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Wolf & Company

Wolf & Company

Contact: Alice Sloan

Wolf & Company

Contact: Alice Sloan

Wolf & Company is the largest regional accounting firm in Massachusetts. They work with a number of venture backed technology companies, including Pillar portfolio company Zapata.

Supporting Strategies

Supporting Strategies

Supporting Strategies

Supporting Strategies provides full HR, benefits, accounting and payroll support to scaling companies. We work with Eileen Driscoll at the company. Pillar’s Sarah Hodges has worked with Supporting Strategies across several startups.

Samet CPA

Samet CPA

Contact: David Marcus

Samet CPA

Contact: David Marcus

Samet is a full-service accounting firm in Boston. The firm’s experienced accountants stay abreast of the latest data, regulations, and industry trends, providing advice that helps advance their clients’ business goals. Pillar’s Sarah Hodges has worked with the firm across several companies. We work with David Marcus at the firm.

Mary Hirtle, CPA

Mary Hirtle, CPA

Mary Hirtle, CPA

Mary Hirtle focuses on supporting startups with various financial services, with an emphasis on tax preparation, tax savings advice, and consultation on business entity set up. Mary has worked with several startups in our network who have shared positive reviews.

Botkeeper

Botkeeper

Contact: Louie Balasny

Botkeeper

Contact: Louie Balasny

Botkeeper helps companies streamline their accounting tasks through the convenience and efficiency of automated bookkeeping software paired with artificial intelligence. Pillar and several of our portfolio companies have experience working with the company.

JP Morgan

JP Morgan

Contact: Pamela Aldsworth

JP Morgan

Contact: Pamela Aldsworth

JP Morgan is the only bank you’ll ever need. The firm serves the Technology, Disruptive Commerce and Life Sciences ecosystems from inception onward with an offering that includes online banking, treasury, debt, investments and advisory services. Pamela Aldsworth leads the firm’s venture practice; she has been a close friend of our firm and avid supporter of the Boston ecosystem for years, and is a wonderful partner to startups and VCs. 

First Republic Bank

First Republic Bank

Contact: Robert Hughes III

First Republic Bank

Contact: Robert Hughes III

First Republic provides a comprehensive set of banking services to support the growth of your business at every stage. They are committed to fast response and ease of use through a dedicated team that can also provide introductions within the industry and insights into working with investors, thought leaders and service providers. Their Innovators’ Toolkit gives you an additional suite of mission-critical services with discounts up to $220,000 to address many of your immediate operational needs.

Silicon Valley Bank

Silicon Valley Bank

Contact: Dan Allred

Silicon Valley Bank

Contact: Dan Allred

Silicon Valley Bank has successfully supported founders, entrepreneurs, and investors for over 35 years. The company provide banking and financial services to help you, as you strive to grow your business at every stage. Pillar has worked with Dan Allred and Jesse Bardo at their firm.

Sapers & Wallack / Hilb Group

Sapers & Wallack / Hilb Group

Contact: Aviva Sapers

Sapers & Wallack / Hilb Group

Contact: Aviva Sapers

Sapers & Wallack/Hilb Group NE provides trusted benefits, retirement, insurance and investment advice to help you ensure the financial well-being of your business or family. Pillar works with the firm for our own insurance needs.

Ueno

Ueno

Ueno

Ueno is a full-service agency, helping companies design and build beautiful digital products, brands, and experiences. They’ve worked with Pillar portfolio company Abridge, with great results.

Addis

Addis

Addis

The Addis team has deep roots in branding which enables them to be creative partners with a long- term strategic vision for the brands they work with.  The firm provides cost-effective support and works with well-established clients in Boston.

Wilfey

Wilfey

Contact: Carly Mellos

Wilfey

Contact: Carly Mellos

Wilfey is a creative house that partners with VC firms to provide its portfolio companies with cost-effective design and positioning resources. Wilfey specializes in producing high-quality work on tight deadlines with expertise in branding, positioning, pitch decks, and marketing assets.

Skurchak Design

Skurchak Design

Contact: John Skurchak

Skurchak Design

Contact: John Skurchak

John Skurchak created our Pillar logo, and we have worked with him on several projects. He is extremely talented, and can help with full brand development.

We Make Heart

We Make Heart

Contact: Thomas O'Connell

We Make Heart

Contact: Thomas O'Connell

Thomas O’Connell is the founder of We Make Heart. Thomas is a master storyteller and helps companies bring their identify to life through content and visual design. We We Make Heart’s work here. He helped to create the Pillar brand and website.

ezCater

ezCater

ezCater

ezCater is a rapidly growing local Boston late-stage company that instantly connects your office with hundreds of catering options. ezCater makes it easy to order catering from hundreds of caterers on one website. This is our favorite solution for office meals at Pillar!

Host

Host

Contact: Michelle Carazas

Host

Contact: Michelle Carazas

Host is a digital platform that connects corporate customers with pre- vetted, certified, and insured bartenders within 2 minutes. They provide their customers the insurance and experience they need to have a successful event. Our portfolio has worked with Michelle Carazas at the company.

