Growth Academy

Discover Your Potential: Transformative Skillset Trainings

Our Growth Academy is your gateway to unlocking potential and mastering key professional skills. Our courses, workshops, events, and programs, ranging from 1 hour to 3 days, focus on growth, scaling-up, and fundraising, these sessions provide a safe environment for questions and application of new skills. You can attend our activities either on one-time basis or a membership pass.

Partners & Sponsors

Our Growth Academy is right for you if you are..


Lacking practical skills, not being able to tackle real-world challenges


Lacking access to inspirational experiences & motivational events


Falling behind on the latest industry trends and innovations


Feeling isolated without a network of like-minded individuals

What benefits do you get from joining our Growth Academy?


Access to a structured learning environment that fosters continuous development


Acquiring practical skills, readying you for real-world challenges


Connecting with a network of like-minded & supportive individuals


Inspirational and motivational events/programs that spark creativity and drive

What is our Growth Academy?

Our Growth Academy is made to deliver comprehensive educational and development programs and events designed to enhance professional skills, foster personal growth, and support business expansion and innovation, ranging from 1 hours to 3 days duration. It typically offers a range of courses, workshops, events, and other learning opportunities that focus on various aspects of professional development, including but not limited to:

Dive deep into a range of topics with our workshops designed to equip you with the latest skills and knowledge. From practical applications to theoretical insights, enhance your expertise in a collaborative learning environment.

Gain unique perspectives and invaluable wisdom through intimate conversations with industry leaders and pioneers. These sessions offer a rare opportunity to learn from the experiences and insights of those at the forefront of their fields.

Connect, collaborate, and create lasting relationships with professionals across various industries. Our networking events are crafted to foster meaningful connections, opening doors to new opportunities and collaborations.

Access a wealth of knowledge anytime, anywhere with our comprehensive online courses. Covering a wide range of subjects, these courses are designed to fit into your busy schedule, allowing you to learn at your own pace.

Tailored specifically to meet your needs, our custom training programs offer personalized learning experiences that address the unique challenges and objectives of individuals and organizations.

Elevate your team’s performance with our corporate programs designed to boost productivity, enhance teamwork, and foster leadership. Whether it’s skill development or strategic planning, we provide the tools your business needs to thrive.

Bridge the gap between academic learning and professional experience with our internship programs. Gain hands-on experience, develop practical skills, and build a professional network in a real-world setting.

Challenge yourself and compete with peers in our competitions and hackathons. These events are designed to stimulate innovation, creativity, and problem-solving skills, providing a platform to showcase your talents and win exciting prizes. 

Membership Pass

Unlock unlimited access to professional growth with our Membership Pass. Get free access to all of our workshops, fireside chats, networking, online courses, and more. Tailor your learning journey, connect with industry leaders, and embrace new challenges.

Academy Hosts & Facilitators

Hess Adnani

Growth Strategist, Marketing, & Launch

Hess is a high-energy and self-motivated serial entrepreneur, community builder, marketer, and tech developer with a track record of founding, running, and scaling communities, startups, and businesses. 

In addition to being a founder at Unity Growth, Hess is also the Country Expert (CY) at European Commission’s Youth Entrepreneurship Policy Academy (YEPA) and the Country Director for Startup Grind Cyprus.

Hess has been active for 11 years in entrepreneurship, tech, cryptocurrency and blockchain, e-commerce, and peace-building activities. He specializes in growth strategies for products and services. He actively constructs innovative marketing and DTC online advertising strategies and funnels. Community building is his passion, and Hess has a solid drive to unite people regardless of differences. 

Tom Borgerding

Business Coach, Marketing, & Launch 

Tom is a driven professional helping leaders and businesses find their “sweet spot” in business and personal life. He’s a certified business coach with the International Coaching Federation (2024). He has over 20 years of business ownership experience where he ran a marketing and advertising company in the USA where he had an exit in 2018 after which he started coaching and advising other business owners.

He’s a lifelong learner, visionary, strategist and builder, who loves being part of a team, achieving goals and helping others achieve their goals and dreams.

