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  1. Vinnie R.

    Vinnie R. Agency Contractor

    Business Plans, Pitch Decks, Start-up Consulting, Finance & Marketing

    Canada - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 6

    A strong business leader, I have 15 years of senior management experience with several Fortune 500 companies. In addition, I am a top performer and contractor for oDesk Enterprise Solutions and a recipient of the oDesk Top 10% Award. My expertise includes: -Business strategy/pitch decks -Business plans & proposals -Financial Forecasts, Analysis, Business Valuations -Marketing Strategy and Plans -Project Management & Six Sigma My objective is to build a consulting practice and deliver to you, the client, the best knowledge, expertise and results that our team has to offer. I am energetic, dedicated and will deliver 100% to each and every project. I look forward to the opportunity to work with you, sharing my expertise and making us both a success! Skills Summary: Business Strategy/Business Plans; Start-up consulting, Business Plans, Investor plans, Pitch decks, Market Research, Executive and Investor presentations Finance; Financial Budgeting and Forecasting, Business Plan Development and Financial Analysis, Margin, Income Statement & Balance Sheet Management, Month End Closing, Analytical Expertise, Audit and Internal Control, Marketing; Online Channel Management, Strategic Planning, Brand Development, Mass Media Strategy and Execution, Management of Direct Marketing and Telemarketing Channels, New Product Development, Market and Consumer Research, Retail Marketing, Marketing and Statistical Analysis Project Management: Recruitment, Business Process Development and Facilitation, Vendor Management, Team Management, Lean Six Sigma, Senior Project Management

    Associated with: CORE Consulting Services Inc.

    $50.00 /hr
    1,722 hours
    5.00
  2. Andrew Rapp

    Andrew Rapp

    Marketing & Media Professional

    United States - Last active: 06/04/2013 - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 8

    I am a Stanford University graduate with strong writing and digital media skills across a broad range of technologies, including Adobe Photoshop, Autodesk 3DsMax, Joomla, and Wordpress. In the past six years I have started two successful creative services companies after a career as an editor and writer. I can put those same skills to work on your project, creating language and media that really means something to people. I am also an oDesk employer, so I know what makes a collaboration successful. Previous work includes: - Newspaper Editor-in-Chief - Owner, Digital Media Production Firm - Sales Engineer, Enterprise Software

    $55.56 /hr
    377 hours
    5.00
  3. Brian Mellett

    Brian Mellett

    Business Consultant, Merger and Acquisition Specialist, Entrepreneur

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 1

    5 STAR RATED BUSINESS CONSULTANT --- TOP 1% ODESK PROVIDER I am a US born and educated business consultant, merger and acquisition specialist and entrepreneur, with over twenty years of experience. I have consulted with international businesses large and small with a passion for start ups, especially in the technology space. I have a unique and thorough understanding of the challenges that growing businesses face, having personally grown two companies that were acquired, the second by a Fortune 200 company. Preparing your business for growth is what I do best! I've been heavily involved in the development and management of hundreds of online properties. I am extremely well-versed in the areas of website development, mobile technology, online marketing, lead generation and social media. I invite you to browse my LinkedIn profile at http://linkedin.com/in/brianmellett

    $50.00 /hr
    266 hours
    5.00
  4. Sivaramakrishnan Srinivasan

    Sivaramakrishnan Srinivasan

    Angel/Equity Investor Business Plan, Market Research

    India - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 8

    I Sivaramakrishnan working as a Consultant & Researcher have 4 years of experience in creating market research reports, business plans marketing plans, strategy documents, competition analysis report, financial projections etc. I have worked with clients from a gamut of sectors including IT, Healthcare, FMCG, e-commerce, Education, OTC , Hospitality, Retail and Real estate, both from India and worldwide. I pride myself in providing a customized approach to the preparation of business plans and research reports which has benefited a number of entrepreneurs in new product launches, raising capital, determining USP, effectively reaching target segments, streamlining operations and devising marketing/financial strategies.