Bread & Ginger

Bread & Ginger

Contact: Meghan Hargraves

Bread & Ginger

Contact: Meghan Hargraves

Meghan Hargraves from Bread & Ginger is a talented chef and caterer, who often prepares delicious meals for Pillar events. Meghan provides in-office catering and at-home meal delivery.

Whit Mitchell

Whit Mitchell

Whit Mitchell

Whit Mitchell was recommended to Pillar with high praise by one of our co-founding Pillar CEOs, who has worked with Whit for several years as a coach.

Sam James

Sam James

Sam James

Sam was recommended to Pillar by the former GM of a publicly traded company in Boston. Sam has a psychology background, and brings science to his executive coaching in a non-academic way. Sam works with both CEOs and executives.

Fred Harburg

Fred Harburg

Fred Harburg

Fred is from Harburg Consulting LLC, and comes highly recommended to us from one of our Founding Pillars, Yvonne Hao. He is based in Chicago, is former military, and now teaches at Kellogg and coaches executives and teams. He’s worked with government agencies, public companies, etc.

Susanne Dowdall

Susanne Dowdall

Contact: Susanne Dowdall

Susanne Dowdall

Contact: Susanne Dowdall

Susanne has over 25 years of experience as a psychologist. Her practice centers on coaching executives to build their leadership and presence, improve effective communication with internal and external clients, maximize resource management skills, and consult with teams to improve performance.

Stephanie Tran

Stephanie Tran

Contact: Stephanie Tran

Stephanie Tran

Contact: Stephanie Tran

Stephanie Tran has a strong background in leadership development and is enthusiastic about creating positive organizational change by helping people be and do their best. A Partner with SSCA, she specializes in talent management and development, organizational psychology, and behavioral science. Stephanie has worked with the Pillar VC team through workshops and 1:1 coaching.

John Delmonaco

John Delmonaco

Contact: John Delmonaco

John Delmonaco

Contact: John Delmonaco

John Delmonaco is Senior Partner with RHR International, a firm of management psychologists who consult to senior executives. John focuses on driving the success of business strategy through developing individual executives, aligning talent around key business imperatives, and strengthening the effectiveness of executive teams. John conducts assessments, 360s, succession planning, and coaching. John comes recommended to Pillar by one of our Co-Founding Pillar CEOs.

Don Arnoudse

Don Arnoudse

Contact: Don Arnoudse

Don Arnoudse

Contact: Don Arnoudse

Don Arnoudse works with executives and their leadership teams to co-create the future they want. He guides his clients outside their comfort zones, going ‘where it’s scary’ to grow their businesses beyond what common sense tells them is possible. Don Arnoudse was recommended to Pillar by one of our co-founding CEOs’ companies, who has known him for 25 years and has deep respect for his practice. Don primarily works with very senior executives.

Brad Spencer

Brad Spencer

Brad Spencer

Brad Spencer is Founder and President of Spencer/Shenk/Capers & Associates, Inc. Brad is a trusted advisor to respected Fortune 500 CEOs, a highly-regarded lecturer on organizational behavior, and an expert in the field of organizational psychology. Brad Spencer was recommended to Pillar by one of our co-founding CEO’s, with whom he personally works as a coach.

Anthony Palombit

Anthony Palombit

Anthony Palombit

Anthony is based in SF, and is an experienced executive coach for CEOs and c-suite executives in Fortune 1000 and PE portfolio companies. Anthony uses unique approaches, and is very effective by phone. He also teaches at Wharton part time. Anthony was recommended to us by one of our Co-Founding Pillar CEOs.

Amy Tananbaum

Amy Tananbaum

Amy Tananbaum

Amy Tananbaum has over 25 years of experience consulting with organizations to improve performance. She manages an extraordinary team of resources who provide learning, consulting, and coaching services to global clients. She is wonderful to work with, and her team has supported individuals ranging from early-stage startups to Fortune 500 companies. Pillar’s Sarah Hodges worked extensively with Amy through the leadership development company she previously founded.

Reboot.io

Reboot.io

Reboot.io

Founded by former VC, Jerry Colonna, Reboot offers coaching, 360 degree performance reviews, bootcamps, co-founder bootcamps, peer groups, internal trainings and organizational change management for your company, and plenty of rich resources for entrepreneurs. The company is based in Boulder, CO, but offers weekend bootcamps and digital peer groups.

Jim Rosen

Jim Rosen

Contact: Jim Rosen

Jim Rosen

Contact: Jim Rosen

Jim Rosen works with several CEOs and executives in Boston at Yesware, Pixability, Influitive and other companies. He was a member of Netegrity’s founding management team, and has a strong focus on mindfulness, addressing both the inner dynamics of leadership (consciousness) as well as practical skills development (competence).

Kathy Ball-Toncic

Kathy Ball-Toncic

Kathy Ball-Toncic

Kathy Ball-Toncic, based in Boston, was in HR as an exec and then transitioned to coaching. She works with individuals and also facilitates workshops across a broad range of topics (eg giving/ receiving feedback, unconscious bias, presence, etc).

