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Raghavendra P.
  • Startup Consulting
  • Ecommerce Marketing
  • Social Media Marketing

I am a professional & fast-growing eCommerce service provider based in India with clients around the world. I specialized in eCommerce services and data feed management with high levels of customer service to maintain an array of high-profile clientele. I can help you to create & deliver seamless customer experiences on leading eCommerce platforms including Amazon, Walmart, eBay, Shopify & more. From auditing your existing eCommerce store to creating a roadmap to enhance customer engagement and boost sales to recognizing omnichannel opportunities – I can help trace your online business drawback points. I can offer my clients, aimed at enhancing their business RoI with minimal disruption:- • Products Development • Account Setup • Product Cataloguing Management / Product uploading • Category Approval and Brand Registry • FBA Program • Orders Execution • Pricing and Inventory Management • SEO and PPC Management • Sales Analysis & Reports • 24*7 Account Monitoring • A+ content (EBC) I offer full time account management as well as consultation. Kindly contact me If you are looking for end-to-end eCommerce consulting support to drive your business in the right direction.

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Consultations from $10
Mr. H.
  • Startup Consulting
  • Ecommerce Development
  • IT Support & Services
  • Web Programming
  • Website Builders & CMS
  • WordPress

Are you ready to transform your e-commerce presence and elevate your online sales to new heights? Partner with an experienced e-commerce consultant to unlock the full potential of your online business. I offer comprehensive consulting services tailored to help businesses of all sizes achieve their e-commerce goals. My Expertise: • Shopify, Bigcommerce, WooCommerce • E-commerce Marketing Strategies • E-commerce Analytics and Data-Driven Decision-Making • E-commerce Strategy Development and Implementation • Analysis and give your Report about Store what to do and don't • Product listing optimization • Social media marketing • Customer engagement • Sales growth strategies Your E-commerce Success Starts Here: • Comprehensive E-commerce Assessment: Gain a clear understanding of your current e-commerce operations, identifying strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for growth. • Tailored E-commerce Strategy: Develop a customized strategy aligned with your specific business goals, target audience, and competitive landscape. • Effective E-commerce Marketing Campaigns: Drive traffic, increase sales, and enhance customer engagement through data-driven marketing campaigns.

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Consultations from $40
Vinci Z.
  • Startup Consulting
  • Business Consulting
  • Legal Documents & Contracts

Legal consultation for contract drafting (such as NNN agreement, ODM/OEM agreement), trademark and patent filing in China etc.

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Consultations from $100
CA Bhuvan A.
  • Startup Consulting
  • Financial Forecasting

I can provide you best in class guidance and help you to achieve the desired output. I have more than 10 years of experience in consulting. Looking forward to hear from you. Bhuvan

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Consultations from $50
Artem P.
  • Startup Consulting
  • Business Consulting
  • Financial Analysis & Valuation

I can consult you on fundraising for your startup and approaching investors. I've worked with Techstars, consulted companies applying for YCombinator, and done a lot of VC fund presentations and consulting. I have my own investment-raising experience. Also, I've studied VC fund executive at Berkley HaaS School of Business.

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Consultations from $75
Gary G.
  • Startup Consulting
  • General Legal Advice
  • Legal Applications & Registration
  • Legal Disputes
  • Legal Documents & Contracts
  • Legal Research

I can assist you in deciding what is the best state in which to form your company and the type of company to form. I can assist you in understanding pleadings in a lawsuit if you have been served, including discussing with you a summons and complaint, and the various claims or causes of action which may be alleged against you. I can assist you in understanding what may be the best contract appropriate for your personal or business situation.

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Consultations from $100
Suzanne H.
  • Startup Consulting
  • General Legal Advice

I offer an initial view during the consultation which I am happy to back up with a written review. I can often give and indication of time, availability and costs. I will agree forward plan or a further meeting after the delivery of paperwork to allow for more detail of the project to be understood.

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Consultations from $100
Jason V.
  • Startup Consulting
  • Financial Analysis & Valuation

I provide help to large and small organizations on the best way to structure financial models, specifically revenue and expense assumptions that are used to create reusable dynamic financial projections. I've got a library of over 170 templates I've built from scratch to pull knowledge from. I understand that every business operator has their unique preferences and I can walk through what those are and the best way to implement a model to meet such expectations. There are many things to consider when building a financial model, this consultation will help start the QA process and get a good foundation to work off of.

