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Toptal is a marketplace for top remote fundraising consultants. Top companies and start-ups in Dubai choose Toptal Fundraising freelancers for their mission-critical initiatives.

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James Park

Freelance Fundraising Consultant

United Arab EmiratesFreelance Fundraising Consultant Since March 2, 2017

Formerly from Techstars (Korea MD) and AWS (Startup BD), James started his career in a mining-focused investment bank and global equity hedge funds. He is a former entrepreneur who has run his own advisory firm for 6 years. He joined Toptal to serve his clients' needs around fundraising, investor relations, and go-to-market strategy.

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Akshay Bhimrajka

Freelance Fundraising Consultant

United Arab EmiratesFreelance Fundraising Consultant Since August 27, 2019

Akshay is a Paris-based entrepreneur and private equity professional and has raised two funds of $250+ million and grown three companies to $1+ billion in enterprise value. An experienced financier and operator, he has helped raise $500+ million for companies in the telecom, real estate, oil and gas, and education sectors. Akshay freelances to help companies with M&A, modeling, and fundraising, leveraging his operational and financial expertise.

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Sameer Bakhru, CFA

Freelance Fundraising Consultant

United Arab EmiratesFreelance Fundraising Consultant Since April 19, 2019

Sameer has led a $100 million franchise partnership. He is a blockchain expert, having worked with crypto startups from social media apps to NFT platforms and P2E games. His experience includes fundraising, tokenomics, whitepapers business strategy, asset sales, corporate finance, and M&A. Sameer has worked with billionaires, private equity firms, and family offices, providing unique insights into investor mindsets. Sameer joined Toptal to add value to a variety of businesses creatively.

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Mark Zubov, CFA

Freelance Fundraising Consultant

United Arab EmiratesFreelance Fundraising Consultant Since January 31, 2017

Mark is an entrepreneur, investor, and executive focused on DeFi and fintech in emerging markets. He is the founder of a fintech lending/DeFi startup backed by Silicon Valley VCs. Mark comes from an investment background and has worked on $1.5 billion in buy-side and sell-side deals across M&A, equity, and debt capital markets in the US, MENA, and Asia. As a freelancer, Mark enjoys sharing his passion for entrepreneurship with startups across the world—helping them with fundraising and strategy.

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Majed A. Rahim

Freelance Fundraising Consultant

United Arab EmiratesFreelance Fundraising Consultant Since April 4, 2022

Majed is a seasoned executive with C-suite and advisory experience who is passionate about complex and impactful projects. With global exposure in business development, Majed lived in eight countries and delivered industry work in more than 20. He has successfully worked with shareholders, senior management, and staff at all levels and is comfortable working alone or managing teams. Majed founded and operated consulting companies since 2009 and now is advising fintech and healthtech startups.

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Shiv Mehta, CFA

Freelance Fundraising Consultant

United Arab EmiratesFreelance Fundraising Consultant Since March 21, 2020

A CFA charterholder, Shiv has eight years of experience working across diverse finance verticals. He has facilitated corporate finance deals and fundraising worth more than $1 billion and worked in equity research at Deutsche Bank. He is skilled in writing reports, creating IB and PE pitch books, fundraising, financial modeling, and databases. Shiv enjoys using his diverse experience to assist clients with their challenging problems.

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Edisher Uriatmkopeli

Freelance Fundraising Consultant

GeorgiaFreelance Fundraising Consultant Since March 9, 2020

Head of strategic finance at Savii, a Singapore fintech company, Edisher covers FP&A and supports optimizing decision-making and shaping the company's long-term business strategy. He's executed numerous debt, equity, and M&A projects totaling $500 million and valued businesses worth $2.5 billion while working at Nordic PE firm (Nord-Corp), leading Georgian IB (TBC Capital), and KPMG. Experienced with firms of all sizes, Edisher enjoys using his financial insight to help enhance business value.

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Davit Gvelesiani

Freelance Fundraising Consultant

GeorgiaFreelance Fundraising Consultant Since October 12, 2022

Davit has spearheaded over $500 million of debt, equity, and M&A transactions in the telecommunications, energy, real estate, and infrastructure sectors while working at a leading Georgian investment bank, TBC Capital, and Ernst & Young. By joining Toptal, Davit strives to make an outstanding impact and advise clients on complex M&A transactions, strategy development, and corporate finance solutions.

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Giorgi Natroshvili CFA

Freelance Fundraising Consultant

GeorgiaFreelance Fundraising Consultant Since March 15, 2022

Giorgi is a finance executive with over ten years of experience in financial management, telecommunications, FMCG, real estate, and construction management. Giorgi has been a CFA charter holder since 2016. For the last five years, Giorgi, as a CFO of the largest real estate developer in the country, was leading the process of raising over $200 million in capital. Giorgi's areas of expertise include financial reporting, budgeting, financial modeling, consulting, and analysis.