Tom has been a keynote speaker on 3 continents for various conferences, classes, programs including the Society of Human Resource Manager (SHRM), National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), at university classes and programs, Minnesota Interactive Marketing Association (MIMA), Western Association of University Publication Managers (WAUPM), Associated College Press (ACP), Advertising Federation of Minnesota (AdFed), American Marketing Association (AMA), Manufacturers Alliance, and others. He’s also written and provided content for Campus Media Group, NACE blogs/newsletters/book, Executive Magazine, SkilledUP,,, and many others. 

Andreas Mathikolonis

Investments, Blockchain & Operations

Andreas has over fifteen years’ experience in strategic and operational management positions at corporate, educational and non-for-profit entities. This has provided him with hands-on experience with setting up organizations, project management, operational and budget planning and strong business acumen, key skills to evaluate projects and businesses for potential investment.

He is very passionate about blockchain technology, and he has been actively involved in the digital assets (cryptocurrencies) industry since 2015. His expertise includes fund management and administration, fundraising and venture capital investments, token economics design and evaluation, digital assets infrastructure development and integration.

He actively manages day-to-day activities of a yield generating crypto fund. He provides trainings, consultations and business mentorship.
He is a certified trainer by HrDA (ΑνΑΔ), holds Prince2, CySEC AML Compliance and CySEC Advanced Financial Framework certifications. He is a frequent speaker and panelist at Digital Assets and FinTech events. 

Brought to You by Unity Growth

Created by serial entrepreneurs aiming to promote growth for individuals, startups and large-scale businesses. We demystify the process of growing ideas and concepts. We are here to help you leverage our systematic guidance and approaches to find your product market fit, get more customers, raise funds, and scale explosively. 

Depending on your business stage and the state of your teams, we help you by either guiding you with coaching, temporarily joining you to deliver hands-on skills, permanently joining your teams as a passive co-founder, or provide our expertise-as-a-service. 

One of the most active communities in the Cypriot's ecosystem and we run educational events for 100s of people

Have questions? No problem!

Services are accessible through our Seasonal Membership Pass or one-time passes per event, which offers complimentary access to all our services, or by attending individual events and courses as they interest you.

Yes, many of our offerings, including Online Courses and certain events, are available remotely, allowing you to join from anywhere in the world. We are currently working on offering more online experience for our Growth Academy.

Yes, our Corporate Programs are tailored to boost team performance, enhance leadership skills, and foster innovation within your organization. 

Our workshops and courses are designed to provide hands-on learning in areas such as leadership, innovation, effective communication, and industry-specific skills.

The Membership Pass grants you unlimited access to all our services and events for the duration of the season, all at no additional cost.

Yes, our Internship Programs are designed to offer valuable hands-on experience and learning opportunities for both students and professionals looking to gain practical experience. If you are interested, contact us at

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Programs and workshops vary in length, ranging from 1-hour sessions to comprehensive 3-day workshops, designed to fit different schedules and learning objectives. Some of our customized program can be longer than 3 days.

Unity Growth Academy is committed to offering a diverse range of events and workshops that cater to the multifaceted needs of our community. Our curated sessions cover an extensive array of topics, including leadership development, innovation strategies, effective communication, industry-specific skills, entrepreneurship, and more. Whether you are looking to enhance your professional skills, gain insights into the latest industry trends, or explore innovative ideas, our events and workshops are designed to provide valuable knowledge and practical tools. Stay updated on our upcoming schedule for a dynamic mix of sessions led by industry experts, thought leaders, and seasoned professionals, ensuring there’s always something relevant and inspiring for every participant.

Unity Growth Academy is always open to forming meaningful partnerships and welcoming sponsors who share our vision of fostering professional growth and development. By partnering with us, your organization can gain visibility among a diverse group of professionals, entrepreneurs, and industry leaders who are eager to learn and grow. Sponsors can contribute to various aspects of the academy, including events, workshops, and scholarship programs, providing invaluable support that enhances the learning experience for all participants. To discuss sponsorship and partnership opportunities, please reach out to our team at