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Business Coaching oDesk freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.89.

4.89
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Jose Bello

Jose Bello

Business Plans + Decks + Research + Consulting

United States - Last active: 5 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, (EST) but available around the clock. 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
535 hours
4.87
John P.

John P.

Business Finance Consultant

United States - Last active: 3 days ago - Tests: 8 - Portfolio: 1

My unique approach to financial management is designed to reveal both insights and opportunities. Building upon a background of National Account Management, Commercial Banking, Brokerage Services, and Senior-Level Financial Consulting, I draw upon a wealth of practical, first-hand experience to benefit clients in the ways that matter most: A broad-based understanding of business finance that achieves defined, sustainable goals. A common theme linking disparate industries at different stages of development and maturity comes courtesy of an understanding of the flow of every dollar, from sales to expense to operating income. Examined through a lens that is customized for every client and each business, and reflects their unique challenges and competitive advantages. The result is what I call Functional Financial Management. It’s not merely the numbers, but the story inside the numbers. Customized, relevant, and with a practical utility that can be nothing short of game-changing. These are also the hallmarks of financial management guidance provided through Business Expedition Partners, the financial consulting firm I founded to offer clients around the world specialized financial consulting. From start-ups to mature companies, it is an honest, hard-working, unrelenting attention to detail that delivers results exceeding expectations. Top 5% Odesk Contractor!

$96.67 /hr
3,190 hours
4.94
Richard Batchelor

Richard Batchelor

Change Management Professional (HR, OD, BPR, IT)

Canada - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 2

Richard is a well respected and very experienced Change Management Professional, specializing in supporting businesses through changes and effectively managing the impact of the change upon the people within the business. He has been delivering successful projects in organisational change, development and effectiveness for almost 20 years and is noted for developing targeting, insightful and influential multi level communications to facilitate successful change. His work with strategic human resources develops positive transformational impacts across a breadth of HR deliverables, including recruitment, succession planning, learning and organizational development and competency based framework integration for performance, development and talent acquisition approaches. He is a certified lean six sigma green belt, certified in design for six sigma and operational excellence and has delivered on many business improvement and re-engineering projects. Being a certified project, program and portfolio manager also. Richard understands the need to get the best from technology in the workplace and appreciates the need to get the right physical environment to help a smooth business transition. Richard is the President of the Toronto Chapter of the Association of Change Management Professionals and keen to develop the future integration of the practice of change management through his writings, speaking and other public engagements.

$150.00 /hr
660 hours
4.80
Chirag Shah

Chirag Shah

Business Coach and Strategic Consultant

India - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 8

I am Chartered Accountant with 13+ years of Entrepreneurial experience. I have ventured into various projects and have been integral part of many start-ups. Couple of ventures which I was associated with got acquired at a valuation. I am currently business coaching 1) Woman Entrepreneur in Switzerland 2) Lean Mobile apps and online start-up in USA 3) Digital Marketing Start-up in USA 4) Top 20 IT product and services Company in Middle East I have Business Coached: 1) Online MLM Company in Netherlands 2) Job services Company in USA 3) Health and Fitness Company in Australia 4) Mobile App start-up Company in Australia 5) eCommerce Consultant to Company in UK 6) Investment Banking Boutique in UK 7) HR policies and procedure consultancy to a Company in Africa 8) IT and eCommerce Companies in India I am on the advisory board of technical institute and was judge for Student in free enterprise (SIFE) global entrepreneurial competition. My Skills are: 1) Business planning and strategy 2) Turning around businesses and business coaching 3) Financial planing and projections 4) Making business plans and Information Memorandum 5) Business development and marketing strategies 6) HR policies and Employee Management programs My brief profile: • Ventured in to then premature domain of E-learning in 1999 and was first to introduce online (Web-based) learning platform for CA Exam Prep in India. • Integral part of start-up team to introduce first online learning platform for US CPA Exam prep in 2002. • Defined and Structured E-learning platforms along with learning contents for US Based Companies like CPApass.Com, Smartpros & USCPASuccess. • Instrumental in Incorporating Broadllyne Technologies Pvt. Ltd. (BTPL) in 2005 an IT Services Company specialized in Education and IT services domain. BTPL developed and implemented first of its kind Education ERPs for School, Colleges and provided application development services to various Organizations. • Conceptualized and developed a unique online digital language learning platform – eduologue for anytime-anywhere language learning. • Conceptualized and architected online CA Audit management System to automate Audit processes, first of its kind in India. • Designed eLearning custom contents for the courses related to finance for CA Courses, USCPA courses, IFRS, Policy and Procedures for ADIB, Derivatives course for leading Financial services Company etc. • Designed eLearning courses for Technical and Behavioral training for Geometric Limited, UASC, Etihad Airways, Marico etc. • Consulted and developed applications based on process systems for Government Organizations like Central Institute of Fisheries education (CIFE), CIRCOAT, Western Railways etc. • Conceptualized and Developed Human Resource Management System (HRMS). • Consulted Number one CA Coaching Classes in India for Franchise development, Train the Tutors program etc. • On the Advisory Board of M.M.College of Technology, Raipur - India. • Lead Special Audit Team at Tata AIG and Themis Pharmaceuticals in 1999-2000. • Special Judge at Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE) a global entrepreneur competition. • Consulted various IIT-Powai incubated start-ups like Webaroo and Computer Masti on Business strategies and development. • Project Consultant to Chanakya Insitute of Management, All India Local self Government outfit for ICT in Government Schools project. • Conceptualized and developed first of its kind community and training portal for Food industry, Food industry professionals Academy (FIPA). Integral part of content development team for developing training modules based on new FSSA Act. • Mentored various Companies in defining business plans and financial projections. Also assisted them in raising PE and Angel funds. I can be your friend, philosopher and guide for your business or projects and be rest assured its done.