Rob Galford

Rob Galford

Rob Galford

Rob Galford is based in Boston. He is a former HR exec, has written books and articles, and serves on boards. He works with senior execs and boards, and comes highly recommended to us by Founding Pillar Yvonne Hao.

Steve Schlafman

Steve Schlafman

Steve Schlafman

Steve is a professional certified coach, angel investor, facilitator, speaker, former operator and recovering VC. He currently operates High Output, a boutique leadership development company based in NYC. He partners with founders to help them perform at higher levels, lead more authentically and build resilient organizations.

CEO Roundtable

CEO Roundtable

CEO Roundtable

CEO Roundtable is made up of private, peer advisory groups of 8 to 12 members from non-competing companies.

Catlin & Cookman High-Growth CEO Forum®

Catlin & Cookman High-Growth CEO Forum®

Catlin & Cookman High-Growth CEO Forum®

Catlin & Cookman offers curated CEO groups, as well as onsite workshops around culture & values for teams. The company has developed a range of offerings that helps innovative leaders grow great companies. Pillar partner, Russ Wilcox, participated in this CEO group as did many of our Founding Pillar CEOs. The company also offers coaching and strategic planning.

Petri

Petri

Contact: Tony Kulesa

Petri

Contact: Tony Kulesa

Petri develops companies attacking the world’s largest problems at the frontier of biology and engineering. The dynamic 12-month accelerator is focused on helping formation-stage innovators realize the next frontier of biology and engineering. Co-founded and funded by Pillar, and unparalleled team of pioneering entrepreneurs, industry leaders, and top researchers, Petri draws on the resources of one of the strongest biotech ecosystems in the world to support founders from around the globe with capital, coaching and peer support.

Oficio

Oficio

Oficio

Oficio provides beautifully designed coworking spaces, private offices, meeting rooms, and event space in Boston.

WeWork

WeWork

WeWork

WeWork is a platform for creators, providing hundreds of thousands of members around the world with space, community, and services that enable them to do what they love and create their life’s work.

Impact Hub Boston

Impact Hub Boston

Impact Hub Boston

Impact Hub Boston provides coworking spaces that inspire, connect, and empower people to realize enterprising ideas for sustainable impact.

CIC Boston

CIC Boston

CIC Boston

CIC (Cambridge Innovation Center) helps exceptional entrepreneurs around the globe innovate better and faster. In service of fixing the world through innovation, CIC creates infrastructure and programing for innovators. This includes flexible and custom office space; shared wet lab facilities; civic innovation spaces; and targeted initiatives to support changemakers, disruptors, and out-of-the-box thinkers in growing their companies.

Workbar

Workbar

Workbar

Workbar provides a web of communal workspaces where freelancers, start-ups, and remote employees of larger enterprises can enjoy high quality office amenities at an affordable price. At convenient and accessible locations around the cities of Boston and Cambridge, the company provides meeting rooms to meet with clients and give presentations; event space; and a wide variety of social and educational programming including happy hours, lunch seminars, workshops, and networking events.

GSVlabs

GSVlabs

GSVlabs

GSVlabs is a global innovation platform focused on accelerating startups and connect corporations to exponential technologies, business models, and ideas. The company has a co-working space based in downtown Boston that supports startups with space, programming, insight and connections.

Nancy Goldberg

Nancy Goldberg

Nancy Goldberg

Nancy Goldberg is based in Boston. She’s a coach focusing on presentation and public speech-making skills. She’s very good at helping with practicing public speaking.

Boston Product

Boston Product

Boston Product

Boston Product is unique in that it’s made up exclusively of frontline product managers. It’s great to connect and collaborate with people who are actually doing the job every day.

Boston Revenue Collective

Boston Revenue Collective

Boston Revenue Collective

Led by Rich Gardner (Klaviyo, Catalant) The Boston Revenue Collective is a private, curated community consisting of revenue-focused executives (VP+ across Sales, Business Development, Marketing, Customer Success) from high-growth companies in the Boston area. The organization is a Member of The Revenue Collective, the largest membership organization for commercial executives at high growth companies in the world.

VPE Forum

VPE Forum

Contact: Melanie Ziegler

VPE Forum

Contact: Melanie Ziegler

Led by experienced engineering leader, Melanie Ziegler, the VPE Forum provides a peer group for leading VPEs in scaling Boston companies. The organization hosts small, dedicated groups of executives from non-competing, similarly sized companies meet in a confidential, trusting and supportive environment. Members benefit from the insights, honest advice and shared best practices of their peers. Several trusted friends of Pillar have participated in the program who have wonderful things to say about their experience.

Collaborative Gain

Collaborative Gain

Collaborative Gain

Collaborative Gain is a community of senior leaders who help each other lead innovation and customer-centric change to drive business results – the most effective approach to growing your business network and career. The company offers curated peer groups for C-level executives that meet twice yearly.

Stephanie Walzak Consulting

Stephanie Walzak Consulting

Stephanie Walzak Consulting

Stephanie Walzak runs a compensation consultancy business working directly with CEOs, Senior Execs, and Boards of several promising pre- and post-IPO companies. Pillar Partner, Sarah Hodges, worked with Stephanie at her last company and had an extremely positive collaboration.

