- Former Thrive Global and Refinery29 exec Ashley Miles is trying to evolve the traditional consulting model with a new startup called Franklyn West.
- The firm’s pitch is that it can drastically shorten the business planning process for clients and gives clients access to a variety of industry experts.
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Ashley Miles is trying to evolve the traditional consulting model with her new startup called Franklyn West.
The former Thrive Global and Refinery29 exec’s firm is among a new crop of ad, media, tech, and consulting businesses aiming to bring a new approach to everything from business planning to recruiting.
One way the firm differentiates itself from the likes of Deloitte and Accenture is by relying on a changing roster of experts in various business functions rather than a permanent staff, she said. Current experts include Shark Tank investor Daymond John; Anastasia Soare, founder and