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Consultations from $165
Harry E.
  • Startup Consulting
  • Business Consulting

Just signed up for your ClickUp account and need a guide? Need help organizing your Workspace and space, or building out your processes? Then it’s time to enhance your knowledge base and productivity with a live coaching session from ClickUp Expert! We’ll be happy to show you the ropes – and get you started. This 30 or 60-minute consultation will cover: • ClickUp Fundamentals • Setting up your first system in ClickUp • Enhancing and organizing your workspace to fit your business needs • Any other ClickUp questions

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Consultations from $60
Jorge A.
  • Startup Consulting
  • Business Consulting
  • General Legal Advice
  • Legal Applications & Registration
  • Legal Documents & Contracts

Short consultations are ideal for specific topics in which I specialize, such as Mexico's local business insight, and localized legal services for expats, retirees and investors looking to begin operations in Mexico. I also offer my regular suite of services, which cater to e.commerce, FinTech, crypto, SaaS, IP trademark, software licences and software development.

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Consultations from $45
Muhammad Sabeeh M.
  • Startup Consulting
  • Accounting
  • Bookkeeping
  • Financial Analysis & Valuation
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Personal Finance & Wealth Management

I shall teach you How to set up accounting books for small business successfully In business, you must keep records of your transactions in your books. Your accounting books provide a place for you to review your business’s income and expenses and see where you stand financially. By keeping your books organized and up-to-date, you can take control of your finances and make smart business decisions. But before you can do any of that, you need to learn how to set up accounting books for small business.

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Consultations from $50
Gaurav B.
  • Startup Consulting
  • Accounting
  • Business Consulting
  • Financial Analysis & Valuation
  • Financial Forecasting
  • Legal Disputes

Dr. Gaurav Barick is a “Certified Valuation Analyst” (ABV®, MRICS & CVA® credentials) & proud alumnus of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade, New Delhi. He is specialized in Business Valuation, 409A, ASC 718, Financial Modelling, Equity Research, Sustainability, ESG, Real Estate Valuation & M&A .

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Consultations from $150

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Startup Consultants Hiring FAQs

What is a startup consultant?

By offering their experience in management, finance, strategy, marketing and development, startup consultants provide the expertise necessary to bring an entrepreneur’s dream to reality. A startup consultant can review your business plan, compare it with your goals, and suggest ways to improve your chances for success.

How do you hire a startup consultant?

You can source startup consultant talent on Upwork by following these three steps:

  1. Write a project description. You’ll want to determine your scope of work and the skills and requirements you are looking for in a startup consultant.
  2. Post it on Upwork. Once you’ve written a project description, post it to Upwork. Simply follow the prompts to help you input the information you collected to scope out your project.
  3. Shortlist and interview startup consultants. Once the proposals start coming in, create a shortlist of the professionals you want to interview. 

Of these three steps, your project description is where you will determine your scope of work and the specific type of startup consultant you need to complete your project. 

How much does it cost to hire a startup consultant?

Rates can vary due to many factors, including expertise and experience, location, and market conditions.

  • An experienced startup consultant may command higher fees but also work faster, have more-specialized areas of expertise, and deliver higher-quality work.
  • A contractor who is still in the process of building a client base may price their startup consultant services more competitively. 

Rates typically charged by startup consultants on Upwork are:

  • Beginner: $56 per hour
  • Intermediate: $97 per hour
  • Advanced: $150 per hour

Which one is right for you will depend on the specifics of your project. For more information on startup costs, check out our free startup cost calculator which can help you estimate the cost required to set up a startup business.

How do you write a startup consultant job post?

Your job post is your chance to describe your project scope, budget, and talent needs. Although you don’t need a full job description as you would when hiring an employee, aim to provide enough detail for a contractor to know if they’re the right fit for the project.

Job post title

Create a simple title that describes exactly what you’re looking for. The idea is to target the keywords that your ideal candidate is likely to type into a job search bar to find your project. Here are some sample startup consultant job post titles:

  • Business plan consultant needed to help with company launch
  • Consultant needed for help developing launch plan for toy company
  • Seeking startup consultant to provide finance expertise

Project description

An effective startup consultant job post should include: 

  • Scope of work: From business plan development to marketing expertise, list all the deliverables you’ll need. 
  • Project length: Your job post should indicate whether this is a smaller or larger project. 
  • Background: If you prefer experience with certain industries, phases of startup, or post launch consultation, mention this here. 
  • Budget: Set a budget and note your preference for hourly rates vs. fixed-price contracts.

Startup consultant job responsibilities

Here are some examples of startup consultant job responsibilities:

  • Review and refine financials in business plan
  • Help define business goals and objectives
  • Identify potential sources of funding and handle initial outreach
  • Develop go to market strategy

Startup consultant job requirements and qualifications

Be sure to include any requirements and qualifications you’re looking for in a startup consultant. Here are some examples:

  • Experience improving business plans for startups
  • Existing relationship with financial institutions and funding resources
  • Track record of taking businesses from concept to launch
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