Radford

Radford

Radford

Radford surveys deliver rewards insights and compensation data from executives to developers to scientists to sales professionals.

Advanced HR

Advanced HR

Advanced HR

Advanced HR offers compensation data, planning and management software.

SixPlus

SixPlus

Contact: Nat Smith

SixPlus

Contact: Nat Smith

SixPlus is like OpenTable for groups. Their free concierge service can help you book your next event, whether it is a restaurant private room or buyout.

Popavent

Popavent

Contact: Caitlin Carey

Popavent

Contact: Caitlin Carey

Popavent is a club of planners representing tech startups, non-traditional venues + unexpected experiences. The company has helped to plan several Pillar events, including our Pillar Portfolio Unconference and our Annual Thanksgiving Feast. Popavent collaborates with companies of all sizes across events of different scales. We work with Caitlin Carey at the company.

Sam Moody Photography

Sam Moody Photography

Sam Moody Photography

Sam Moody is an incredibly talented photographer who works with companies across the Boston startup ecosystem. We’ve worked with Sam on our firm headshots and portfolio photos. He is wonderful to collaborate with and always creates beautiful photography. View Sam’s work here.

Visions in Focus

Visions in Focus

Contact: Beth Susanne

Visions in Focus

Contact: Beth Susanne

Pitch Coach Beth Susanne has helped her clients raise over $10B in funding to date, working with global leaders such as Singularity University, Oxford Foundry, Barclays, BMW, Disney, and over 3000 international tech startups from 60 countries, across all technologies. Founders have raised an average of $4M each, following her 2-day pitch intensive. Her online and in-person workshops focus on how to craft and deliver a compelling pitch so that you achieve your funding goals quickly, and your value is immediately recognised in the market. Beth came highly recommended to Pillar by one of our portfolio startups, based in Madrid, and will begin coaching our portfolio teams in 2020.

Meaghan Kane

Meaghan Kane

Contact: Meaghan Kane

Meaghan Kane

Contact: Meaghan Kane

Meaghan Kane comes highly recommended to Pillar as a brand, web, and experience designer for digital products.

Erik DiMauro Design

Erik DiMauro Design

Contact: Erik DiMauro

Erik DiMauro Design

Contact: Erik DiMauro

Erik is a graphic and logo designer, and has created several logos for companies in the broader Pillar community. View Erik’s work here.

Britni Linford Design

Britni Linford Design

Contact: Britni Linford

Britni Linford Design

Contact: Britni Linford

Britni Linford is based in SLC, Utah. and frequently freelances for the Pillar team. She is creative, fast, and a wonderful person to collaborate with. View Britni’s work here.

12Twenty

12Twenty

12Twenty

12Twenty drives meaningful engagement with employers
for career advisers and students at the university level.

10x Management

10x Management

Contact: Sam Zeisler

10x Management

Contact: Sam Zeisler

10x has taken the model of talent representation from the entertainment and sports world and applied it to the tech world – 10x represents and manages high-level, pre-vetted freelance and contract engineers, developers, designers, and other technical experts. Startups can enjoy a hassle-free contracting process at no additional cost other than the standard rate of the person they work with.

Riviera Partners

Riviera Partners

Contact: Sam Wholley

Riviera Partners

Contact: Sam Wholley

From day one, Riviera Partners has helped the most transformative companies in tech (from early stage to public, bootstrapped to venture- and private equity-backed) flourish in a continually evolving technology marketplace. This is done through the successful recruitment of Product Development – Engineering, Product Management, Design, Data Science, Infrastructure, etc. – executives and engineers. With offices across the US, Riviera is in all major tech hubs.

VentureFizz

VentureFizz

Contact: Keith Cline

VentureFizz

Contact: Keith Cline

VentureFizz is the leading employment branding and recruitment platform focused on the tech industry. We work with companies at all stages of development and help out with hiring across all functional areas.

Global EIR Program

Global EIR Program

Global EIR Program

The Global EIR Program (GEIR) is a pioneering solution for entrepreneurs struggling with the uncertainty and limitations of the U.S. visa system. Immigrant entrepreneurs are hired part-time by the university – procuring their expertise to contribute to the entrepreneurial community while at the same time obtaining an H1B visa (exempt from the annual quota due to special dispensation for non-profits) to allow them to remain in the community to build their startup.

Big Cloud Recruiting

Big Cloud Recruiting

Contact: Kit Feber

Big Cloud Recruiting

Contact: Kit Feber

Big Cloud is a recruiting platform for Data Scientists, Engineers, or Architects. The company works with clients ranging from dynamic AI start-up’s, to the world’s biggest organizations. Several Pillar portfolio companies have worked with the firm.

Reveneer

Reveneer

Contact: Greg Casale

Reveneer

Contact: Greg Casale

Reveneer designs, builds & manages high-velocity inside sales operations. If you don’t have the time or expertise to build your own inside sales operation, Reveneer will do it for you. The company’s all-in-one services encompass the entire operation to deliver sales results that are predictable and repeatable over time. Several Pillar portfolio companies have worked with Greg Casale at the company.

