I help startups raise money from investors. I was an investment banker for 4 years helping startups raise capital, and a venture capitalist for 6 years at two billion $ VC funds (Sierra Ventures and Battery Ventures). I have invested $86M of LP money into tech startups, and have been on a dozen Boards.
I have a vast network of VC and angel investor contacts in Silicon Valley and nationwide. I have a database on their likes and dislikes (stage of company they like, industry sectors they focus on, etc). After 10 years of working on deals with them, I know many of them well.
Hourly Rate: $200/hr
Location: Long Beach, CA
Proven leader, Stanford MBA, and award-winning marketing strategist with over 25 years of experience with global leaders such as Betty Crocker/General Mills; Procter & Gamble; and Citicorp.
Founder of strategic marketing/management consulting firm advising start-up, mid-sized, and high-growth companies/ventures on market share, revenue and profitability.
Selected Highlights: Pioneered strategy to revitalize declining craft paint brand's market share via brand's first-ever advertising, trade promotion, public relations, and design community outreach and education. Introduced innovative new product that generated $2 Million in Year One Revenue and received Industry Award for Best New Art Product.
Partnered in devising and implementing go-to-market strategy for a specialty anti-aging consumer product launch into online channel. Created winning product concept in consumer research. Product ranked in the top 1% of all beauty products on Amazon.com post-launch.
Hourly Rate: $110/hr
Location: Long Beach, CA
* Growing businesses, gaining market share and increasing customer engagement for consumer brands, technology brands, startups, retail, travel and agencies is my DNA. * Delivering top quality work which utilizes leading edge tools and technology and proactively seeking out opportunities for organic growth and developing strategies to capitalize on them for clients and agencies is my track record. * Shaping, leading and growing account, media and marketing teams while deepening relationships with clients at the CEO, CMO and senior executive level is my sweet spot. * Crafting multi-channel communication, content and marketing programs based on insight, analytics, behavior and trends is my passion. * The people, brands and pop technology expanding the edge of change is my fascination.
More than 20 years' experience delivering marketing, media & digital strategy, advice and execution to top brands at top agencies.
Hourly Rate: $82/hr
Location: San Diego, CA
Rock your social media channels. Dominate with stellar content.
That's what I do best. Those two specialties are within my "zone of genius" as the Chief Marketing Strategist at Mindi Zone Marketing.
Marketing strategist and content mastermind for a variety of projects, with a specialty in both B2B and B2C marketing. Passionate about making small companies and startups the best at what they can be, from empowering them through social media strategy and execution to building brands through content creation and promotion.
With more than 7 years in the marketing realm, I have delivered more than 70 projects for clients in a timely, collaborative and professional manner.
Specialties: Product Marketing, Content Strategy, Content Marketing, Social B2B Marketing, Corporate Blogging, Community Management, Customer Engagement, Commerce, Branded Interactions, Project Management, Social Planning, Social Strategy, Social Campaigns, Loyalty and Retention.
Hourly Rate: $75/hr
Location: Sugarloaf, CA
I am a business professional with about 30 years of experience with an express interest in strategic planning and communications. I hold a BSC in Management from Santa Clara University and an MBA from Indiana University. I have in-depth experience in product management, product development, marketing, sales management, promotions, communications, operations and planning.
In my last position I was General Manager for Core Energy Fitness for nine years. You can see the depth of my work at CoreEnergyFitness.com. While I did not build the site I produced all of its content - from photos, products and text.
I usually do the lifting when it comes to writing. In my samples I have attached the executive summary and business plan for Core Energy Fitness; the Company's Owner's Manual, Exercise Poster and Financial Projection Model used for the Company's business plan.
Hourly Rate: $55/hr
Location: Los Angeles, CA