Who We Are

Sidney Minassian is the Founder & CEO of GrowthQ, a Startup & Venture Advisory firm that helps early stage tech companies Launch, Monetize and Grow; and advises tech companies in Europe, Asia and Australia on US market entry.

Sidney has over 17 years industry experience having founded and led a number of startups, raised multiple rounds of private and venture capital, successfully launched products and sold to consumer and enterprise customers.

Prior to GrowthQ, as Founder & CEO of Liaise Inc., Sidney successfully transitioned the company from Australia to the USA, launched at Silicon Valley’s prestigious DEMO event and won the People’s Choice Award + Million Dollar prize. Liaise was featured in leading tech blogs such as Techcrunch, ReadWriteWeb,Mashable and VentureBeat and has been covered and recognized by leading analysts such as Gartner, Radicati, Basex and Ventana.

Prior to Liaise, Sidney was Founder and CEO of Think Software, developing and selling project management and workflow software to the Banking, Telecommunications, Professional Services and Government markets.

Prior to his entrepreneurial ventures in the technology industry, Sidney was Founder and CEO of Montage Advisory, a management consultancy serving Banking & Financial Services customers. He also served as Senior Consultant with KPMG and as a Senior Risk Management Officer with the Industrial Bank of Japan (Australia).

Sidney holds a Master of Applied Finance from Macquarie University and currently lives in Silicon Valley USA with his wife and three children.