Talent House

Talent House

Talent House

Talent House is a boutique agency that primarily focuses on contingent searches (and some retained) with an emphasis on sales and marketing (including customer success) roles. The firm comes highly recommended to us by a VC recruiter from our network.

Betts Recruiting

Betts Recruiting

Betts Recruiting

Betts Recruiting is strong in Sales, Marketing and other Go-to-Market roles. The firm’s leadership team focuses on strategic management-level roles. The firm comes recommended to us by a trusted VC recruiter. Reach out to Allison.

RJR

RJR

RJR

RJR solely focuses on sales opportunities; the recruiters on the firm’s team come from a sales background themselves, and were highly recommended to Pillar by a VC recruiter with whom we frequently work.

SLT Talent Acquisition Consulting

SLT Talent Acquisition Consulting

SLT Talent Acquisition Consulting

Susanne Talbot from SLT Talent Acquisition Consulting is an experienced recruiter with a background in executive search and technical recruiting. She is a wonderful person to collaborate with, and several Pillar portfolio companies have engaged with Susanne with great success.

True Search

True Search

True Search

True Search helps the world’s most innovative companies identify and recruit progressive talent. True has worked across several of our portfolio companies. We work with Matt Goldstein and Cory Bolotsky.

The Bowdoin Group

The Bowdoin Group

The Bowdoin Group

From C-Suite to other critical strategic roles, clients of all sizes rely on The Bowdoin Group to help build strong leadership teams. We work with Scott Aldsworth at the firm.

Gray Scalable

Gray Scalable

Gray Scalable

Gray Scalable’s team of recruiting and HR professionals help companies grow and evolve their people practices to match the standards of the world’s leading tech companies. From pre-Series A to post-IPO companies, they help build teams and develop customized programs that engage your people and advance your culture. Pillar portfolio companies have worked with Charlie Gray at the company.

Beyond the Workplace

Beyond the Workplace

Beyond the Workplace

Beyond HR provides end-to-end HR consulting services with a focus on employment practices and strategy, employee relations, and employee communications. If you’re a Pillar portfolio company, view our Pillar VC Offers section for a special introductory offer or view the company’s portfolio of services. We work with Wendy Silver at the company.

Jeff Goldman Immigration

Jeff Goldman Immigration

Contact: Jeff Goldman

Jeff Goldman Immigration

Contact: Jeff Goldman

Jeff Goldman Immigration is a law firm devoted exclusively to all aspects of business-based and family-based immigration law.  Jeff Goldman has helped several Boston founders navigate complicated immigration concerns.

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF)

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF)

Contact: Catie Tilton

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF)

Contact: Catie Tilton

Newmark Knight Frank (NKF) is a commercial real estate advisory firm. NKF’s platform of services provides clients with a single-source solution for every phase of leasing or owning a property. We know Catie Tilton, who specializes in assisting companies in the life science industry. Some of the areas she can assist with include a search for office and/or laboratory space, market evaluation, rent/cost comparison, lease negotiations, workplace strategy, or construction.

Artisan's Asylum

Artisan's Asylum

Artisan's Asylum

Artisan’s Asylum is a 501(c)3 non-profit community fabrication center that empowers individuals to give form to their ideas through membership, education, and workspace.

Venture Development Center (UMass)

Venture Development Center (UMass)

Venture Development Center (UMass)

VDC is a startup incubator at UMass Boston that supports early stage life-science and technology startups and UMass Boston students.

North Shore InnoVentures

North Shore InnoVentures

North Shore InnoVentures

NSIV is a non-profit technology incubator helping early-stage biotech and cleantech companies increase their probability of success.

BioSquare (BU)

BioSquare (BU)

BioSquare (BU)

With over 700,000 gross square feet of space now built, BioSquare offers leading life sciences companies an environment designed to foster and support discovery, innovation, and commerce.

Forsyth

Forsyth

Forsyth

The Forsyth Entrepreneurial Science Center (FESC) fosters innovative biomedical research and to accelerate the growth of early-stage companies including, but not limited to, Forsyth-based technology start-up companies.

Tufts LaunchLab

Tufts LaunchLab

Tufts LaunchLab

Tufts University has developed Tufts Launchpad | BioLabs, a biotech incubator to help high-potential, early-stage innovators in the life sciences.

LabCentral

LabCentral

LabCentral

A 70,000 square-foot facility in the heart of the Kendall Square, Cambridge, biotech innovation hub, LabCentral is a shared laboratory space designed as a launchpad for high-potential life-sciences and biotech startups.

Agility Labs

Agility Labs

Agility Labs

Agility Labs provides the space, support, and community for emerging life science and medical device companies to transform scientific discoveries into breakthrough products.

nest.bio

nest.bio

nest.bio

Nest.Bio supports emerging biotech startups with the infrastructure and community needed to get their companies to the next level.

SmartLabs

SmartLabs

SmartLabs

SmartLabs is a new approach to providing research scientists with an on-demand, pharma-grade research environment to accelerate scientific discovery and therapeutic commercialization. The company provides a turnkey laboratory environment, so our founders can accelerate scientific discovery from day one.

