Matthew was on the panel of business and pitch coaches at the 2014 Austin Education Startup Weekend. I was impressed with the amount of spot-on information and advice Matthew was sharing with our team. It was clear that such knowledge comes from actual life experience and the success of managing numerous companies. Matthew’s feedback ensured that our team’s pitch was structured for success as it made the pitch much more persuasive and strengthened our business model. I found Matthew’s approach very professional and encouraging due to his ability to understand the product in great detail and the challenges at stake. His way of communication is very effective as it carries a large amount of valuable information in a very short period of time which is critical for successful sales and marketing campaigns for any revenue driven business or company.
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Matthew’s 30 minute Skype session helped my business tremendously. I was astounded by how quickly he grasped my business idea and was able to provide specifically targeted advice. My business was in the very early stages when building connections is vital, and he provided actionable advice and scripts to connect with influencers in my field. Within a week I had personally contacted and started a relationship with two leaders in my field, and I look forward to building many more valuable ...
Matt gave us amazing mentoring and instruction as we started out our company. We had very basic knowledge of building a successful company when we met him. After working with Matt for only an hour we had a clear vision of where we were going with our company, how to pitch to investors, and how to market our product to our target audience. We can't wait to work with Matt in the future knowing how much value he's already brought our team!
Matthew Pollard is an excellent business coach -- he has helped us to plan the statewide efforts for our non-profit, and his advice is always spot on. Whether Matthew is helping us with refining our strategic vision or coaching us on how to better manage volunteers, he is always clear in his guidance, and very insightful. I am consistently impressed by both the breadth and depth of Matthew's knowledge. He will help you approach your work in a smarter, more effective manner.