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OLGA

Marketer, crowdfunder, maker, strategist

Olga Pogoda

Olga has 10 years of strategic management experience, and has raised millions of dollars for various startups through various types of crowdfunding.

Olga is also known for project management, community building, handling the PR & community outreach for Nation of Makers, and for her work in representing the maker community to the White House and the Department of Defense during the Obama administration.

Olga is on the board of Protohaven, a non-profit makerspace in Pittsburgh. She deeply enjoys eating dessert and talking about nerdy stuff. Also, hot tea.

LAUNCHING, RELAUNCHING OR growing A business?
Here’s what we bring to the party:

  • Experience and past performance in a wide variety of industries

  • Management skills that have been proven in both short-term projects and long-term operations

  • National reach

  • A large network and supporting cast of proven specialists - talented friends, strategic associates and trusted collaborators we rely on

  • Collaborative, flexible approach - not a “cookie cutter”

  • Familiarity in working with government agencies and contracting

  • Enthusiastic client testimonials

  • A real understanding of what you’re going through - we’ve done it ourselves, and we’ll roll up our sleeves and do it alongside you


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SCOT

Seller, organizer, podcaster, strategist

Scot MacTaggart

Scot is best known as the host and producer of the popular Pitchwerks podcast on the Epicast Network, a weekly audio show that talks about sales, marketing and startups.

Scot has served in all kinds of sales, marketing, management, consulting and advisory roles over 20 years. He has developed strategies and messaging that propelled a range of companies from startups to long-established firms, primarily focusing on B2B technology, security, government and healthcare.

Scot thinks and speaks in a language of unexpected analogies, and burns through Diet Pepsi by the case.