Press release 31st March 2020
Coronavirus – 2Y3X to offer pro bono emergency strategic planning
2Y3X, a leading growth acceleration consultancy, is providing emergency strategic planning workshops free of charge to companies affected by Coronavirus. The sectors it is especially focusing on include marketing, creative and comms, as well as not for profit and purpose led businesses.
Felix Velarde said, “A huge number of companies need heavyweight management support right now as they navigate a world that has changed overnight. We are in the privileged position to be able to offer assistance, so we have decided to do exactly that.
“2Y3X has industry-leading management consultants, former business owners, leadership coaches and subject matter experts. We are doing this with their generous support and we have increased our capacity as a result. Now is the time to help the employers who need to get back on their feet fast. In order to survive they have to plan the steps they will need to take so they can be back to full strength in six months’ time. We are here to help, no strings.”
2Y3X estimates they have the capacity to help up to thirty companies. Businesses who want to apply need to have 15 or more staff. Specific criteria for applicants can be found at 2Y3X.com/probono.
Co-founder Felix Velarde was CEO of several high-profile agencies before setting up 2Y3X, which has a consistent track record of doubling its clients’ revenue and tripling profits over the course of the two-year programme. Co-founder Frank Kelcz has a stellar international publishing background and was previously a VC with Pitango, SEB and Collider. Biographies of some of the consultants who are volunteering can be found at 2y3x.com/consultants/
2Y3X’s clients have included five-times Agency of the Year Impero, Alpha Century, tech start-ups AltViz and Synthetic, as well as Deeson, Bluechip and Verb Brands.