20 Best Entrepreneur

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in 2023

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Tyler Malin's avatar

Tyler Malin

San Diego, CA, USA

let's launch your moonshot

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Callee Ackland

United States

helping female founders optimize their business

Recommended 2x
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Top Independent

Sílvia Pinho

Lisbon, Portugal

Social media strategy & content for FUN brands!

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Jessica Sanford

Barcelona, Spain

Versatility Unleashed: Driving Growth & Innovation



Los Angeles, CA, USA

Stand out with unbeatable designs

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Kendra Garagan

Vancouver, BC, Canada

Optimizing Ops & Building Ecosystems with Startups

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Mobashir Monim

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Self-managed full stack developer and entrepreneur

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Gopinath M

Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India

Innovative Software Architect & Developer

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Kabir Sehgal

San Francisco, CA, USA

Product-led Growth Expert

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Ryan Turner

Austin, TX, USA

Experienced Product Strategist & Manager

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Isfandiyor Djamalutdinov

Łódź, Poland

Flutter Developer: Mobile & Web Engineering

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Md. Tarikul Islam Jibon

Uttara, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Logo design with entrepreneurial flair

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Beriwan Ceren

London, UK

Creative Entrepreneur,Operator for Startups

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Kushalrajsinh Parmar

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Data and Content Specialist

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TheRichestCousin Corp

Chicago, IL, USA

Experienced Influencer for Effective Promos

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Bobby Shoals

San Diego, CA, USA

Immaculate results in design

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Cihan Uygur

İstanbul, Turkey

Cutting-edge web dev crafting engaging brands

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Andrea Marchiotto

Rotterdam, Netherlands

Product Leader, eCommerce Director, AI Artist

Common projects for Entrepreneurs

Creating a business strategy for a new venture

Developing a marketing plan for a product or service

Providing business development services

Conducting market research and analysis

Setting up and optimizing operational processes

Offering advice and guidance as a business consultant

Tips for working with and hiring Entrepreneurs

Define your project

Before reaching out to an entrepreneur freelancer, make sure you have a clear understanding of your project or business needs. This includes your goals, the tasks you want them to accomplish, and any specific expertise or skills you require.

Review their experience

Take time to review the freelancer's previous experiences and achievements to ensure they have the entrepreneurial skills and knowledge that match your project needs. Look at the businesses they've built or helped, and the results they've achieved.

Understand their business skills

Ensure the entrepreneur freelancer is proficient in the necessary business skills, such as business strategy, marketing, operations management, etc. Their ability to leverage these skills is crucial to the successful execution of your project.

Communication is crucial

Good communication is key for a successful freelance project. Ensure your entrepreneur freelancer is responsive and open to feedback. Discuss and review the project's progress through Contra to mitigate any issues that may arise.

How to hire Entrepreneurs

Define your needs

Before starting the hiring process, have a clear understanding of what you need from an Entrepreneur Freelancer. This could include business strategy, market analysis, operations management, or other business-related tasks.

Post a detailed job

Posting a detailed job on Contra will attract the right freelancers. Include information about your project, the skills required, and the project timeline.

Review applications

Review the applications you receive and shortlist freelancers based on their skills, experience, and fit for your project. Look at their past projects and reviews on their profile.

Conduct interviews

Conduct interviews with shortlisted freelancers. Ask questions about their experience, approach to entrepreneurship, and how they manage risks and uncertainties. Also, discuss your project specifics and expectations.

Make an offer

Once you've found the right freelancer, make an offer through Contra. This will include the project details, payment terms, and timeline.

3 questions to ask when interviewing Entrepreneurs

1. Can you share an example of a project where you've successfully used your entrepreneurial skills?

2. What strategies would you implement to achieve success for my project?

3. How do you manage risks and uncertainties in a project?

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The quality of independents on Contra is top-notch, and the onboarding process is one to model. Being able to speak with a team member to truly understand what we needed as well as offer suggestions of talent in the network was a whole new experience for me.

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Love, love, love. Contra is an amazing place to find flexible, creative talent. The process of getting to know independents through their profiles was incredibly easy and fast.

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Platform for Async Collaboration

The talent I find on Contra has been excellent. But aside from that, Contra’s community differentiates Contra from other freelancing platforms. I love the responsiveness of the Contra team, and how invested they are in your success. I actually pay freelancers I’ve found outside of Contra through Contra because I love the platform so much, especially that they don’t take a cut of your payment.

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Grounded Insights
UX Research Consulting Firm

I used to waste hours trying to find talent. Switching to Contra was 10x on my time, energy and money as an Entrepeneur and Creator. Lauren was a perfect fit from day one, and I couldn’t have found someone of this calibor without Contra.

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Creator Store

I can vouch for Contra that it is a great hiring tool. I shoot my shot and the candidates I keep seeing are incredible.The process took minutes and the support I always get from their team is 10/10.

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Cecilia Reusch
Community Strategist

Freelancers on Contra come across very professionally. They actually seem to read your job posting and have directly relevant skills, which isn’t always the case on most other freelancer sites. On Contra, freelancers who matched with my job seemed to have the relevant skills I was seeking.

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Career Consultant
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Frequently asked

An Entrepreneur Freelancer is a professional who provides services based on their entrepreneurial skills and experience. They can help with various aspects of building and running a business, such as strategy, marketing, operations, and more.

An Entrepreneur Freelancer is a professional who provides services based on their entrepreneurial skills and experience. They can help with various aspects of building and running a business, such as strategy, marketing, operations, and more.

Hiring an Entrepreneur Freelancer on Contra gives you access to top freelance talent without the hassle of middlemen or commissions. You can review their experiences, collaborate efficiently, and handle contracts and payments all in one place.

You can post a job detailing your project requirements on Contra. Entrepreneur Freelancers who match your requirements can then apply for the job. You can also browse through the profiles of Entrepreneur Freelancers and invite those you are interested in to apply.

Projects that require Entrepreneur Freelancer skills often include business strategy development, marketing plan creation, business development, market research, and operations management.

The cost of hiring an Entrepreneur Freelancer on Contra can vary based on the complexity of the project, the freelancer's experience and skills, and the project duration. It's best to discuss the project scope and budget with the freelancer to get a more accurate quote. On average, you can expect to pay between $35 to $100 per hour.

Entrepreneur Freelancers are paid commission-free on Contra. They may charge per project, per hour, or per milestone. The minimum payment for posting an opportunity on Contra is $250 or $25 an hour. Payments for each milestone are funded individually at the beginning of the project and held in escrow, being released after approval of the deliverables for that milestone, or automatically within three days.

Entrepreneur Freelancers may use a variety of tools depending on the nature of the project. Some common tools include project management software like Trello or Asana, communication tools like Slack or Zoom, and business analytics tools like Google Analytics or Tableau.

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