Fundraising Assistance

Get help with everything from creating your perfect pitch deck to finding the right investors.

WHY ME?Who is Matt Ward?

Serial Entrepreneur. Startup Advisor & Business Consultant for Strategy & Growth. ex-VC/tech Podcaster.

In addition to helping founders and businesses scale faster with growth, strategy and marketing consulting, I also help startups accelerate the fundraising process by helping with pitch deck construction, practice pitch sessions and introductions to select investors and investment groups.

By merging years of hands-on startup experience with a strong personal investor network, I help startups simplify and accelerate the fundraising process so you can get back to doing what you do best – building great product and taking business to the next level.

If you’re building something meaningful in the world and your company needs help with raising your next round, we should chat.

Matt Ward: Startup Coach & Business Consultant for Growth & Strategy

STARTUPSBecause fundraising is hard and you have better things to do

The average startup fundraise takes 4-6 months, assuming the company can even close the round. That’s a lot time that could have been spent building your business, improving your product and acquiring customers. Let’s shorten that process so you can get back to work faster.

Risk-Free Pitch Practice
Introductions to Potential Investors
Insight Into What Investors Are Looking For
Critical Feedback & Tailored Pitch Help

INVESTORSBecause finding promising startups to invest in is hard

Venture capital and angel investing are one of the best performing asset classes. But getting involved in startup investing isn’t easy, especially find the right companies to invest in.

We worked with Matt to prepare for our seed round and couldn't be happier. He was incredibly valuable to develop our pitch deck further into something professional that really wows investors and was a massive help in practicing and perfecting our pitch. We highly recommend working with Matt if you're looking to ace your pitching game, save time, and win investors
Cosimo DonatiLeva Co-Founder and CEO
Matt has been coaching on startup growth and fundraising. He is fantastic at creating smart growth-hacking strategies and sharpening the value proposition for prospects and investors. He helped formulate a fundraising strategy and us take our pitch deck to the next level. I am looking forward to our future collaboration on our go-to-market! Very high impact per coaching hour! Thank you, Matt!
Ondrej ZakZario Co-Founder & CEO
From a Startup perspective, it is a “must-have” to have a meeting with Matt! There are a LOT of so-called advisers and specialists that try to advise startups, but Matt has real experience and is very straight with his support! Thanks to his know-how we have also seen our potential and strengths from completely different perspectives! All startups know they need investors Pitch-decks and though there are tons of how-tos online, there is no sense wasting your time if you are Startup - just get in touch with Matt and I guarantee you will be amazed by the reaction of the investors 🙂 !
Mateusz WojdyloFounder & CVO of Share.P
Matt demonstrated a remarkable talent for innovating new areas of potential expansion, implementing digital marketing and growth strategies and automated systems, creating or helping to curate highly valuable content, and pursuing every avenue possible to make our business succeed.
Gerd LeonhardThe Futures Agency Founder & CEO
I can highly recommend Matt for any startup or business looking to increase sales and efficiency while building a sustainable long term strategy for the company.
Stuart SchultzBeautyRX CEO
After working with Matt for almost 2 years, I can definitely say having him on my team and his insight and perspective into new and unique growth strategies and business models was incredibly valuable for JudoLaunch. I highly recommend working with him, either as an advisor or consultant.
Chris RawlingsJudolaunch Co-Founder & CEO
We worked with Matt to prepare for our seed round and couldn't be happier. He was incredibly valuable to develop our pitch deck further into something professional that really wows investors and was a massive help in practicing and perfecting our pitch. We highly recommend working with Matt if you're looking to ace your pitching game, save time, and win investors
Cosimo DonatiLeva Co-Founder and CEO
Matt has been coaching on startup growth and fundraising. He is fantastic at creating smart growth-hacking strategies and sharpening the value proposition for prospects and investors. He helped formulate a fundraising strategy and us take our pitch deck to the next level. I am looking forward to our future collaboration on our go-to-market! Very high impact per coaching hour! Thank you, Matt!
Ondrej ZakZario Co-Founder & CEO
Matt’s been super helpful the past 2.5 years as we’ve struggled to grow AiHello. Between the business, product and marketing help and advice and his expertise and connections/introductions in the Amazon space, we’d never have gotten to where we are at today without him. I highly recommend working with him.
Ganesh KrishnanAiHello Founder & CEO
I’ve been working with Matt for some time now to refine our pitch deck for our Series A, in addition to consulting him on marketing, user acquisition/activation, business strategy and app monetization going forward. Every call has been invaluable. Can’t recommend him enough.
Jo WebberPod Founder & CEO

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STARTUP & BUSINESS COACHINGFrequently Asked Questions

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Can you help me meet investors?

While I can’t guarantee I’ll know the perfect investors for your product or service, I can guarantee you won’t pay a dime unless we are successful – which is a bit like having your cake and eating it too!

Interested? Be sure to reach out today as my capacity is limited. Or, just send me an email: matt@mattward.io

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What industries do you specialize in?

In addition to a deep background in ecommerce & CPG, media & podcasting, B2B SaaS, consumer and climate tech, I work with numerous startups & companies in retail, B2B, healthtech, and Fintech/blockchain sectors (from early-stage to at-scale corporates) with services such as:

  • Pitch Deck Creation & Optimization
  • Finding & Pitching the Right Investors
  • Practice Refining Your Pitch
  • Strategic Business Development & Planning
  • Valuation & Fundraising Strategy
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Can you help me with my pitch deck?

Absolutely!

Thanks to working with and interviewing hundreds of VCs and angel investors and making several investments myself, I know exactly what to put (and not put) in your pitch deck and presentation. Let’s refine your pitch together and create your killer pitch deck that investors & VCs can’t ignore.

NOTE: This is also available as a done-for-you service as well if you prefer.

Rather do this yourself and practice later with me? That’s fine too. Here’s a free guide to help you get started.

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How much does it cost to work together?

Nothing, unless we are successful with helping you raise money!

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