure, just relax.
  • Try to form mental patterns, especially if you speak with multiple mentors.
  • Embrace alternative views. Ask the mentors to challenge your assumptions.
  • Be friendly. If you’re likable, the mentors will be your biggest supporters (even after the call is over).

Full disclaimer- there are no silver bullets for Growth, so we can’t make any false promises.

If you have a growth mindset and are looking to connect with various experienced individuals and learn from them, you will get value from GrowthMentor.

All mentors are 100% legit. They’re not here to pitch or sell you anything – they’re here to help people like you who are trying to better themselves.

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