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Neil Portus, CFA, CMA, United States

Freelance venture capital Consultant
Neil is a CFO for growth companies and a former equity analyst at Goldman Sachs in NY where he helped lead numerous transactions including Zipcar's $1.1 billion IPO. He was also an equity analyst at Barclays Capital & Lehman Brothers and began his career at a boutique investment bank (M&A, restructuring, debt financings). He's built his operational skills both as a startup founder and as the CFO of an East Africa-focused impact investment firm. Click to continue

Zachary Elfman, Spain

Freelance venture capital Consultant
An American resident of Spain, 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 winemaking. Click to continue

Kelly Sickles, United States

Freelance venture capital 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

Grant Blevins, United States

Freelance venture capital 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

Jeffrey Fidelman, United States

Freelance venture capital 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

Amro Albanna, United States

Freelance venture capital Consultant
Amro founded 4 technology startups in software, incubators, GPS/wireless, and video games with a total valuation of $350 million. His most recent venture launched a technology that makes people invisible to mosquitoes which became a best seller on Amazon.com. His experience includes technology commercialization, capital raising, M&A, IPOs, and crowdfunding. He is also an invited speaker on business and commercialization subjects. Click to continue

Alex Graham, Mexico

Freelance venture capital Consultant
Alex is a Mexico-based CFA, originally from the UK. He enjoys freelancing to keep abreast of industry trends and to reinforce his career experience from venture capital, 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

Irem Mertol, United States

Freelance venture capital Consultant
Irem is an experienced finance professional who's passionate about investing. Her work experience runs across the full spectrum of companies from angel-investing through private equity buyouts at companies such as Andreessen Horowitz and MDP. As a freelancer, she enjoys helping companies across venture and growth stages with fundraising as well as expanding products and go-to-market strategies particularly in healthcare. Click to continue

Robert Johnson, United States

Freelance venture capital Consultant
Rob is an entrepreneur and investor with expertise in technology and financial services. He helped grow a private equity fund from $0 to $900 million in assets in under two years, and now spends most of his waking hours raising capital for early stage companies. As a freelancer, Rob focuses on corporate development, private equity, and investment advisory engagements. Click to continue

Robert Miller, United States

Freelance venture capital Consultant
Bob has founded 2 successful VC-backed startups, including one that was named to the INC 500. He has extensive experience in eCommerce, SaaS, financial modeling, and planning for explosive growth. Bob also works with a number of CEOs as a strategy adviser. As a freelancer, he enjoys working with creative people to help scale their operations, analyze and capitalize on opportunities, and assist in fundraising. Click to continue
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