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Toptal is a marketplace for top startup funding consultants and experts. Leading startups hire freelance fundraising consultants from Toptal to prepare investor materials, financial models, and presentations for their mission-critical capital raises.

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Kapil Kalokhe, United States

Freelance startup funding Consultant
Kapil has 13+ years of finance experience through investment banking and corporate finance roles. He has managed P&Ls of $250mm+ revenue companies and is proficient with using data analytics to make strategic decisions. Kapil joined the Toptal network to work on interesting projects and interact with cross-functional teams in a variety of industries such as consumer products, e-commerce, and technology (SAAS). Click to continue

Kelly Sickles, United States

Freelance startup funding Consultant
After an eighteen year financial career working with and advising some of NYC's most well-respected startups (Boxed, S'well) and on Wall Street (Lazard), Kelly moved to Boulder, CO and relaunched her consulting practice. She enjoys freelancing because it provides her the opportunity to meet so many fascinating entrepreneurs, investors, and lenders and allows her to leverage her experiences to help them maximize value from the mountains. Click to continue

Natallia Chykina, Russia

Freelance startup funding Consultant
Natallia has extensive experience working on investment projects and M&A deals across a wide range of industries (oil & gas, logistics, consumer & retail, FIG, TMT). As a freelancer, she enjoys helping global clients on financing-related projects, market research, and valuation analysis. Natallia holds a MBA from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business and currently works at a private equity fund. Click to continue

Jeffrey Fidelman, United States

Freelance startup funding Consultant
Jeffrey has directly executed over $500 million in transactions across real estate, private equity, public equity, and venture capital. Freelancing gives him the ability to work directly with leadership in order to achieve efficient and positive results. Typically working closer with executive management for strategic planning and execution, he is known to roll up his sleeves and work with each layer of employment to develop and execute a plan. Click to continue

Chris Badali, Vietnam

Freelance startup funding Consultant
Over the past decade Chris has collaborated with investment banks including RBC, ScotiaBank, and Goldman Sachs and entrepreneurs alike. His creativity and passion have been enlivened since going freelance in order to realize his dream of living abroad. Chris routinely works closely with a range of clients that includes founders of pre-revenue companies and C-level executives at public issuers. Click to continue

Alex Graham, Colombia

Freelance startup funding Consultant
Alex is a Colombia-based CFA who is a principal at a local VC fund. He enjoys freelancing to keep abreast of industry trends and to reinforce his experience in investing, consulting and fixed income/currency trading. With a technical skill set and an engaging communicative touch, he is proficient at valuations and market analysis. His breadth of work has ranged from projects with the Bank of England to helping a jewelry entrepreneur to fundraise. Click to continue

Aleksey Krylov, United States

Freelance startup funding Consultant
Aleksey has contributed to 25+ private equity deals that have deployed $500 million. He has advised 50+ clients on raising $1.6 billion in equity in the consumer, healthcare, media, financial services, energy, and industrial sectors. He enjoys engaging with CEOs and CFOs of early stage and mature small cap firms. He freelances because it exposes him to a wide range of companies and allows him to travel and spend more time with his twin daughters. Click to continue

Grant Blevins, United States

Freelance startup funding Consultant
Grant is an associate at a digital health and tech VC fund where he co-leads deal sourcing efforts. He has analyzed thousands of businesses and helped raise collectively over $20M in early stage capital in the past year alone. As a freelancer, he leverages his network and expertise in startups to provide unique and rare insight on the KPIs and other metrics investors need to see for seed, series A, and growth rounds. Click to continue

Sebastian Fainbraun, United States

Freelance startup funding Consultant
Sebastian has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of strategy and finance—from analyzing and investing in companies to helping run and grow them. He is an investor/entrepreneur with a very deep analytical toolbox. Sebastian loves freelancing because it gives him access to exciting projects while working with energetic entrepreneurs. His main focus at Toptal is seed and series A fundraising strategy and advice. Click to continue

Zachary Elfman, United States

Freelance startup funding Consultant
After completing a master's from the LSE, Zachary started as an analyst for a private equity fund and later switched to a global value hedge fund. He is an expert in financial modeling, analysis, and valuation with a decidedly global outlook. He loves freelance work because it allows him to continue engaging at a high level in the financial sphere while also allowing time to pursue his other passion of wine making. Click to continue
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