We scale innovative companies from the ground up


Foundation connects high-growth tech companies with dynamic talent


Our team works at the speed of scaling companies


We specialize in multiple roles below the C-suite

Product and Engineering+Sales and Marketing+Finance+Human Resources


Foundation finds and places talent for innovative, fast-growing VC and PE-backed tech companies. Working with the world’s most accomplished venture investors gives us unmatched insight into the acute needs of today’s high-tech, high-growth companies.

Scale rapidly with our fast and flexible service offerings

Core Search

Designed to deliver unparalleled quality, speed and efficiency, our core search offering targets dynamic talent and difference makers below the C-suite. We track the best companies within the target sectors and pinpoint the very best candidates from our CxO-sourced and vetted databases.

Recruitment Acceleration Program

We’ve custom-engineered a rapidly deployable recruiting process to help companies make multiple hires quickly. By embedding our recruiting team onsite, we immerse ourselves in your company culture, gain and deliver deep insights, and find the very best people for your organization. In the process, we develop a customized hiring methodology, feedback model and management training tool that’s replicable at scale and beyond.


Get an Inside Edge on Elite Talent

Foundation leverages deep, direct relationships with industry-leading CxOs to identify and vet the very best global talent they’ve worked with or managed. This exclusive network enables us to screen out noise and connect our clients to elite candidates quickly and efficiently. We continually expand and refresh these relationships in partnership with our sister company, True.

Tap our Talent and Insights

We draw on decades of recruiting experience and deep industry knowledge to deliver unparalleled insight, personal engagement and responsiveness. From initial search design to final on-boarding of successful candidates, we emphasize speed, constant communication and full transparency during every search.

Build from our Connections

Foundation Talent was founded by professionals with over 45 years of collective executive search experience in premier worldwide consultancies and leading boutiques. With offices in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, New York, Boston, Philadelphia, and London, we are a truly global firm made stronger by our exclusive access to the technology, data resources and networking power of our sister firm, True – an elite retained executive search firm with global reach.


New York

  • 21 West 46th Street 11th Floor
  • New York, NY 10036
  • 646.434.0320


  • 29 Elm Street, Unit 3
  • Cambridge, MA 02139
  • 617.981.7710


  • 66 Tanner Street
  • Haddonfield, NJ 08033
  • 646.434.0320

Silicon Valley

  • One First Street, Suite 14
  • Los Altos, CA 94022
  • 650.265.0280

San Francisco

  • 1433 17th Street
  • San Francisco, CA 94107
  • 415.231.6665


  • 22/23 Hanover Square
  • London, United Kingdom W1S 1JP
  • 44.776.633.1648