Impact Consulting Hub
#20: How to launch an independent social impact consulting business in 5 steps
Updated: Jan 14, 2022
Hello and welcome to a special episode of the Impact Consulting Podcast with Loksan and Molly from the Impact Consulting Hub.
Today, we walk you through the steps required to launch an independent consulting business in the international development or social impact spaces.
What we discuss
What an independent social impact professional is.
How we launched Molly's independent consulting business (focused on NGO fundraising) two years ago.
Molly's challenges in identifying areas to specialise in and services to provide.
The IC-Hub 5-Step Start-up Framework.
The IC-Hub 5-Step Start-up Framework
Step 1: Identify your services
Step 2: Establish your runway
Step 3: Launch and test your Minimum Viable Product/Service and get your first client
Step 4: Sort out the legals (banking, legal status, taxation, insurance, contracting, invoicing)
Step 5: Iterate, improve, and level-up
We go through the five steps quite briefly. For those who are serious about launching their independent consulting career very soon, we also provide a premium IC-Hub Start-up Incubator Programme.
The "BORING STUFF": Administrative requirements of freelancing
IC-Hub Business Development Guide (free access to the premium resource)
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