1-to-1 Startup Consultant

Whether you want a Startup consultant or a scale-up mentor, start with a FREE 10 minute discovery call, by booking with David today.

With a provable track record of business growth he could be the most affordable non-exec you ever hire. The mentor on your mobile. 

"I've made the mistakes so you don't have to"

David | Founder of Deathground
startup consultant and business mentoring service

Startup Consultant

E-Commerce and Retail CEO


In 2013 with £5000 savings I had scraped together, I built a multi-million turnover retail chain and learned a lot along the way. I’m not done building my own businesses, but I can help you build yours too.

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1-to-1 Startup Consultations

If you don’t need a monthly agency, you can take advantage of our bitesize business mentoring service.

Our founder David, offers a 1-to-1 Startup Consultant service, and the benefit of his marketing and strategic experience,  via video conferencing, starting from £79 per session.

Your 30 minute business mentoring sessions, can cover any area you wish and at the end of the call we send you an email with the recording so you can go back over advice points, from your freelance Non-Exec.

Before you book in for a Startup consultation or business mentoring, why not take advantage of our FREE discovery call first, to see where you are at and where you want to get to. This also helps David plan for your video call better.

Does it have a shot?

I'm not your friends or family, I can give you the cold hard truth, or a way to make it stand out. You need to be different and better, let me help.

Offline Marketing Tips

Having grown a retail chain with restricted advertising rules from a £5K Startup to 30 Stores in 5 years. I know a few tricks.

Branding Help

I believe that branding needs to make sense. And branding means more than just a cheap logo. It's the font, it's the message, it's your core values.

SEO Action Plans

Some of the most valuable SEO to implement can be done yourself once you know what to do. Let me give you some regular action plans.

Want the support of an experienced CEO?

Business and Marketing Consultancy for Start-ups

My experience is focused around retail, food and beverage, as well as anything requiring growth marketing -which is essentially everything. 

My track record stands to scrutiny and I am happy to field any questions.

I want you to be confident that when you deal with me as a startup consultant, you know you are getting something a little special.

For you, what is key is this: I know how to grow a brand on not a lot.

So what are some of the key highlights

– Founder Vape and Juice | Vapeandjuice.co.uk | @vapeandjuiceuk 

– Co-founder The Skinny Kitchen | theskinnykitchen.co.uk | @the_skinny_kitchen

– Co-founder Our Remedy | Ourremedy.co.uk | @ourremedycbd

– Co-founder CBDStar | CBDStar.co

– Extensive experience in building creative content for Social Media Channels, Blog Content for Organic Search and SEO, User Experience, Sales and Leadership training.

– Podcasting via Anchor.fm/themobshow

– Creating Youtube content with over 300,000 views and generating to date over 3 million impressions across the channel in 2 years. 

– Author of a blog turned Amazon Audible Best Seller

Let’s talk turkey. You might think £79 for an appointment is a lot of money. I would have thought the same on Day 1. By year 3 I was paying 4 x that to be told things I wish I knew on day 1.

If I can help you in as small a way as improve your conversion rate on your website, or boost up-sales in store, the additional revenue that brings, will make you come back for more.

Before an appointment, I conduct a free discovery call, which won’t take more than 10 minutes max, where I can establish what you’re doing and how. 

This means, even if you aren’t armed with exact things to discuss, I can guarantee I will. My job is to make sure your time with me feels rewarded. If I can do that, then I know I will be speaking to you next week or month. 

So why not book a Free 10 minute discovery call now. What have you got to lose? 

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The call takes 10 minutes max, costs you nothing and let’s you see if I am right for you. Click the button below, fill in the details and select the best time for you. 

Weekend Warrior

You can reach me 7 days a week. I don't stop because entrepreneurs don't either.


Having spent years in e-commerce, I know what you need to focus on.

100% Generalist

I know the puzzle pieces you haven't yet found through expensive trial and error.

Direct and Honest

I'm not friends or family, I can tell you straight when you may need to pivot.

All gobbledygoo?
Don't know what to do?

Lets arrange a call back

We’ll contact you within 48 hours to find a time that suits you.