$42.00 /hr
583 hours
4.97
Joao Futscher

Joao Futscher

Financial and Marketing Consultant

Portugal - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 3

With over 7 years of experience as a Business and Financial Advisor I am a very experienced consultant I have an excellent track record and can help your company to excel with the following services: Business plans; Marketing reports; Business coaching; Financial models; Valuation reports; Information memorandums; Due Diligence. My experience has given me a broad understanding of a wide range of industries, which allied with my critical thinking skills will bring a lot of value to your project.

$45.00 /hr
279 hours
4.92
Milena T.

Milena T.

Professor of Finance and Voice Over Artist

United States - Last active: 01/20/2013 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 4

Obtain contract work in the field of finance utilizing my resources in the areas of economic and financial research, corporate financial management, and investment portfolio management. I hold a Master's Degree in Finance from Walsh College as well as 8 years professional experience in the field. I also have over 15 years experience as a professional singer, actress, and voice over artist. I hold a Bachelor's Degree in Vocal Performance from the University of Michigan School of Music. I specialize in the following types of reads: teen through middle-aged female, British accent, retail/announcer, real person, corporate/technical, narration/storytelling and e-learning reads. You will receive a high quality mp3 or .wav file within 24 hours or less of notification of hire and mutually approved script. If you are not 100% satisfied with my work, I expect NO payment. I am a professional and I pride myself on getting your job done right and I have many satisfied clients. More about my experience: I am the owner and director of The Voice Works Studio, LLC since 2002 where I provide voice overs, and teach performing artists vocal technique and business skills. I have my own professional recording equipment with excellent sound quality and can provide clear audio vocals with fast turnaround time. Some of my recent clients include: GoodbyeCrutches www.goodbyecrutches.com Arch-Tech Virtual http://archvirtual.com/ Tipodean Technologies http://www.tipodean.com/ Michael Sheldon Reed Design http://www.msreeddesign.com/about-me/ Hawaii Web Studio http://www.hawaiiwebdesignstudio.com/ ...and many more!

$55.56 /hr
12 hours
4.93
Robert Norton

Robert Norton

CEO since 1989, Professional Coach, Advisor and Co...

United States - Last active: 4 days ago - Tests: 5

I am new to oDesk but can provide many references from my consulting work since 2002. After 33 years experience and 27 as CEO I can solve ANY business problem! Free diagnosis of your challenge. Call (508) 381-8013 9am-5pm ET - Skilled consultant and change agent – Worked with over 100 companies to analyze and improve process, culture and results since 2002 using OCM, BPM, BI and 3 decades of practical management experience at all levels - Visionary - Achieved $156 million annualized sales within 1 year of product launch creating new market. - Value builder - Generated $1+ billion in total shareholder value in career to date. - Operator - Drove sales from zero to $100 million with 26% pretax profit in 5 years; added $35 million to revenue in 1 year, created continue growth and ROI - Entrepreneurial - Founded three companies, introduced innovative multimedia service, and penetrated 72% of market in 18 months. Launched over 100 products in a dozen product lines and in seven different industries - Rapid learner and adaptor who is an exceptionally creative thinker and innovator - Ran product development skunk-works that created five new business divisions in 5 years which exceeded $20 million in sales each, creating $700 million in value. - Can get up to speed on a business and domains in a fraction of the time of most people AREAS OF EXPERTISE Best Practices & Management Systems to create high-performance teams and cultures in small business. CEO Coaching. Executive Coaching. Strategic Planning Marketing and Business Model Design Process Management Software/Product Life Cycle OCM Venture Funding Web Strategy E-commerce Business Intelligence Branding Market Research Software Development Biz Problem Solving . Experienced in many industries including: Management Consulting, Information Services, Software, Internet/e-Commerce, B2B Services, Health Care, Financial Services, Consumer Products, Consumer Services and Personal Development.

$125.00 /hr
18 hours
5.00
Sivaramakrishnan Srinivasan

Sivaramakrishnan Srinivasan

Angel/Equity Investor Business Plan, Market Resear...

India - Last active: 1 day 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
2,178 hours
4.73
Keith L.

Keith L.

Start up Consultant / Business Consultant / CEO /...

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

With 30 years of experience, I have built several businesses all successfully liquidated, one listed on NASDAQ another sold to an investment banking firm, etc. Lets talk as I would love to see what you are doing and how I can help. Since 2006 I have helped others build their businesses. I have helped found two internet based student loan companies, the most recent one we doubled the stock price and took from an OTC stock to a NASDAQ small cap company. The prior one was sold to Lehman Brothers Prior to the above experiences I spent 13 years building a 2 person mortgage brokerage firm into a super-regional mortgage banking firm. Prior to that I spent time turning around a land title company. I have been privileged enough to have found successes in the business I have either owner or worked for, and am looking for a new challenge. I apologize for the 83% rating. I have 136 hours on oDesk, 128 of those 5/5 stars. Four hours from a gentleman who left me no response but wanted me to be on his board so we had a great relationship. The balance is from a lousy response from a client who shorted me money, stole my work and then proceeded to talk ill of me. I look forward to an interview wherein we can see if there is a fit, I am readily available. Keith Landis 717 940 8394

$111.11 /hr
136 hours
4.86
Taylor Brock

Taylor Brock

Social Media and Paid Search Marketing Consultant

United States - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 9

I have experience working with many different types of businesses with social media and paid search marketing. I am Google Adwords Advanced Certified and Bing Adcenter Certified. I also have experience working with Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram. I worked with companies who are small and local, as well as companies that focus on national campaigns. I also have experience copy editing from short pages to novels. Most of my experience on Odesk comes from this area, and I believe I have built a solid reputation as an editor.

$20.00 /hr
7 hours
4.98