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We provide a range of services to help your business flourish in the UK.
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Management Consulting
Strategic overview of current state of startup, consulting on the direction to take from strategy, operations, marketing perspectives.
UK Market Entry

Market Research, Business Plan Writing, Assistance with Startup Pitch Decks (Presentations) - especially if these are related to angel investment; Bid writing - applying for UK Grant funding.
Operations Management
UK firm incorporation, opening business bank accounts, setting up operations, hiring personnel, obtaining the right permits from the regulators.
UK Market Entry - Idea- & Seed-stage UK Business Plans
Creating an extensive Market Research, a robust Business Plan & a Presentation Deck that will give a good chance of success to the chosen venture in the UK.

Usually these were created to assist clients in Entering the UK Market
The Market Research process usually involves reviewing ~20 competitor firms, and conduncting an in-depth analysis of 2-10 competitor business models, creating a target auidence profile, market sizing, detailed financial forecasts, investor funding proposal.

The usual Business Plan requirements are:
  • Alignment with the founders background, goals & interests
  • Feasibility given the founders' resources
  • Viability of the venture in the UK business landscape
  • Innovation to provide a unique competitive advantage & secure a niche
  • Scalability to ensure an ambitious growth potential

The Investment Presentations & Pitch Decks consolidate the infromation about the business proposal for the chosen audience. Focusing on the right aspects & having the audience perspective in mind (e.g. angel investors or endorsers), and how the presentation will be delivered (as a standalone PDF or as part of live pitch), these are usually between 5 & 50 slides.

Common highlights:
  • Reducing the proposed Tech costs by at least 50% by securing a Tech Partner(s) from Eastern Europe.
  • Reduction of unnecessary Human Capital costs due to outsourcing or using Tech/Data-driven solutions.
  • Identifying eligible grant funding amounting £5k-£100k to apply.
  • Getting the pitch documents to the UK angel investor community standards.
  • Securing places in the UK-based accelerator programs.
Business models included:
  • Co-working space aggregator
  • Knowledge Network Sharing
  • B2B platform to link BioTechnology industry buyers & research labs
  • TravelTech Local Tours Startup
  • Midfullness meditations on demand
  • Student Consulting Skills Development Platform
  • Finance Training Platform
  • Membership Clubs Aggregator
  • Online Startup Accelerator Program
  • LegalTech Chatbots
  • Construction industry Hiring Aggregator
  • Temp Hiring Platform
  • Digital Services Ecosystem for pre-series A startups
Startup Consulting Case Studies
Business Consulting
FinTech platform Shadow Foundr, one of the niche leaders in the UK equity crowdfunding space, regulated finance space.
In-house management consulting for over a year.

Identified & secured grant funding (£47k, plus ~£25k per year recurring funding).
Optimised 80% of marketing budget (saving over £100k per year in human capital & media buying costs).
Assisted in formulating a new Immigration investment product (Tier 1 Entrepreneur) which brought in more than £1m in investment within 6 months.
Pioneered new approach to investment pitch decks via data visualisation.
Conducted an extensive market research of the UK angel & VC investment space.
Obtained full GDPR (EU Privacy Policy) operations compliance.
Business Process Optimisaiton: structured & optimised all key internal processes, especially in marketing & new deal products.
Strategy, Research & Analytics
Property Investment & Development - Select & Build.
Joined at inception for a 12 month period.

Using the Lean Startup approach, we went through dozens of business models, until we identified the optimal revenue streams & finance strategy.
Assisted the founder with deal sourcing, advanced financial analytics, corporate strategy.

Created a solution to collect goverment information using OCR & data scraper technology (1000+ of scanned PDF forms - building permissions).
Sorted the data, analysed it - allowing the team to make quick, informed decisons about property.
Assisted with data-driven approach (e.g. postcode information, collating the land registry data etc).
Market Research, Strategy Consulting, Business Plan Writing
Early-stage Marketing Tech startup We Are Advocacy (formerly known as Fanalytica) with an ambitious goal of building an influencer marketing platform.
Joined at a Seed Investment Round for 6 months.

Extensively analysed 60+ close competitors; the insights drove the platform functionality.
Data-scraped all top UK Sports & worldwide Esports professionals data (30,000+).
Advised the founders on strategic decisions (Finance, Tech & Marketing).
Marketing & Analytics
Marketing Technology startup - Triyit, a product discovery club.
Joined at a pre-launch for 3 months.

Created all initial match-making algorythms, user surveys, questions & analytics (creating the data & trend analysis of 100s of datapoints).
Hands-on assistance with the initial B2C Marketing Strategy and created & executed the B2B pipeline from scratch.
Assisted with the angel investor networking strategy (£115k Seed round closed a few months later).
Research & Bid Writing
Assisted Sustainability Not-For-Profit organisation, Transition St Andrews, with a bid to create a town-wide cycle-sharing scheme.

Was in charge of all the areas related to Business, Finance & Marketing for 2 months.

  • Identified ways to cut the original bid costs by more than 40%, making the proposal financially viable, all while maintaining the required customer service KPIs.
  • Driven the discussions & secured the match-maked funding offer from the St Andrews University (Developments department).
  • The original proposal was shortlisted in the national funding finalist stage - run by Santander Cycles (UK-wide university competition by Santander Bank).