"A confused mind always says "no". John helps you to make it say "yes". John exceptionally masters the skill to extract and formulate the authentic key messages and value propositions for start-ups and founders. He has helped VoteBash in developing a clear path to funding and getting in front of top-notch investors with confidence. His dedication to our success goes unparalleled. Beyond helping with our investor pitch, John also found the time to revise the sales deck with us. Because of him, we are now successfully pitching to major brands. John is a gracious human being, working with him is truly a joy. The return on investment is amazing. We will definitely work with him again."
Female entrepreneurs: John is the answer to bringing you where you need to be to play with the big dogs. I came to John struggling with our different and unique business lines and he really helped us simplify what we were doing to make it clear and concise for investors. He also helped us with our capital offering since we were unexpectedly down a CFO. John is worth every penny!
"I was honored to be on John Livesay's podcast "The Successful Pitch". He is a great interviewer and it was a lot of fun. His advice is right on! I recommend you being a guest if invited and hiring him if you need to raise money!"
John has set a new standard of expectations for consultants. His insight and understanding of HOW to craft a compelling pitch deck for purposes of raising additional equity investment, WHAT it should say, HOW to say it in a story mode, resulting in a robust WHY the listener/reader should invest was brilliant! John portrayed that rare person who "goes the extra mile - and then some." I can guarantee you one thing - for future rounds that I will be raising I will be calling on John again
John is a great sales leader. He helped us form a sales strategy that translated into a number of successful campaigns with major brands. It is also worth mentioning that he is a terrific human being. I recommend him strongly.
If you need a clear path to funding and success, John will provide it. By leveraging his 20-year career in sales coupled with a deep understanding of intricacies of pitching investors, John provides start-ups with both high-level and street-level smarts. Highly recommended.
I recently had the pleasure of meeting John through a mutual friend. I can safely say after only one meeting he has already made a big impact on my business and my confidence. Even before our meeting John emailed me a wealth of information to have me prepared. I would highly recommend John's services to anyone looking to take their business to the next level.
If you are serious about getting something off the ground, John Livesay should be your first stop. In minutes he will help you clarify your pathway to success and guide you meticulously in setting things in motion. He is a master in reactivating stalled progress.
John really helped me with my startup on how to handle challenging situations and look at things differently. I learned how to set goals of doubling our growth and with his help we achieved them!
John Livesay has an uncanny knowledge of not only creating a national marketing strategy, but also has expertise in technology. He has added so much value to my business.
John Livesay is my go-to source for inspiring sales solutions to propel me and my team to success. With an in-depth knowledge of social media, sales and digital advertising, John is a tremendous resource.
As a funding strategist, John Livesay helps CEOs craft a compelling pitch that engages investors in a way that inspires them to join a startup’s team. He hosts The Successful Pitch podcast with investors from around the world. He is the Pitch Mentor at Startfast.net, the number one accelerator in Upstate New York. After a successful 20 year career in media sales with Conde Nast where he worked across all 22 brands in their corporate division [GQ, Vanity Fair, Wired, W and Vogue] and created integrated programs for clients such as Lexus, Hyundai and Guess, John won salesperson of the year in 2012 across the entire company. John’s book, The 7 Most Powerful Selling Secrets and has been translated into Spanish and Russian. John has a B.S in Advertising from the University of Illinois.