Melissa Kargiannakis is an executive coach to world-class founders. Her 4 core areas of expertise are: (1) fundraising, (2) traction / GTM / PMF, (3) operational excellence (OKRs/KPIs), and (4) confident & authentic B2B sales.
Over the years, she’s coached 302 founders, who awarded her an NPS of 96. With 76% of founders giving her a perfect 10/10. Founders say: “very tactical and had done it before,” “no vanity or generic advice,” “a textbook’s worth of information,” “clear and direct guidance”.
Beyond coaching, Melissa has won awards from The Queen of England, the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada, and Top 20 Most Innovative Companies in Canada. All before 30. People say that she exemplifies tenacity, grit, and impressive intellectual horsepower. Melissa has also worked in public health, at the largest innovation centre in Canada, published her Master’s science research, and sits on various nonprofit boards in the USA, UK, and Canada since 2015.
All of these achievements are built on a foundation of an insatiable work ethic, sense of excellence, and clear life purpose is to rebalance power in society.
As a former founder herself, Melissa knows what it takes to raise multiple rounds in the Bay Area for an AI / NLP start-up and grow to a team of 23 with large banks and insurance companies as paying customers.
Lately, she keeps a limited roster of high caliber coaching clients which you can apply to join here.
|Fundraising Coaching||Traction Coaching||Ops & Sales Coaching|
|What is it?||
4 step fundraising process:
|Who is it for?||
When you work with Melissa it is simply executive coaching. These focus areas are meant to match your needs with Melissa’s core areas of expertise. This can help focus coaching sessions.
Founders will often move between these different focus areas. Sometimes starting in a fundraising round, then moving to traction ahead of the next round, then onto operations excellence plus confident and authentic B2B sales. Other times they could start with ops & sales focus before moving to traction and then fundraising. Everything is fluid.