Building a startup can be hard and painful. But you are not alone.

Our mission


Creating a company means wanting to solve a problem.

But building a company isn’t only about the idea, it’s about planning and execution.

At My CTO Friend, we believe that all founders can succeed, whether they are technology experts or not.

We know by experience that great execution can be attained with proper help and guidance.

Hiring a CTO, finding the right technical partner or service provider, building and managing a technical plan…all those challenges can be reached. You just need to know where to start.

Our mission is simple: we help founders succeed by empowering them and guiding them through the technical complexity of their projects.

How it works


Acting as a virtual CTO, we help you filling the gaps in your knowledge and expertise.

No matter what your background is, our free online courses will allow you to evaluate, without cost, your potential options.

All courses have:

  • Step-by-step videos for each specific challenge
  • Summary notes that you can refer to afterwards
  • Dedicated worksheets so you can act fast after completing each course

All courses are tailor-made for your needs and always tangible and practical.

Why we are named “My CTO Friend


We know the struggle of making something new, we have done it ourselves. 

We know the ins and outs of your challenges.
Working with and advising countless startups, we realized that we could go further: how about becoming your CTO friend?

Based on our experience and skillsets, we’ve developed an unbiased methodology to help you grow your technical expertise.
An expertise the will help you find the best economic and strategic solutions to solve your challenges. 

Through a large network of CTOs, we elaborated Courses that offer founders guidance and expertise, for a fraction of the cost you would pay if you hired a consulting firm.
And we insist on the meaning of “friend.” 
We are the unbiased experts that will help you the best way we can.

Who is Amaury Khelifi


Amaury Khelifi has been working in the IT industry for 15 years and has dedicated himself to the tech startup environment over the last few years.

Having had the experience of launching his own startup and managing its ups and downs, Amaury knows what founders and CTOs need to grow their company.

Advising and Mentoring more than 70 startups, Amaury had the chance to apply his technical skill set, training experience and grow his knowledge of various business areas and challenges.
An entrepreneur at its core, he’s always looking for new techniques to help passionate entrepreneurs launch, manage new ventures and help them grow.