    $83.33 /hr
    2,211 hours
    4.72
  5. Jose Bello

    Jose Bello

    Business Consulting

    United States - Last active: 2 days ago - Tests: 1 - Portfolio: 11

    I create plans and models for entrepreneurs and startups. My documents help them pitch to investors, banks, and potential business partners. Many of my clients are founders, organizations and companies seeking to create business and marketing plans, business models, full pitch decks or online presentations. Among my past clients I have financial institutions, food distribution companies, entertainment start-ups, media websites and green energy companies, plus many nonprofit organizations. My best clients are the ones with new and disruptive ideas. In my process I ask many questions, do a lot of research, propose new ideas, explore diverse channel of distribution, provide a lot of graphics, create models using a canvas business model system, run numbers and create financial projections. At the end, I do everything I can to create useful and powerful documents for my clients. "OFF-LINE" I have my own business consulting firm working from New York City - www.glaction.com. I have an MPA from Cornell University (USA) and I speak English and Spanish. ----- MY PHILOSOPHY on writing business plan is simple: every business plan is unique and every client deserves a professional and timely service. I do not over promise, I do what I said I will do. Simple. Some business and marketing plans are designed to get a loan from a bank, others to get potential investors excited about a project. Most of the time is a tool to raise money, but all the time should be an instrument to guide your future. In my work I get inspiration from big angel and venture capitalist firms, such as the giant investor Sequoia Capital; that has invested in companies like Apple, Google, YouTube, PayPal, Instagram, Yahoo!, Atari, Kayak, Zappos, and LinkedIn. I always suggest my potential clients to read what they are asking from people that want to get funds from them: www.sequoiacap.com/ideas They are not asking for a 100-page business plan. They believe that the best founders are clear thinkers. ----- MY PROCESS is also simple. I start with your ideas and your initial data and work until you are completely satisfied. I want to invite you to see my process of writing business plans here: http://goo.gl/ugB0l1 Before you hire me I give you a very clear plan of what I will do for you, step by step, with a feasible timetable. Again, I do not over-promise, I do what I said I will do. By hours, this is a breakdown of my typical development process: 1) Business Consulting (2-6 hours) 2) Market (Research and Plan) (4 to 8 hours) 3) Financials (4 to 10 hours) - 3 to 5 years of Sales, Profit & Loss, Cash Flow and Balance Sheet forecasts. 4) Writing (8 to 16 hours) - following the format of California VC firm Sequoia Capital and adding charts, maps, graphics, etc., to clarify your business pitch. My tools are 1)Internet for research, 2) Skype for communication, 3) ASANA to organize my work, 4) Excel to plot all financial projections, 5) PowerPoint to design pitch decks, and 6) a few RedBulls to work overnight and on time. Everything will start with a Skype chat and we go from there. ----- TERMS I work around your budget. I know that startups are not cash cows. Because every plan is unique, I like to discuss final payment terms during the interview process. My original bid is a guide for the client, and is based, usually, on a week of work (about 40 hours). Depending on the nature, format and stage of your business project, my work could take about a week and in some cases several weeks. My hourly rate is $80, and usually will take me 20 to 40 hours of work to develop a comprehensive plan. If you hire me as a fixed rate contract, I operate on a 3-payment basis. The first 20% is due at project start, a second payment of 40% at an agreed upon middle milestone, and the final 40% upon completion of the project. ------- SAMPLES Looking for samples of my work? Here is a list of some of my past projects: IT service start-up in Germany, data center in Uganda, online food service platform in Brazil, crowdfunding site in California, niche social network in the UK, nonprofit in Mozambique, real estate fund in Taiwan, TV production company in Los Angeles, agro-business in Nigeria, entertainment company in Holland, publishing service in Spain, beverage company in the UK, entrepreneurial education center in Dubai, pharmaceutical start up in Lebanon, electric company in Saudi Arabia, and several iOS native app start-up in Australia, Ukraine, Puerto Rico and USA. Sample Business plan - http://goo.gl/4AUmUy Sample Pitch Deck - http://goo.gl/YcIMWa If you request a connection via Linkedin you can see past clients’ recommendations here: www.linkedin.com/in/josebello ----- FINAL NOTE: If you do not hire me, let me wish you good luck in your future business. Keep it up and dream big. Jose

