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Business Executives For Rent by the Hour

Have a great idea but no formal business training or experience?  Want to hire a business executive but just can’t afford the salary?  What if you could rent a business executive with high-end professional school training for just a few hours to tackle the major problems your company was facing?  Well, with, now you can.  According to, the company “Connect[s] businesses to the top MBA students and alumni to solve critical business problems at affordable prices.”

MBA Students and Business Executives Work by the Hour matches up MBA students, graduates, and business executives with companies who need temporary business consulting.  The online marketplace makes it easy for small businesses to find the services they are looking for.  Consulting services offered through the company generally range from $25 to $75 per hour.  According to DealB%k, HourlyNerd includes over 300 companies and 900 business executives.

To learn more, read  William Alden’s article, Mark Cuban Invests in Start-Up to Connect Companies to M.B.A.’s.

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