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Maria Podolyak

Marketing & PR of Starta Ventures

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Talented self-starter and marketing professional with 13+ years of expertise in start-up environments, helping companies launch their marketing efforts from the ground up. Possesses a demonstrated track record of successful digital product launches with memorable results. Strong combination of creativity and a technical acumen that has resulted in many successful campaign launches across various marketing channels.

Works as a Consultant on remote contracts assisting startups in VR, e-commerce, mobile applications, ad tech, educational tech, gaming, and gadgets specializations. Manage a team of 5 freelancers for larger projects for copywriting, social media, outreach and analytics activities.

Define communications strategies and brand messaging for various clients.

Create and implement the roadmap to target journalists, bloggers and key industry influencers.

Pitch publications (including Tier1 media), leading niche market media and bloggers to increase exposure.

Author contributing articles (open editorial) and blog posts for company speakers.

Noteworthy Accomplishment: Outreach efforts to journalists have yielded more than 10 Tier1 publications including TechRepublic, Forbes, VentureBeat, TechCrunch, Engadget, El Pais, and Entrepreneur. Articles published include founder interviews, funding news, guest columns, and quotes, in addition to dozens of other Tier2 and Tier3 publications.