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Shalva Akhrakhadze, CFA

Freelance Fundraising Consultant

GeorgiaFreelance Fundraising Consultant Since May 27, 2021

Shalva is a finance executive with more than 12 years of financial management experience in banking, insurance, aviation, distribution, and consulting. For the last five years, Shalva's consulted and implemented many interesting projects for different industries. He also has nine years of academic experience in lecturing on finance topics. Shalva's areas of knowledge and expertise are valuation, financial modeling, financial analysis, reporting, budgeting, managerial accounting, among others.

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Archil Lursmanashvili (FMVA)

Freelance Fundraising Consultant

GeorgiaFreelance Fundraising Consultant Since December 10, 2016

As the deputy CFO of Silk Road Group, Georgia's third-largest private enterprise, Archil works closely with international financial institutions and local banks and is actively involved in every step of the financing process, including financial modeling, negotiations, contracting and ensuring compliance with the covenants required by lenders. Archil joined Toptal to help SMEs develop flexible financial models as a tool for raising financing.

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A Hiring Guide

Guide to Hiring a Great Fundraising Consultant

Fundraising is almost always a complex process, no matter what stage a company is at or how solid the financials are. From a start-up raising its first million dollars on up, this guide will walk you through how to find the best fundraising consultants to make your pitch deck bulletproof.

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Testimonials

Martin so far is a complete Rockstar. His first bit of work produced a tool for us to model and forecast our financials and is far and away worth every penny we paid and more. Just thought I’d share that with you.

Pete Pellizzari, CEO

Budder, Inc.

Erik has been an extremely valuable member of our team who has tremendous breath of experience with start ups in our lifecycle phase. What makes his contribution unique and highly effective is not only his excellent financial modeling skills and knowledge, but also the emotional intelligence with which he manages each relationship at Vault, understands our team dynamics, and helps us tackle start up challenges effectively. It is rare to find a part-time consultant who makes you feel like he/she is genuinely invested in the success of your company.

Romy Parzick, COO

Student Loan Benefits, Inc. dba Vault

Toptal has been an incredible key partner for Sidekick. As an early-stage start-up, we’ve leveraged both design and financial talent. The experience has been incredible, with those professionals bringing creativity, expertise, and advice to ensure Sidekick succeeds. My Toptal financial expert helped steer Sidekick’s business model, which resulted in an initial ROI of 650x! My experience with Toptal has given me great confidence in the future.

Doug MacKay, Founder / CEO

SideKick

Chris was great to work with and was always available on my schedule. His communication skills and personality were a 10/10. His outputs on the project were top notch and allowed us to develop more efficient forecasting and initiative prioritization frameworks. I would definitely use Chris again.

Chris Pozek, CEO

Veterans Rideshare

What really sets Toptal apart is the caliber of finance talent available in their network. I had a very specific and pressing need, and Toptal quickly matched me with the perfect person for the job. The expert produced a thoughtful and robust financial analysis that has ultimately allowed us to forecast and prioritize initiatives much more efficiently.

Chris Pozek, CEO

Veterans Rideshare

Scott had a lot of finance experience which he used to ask the right questions and help us do things more quickly than we would have done without him. The commission model is crucial to us being able to scale, he integrated seamlessly with our finance team and efficiently got us the outputs we needed.

Naushad Parpia, Founder and CEO

GSD

I was very impressed with the quality of finance talent in Toptal’s network. Our expert's experience was immediately evident through his insightful questions and the speed at which we could move. Toptal stayed on top of the process from making the match through to the successful completion of the project. I've already recommended Toptal Finance to my network.

Naushad Parpia, Founder and CEO

GSD

How to Hire Fundraising Consultants Near Dubai

1

Talk to One of Our Industry Experts

A Toptal director of finance will work with you to understand your goals, technical needs, and team dynamics.
2

Work With Hand-Selected Talent

Within days, we'll introduce you to the right fundraising consultant for your project. Average time to match is under 24 hours.
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The Right Fit, Guaranteed

Work with your new fundraising consultant for a trial period (pay only if satisfied), ensuring they're the right fit before starting the engagement.

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  • Trusted Experts Only

    All of our talent are seasoned experts who ramp up quickly, readily contribute as core team members, and work with you to minimize onboarding time.

  • The Right Fit

    We have a knack for matching you with the right fit. Start working with your new hire on a no-risk trial period, paying only if satisfied.

  • Scale as Needed

    Hire in under 2 weeks and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

  • Seamless Hiring

    We handle all aspects of billing, payments, and NDA’s. Let us take care of the overhead while you focus on building great products.

  • Flexible Engagements

    Choose the engagement type that suits your needs — hourly, part-time, or full-time — with the ability to change anytime.

  • Expert Talent Matching

    Focus on your project and enjoy support from your dedicated account executive and expert talent matcher.

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