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Fundraising Consulting

Business plans, investor pitches, financial models, equity-debt funding, strategy, consulting

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Location: agoura hills, United States

Member since: March 2013

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    Jonboy70

    May 5, 2013

    I found Dovid to be excellent and VERY effective. I will continue to use. Highly recommend to guide people through.

    Project Description:Hi, I am in the final stages of developing a consumer website and require someone who can write up a business prospectus to target investors. The prospectus for the site which will operate within the...
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    andy418

    Apr 21, 2013

    I have been outsourcing for 7 years, and this is truly the most knowledgeable colleague in many areas that I have ever encountered,<br/>

    Project Description:NO RESUMES YET! This is round 1 of hiring. We are a small and growing company looking for a CFO. Please send your linked in and/or facebook page links. This is a home office position- must be technically savvy...
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Experience

Management Consultant: Strategy and Finance

Aug 2012 - Mar 2013 (7 months)

International Publisher

Analyzed 5 years of financial statements and business intelligence data to gain insight into title-specific revenue trends. Researched analyst forecasts of investment banks for each K-12 market segment and developed statistical model to synthesize consolidated estimate. Quantified $8M revenue opportunity over 2-years and 75% IRR from investing in 4 digital distribution channels. Identified source of differentiation as teacher training service, projecting $17M revenue at 25% EBIT margin.

Management Consultant: Strategy and Finance

Jun 2009 - Apr 2010 (10 months)

Industrial Private Equity group

Analyzed 5 years of management annual reports and financial statements for operating units in all potash suppliers; reconciled foreign currencies in consolidated industry model; aligned operational impact reports of events by news media with management filings; correlated market capitalization/share prices on exchanges with potash price changes and capital expenditures of suppliers; modeled comparative analysis of growth /ROIC of industry with other comparable commodity markets.

Principal

Jun 2009 - Present (5 years)

Independent Strategy Consulting

17 client companies with revenues ranging between $1M and $300M, Engagements primarily focused on fundraising and growth initiatives lasting from 1 week to 2 years. Strong emphasis on education management and e-learning, closely followed by B2B-tech/e-commerce start-ups.

Management Consultant: Strategy and Finance

May 2009 - Jun 2010 (1 year)

Teacher Training Technology Company

Overhauled of financial operations with new budgeting and forecasting models with Quickbooks integration. Rolled out variance analysis and reporting for each department. Authored closing financial reports including MD&A. Partnered with CEO and CMO and developed unit cost analysis for lead generation. Engineered process performance metrics for lead conversion and retention. Modeled benchmark analysis of gross margin, corporate allocations, and capital expenditures.

Vice President of Strategy and M&A

May 2006 - Jun 2009 (3 years)

International Private Equity Group

Evaluated potential investments and negotiated transactions. Wrote memorandums, modeled transactions, pro-forma statements and valuations, executed due diligence, and integration plans. Internal consultant for operating companies. Financial strategy to expand portfolio revenues from $1.7B to $10B in 5 years. Analyzed 120+ M&A opportunities with ~$2B combined value resulting ~$200M of diverse transactions. Total ~$50M in portfolio value-added from consulting at operating companies.

Program Manager

Mar 2000 - May 2006 (6 years)

Public Engineering Services Provider

Drove $5M in revenues over 2-year period for Telecommunications & R&D Group. Increased division profit margin 10% by executing process/systems optimization and service automation. Improved sales closure rate 10+% supporting pre-sales client-facing activities. Outperformed project budgets by minimum of 10%. Achieved 97% project satisfaction rate as point of contact for UAT and all post-sales client support.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Electronics Engineering Technology

DeVry University

1997-2000

MBA, International Business

Keller Graduate School of Management of DeVry University

2005-2006