Greentown Labs

Greentown Labs

Greentown Labs

Located in Somerville, Massachusetts, and founded in 2011, the Greentown Labs Global Center for Cleantech Innovation is the largest cleantech incubator in North America, operating a 100,000 sq. ft.

Foley Hoag LLP

Foley Hoag LLP

Foley Hoag LLP

Since 1943, Foley Hoag has represented public and private clients in a wide range of disputes and transactions around the world. We have established a lengthy record of success in industries such as life sciences, health care, technology, energy/renewables, investment management and professional services. We also offer our clients market-leading international litigation and arbitration services, and unmatched counsel in the evolving field of corporate social responsibility.
From our offices in Boston, Washington, D.C., New York, and Paris, we provide creative, strategic legal advice tailored to clients’ unique goals. Our powerful regional, national and international practices share a common emphasis on superior client service.
Latham & Watkins

Latham & Watkins

Contact: Stephen Ranere

Latham & Watkins

Contact: Stephen Ranere

Pillar has worked with Latham & Watkins’ John Chory, Stephen Ranere, and Emily Taylor on a number of deals. The firm also has a suite of resources in their LathamDrive website, which provides entrepreneurs the tools and expertise they need on various topics including formation, capital raising, liquidity, beyond IPO and more.

Company Counsel

Company Counsel

Company Counsel

Company Counsel provides legal support for emerging startups. Pillar’s Sarah Hodges has worked with Steve Cagnetta across several startups from inception through exit on everything from employment agreements to employee options to contracts and more. Steve is particularly helpful for startups who would prefer not to work with a big firm, and are looking for a more accessible advice. See our Pillar VC CEO Templates for several free legal documents from Company Counsel.

Cooley

Cooley

Cooley

In 2007, Cooley launched a small office in Boston’s historic Back Bay to provide legal counsel to technology and life sciences companies and investors in the region. During the last decade, Cooley has been one of the fastest growing law firms in Boston and is now home to more than 120 lawyers, technology specialists, quantitative analysts, paralegals and staff. Cooley’s clients include strategic and financial buyers and sellers in public and private acquisitions, including private equity sponsored leveraged buyouts and take-private transactions. We work with Al Browne at Cooley.

WilmerHale

WilmerHale

WilmerHale

WilmerHale provides global legal representation across a comprehensive range of industry and practice areas that are critical to our clients’ success. WilmerHale’s Launch Program (https://launch.wilmerhale.com/) is tailored specifically to startups. Pillar’s Sarah Hodges worked with the firm on the sale of Smarterer, a Boston-based startup that was acquired by Pluralsight. We work with Mick Bain at the firm.

Morse Barnes-Brown Pendleton

Morse Barnes-Brown Pendleton

Morse Barnes-Brown Pendleton

Boston-area Business Law Firm Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton, PC assists companies of all sizes — from startups to Fortune 1000 — in legal services areas. Pillar had a great experience working with the firm on our office lease. We work with Michael Jabbawy at the firm.

Gunderson Dettmer

Gunderson Dettmer

Gunderson Dettmer

Gunderson Dettmer has been ranked the #1 law firm globally for high-growth technology and life sciences companies and investors for six years in a row by PitchBook. The firm handles the majority of Pillar’s legal needs in addition to supporting growth technology and life sciences companies from start-up to maturity, and 250+ of the world’s leading venture capital firms. We work with several lawyers at the firm including Jay Hachigan, Jeff Engerman and Vanessa Smith.

Goodwin Procter

Goodwin Procter

Goodwin Procter

Goodwin Procter is a global law firm with an office in Boston serving companies from early to late stage. Goodwin lawyers count on the professional staff at the firm to develop true partnerships with our clients, sharing in their collective success and creating deep and long-lasting relationships. Founder’s Workbench provides comprehensive resources for founders. Pillar companies have worked with Bill Schnoor and Dave Capillo at the firm.

GH Smart

GH Smart

GH Smart

ghSMART is a leadership advisory firm to CEOs, investors and boards. With two decades of experience and over 18,000 senior executives, ghSMART helps clients achieve their top leadership priorities, including CEO succession, M&A diligence and integration, top talent selection. They offer assessments to help teams learn how to communicate more effectively. The company’s assessments also offer a useful tool to incorporate in your hiring process.

The Platinum Rule

The Platinum Rule

The Platinum Rule

Many people know The Golden Rule – treat others as you want to be treated. The Platinum Rule shifts perspective to recognize that each of us is wired differently – treat others the way they want to be treated. The Platinum Rule assessment offers a comprehensive personalized Behavioral Style Report. The tool helps you understand your default behaviors as a leader. By delivering the assessment to your team, you can also understand their personal behavioral preferences. The tool provides a way for you to understand each other to better live by the Platinum Rule. Pillar’s Sarah Hodges used this tool extensively at the leadership development company she co-founded, Intelligent.ly.