    $80.00 /hr
    523 hours
    4.87
  6. Scott E. Johnson

    Scott E. Johnson

    Very experienced early-stage strategist and planner

    Canada - Last active: 10 days ago - Tests: 2 - Portfolio: 14

    As a specialist in LEAN start-ups, I bring very strong recent industry experience across many functional corporate disciplines with great client references that will help you to make your business project successful. Talk to me about special pricing for your specific needs. RECENT UPDATE: 2014 has turned out to be a banner year for me. Between my clients here on oDesk as well as my own personal clients, I have provided a range of services for a wide variety of projects that carried a combined overall project value in excess of US $350M. Sectors I've worked in this year alone have included cloud-based SaaS solutions, mobile apps, mobile devices, gesture-based motion sensing, digital rights management, digital content development, online team collaboration, online education, online insurance delivery, professional sports analytics, mineral resource mining, marine asset management, food and beverage manufacturing, mobile healthcare, cruise industry, amusement parks, entertainment, aquaculture, and more. Types of services or deliverables I have provided so far this year have included: - ongoing CEO/founder mentorship - LEAN start-up planning and concept development, particularly in circumstances where little or no capital is available. - growth-stage planning and product/service expansion - ongoing coaching and advisory services on virtually every internal discipline including corporate development, team development, brand development and positioning, finding and securing advisors, product/service ideation, private equity finance preparation and product/service launch planning. - product and service ideation from initial concept development to long-term commercial viability planning - development of a broad range of investor materials and pitch preparation, including pitch decks for more than $350M in complex private equity financings involving angels, VCs and Gov't bond financings. Pitch decks range from traditional 12 page decks for tech companies to bigger decks for larger, highly complex mega projects (usually 30-60+ pages). - development of strategic planning and budgeting for a wide range of comprehensive digital marketing and social media campaigns - development of business opportunity assessments to validate potential business ideas and identify the best possible success strategy to move the project forward from a vision state. OTHER AREAS OF SERVICE: - Creation of various strategic plans (business plans. marketing plans, HR plans, product development/management plans, etc.) - Business strategy development (both lean and full operations) - Product ideation and development/manufacturing planning - Brand management - Traditional and digital marketing planning and implementation (incl. comprehensive social media) - Qualitative market research and analysis - Business development planning - Launch planning and management - Customer acquisition, retention and conversion - Development of strategic partnerships - Team building (particularly when you have limited resources) - Prep for early-stage financing and due diligence - Board of Directors recruitment, development and operations - Advisory board development - Full implementation of everything listed above BACKGROUND: In addition to being an independent advisor on oDesk, Scott is also the senior strategy advisor for SocialNRG Advisory Solutions, a boutique business services firm dedicated to helping early-stage entrepreneurs build amazing companies. A serial entrepreneur with eight (8) of his own start-ups and more than 30 client-based start-ups under his belt, Scott intimately understands the immediate and long-term needs of both start-ups and their founders. This first-hand experience is essential towards helping Scott create value while assisting his portfolio clients build amazing, successful companies. Over the last several years, Scott has successfully completed a broad number of engagements to a global portfolio of clients, both independently, on various freelancer websites and as an in-house senior strategist with multiple professional service firms for clients requiring expertise in a wide range of services. Scott is a serial entrepreneur with more than 32 years of senior level experience and a strong passion for successfully strategizing, creating and bringing to market a variety of innovative products and services. Scott has served in most senior-level operational roles including multiple instances as the primary business leader. Scott has also raised substantial early-stage private equity investment for multiple projects. Scott is an MBA mentor and frequently invited presenter with the University of Victoria's MBA Program at the Peter Gustafson School of Business where he speaks on the issue of value co-creation and open innovation for early-stage companies.

