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Secrets to Start Your Own Business - Guest Mike Koumartzakis

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Have you ever wondered how to turn your start-up into a market leader in your country within only 3 years? Mike Koumartzakis founded Figame in Greece in 2007. Already two years later it was voted the best online travel agency in the country. Since then, Figame.gr achieved triple figure increases in sales and profits every single year and by now ranks among the biggest online travel agencies in Greece. In this show, Mike reveals his secrets of how he built Figame using innovative Marketing. He tells you how to keep going in serious crisis times. Mike offers you concrete steps to turn your own start-up into a leading organization in the market.

You will learn:

  • How to turn a start-up into a market leading company within a few years only
  • What it takes to become a successful entrepreneur
  • How to define your own competitive advantage compared to market giants
  • What innovative Marketing initiatives you can implement with a zero budget
  • What major entrepreneurial mistakes are and how to avoid them
  • How to keep going in times of serious crisis


Mike is a remarkable role model living his conviction that failure is not an option. While Greece is under tremendous pressure, Mike shows how to keep going in rough times as an entrepreneurial leader.

Before Mike launched Figame, he worked with some of the biggest corporations on our planet as a brand manager. And he knows how to turn a product into a leading star in the market. While he worked with the Duracell House, Mike achieved an unbelievable 120% growth in sales within one year.

In 2006 Mike stepped out of the corporate world to complete his MBA studies. And there his Figame story began. And soon it will become a success story in Germany, the UK and other countries.