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Since 2015, the #1 way for funded companies to find qualified advisors. 1000+ served.

Advisors

I am a
marketing specialist, fundraiser, mentor, engineering specialist, luminary, sales specialist
with expertise in
brand marketing, seed fundraising, public speaking, iOS, evangelism, monetization
and knows the
retail, fintech, e-commerce, payments, accounting, cleantech
industry
I'm a Bad Ass Advisor

Companies

We are looking for a
marketing specialist, fundraiser, mentor, engineering specialist, luminary, sales specialist
with expertise in
brand marketing, seed fundraising, public speaking, iOS, evangelism, monetization
and knows the
retail, fintech, e-commerce, payments, accounting, cleantech
industry
We're a Bad Ass Company
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FOR ACCELERATORS

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"We love Bad Ass Advisors. It complements our fund really well. We've had many of our portfolio matched with advisors that specialize in the markets our firms need to ace."

– Manan Mehta, Managing Partner, Unshackled

FOR STARTUPS

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"I met environmental legend Joel Makower thanks to Bad Ass Advisors. Joel has been instrumental in our understanding how to work with Fortune 50."

– Logan Soya, CEO, Aquicore

FOR ADVISORS

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"Bad Ass Advisors works. I've worked for Google, Samsung and a dozen others and it's great to offer my wisdom to two early stage firms. I got a nice piece of equity and I love the teams!"

– James Gerber, 25-year Silicon Valley Pro
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Apply To Be A Bad Ass Advisor

We've made it easy to advise, reducing the discovery and courting process, paperwork and expectation setting for you and companies you want to advise.

Once a member, you get a totally bad ass advisor page. You'll be matched to great companies (they've had to qualify too) looking for advisors like you.

You'll receive a weekly email digest from us with potential matches. If you decide it's a project for you, you'll be connected privately by email. If it's a match, you'll agree on equity compensation and sign our standard agreement.

It's up to you and the firm how long the relationship goes. Bad Ass Advisors will periodically send out tips and status requests and help ensure the relationship works. If it doesn't, Bad Ass Advisors will act as a non-binding arbiter.

Bad Ass Advisors generally:

  • Have directly or in part been responsible for a company outcome over $50M OR have years of experience/contacts in a specific industry
  • Have world-class skills in a tech-influenced space
  • Know the in and outs of Silicon Valley, can point to multiple URLs that reference them
  • Have spoken at industry events
  • Know the backstreets of SOMA
  • Know the redeye schedule out of SFO
  • Are someone their buds would call Bad Ass!
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Apply To Be A Bad Ass Company

We've made it easy to find advisors to help you grow your business, reducing the discovery and courting process, paperwork and expectation setting process along the way. If you've never hired advisors, you'll love this. If you have hired advisors in the past—you'll love Bad Ass Advisors even more!

Once your application is accepted, you build a company page that features your company and team. You'll create specific briefs of the advisor roles you want to fill. These briefs will be matched to great advisors (they've had to qualify too) looking for companies like you.

You'll receive a weekly email digest from us with potential matches. If they feel right, you'll connect. If it's a match, you'll agree on equity compensation and sign our standard agreement.

It's up to you and the firm how long the relationship goes. Bad Ass Advisors will periodically send out tips and status requests and help ensure the relationship works. If it doesn't, Bad Ass Advisors will act as a non-binding arbiter.

Bad Ass Companies:

  • Are in tech
  • Have raised initial outside capital for their business and have a stock option plan in place
  • Have good partners, a core team, and markets identified they think they can crush
  • Would love to rent world-class advisors versus trying to find and hire full-time staff to solve a few key challenges
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Bad Ass Advisors for Accelerators, Venture Funds and Syndicates

Single stop to connect your portfolio companies with amazing advisors who drive success across, sales, technology, and strategy, Simply invite companies and advisors within your network to your own private version of Bad Ass Advisors and let us do the rest.

You'll receive a weekly email digest from us with the active briefs of portfolio companies and the matches we have made.

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