We're consultants, and we're passionate about helping you consult too.

Every Mylance team member has done consulting. We're experts, and we've seen what consulting enables: more time with our families, traveling the world, more time on passion projects, or to start that business we've been dreaming about.

Mylance's story

Inspired to help millions live a more fulfilling life

Bradley Jacobs
2014–2018

Bradley working in tech

Bradley worked in Operations at Uber from 2014-2018 across Rides, Eats, and Freight.

October 2018

Leaving Uber to consult

October 2018, Bradley left Uber. He was tired of building businesses for someone else, and he felt like he had reached his ceiling.

November 2018

Landing his first client

He found his first part-time consulting client and was blown away: "They paid me $250 / hr for 25 hours per week! I was all of a sudden making $25k per month working part-time"

Mid 2019

Figuring out consulting

"I started to get good at this consulting thing. I had too many clients and started to help friends launch their consulting businesses."

Late 2019

Opportunity for others

"I realized how big this market was, and the potential for the individual. Further, the lack of infrastructure for the business of one was too much to pass up"

January 2020

Mylance founded

Bradley founded Mylance to help individuals support a flexible work-life, built on intention and fulfillment.

Today

Helped 1000+ consultants (and counting)

We've already helped thousands of freelance consultants work less and earn more by working for themselves.

Our vision

Empower you to conquer consulting because of the freedom and fulfillment it unlocks

Founder's Story

How Mylance started

"I went from working in tech for Uber to freelance consulting full time, which wasn't an easy journey for me. It took me over 9 months to hone my niche, understand how to differentiate myself, put together contracts and proposals, and - most importantly - find quality leads.

After the trial and error, I was able to bring in over $25,000 / month, and eventually started Mylance to share these learnings, and enable entrepreneurial, passionate individuals like you to work for yourself, and live a flexible, fulfilling work-life."

When I left Uber, I wondered if I could work part-time, helping start-ups with their marketplaces. So, I gave it a shot. I asked a few start-ups if I could help them part-time with their marketplaces. Most said no. One said yes. I didn't know how much to charge, and asked for $287/hr based on a random calculation I did. They agreed to $250/hr. I was shocked. I ended up working 25 hours per week, making over $25,000 per month. It had to end soon, right? But it didn't. I found another client, and then another, all for similar rates. The money was great, but I also genuinely enjoyed working with these companies. I was adding a ton of value, working on my own terms, and had the flexibility that earned me a lot of free time. Free time to pursue other passions, including testing start-up ideas for a company.

As I continued this consulting work, I started helping friends and colleagues with their freelance businesses. As I continued to help more people, I couldn’t keep helping everyone for free. So I built a course that friends could use to guide them in their freelance journeys. And it was working - my peers were having the same success, if not more so! It was incredibly fulfilling to help others live this life I'd experienced. I saw friends close the gender pay gap, spend more time with their families, start side-businesses, or just enjoy some more free time.

As Mylance evolved, we learned we could help individuals in more ways. We could take their books off their hands, help them with company formation set-up, and calculate their estimated taxes. Further, we could help them find leads both through our community, but also by helping them position themselves professionally online. We’ve now helped thousands of talented professionals launch and grow successful consulting businesses, often replacing their previous income and then some, in a fraction of the number of hours! This is what Mylance is all about: helping you manage your work life with intention, and making room for the other amazing things in life.

Bradley Jacobs
Bradley Jacobs
Founder & CEO, Mylance

The values that drive us forward

Learning from our past and the best practices we love, we're building a collaborative, transparent, inclusive culture at Mylance that's customer first, based on integrity, and which allows us to have some fun along the way.

Customer first

There's nothing more important than the people we're here to help. We treat our customers with respect, and do our best to deliver incredible value to each and every one.

Do the right thing

We do our best to see around corners and do the right thing for our customers. While we're not going to be perfect, when we do make a mistake, we'll make it right.

Built on integrity

We treat our employees with fairness and respect. We give everyone an equal chance to rise to the top. We've seen success building a transparent, inclusive, and fun culture!

Give back

We've built on a foundation of charity and support. We're incredibly lucky to be building Mylance, and we have giving back in our DNA.

Inclusive team

A diverse team is a strong team. We do our best to identify our biases and build a transparent, inclusive, welcoming team where all voices are heard.

Challenge status-quo

We don't care how it was done in the past. We care about what's possible, and are pushing the envelope to enable a work life that aligns with your passions, interests, and goals.

Our people

The team at Mylance

Fully remote and international team of talented, hard-working people all passionate about enabling you to work for yourself and sustainably make great money in fewer hours.

Bradley Jacobs
Founder & CEO

After graduating Duke with a degree in Mechanical Engineering and working as a management consultant DC...

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Ben Wordell
Marketing & Web

Ben is marketer and front-end web developer based in Milwaukee, WI. He has been a freelance consultant for...

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Nityesh Agarwal
Community Lead

Nityesh is a community builder, creator and writer. He helps founders turn their audiences into an active...

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Heidi Holzapfel
Operations Manager

Heidi is a 2-time graduate of Syracuse University, obtaining a Bachelors and MBA in Entrepreneurship. In...

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Brittney Winchester
Chief of Staff

Brittney is a DBA candidate and MAcc with many years of experience in Finance, Accounting, and Operations...

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Gerardo Raiden
Founding Engineer & CTO

Gerardo is an experienced Full stack developer heavily oriented to create business value. Founded four tech...

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Bethany Swartwood
Head of Tax & Business Law

Bethany holds a law degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science and is a Chartered...

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