Consulting

Matt Voska advising US congressional staffers at the Capitol.

Ideas are cheap; the value lies in execution.


As a Y Combinator and venture-backed startup founder, I’ve been fortunate to work with extraordinary teammates and mentors applying Silicon Valley’s best practices to grow our company from 0-300 employees and 0-$10M+ in revenue.

I’m a firm believer that ideas are cheap, and all value lies in execution. Therefore, I’m always willing to share feedback and advice, but if you need a partner for idea execution, we can start a consulting arrangement.

I try to make myself available for a few hours each month to help other companies execute on growth and operations.

How I can help:

Growth

I spend much of my time thinking about how to grow revenue. Specifically, how to grow such that the cost to acquire a customer is a sustainable fraction of the lifetime value.

  • Growth hacking
  • Marketplace supply/demand growth
  • Search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Search engine marketing (SEM)
  • Outbound sales
  • Sales operations

Operations

When I’m not thinking about growing revenue, I’m thinking about fulfillment. Both of my last two companies required extensive logistics and operations, remotely coordinating thousands of people around the country down to the second. I love solving complex operational & logistical challenges.

  • Marketplace operations
  • Human logistics
  • Remote work tooling & processes
  • Startup management

Regulations

The legal frameworks of today lag far behind the new technologies that they regulate. This lag creates an unfortunate problem for innovators looking to push the technological envelope beyond what is congruent with today’s law. There are many avenues to “upgrading” the regulations via each of the three branches of our government.1 One of the most consequential misconceptions entrepreneurs have is that the law is fixed, and there is no way to change it as an individual or startup. There are, in fact, many ways!2

  • How to “upgrade” the law
  • Exploring options within each of the three branches
  • Connecting with Washington insiders who can further push the cause

  1. My experience is in navigating regulatory challenges within the United States government. It may or may not apply to your government. ↩︎

  2. I am not a lawyer; this is not legal advice; I do not give legal advice. ↩︎