The Leadership Practices Inventory

The Leadership Practices Inventory

The Leadership Practices Inventory

Run by The Leadership Challenge, the Leadership Practices Inventory Assessment draws attention to an individual’s strengths and areas for improvement as a leader by measuring how often they practice exemplary leadership behavior. While the LPI Self product offers the practitioner increased self-awareness, the LPI 360 assessment goes a step further by illuminating the effectiveness of a leader and by measuring the level of commitment, engagement, and satisfaction of the individuals they lead. Pillar’s Sarah Hodges used this tool extensively at the leadership development company she co-founded, Intelligent.ly.

Real Colors

Real Colors

Real Colors

Real Colors is an assessment for teams. The tool helps you understand each person’s personal behavioral defaults, helping you learn how to adapt your style to others for better collaboration. Pillar’s Sarah Hodges used this tool extensively at the leadership development company she co-founded, Intelligent.ly.

The Leadership Consortium

The Leadership Consortium

Contact: Cara Shortsleeve

The Leadership Consortium

Contact: Cara Shortsleeve

The Leadership Consortium convenes top talent from best-in-class partner companies, immersing participants in a virtual development experience that accelerates leadership impact. Founded by renowned Harvard Business School Professor Frances Frei and led by a team of mission-driven HBS alumnae, TLC helps best-in-class organizations create the conditions for all leaders to accelerate and thrive.

The Speech Improvement Company

The Speech Improvement Company

Contact: Dr. Ethan Becker

The Speech Improvement Company

Contact: Dr. Ethan Becker

The Speech Improvement Company develops and delivers customized group training programs and private, one-on-one coaching sessions in five key areas: Leadership & Management, Public Speaking, Sales Communication, Customer Service Communication and Accent Modification. This company comes highly recommended from the team at a public company in Boston.

Minds at Work

Minds at Work

Minds at Work

Minds at Work offers several ways for you to start accomplishing your most important change goals. The team offers small group coaching pods to personalized 1:1 processes delivered by coaches. The Change Course is a 8-week online learning program from Minds at Work that is designed to significantly enhance the capacity of individuals or team-members to deliver on their most important, and challenging, change goals.

Lead with Purpose

Lead with Purpose

Contact: Laura Parrott

Lead with Purpose

Contact: Laura Parrott

Lead with Purpose is an immersive, multi-day cohort program for people who lead teams, projects, and/or small organizations. Participants will join a mixed cohort of ~25 leaders from various Boston area companies and organizations to learn, discuss, and reflect upon effective leadership and management practices. Laura Parrott, VP of L&D at HubSpot, designed this six-session workshop with for new managers at high-growth companies in Boston. Laura was previously part of the L&D team at Google, and was a facilitator for Intelligent.ly’s management development program.

Earned Media Consultants

Earned Media Consultants

Contact: Elizabeth Yekhtikian

Earned Media Consultants

Contact: Elizabeth Yekhtikian

We are former reporters and PR agency executives with over 20 years of experience training, preparing messaging and pitching high tech executives and start-ups globally to media. Whether remote or in person–we get you ready for whatever and wherever your next hot seat moment is: media interview, speaking engagement, employee meeting, etc. We also specialize in media strategy, messaging and media pitching for high tech clients, including start-ups.

Noonan Communications

Noonan Communications

Contact: Ally Noonan

Noonan Communications

Contact: Ally Noonan

Ally from Noonan Communications is a PR Consultant who can work with your team to create press releases, media advisories, media fact sheets, media lists and more. We’ve worked with her at Pillar.

StrongHouse Media

StrongHouse Media

Contact: Dena Enos

StrongHouse Media

Contact: Dena Enos

The Pillar team has worked with Dena at StrongHouse Media on social media, content, SEO, analytics, and more.

Nucleus Creative Group

Nucleus Creative Group

Nucleus Creative Group

Led by Chris Kovach, Nucleus Creative Group develops swag across the full spectrum from basic to bold. Chris works with well-known bands across the country to develop their tour merchandise, and brings a strong eye for design to every new project.

Axis Promotions

Axis Promotions

Contact: Emily Cummings

Axis Promotions

Contact: Emily Cummings

Pillar has worked with Axis Promotions for the last four years to source high-quality, creative, durable swag for our portfolio companies and community. The firm is full of interesting ideas for how to turn your swag from zero to hero. Reach out for help!

Lara Miller PR

Lara Miller PR

Contact: Lara Miller

Lara Miller PR

Contact: Lara Miller

Lara Miller, an award winning publicist, has been in the PR industry for over 15 years and primarily works with tech clients, with a specialty in AI, Blockchain, Enterprise Tech and SaaS startups. Lara has assisted both startups and large corporations with their PR needs with great success.

Fama PR

Fama PR

Fama PR

Fama works with a number of companies across Boston and beyond. They’re pros, and generally work with later stage companies.

Launchsquad

Launchsquad

Launchsquad

Our portfolio companies on the West Coast have had great success working with the team at Launch Squad to gain news and momentum around everything from new company milestones to launch events.

Launch Pad Agency

Launch Pad Agency

Launch Pad Agency

One of Pillar’s portfolio companies in the robotics space has had great success with this firm. The company is based on the west coast.