    $72.22 /hr
    278 hours
    4.70
  7. Joseph Dager

    Joseph Dager

    Implementer of Sales & Marketing Tactics

    United States - Last active: 20 hours ago - Tests: 19

    Are you a SaaS Company with a great product? My strength is making that second "S" service as large as the first "S", software. I develop On-boarding programs that not only engage your customers but deliver sales opportunities. Marketing to the unprofitable masses is a failed strategy. Stop marketing through a funnel of depletion but market towards opportunity. Find out how to develop and implement the Funnel of Opportunity. I use my process thinking and over thirty years in sales and marketing within a wide variety of industries and apply it through Lean Marketing Concepts. A Lean Six Sigma Black Belt that has participated with companies involved in retail, manufacturing, software and professional services along their Quality Journey. In these companies, I have developed and implemented sales and marketing strategies. Always being a process thinker, I attached Lean to the way of implementing sales and marketing and has advanced those practices through Design Thinking and Service Design concepts. The Business901 Blog and Podcast includes many leading edge thinkers and been featured numerous times for its contributions to the Bloomberg’s Business Week Exchange. I have authored four books with the most recent published this past year, The Lean Engagement Team. What others say: In the past 20 years, Joe and I have collaborated on many difficult issues. Joe’s ability to combine his expertise with “out of the box” thinking is unsurpassed. He has always delivered quickly, cost effectively and with ingenuity. A brilliant mind that is always a pleasure to work with.” – James R. “Joe Dager is a leading author on Lean Six Sigma and Marketing and frequent contributor to the Lean Six Sigma Group community. Joe Dager is an experienced transformational executive and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt with deep expertise in implementing value stream marketing systems that assist his clients in achieving rapid results in reaching their targeted customer markets. Joe is polished in the various online networking tools that enrich messaging in areas like podcasts, blogs, audio and video media, event marketing, and qualifying leads into prospects for rapid business development of opportunities. If you are in need of a professional lean six sigma consultant in sales and marketing processes, I recommend networking with Joe Dager, I am confident you will find his approach simple and results-focused.”-Steve B.

    $55.56 /hr
    3,566 hours
    5.00
  8. Jinesh S.

    Jinesh S.

    Business Plan Expert - Management Consultant - Market Research

    India - Last active: 18 days ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 2

    Jinesh is a business consultant and market research expert with a dual background in business administration (MBA) from Reims Management School, France and engineering from the University of Pune, India. His MBA specialization includes consulting, strategy, innovation and entrepreneurship. He has over 4 years of experience during which he has undertaken numerous management consulting projects for various industries such as IT, aviation, retail, e-commerce, FMCG and oil and gas. He has worked with start ups, small and medium enterprises and multinational clients across the North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. One of his past projects involved working with a French multinational in animal health and nutrition industry for organizational and strategic consulting project to expand international service division generating revenues worth €0.7 million. Jinesh has also worked with the European Space Agency (ESA - ESTEC) in the Netherlands for a strategic consulting project to improve Return on Investment (RoI) for one of the member states of the council. Additionally, he has undertaken primary and secondary market research projects in the retail industry for one of the fastest growing IT companies in India. Prior to his MBA, Jinesh worked with French and Indian IT multinationals. He has undertaken various projects on Enterprise content management, which involves streamlining and structuring processes and information; so as to make inter-communication between teams within and outside organization smooth and efficient. He was extensively involved in setting up a competency center and provided training to users and consultants within the organization. His past portfolio includes, but is not limited to, projects for various clients in the below areas: * Management consulting * Strategic road-map and insights * Business plans and investor pitch decks * Financial forecasting * Marketing and sales plans * Primary and secondary market research * Business process development * Scenario planning * Enterprise content management * Functional and technical analysis Jinesh has a strong passion for consulting and strategy projects and understanding companies, businesses and industries at both micro and macro levels. His personal interests include both business and leisure travel, watching tennis and reading business and technology magazines.

    $40.00 /hr
    310 hours
    4.76
  9. Sean H.

    Sean H.

    Pennsylvania Attorney, MBA graduate

    United States - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 2

    I am a licensed Pennsylvania attorney with my law degree from a nationally ranked law school in Pennsylvania. I have worked with numerous clients (individuals and companies) on various legal tasks including but not limited to drafting and reviewing contracts, legal research, preparing motions and assisting in the creation and setting up of businesses. I am a skilled legal researcher and writer. I have the ability to effectively and efficiently draft memorandums and other legal documents to satisfy my clients needs. I have also earned my MBA from an accredited university and have a firm grasp of the business world. I have working knowledge of Microsoft Office and can also use Google to effectively research when needed.

    $50.00 /hr
    61 hours
    4.94
  10. Ezra D.

    Ezra D.

    Economic--Market--Business Research & Analysis

    United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 7

    www.linkedin.com/pub/ezra-damm/a8/a53/85b/ My goal is to provide quality, cost-effective research and development services [research, analysis, writing/presentations -- economic, market, business, industry, company, and more]. Other strengths include business modeling and value management. I have wide range of experience in research, communication, and project management. I have worked in the legal field, evaluated M&A opportunities for a Brazilian consultancy, and managed a development project for a U.S.-based sustainable manufacturing start-up. I received a BA in Economics from George Mason University. Further plans for education include either graduate studies or commitment to the FINRA CFA Exam process.

    $22.22 /hr
    26 hours
    4.78