Quotes - Management Consultants Helping Companies
There are numerous positive testimonials from businesses who have leveraged management consultants to help them either secure funding or grow their business. This demonstrates the power and relevance of consultants as advisors to businesses who have challenging business questions to address and want expertise and support in meeting their business goals.
Business Leader Testimonials: Management Consultancies Who Helped Their Companies Secure Funding
- Patrick Pedevilla, Co-Founder & CEO, Seventwenty by Airhelmet, provided the following testimonial: "Without Fast Forward Advisers we would’ve not been able to find the project partners and raise the seed funding. We would certainly not be here today."
- Martin Groher, Co-Founder & CEO, microDimensions (Outcome: 7-figure Series A funding), provided the following testimonial: "Working with FFA enabled us to prepare for our Series A round and to meet investors that were completely out of our reach."
- Girish Mathrubootham, Founder & CEO at Freshworks (Raised $249 Million in Funding), provided the following testimonial: "... When we were looking to talk to investors, Sramana introduced us to multiple investors, and also acted as an advisor helping us navigate complex term sheet clauses like tranche financing and liquidation preferences. 1Mby1M also helped us win the $40,000 Microsoft BizSpark Startup Challenge Grant by helping us refine our pitch, market sizing analysis, and other details. I would enthusiastically recommend the 1Mby1M program for first time entrepreneurs and technical founders who need help with understanding other aspects of running a business.”
- Emerson Spartz, Founder & CEO of Dose provided the following testimonial "Red Rocket did a great job helping us sharpen our financial model for investors. This helped us attract investors, who ultimately funded our $8MM round.
- Scott Skinger, CEO of Train Signal provided the following testimonial: Red Rocket helped us in a variety of ways, from financial modeling to introductions to lenders. Their biggest win was helping us do preliminary investigative research on one of our competitors, that ultimately sparked a dialog that lead to the $23.6MM sale of our business to that company. We couldn't be more happy with Red Rocket's involvement with our business..."
- Jerry Freeman, Founder & CEO of PaletteApp provided the following testimonial: "Red Rocket has been a key instigator in helping raise funds for PaletteApp. They have helped me tremendously in realizing what an investor wants to see and how best to present it. George has great experience and understanding of how to fund and launch a new company. We feel fortunate that he has thrown his hat into our arena."
- Dr. Izzy Justice, CEO EQMentor provided the following testimonial:"As the CEO of a start up with little knowledge of how funding works (individual or institutional), working with Todd was of tremendous value. The financial tools he has as well as the deep objective advise was invaluable as I made critical and long term decisions regarding my company".
- Balazs Wellisch, CEO and Founder of GameIQ (Loyalty and Gamification Mobile Application), provided the following testimonial: “Working with [Cayenne] was an absolute pleasure! We hired [the firm] to transform our initial vision into a detailed, precise and executable business plan. At the conclusion of a very enjoyable and educational process we received a high quality plan that played a key role in successfully funding our company....”
Business Leader Testimonials: Management Consultancies Who Helped Their Business Grow
- Jim Wirtz, Jim Wirtz's Woodworks, provided the following testimonial: “The Giersch Group helped me turn my business around at a crucial time and even stepped in to do our accounting when my bookkeeper resigned suddenly. Ultimately, Peter helped me sell the business. He was very helpful.”
- Dave Romoser, Chair, Serenity Inns Board of Directors, provided the following testimonial: “Peter and his team have been instrumental in helping Serenity Inns make the leap from a small grassroots organization to a powerful force for good in the inner city of Milwaukee. Specifically, the way they handled our board and strategic direction made all the difference in helping our organization reach the next level."
- Adam Raczkowski, President & COO, W. F. Young, Inc, provided the following testimonial.: "Albu Consulting has vast industry and academic knowledge coupled with their real world experience. They provided W. F. Young with a framework for creating a positive and profitable corporate direction. They did this in a manner that has minimized the guess work and builds upon intelligent selections. The end result is a well thought through strategic plan destination of choice, not chance.”
- Joseph Dattoli, Former Vice President/General Manager, Perugina Brands of America, provided the following testimonial: “Perugina Brands retained Albu Consulting on several major growth strategy projects which involved key business decisions for our company. In each case they have provided us with excellent strategic thinking and fact based recommendations. They have been comprehensive and thorough in their analysis, and skilled at assessing and identifying growth opportunities that are practical and realistic.”
- Konstantin Djelebov, CEO at RewardsLabs, provided the following testimonial: "We wanted to test a new growth strategy that required massive outreach to potential partners..... The Out2Bound team took the time to deep dive into our product and the industry, build a process that was executed smoothly till project close. We’ve generated a lot of knowledge which we are still using in our sales operations."
- Gil Gibori, CEO, The House, provided the following testimonial: "The business expanded tremendously and the in-house team is impressed with the results. Anchor Advisors went above and beyond to meet all needs, while their expertise, technical know-how, and ability to work with a new concept made them stand out among competitors".
- Brooke Foley, CEO, Jayne Agency, provided the following testimonial:"The collaboration has resulted in significant revenue increases and monthly savings for the business. The Anchor Advisors' business-savvy insight has led to a more suitable, manageable pipeline. Additionally, their expertise has aided to a fuller understanding of all business operations".
- Ashish Deshpande, CEO and Founder, Frevvo, Inc. provided the following testimonial: "...Maneesh understands early-stage software companies and gets personally involved by providing direct management support in navigating through critical early challenges. Maneesh was particularly helpful to me in opening doors: he has a strong network, understood the value proposition we had to offer to potential customers and partners and was able to make introductions to strategic executives at several organizations. This directly led to us acquiring some initial customers - an invaluable asset for a startup company....."
We began by reviewing management consultancies with a focus on helping start-ups secure funding and later expanded the search to companies that worked with start-ups and small businesses to help them grow their businesses. For the consultancies described above, we selected testimonials that were most relevant to these key questions. However, all of these management consultancies have numerous additional client testimonials available for review as a proof of their potential value to their clients.