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STRATEGY | STRUCTURE | OPERATIONS 
 
FOR SCALING STARTUPS

About

A B O U T

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The problem I solve:


I organise the chaos allowing for Founders and CEOs to focus on driving their business forward in the knowledge that they’re building on strong foundations. 

I work with startup Founders and CEOs that are scaling or have a vision to scale in the near future. I specialise in implementing operational structure into organisations that cultivates and maximises fast growth potential.

Focused on working with disruptive innovators to; 


Maximise The Potential of Your People 
Build and/or Diversify Income Streams 
Save Money
Make Money
Do Good 


I work on one-off projects or on a retainer basis dependent on what works best for the organisation.
 

SERVICES

S E R V I C E S

The Structurist


A 3-6 month project that implements operational structure for scaling businesses that supports fast growth

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Research by Deloitte (2022) shows that the chances of a new enterprise to ascend as a scale-up are around 0.5%...

The 0.5% Club offers the startup community a carefully currated suite of services, designed and tested over the last decade,
that support startups to scale-up success

Startup Mentoring

Mentoring for early stage
startup Founders & CEOs

Startup Mentoring

Founder Coaching 


Coaching for Founders & CEOs navigating the challenges of scaling 

Founder Coaching

The 0.5% Club Membership


A members club of Founders & CEOs to access support for scaling their startup

The 0.5% Club Membership

The Structurist


A 3-6 month project that implements operational structure for scaling businesses that supports fast growth

The Structurist

LB 


Consultancy on a project or retained basis 

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The Psych Board 


Fractional COO Role in scaling startups 

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E X P E R I E N C E

EXPERIENCE

2017-present

Worked with over 30 startup to scaling businesses preparing systems, processes, infrastructure and compliance assuring a firm foundation for fast growth

2023

Associate Tutor at Cardiff Metropolitan University (Enterprise & Entrepreneurship)

2023

Contributor to Welsh Government Technology Export Cluster

2023

Mentor to Investor Readiness Programme cohort in association with British Business Bank 

2021

Contributor to Google Startup Academy

2022-present

Contributor to Tramshed Tech Startup Academy

2022

Guest Speaker at Welsh Government International Womens Day event in UAE

2020

Co-Founder of HolmHosts

2015-2019

Project management of 7 successful acquisitions/mergers, across the financial services, accountancy and legal sectors

2011-present

Overseen the successful recruitment of over 200 employees into key roles within fast growth companies across multiple sectors including hospitality and regulated firms

2011-present

C L I E N T E L E

CLIENTELE

MY CLIENTELE ARE FOUNDERS & CEOS OF STARTUPS, SCALE-UPS,

AND FAST GROWTH COMPANIES WHO NEED THE EXPERTISE OF A DYNAMIC COO BUT WITHOUT THE FULL TIME PRICE TAG

My experience and skillset is ideally suited to:

Re-Structuring | Pivoting | Streamlining | Expanding | Exporting | Funding | Sale/Acquisition/Merger

P A R T N E R S

PARTNERS

I have a network of industry specialists who I work with to achieve your business goals. I manage these specialists as part of a project to ensure maximum value, including but not limited to:

Startup Incubators

Startup Accelerators

Business Growth Programmes 

Government (including International Trade convoys)

Accountants 

Lawyers

Banks

Angel Investors

Venture Capitalists

Financial Advisors

IT Infrastructure Specialists

Cyber Security Consultancies

Brand Architects

Web Developers

Product Designers

Marketeers

PR Agencies

Accredited Trainers

Software Developers

T E S T I M O N I A L S

TESTIMONIALS
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Making Cyber Security accessible, understandable and affordable for all businesses

 

'...During her time with us, Lucy supported the company through a number of challenges, including: A major trademark legal issue, massive growth in people and sales. A relocation of two offices into our new head quarters in Cardiff as well as a complete rename and rebrand. All of which was completed in Lucy’s methodical and organised way...If you want to add organsation, process and a clearly defined growth strategy to your company, then I would whole heartidly recommed Lucy Bulley to provide the necessary support and guidance.

www.purecyber.com

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Toolk-IT works closely with SMEs to ensure their IT provision is suitable, affordable and dependable

SUCCESSFULLY ACQUIRED APRIL 2023

'Lucy worked with me to create and execute a multifaceted business strategy that included; the implementation of new tech systems, negotiating commercial partnerships and creating a full brand identity for the company. Lucy has been pivotal in the successful growth of the company over the last 2 years and I would highly recommend contacting her if you're looking to cultivate or navigate fast growth in your business.'


www.toolk-it.net

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Helping early stage founders raise quicker, build better and enjoy the ride!

'Lucy is brilliant and someone I would highly recommend working with. A natural COO, she is masterful at helping companies create and build operational efficiencies and excellence, resulting in real tangible business growth. She's also a great person to work with too, just don't book all her time as I want to work with her on more project too ;-)'

www.hwyl.ventures

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iTero Gaming plays in the intersection between Artificial Intelligence and Gaming

'I had the great pleasure of receiving coaching from Lucy as I built my early-stage AI start-up. She had a fantastic ability to help me get to the core of the issues and made me aware of solutions that I didn't even know were possible. All this, whilst being a genuinely fantastic person to spend time with. Can't thank her enough.'

www.itero.gg

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The Home of Startups in Wales


'...Having experienced the challenges that come with building, running and growing businesses, she is well placed to support others in structuring and growing their business...'

'...Her strategy-first approach and breadth of knowledge around organisational structure has been pinnacle to supporting many of the businesses.' 


www.tramshedtech.co.uk

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Porter is a modern day, digital travel agent, capable of providing personalised hotel recommendations, faster.

'Lucy has played such a pivotal role in helping to position Porter for rapid growth. Her business insight and ability to cut through the noise and identify the critical path forward are second to none. Lucy has really helped us streamline our business, focusing on the most profitable areas which has had a huge impact on business performance. Would highly recommend any business facing challenges or looking to turbo-charge their growth to work with Lucy.'

www.portertravel.co.uk

CONTACT

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