Advisory & Mentoring
Aydan is an advisor to a number of CEOs/Founder and consulting for a number of promising startups.
Aydan is also a mentor to a number of future leaders - Aydan takes pride in the development of others and enjoy mentoring those following similar paths to myself in GTM/Sales positions.
"‘Having followed his insights on LinkedIn for many years, I reached out to Aydan and asked him to advise our Leadership team on our GTM - this included position, pricing and sales ops.
Aydan has a wealth of experience to draw upon, excellent judgement and is great fun to work with.
I would highly recommend Aydan to any startup looking for advice on their GTM strategy."
Co-founder & CEO of Cord, Ben Henley-Smith
Founded in 2016, Cord are a great example of building a bootstrap startup to achieving $10M ARR and sustainable growth.
"Aydan’s expertise in building Go-To-Market strategy and building teams proved highly valuable as we raised our Series A ($10M) and looked to start hiring our founding sales members.
I would recommend Aydan to any early stage founder looking for support in building a sales team and motion."
Co-Founder & CEO - Regina Ye
Founded in 2021, Topsort raised a jaw-dropping $8.5M seed round on a valuation of 10x with huge growth ahead.
"Aydan came on board as an Angel investor and advisor to support with our GTM plans and how we can best grow in the market at such an early stage.
As well as his expertise in this area, Aydan is a natural connector and helped facilitate a number of connections leading to further investments and expertise from others.
The Betmate team & I are thrilled to have Aydan’s support as we continue to grow on this journey."
Co-Founder & CEO of Betmate - Ryan Lawrence
Founded in 2021, Betmate are revolutionising social way to bet. After oversubscribing in pre-seed with some great investors they are current raising Seed round.
“Aydan has been a great mentor for me in my career for a number of years since working together at Hired.
Aydan has a wealth of experience in managing all complex situations, as it comes to an IC or Leader in a startup environment. I always appreciate Aydan’s values first approach, enthusiasm and positive mindset.”
Director, Strategic Accounts at Hired - Dave Thomas