A product suite designed to work together
Explore all the ways MBO empowers you to
Start your business
Configure the optimal business structure for
Run your business
Streamline everything. Gives independents the
resources and scale of a large company.
Grow Your Business
All things business development. Strengthen your brand, build your pipeline, and scale.
|A product suite designed to work together Explore all the ways MBO empowers you to|
The leading platform for independent professionals
|Consultation to stand up your business to work with top corporations|
|Affordable insurance - professional liability, errors and omissions and umbrella policies|
Collaborate with other independents who can
introduce and exchange client referrals
|Connect with MBO's robust network of enterprise clients like KPMG, Deloitte, and MUFG|
Centralized billing, collections and payment;
proactive client follow-ups on your behalf
"Fast pass" access to directly engage F100 companies
via enterprise-grade compliance file
Proprietary teaming solution to partner with other
talent and expand service capabilities
Templated work arrangements and contracts for
diverse collaboration models
Search for project opportunities with top companies
Network with other like-minded professionals to gain
leads to consulting work
|Share your ideas and win new clients with crowdsourcing challenges|
Construct and manage specific crowdsourcing
challenges on behalf of enterprise clients
|Team with other independents to execute larger, more complicated projects like a virtual consulting firm|
|Recruit other independents with complementary skills and maintain a rolodex of partners for future projects|
|Leverage a brokerage model to seamlessly split payments and receive commissions for talent you place at clients|
|Invitations to exclusive networking opportunities|
Get started in two easy steps
Solutions across the MBO platform are designed to work together seamlessly in helping you start, run and grow your business. Take two easy steps to get started with us.
"I am privileged and honored to lead a company that is already the definitive market leader in enabling the future of work and improving the well-being of professionals and businesses throughout the world."
Chief Executive Officer
"At MBO, we create solutions that give enterprises the tools they need to remain competitive while simultaneously empowering independents to be successful."
Founder & Executive Chairman
"People are our power-they are our competitive edge and are the heart of everything we do. I continue to be amazed at what they can accomplish. When we combine talent with the right coaching and mentoring anything is possible."
Chief Talent Officer
"My favorite part about working at MBO is the culture. On the Client Care Team, we are constantly working together with independents to accomplish a goal-every single one of my team members is willing to help out and go the extra mile."
"The environment we work in at MBO is exciting. It's enjoyable to be a part of a team with a leader that promotes learning and growth as well as a team that collaborates every single day to accomplish goals."
"MBO has prepared me with the tools to feel confident in the advice I give the consultants I work with."
We know independents
better than anyone else
- 1 billion+ processed in annual independent services billings
- 60+ Fortune 500 enterprise clients
- 20+ years supporting independent professionals
- Legislative advocacy and thought leadership
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