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8 years experience | Manager | Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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Investment Manager at Talde Gestión S.G.E.I.C., S.A.
17 years experience | Senior | Bilbao, Spain
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13 years experience | Senior | Edison, NJ, USA
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30 years experience | Senior | Vienna, Austria
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Private Equity | Venture Capital | M&A
15 years experience | Senior | Frankfurt am Main, Germany

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Guide to hiring the right Advisory Boards consultant

What does a Advisory Boards consultant do? And how can you find the right one? Learn more in our hiring guide for Advisory Boards consultants.

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We will shortlist a selection of 3-6 candidates for your project within 48 hours or less.

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Frequently asked questions

Our Advisory Boards consultants work with clients in 40+ countries. Our clients are Corporate Development divisions, Private Equity backed companies, and fast-growing ventures.

Fintalent is not a staffing agency. We are a community of best-in-class Advisory Boards professionals, highly specialized within their domains. We have streamlined the process of engaging the best Advisory Boards talent and are able to provide clients with Advisory Boards professionals within 48 hours of first engaging them. We believe that our platform provides more value for Corporates, Ventures, Private Equity and Venture Capital firms, and Family Offices.

Our Advisory Boards consultants have extensive experience in Advisory Boards. Most of them have buy-side, sell-side M&A, or Private Equity experience.

Fintalent.io is an invite-only platform and we believe in the power of referrals and a closed-loop community. Members of our community are able to invite a small number of professionals onto the platform. In addition, our team actively scouts for the best talent who have experience in investment banking or have worked at a global top management consultancy. All of our community-referred talent and scouted talent are subject to a rigorous screening process. As such, over the last 18 months totaling more than 750 hours of onboarding calls, of which only 40% have received an invite-link after the call.

Our Advisory Boards consultants have experience in leading firms as well as interfacing with clients and wider corporate structures and management. What makes our Advisory Boards talent pool stand out is the fact that they have technical backgrounds in over 2,900 industries.

We operate world-wide and have clients in North America, Europe, APAC, and MENA.

Pricing depends on seniority, location, and project duration. For our pricing structure, please refer to our Pricing page.

Hiring guide to find the perfect Advisory Boards consultant

An advisory board is a group of individuals or organizations who provide guidance and assistance to an individual, institution, or company. They can be used to help shape a company’s strategy or provide advice on the best ways to conduct its business.

Fintalent’s advisory boards consultants ensure that private equity advisory board set up by them are made up of professionals that have been in their field for a long time and are well respected by both the financial industry and investors. Advisory boards are typically composed of people from different industries and experience levels as it helps with providing value from as many perspectives as possible.

The goal of an advisory board, in any situation, should be to provide as much value and assistance as possible while also helping the organization run smoothly and effectively. Many companies use advisory boards as an opportunity for networking and collaboration, depending on the size of the organization.

There are a few different types that exist, for instance the Performance Advisory Board (PAB), which is made up of senior executives from consulting firms who provide critical insights and provide support to companies during key stages. As well as these advisors, there are more general advisory boards made up of other finance professionals. The boards work with startups and current businesses by providing them with guidance on issues such as marketing strategy or strategic planning with other investors. They also can source new investments for their portfolio or offer strategic advice on investments they have already acquired in order to grow their number as well.

The value provided by advisory boards have caused them to become more popular over time because not only are they beneficial for companies but also for investors that are looking for new opportunities. They offer deals that they were likely not able to get otherwise and are also able to boost companies in areas of the business that they may be lacking in.

Most advisory boards act as a resource for their portfolio companies but there are also opportunities for investors to create advisory boards on their own. This is beneficial because it can open up new channels of potential investments and help startups even when they are not part of the company’s current investment portfolio. It also allows private equity firms to offer more guidance through various stages of a company’s growth and help them better understand certain aspects about the business such as leadership development or competitive intelligence.

Private equity advisory boards can vary greatly depending on the goals and needs of both parties involved. Here is a short list of what some o Fintalent’s Advisory Boards Consultants believe are some of the most important features for an advisory board:

  1. Suitable members: Members’ backgrounds and qualifications must be suitable to the needs of the organization. A good advisory board can be made up of a number of different individuals but should contribute in some way as long as they are “Right Fit” for the organization.
  2. Top-level connections: Certain private equity firms may have more connections than others and this can be beneficial if your advisor has relationships with key external investors or industry gurus (e.g., former investors, competitors, advisors, etc.).
  3. A clear understanding of the industry: An advisory board should be able to perform a deep investigation of the industry in which the company operates. The more knowledge and experience that an advisor has in this area, the better qualified they will be to help your company make sound decisions regarding its business and competitive landscape.
  4. Time and patience: An advisory board is not for everyone; some people may find it too time-consuming and strenuous, especially if they have a full schedule already. However, advisers can help a company establish stronger relationships with potential investors or provide valuable input when soliciting venture capital investment opportunities.
  5. Thorough vetting: Advisory board members can help you vet potential investors as well as provide a more objective opinion on your company’s business plan. Advisors tend to be more experienced than the people within your firm and will be able to provide insight from their own experiences and those of others.
  6. Transparency: Advisors should provide honest and constructive feedback. A potential investor may not always like what they hear, but it is important for companies to know that they have nothing to hide from the individuals with whom they are trying to build a long-term relationship or partnership.
  7. Risk management: Advisors can be helpful in identifying external risks that may present themselves. There are also internal risks to consider, such as the competition or market volatility.
  8. Value proposition: If a company has a product that is difficult to understand or requires a certain level of expertise, having an advisory board member with knowledge and experience in your industry can help find new opportunities and provide insight into the competitive advantages of your own business.

An advisory board is designed to help a company run more efficiently and effectively while also helping relationships with investors become stronger over time.

Conducting a private equity search may require your private equity firm to undergo some research on its own in order to narrow down the potential investment opportunities.

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