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Toptal is a marketplace for top remote Startup Consultants. Top companies and start-ups in Nashville choose Toptal Startup Consulting freelancers for their mission-critical initiatives.

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Liana Bertsch

Freelance Startup Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since October 3, 2022

Liana is a CFO for growth companies across a diverse range of industries, including eCommerce, SaaS, marketing agencies, entertainment, and professional services. She has over 15 years of experience providing financial services to clients varying in size from startups to medium-sized. Liana offers a combination of expertise in finance, accounting, management, business leadership, and operations to companies with ambitions to grow their revenues and profitability.

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Sean Middleton

Freelance Startup Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since July 14, 2023

Sean has driven $3 billion+ in new revenue by helping B2B technology leaders grow their businesses. He blends 20 years of experience as a PwC consultant, an operating executive (president) for Cognizant, and the chief revenue officer at Toptal to create and execute market-winning strategies. Working with startups and Fortune 500 companies, Sean has deep expertise in sales, operations, finance, M&A, and the PE/VC ecosystem. He has an MBA from Wharton and a BS in computer science from Cornell.

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Michael Andrew Hengst

Freelance Startup Consultant
Mexico
Toptal Member Since November 15, 2022

Michael is a finance leader with 17 years of experience in operational finance, VC investing, consulting, and entrepreneurship. He set up a shared services FP&A team of 30+ people at GE, managing $200+ million. As a VC fund manager, he assessed 600+ startups and doubled the portfolio value in two years. Michael is passionate about improving a business's performance and has helped 40+ clients with company valuations, M&A transactions, raising capital, and developing strategic growth plans.

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Zach Fine

Freelance Startup Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since March 7, 2022

Zach is a go-to-market and scaling consultant with over five years of experience. He has led $160+ million fundraises, managed sales operations over $140 million, and brought clients from zero to $1+ million in revenue in under a quarter. Zach accelerates growth for clients by managing projects, optimizing sales, marketing, and back-office activities, staffing and directing fundraising activities, leading LEAN management, and implementing KPIs, OKRs, and SOPs.

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Jerry Nemorin

Freelance Startup Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since September 13, 2022

Jerry is an expert in financial modeling, valuation, M&A, fintech, startups, and debt and equity capital raising. He previously founded a venture-backed fintech company that raised over $12 million in equity and $250 million in debt capital. Jerry worked in corporate treasury for Fortune 500s and advised on LBO transactions and high-yield debt capital raises. As a Toptal freelancer, he wants to offer his expertise to a broader group of companies at all stages.

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Alex Highstein

Freelance Startup Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since June 20, 2022

Alex is a corporate development professional who has helped guide strategy and raise over $230 million for startups across various industries. He has deep expertise in financial and operational modeling, valuation, fundraising, and creating investor materials. Alex's ability to distill complex ideas into actionable advice has been key to success. Joining Toptal gives Alex control over his time while continuing to help companies strategize, innovate, and grow.

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Dar Fazulyanov

Freelance Startup Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since August 31, 2021

Dar is a financial business leader with over 20 years of experience in eCommerce, healthcare, aircraft, software, blockchain, automotive, and airline industries. His expertise lies in M&A, pre-IPO, IPO, venture capital, and private equity deals. Dar holds an MBA with scholar honors from Tuck School of Business.

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John Gauch

Freelance Startup Consultant
Canada
Toptal Member Since March 10, 2022

John combines a general manager's and an innovator's experiences and tools. He builds and scales products and businesses that stand out in the marketplace. John brings a unique lens and flexible end-to-end approach to this work, integrating his prior corporate law, finance, sales and business development, marketing and product, and business design experience.

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Karim Doss

Freelance Startup Consultant
United Arab Emirates
Toptal Member Since April 14, 2022

Karim has helped companies achieve their financial goals, both as a financial advisor at PwC and as a CFO or financial director for startups or the Fortune 500 companies, such as Merck and Omnicom. His services include business valuation, financial models, business plans, pitch decks, fundraising, and setting KPIs and policies. Karim has worked with over 50 nationalities in various countries and managed projects ranging from $50 thousand to $5 billion in different industries.

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Philippe Content

Freelance Startup Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since November 21, 2022

Phil is an experienced CFO who overhauls companies and increases EBITDA margin by 5 to 10%. He has completed over $6 billion in M&A and capital-raising transactions for private and public companies worldwide in several industries, including manufacturing, renewable energy, and software. As a CPA and Series 24 licensee, he advises companies on how to maximize value. Phil uses his over 15 years of financial experience to bring out-of-the-box solutions to his clients.

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Alan Witty

Freelance Startup Consultant
United States
Toptal Member Since June 20, 2022

Alan has 30 years of experience as a consultant, including leadership roles at KPMG & KPMG Consulting and EY. He has executive operational experience as the COO of a venture capital-funded company. Alan is skilled in project management with a record of delivering on time and on or under budget. He is also experienced in business planning, process improvement, curriculum design, IT security, and logical and physical architecture. Freelance work lets Alan focus on client needs and projects.

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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

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

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

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

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

How to Hire Startup Consultants Near Nashville

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

Work with your new Startup 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

    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.

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    Scale as Needed

    Hire talent within 48 hours and scale your team up or down as needed, no strings attached.

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    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.

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    Flexible Engagements

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

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    Expert Talent Matching

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

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