• Hire Great Every Time

    Passive talent engagement solutions for growing startups.

Why Passively?

Building a winning culture starts with recruiting better talent.

When building a young company, culture rules everything.
Founders spend countless amounts of resources and time focused on improving it. What they all learn is that there is no “quick fix” to building a strong team and growing an infectious culture around it. It’s a critical problem that brings down even the best ventures.

We solve this by helping teams uncover and engage elite talent that become the building blocks of a legendary culture. We combine industry-leading passive candidate engagement skills, a cutting edge technical stack, and a massive private network of startup-focused candidates to leverage.

The end result is an ethical, non-aggressive recruiting process that builds brand equity and identifies an upper echelon of talent light years ahead of average recruiting teams.

Stop sorting through sub-par applicants and job hoppers.

We identify and interact with the best talent on the market.

By focusing on passive candidates only, we are able to avoid the low hanging fruit spawned by job boards, out-of-date resume databases, and other funnels that are targeted towards job applicants who make up the other 90% of the talent market.

We source based on fit, not availability, which makes us more than just recruiters, think startup talent evaluators who do all the hard work, delivering only the best and the brightest.

Our Process


  • Job ad optimization
  • Research
  • Marketing copywriting
  • Ideal candidate calibration
  • Strategy planning
  • Process documentation.


  • Linkedin
  • Alternative social media
  • GitHub and other niche sites.
  • Rapid data aggregation software
  • Internal database


  • Emails
  • Social media
  • Inmails
  • Automated campaigns
  • Phone
  • Skype/Slack, etc.


  • In depth conversations
  • Culture fit
  • Technical screening
  • Detailed presentations
  • Feedback templates and review automation.


  • Interview scheduling and coordination (all stages)
  • Candidate nurturing
  • Reference checks
  • Offer negotiation
  • Candidate management.

We specialize in sourcing elite passive talent for growing startups.

Some of our favorites include:


How it works

Because of our uniquely built, passive-only recruiting strategy, our clients enjoy amazing results and unrivaled customer service. Instead of having some overworked internal recruiter or a success fee hawk, you get a high functioning squad of startup junkies working simultaneously to uncover and engage the top talent on the market based on fit and nothing else.

Our goal is always to identify and segment only the top 10 percent of candidates on the market.

We do this by providing multi-stage screening process that weeds out the underwhelming and anyone with glaring red flags. Simply stated, we start with the best and then drill down from there. By the time a candidate makes it to our customers, they are completely ready for a face to face interview, having been fully screened and vetted in a 1-on-1 setting. Every candidate presented is delivered with a full summary, updated profile, and robust assessment for quick screening and feedback delivery.

Boost your brand while hiring the best.

Because we specialize in being your brand champions, and not working to cash some inflated success fee, you are spared from the usual recruiter’s method of flinging any and all resumes that come through at you and hoping something sticks, which is a classic result from success fee recruiters. Instead, we focus on screening for culture first and skills second, with a belief that early stage teams must have high-level talent from the very beginning to thrive.

Working with us will bring you the perks of having an in-house talent acquisition team, without the strain of having to carry a bloated infrastructure that includes payroll and expensive software and other must have recruiting tools. We operate on an industry first monthly rolling flat fee structure that keeps billing simple and predictable. This structure also makes it possible for startups to conserve capital and extend runway while still competing at the highest levels of the talent market.

Customer service and relationship building is our number one focus.

With all new clients, we come onsite for a launch Q&A that helps build a broader company culture profile, brand understanding, and forge an overall stronger partnership.

Give us the job description and get on with your life.

Rest easy knowing that your critical growth positions are being handled with passion and care. Focus on big picture and critical tasks, while only reviewing fully vetted and interested A players.

We will help you coordinate interviews, run background checks, negotiate offers, and nurture candidate relationships providing a higher level of engagement and unbeatable brand equity.

Are you ready to hire better talent?

Start with a free trial today.

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