Small Business Consultants
Small Business & Startup Consulting

Startup Consulting Firms

With 15+ years’ experience in raising capital and building multiple tech startups, we are one of the few business startup consultants in India & US providing strategy consulting for startups in North America, UK, Europe, and Asia Pacific region. We consult startups in developing capital investment strategies and other areas where efforts are needed to stay competitive and focused.

 

Self-funded or investment backed startups creatively address real world challenges on the backbone of disruptive technologies and innovation. During its inception, startup entrepreneurs devote time and efforts primarily towards creating a minimum viable product (MVP), scaling the product or service, and overcoming the challenges of growing the business idea. Selective focus in prioritizing objectives towards building customer base and revenues, often causes them to miss out on valuation and exit strategies.

 

Through our startup business consulting services, Arete Ventures enables these dynamic and often young entrepreneurs in charting the path forward while they continue their focus on other key areas. We curate and implement robust business strategies in their early stages which maximizes valuation thus creating far better enterprise values for investors and founders both.

"Upon raising initial capital, Startups are well aware that the odds are against them until they prove it otherwise. Becoming a Unicorn and going beyond it remains an endeavor of every entrepreneur leading the startup"

Our professional experience in building as well as consulting several innovative startups globally, we have witnessed a common pain point that aches many startups – unoptimized fiscal spending. In the process of acquiring customers and achieving multiple KPIs, they end up spending more money than they should have; thus, learning things hard way.

To help startup succeed further, we offer startup advisory services in concept ideation, pitch deck, negotiating term sheets, convertible notes (SAFE), voting rights, nominating board members, investment capital raise strategy for angel, seed or series funding and ESOP structure to attract the best talent. 

Our business startup consultants in Mumbai dedicate their efforts exclusively on areas critical to your company’s success – thus filling the gaps and keeping you competitive. Capitalizing on our global operational and business expertise, numerous startups from various countries have benefited from our custom made financial models that assisted them in achieving their key objectives. Innovative business models emphasized on maximizing growth and optimize capital spending through our access to global markets and deep industry specific expertise in various sectors. 

"Upon Startups often fail due to uncontrolled spending or ineffective business mode. We assist startups by developing a proven capital investment strategy that helps you succeed in your entrepreneurial venture" 

As one of the best startup consulting firms in India, Arete firmly believes in creating a lean startup that investors as well entrepreneurs would be proud of. Proven results with repeated success internationally are bound to create a positive impact in a shortest possible timeframe.

Our startup advisors in India and US have advised more than 50+ innovative startups across Europe, USA & APAC in Healthcare, Lifesciences, AI, FinTech, EdTech, E-commerce, FMCG, Biofuels, Bioplastics and Renewable Energy. Arete Ventures also proudly serves as a mentor, advisor and on the jury boards of investment firms and accelerator programs in USA, Europe & Singapore. 

Looking to recruit and build an executive team of qualified engineers, management, sales and finance professionals that can help your startup succeed ? We are one of the best startup executive search firms for Quantitative Finance, FinTech, AI, Machine Learning, FMCG, Engineering & Life Sciences. Check out our executive search & recruitment services by clicking here

Startup Advisory Services

Small Business Consulting

In US, Small & Medium Businesses (SMB) account for nearly 48% of American jobs and about 45% of GDP. In other developed and developing nations, SMBs account for 30-40% of country's GDP. SMBs undoubtedly contribute to societies as well as global economies through job creation, revenues and innovation.

 

With successful business experience in Silicon Valley, rest of USA & Europe, Arete Ventures is one of the few small business consulting firms in India and US that has global operational expertise in taking small businesses to next level. We have been successfully consulting small and medium (SME) businesses at various growth stages in India, United States and Europe.

In an era driven by globalization and tech innovation, small businesses can benefit immensely in increasing business outreach with better profit margins. To achieve this, they need deeper understanding and quick access to digital technologies that can propel business efficiencies as well as rapid growth.

At Arete Ventures, we address critical pain points by providing small business consulting services like evaluating business model and go to market strategy to competitive intelligence, digital transformation, social media and pricing strategy. Our dedicated small business consultants in Mumbai and San Francisco offices have consulted small and medium businesses across major sectors. to like international growth, strategy, revenues, cashflow and working capital management.

Another key area where we excel is in creating outstanding value proposition models for our clients. We position brands of our customers that differentiates them from competitors, helps build trust amongst their customers and offer a strong product or service that is desirable in the markets they operate in. Our value proposition models have helped small businesses bring internal teams on same page, understand competition and key objectives to success, expand in new markets and identify opportunities to improve business efficiencies.

We ensure continued growth and success of our small business customers by helping them optimize cash flow, improve profit margins and working capital management strategies. Our financial planning and analysis experience includes full execution strategies that are implemented by our small business consultants with quantifiable deliverables. 

 

We create unique value proposition models by helping raise money, create robust financial models, improve profit margins, optimize cash flow, business development and digital marketing strategies. Compared to consulting firms like MBB which are  expensive and may also not have the startup or small business consulting expertize to serve your company’s needs.

Arete Ventures
Technology

Technology

AI, Data Science, Cloud & Quantum Computing

Fintech

Fintech

Digital Lending, Payments, & Wealth Management

E-Commerce

E-Commerce

Digital Strategy, Tech Platform, Omnichannel Marketing

Healthy Food

Healthy Food

Food & Beverages, AgTech, Alternative Proteins

Life Sciences

Life Sciences

Health Care, Biotech & MedTech

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

Lifestyle, Electronics & Consumer Retail

SMALL BUSINESS CONSULTING SERVICES

As small businesses grow, one of the critical aspect it comes across is growing profitably while continuing to deliver excellent products and services to its expanding customer base. With our global experience across all sectors, Arete small business consultants have developed a proven strategy in empowering small businesses to grow rapidly while leveraging technologies that ease operations and save costs. SMEs benefit from our global expertise that enables them in quickly identifying growth opportunities, operational improvements and creating business strategies that enhance revenues as well as profit margins. Our SMB turnkey solutions for global clientele begin from developing a plan to full implementation with quantifiable performance metrics. 

Below are some of our exclusively curated consulting services for small businesses geared towards accomplishing your core objectives of efficiencies, productivity & growth.  

Strategy
Strategy

Niche business strategies accelerating growth & brand value

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Performance Improvement
Performance Improvement

From business turnaround to operational consulting, we can quickly stage an improvement in company's bottomline

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Business Model Validation
Business Model Validation

Validate critical hypothesis in business model and create a powerful go to market strategy

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Strategy
Strategy

Niche business strategies accelerating growth & brand value

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