Chap Public Relations

Chap Public Relations

Contact: Keith Chapman

Chap Public Relations

Contact: Keith Chapman

Chap Public Relations is based in Chicago. The firm works with businesses to create, develop, and tell their stories to the media in a way that will resonate with key constituents – from prospective customers and employees to potential investors and partners. The firm comes recommended to us from an established founder who has worked with the firm on contributed content, product launches and more. We work with Keith Chapman at the firm.

Element PR

Element PR

Element PR

Element Public Relations combines experience, passion and imagination to help today’s technology companies tell their stories. One of our portfolio companies based in SF has seen strong results in working with the firm.

Data Point Partners

Data Point Partners

Data Point Partners

Data Point Partners is a full-service strategic consulting and digital marketing agency specializing in SEO and SEM. Partner, Pat McManus, comes recommended to us from a trusted founder in Boston.

Duende

Duende

Contact: Christine Fiske

Duende

Contact: Christine Fiske

Christine Fiske is an independent marketing consultant who recently branded her firm Duende to focus on people-first engagement. She helped with Pillar’s launch. We’ve known her for years, and she’s a wonderful person and a strong marketer. Christine’s focus with Duende now is audience building (acquisition) and nurturing (retention) and live event strategy.

Oak Maine

Oak Maine

Contact: Katie Okolita

Oak Maine

Contact: Katie Okolita

Katie Okolita built Pillar’s Founder Guide website and is an absolute pleasure to work with. She is fast, thorough, and wonderful to collaborate with. View Katie’s work here.

AirLifting

AirLifting

Contact: Jen Duckett

AirLifting

Contact: Jen Duckett

ArtLifting is a unique art consultancy representing artists impacted by homelessness and disabilities, communities traditionally underrepresented in the contemporary art market. ArtLifting provides artwork and creative solutions for corporate clients across the country seeking to create inclusive workspaces through intentional design.  With a dedicated team of art professionals, ArtLifting makes it easy to customize your office while making an impact.
T3 Advisors

T3 Advisors

T3 Advisors

T3 is one of our go-to real estate partners in Boston. The company was founded on a single idea—to create a real estate company that was purpose-built exclusively for innovators. Beyond real estate practitioners, the team consists of a group of community advocates who host events and broadly support the greater Boston startup ecosystem. We work with Chris Gorczyca and Jon Frisch at the company.

Truss

Truss

Contact: Colin Greenhalgh

Truss

Contact: Colin Greenhalgh

Truss is an online marketplace that helps small and scaling businesses find, compare and lease office and coworking spaces for free. Truss has more than 1,600 office spaces and over 90 coworking locations in the Boston area. We work with Colin Greenhalgh at the company.

Avison Young

Avison Young

Avison Young

Avison Young started as a small Canadian commercial real estate company that has continually expanded its services and footprint to meet the needs of a global client base.We work with Kirk Weller at the company.

JLL

JLL

JLL

JLL is one of our go-to real estate providers in Boston. The company is a world leader in real estate services, powered by an entrepreneurial spirit. JLL buys, builds, occupies and invests in a variety of assets including industrial, commercial, retail, residential and hotel real estate. From tech startups to global firms, the firm’s clients span industries including banking, energy, healthcare, law, life sciences, manufacturing and technology. We work with Bryan Sparkes at the company. 

CBRE

CBRE

Contact: Rob Kinlin

CBRE

Contact: Rob Kinlin

CBRE is the largest full-service commercial real estate services company in New England, combining the global resources and platform of CBRE with local management, control and ownership by the key professionals who provide service to our clients in the New England marketplace. We work with Rob Kinlin at the company.

Craft

Craft

Contact: Jeremy Merle

Craft

Contact: Jeremy Merle

Made by Craft creates digital products focusing on beautiful, human-centered design, UX and product strategy. The Pillar team has worked with Jeremy in the past, and the team is responsible for the Petri.bio website.

Thoughtbot

Thoughtbot

Thoughtbot

thoughtbot is a design and development consultancy with an office in Boston that mentors your team while bringing your digital product ideas to life. The company has partnered with hundreds of founders and growing startups to build web and mobile apps that delight users.

Fresh Tilled Soil

Fresh Tilled Soil

Fresh Tilled Soil

Fresh Tilled Soil solves hard design UX / UI problems and brings complex product ideas to life. Over the past 13 years the team has delivered UX and product design to 700+ clients across the world.

Demand Inc.

Demand Inc.

Contact: Derek Rey

Demand Inc.

Contact: Derek Rey

Demand Inc. will help you accelerate top of funnel activity (time to value = 6 business days). You can quickly start, stop, or scale outbound experiments. The core KPI is a sales accepted meeting. Demand Inc. currently provides B2B sales development (aka “outsource SDR”) for 60+ venture-backed companies. They’re a strategic partner of Boston Consulting Group and support dozens of portfolio investments backed by Kleiner Perkins, GV, Sequoia, 1st Round Capital, Greycroft, etc.

ProfitWell

ProfitWell

ProfitWell

Led by CEO, Patrick Campbell, ProfitWell solves the hardest parts of subscription growth. The company provides outcome-centered products that reduce churn, optimize pricing, and grow your subscription business end-to-end.