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Benefits

Supporting Strategies

Supporting Strategies

Supporting Strategies

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

Compensation Data

Pave

Pave

Pave

Pave integrates with your HR systems to build compensation benchmarks. Pave is compatible with 25+ HRIS and Cap Table systems. Pave is API-powered; it takes ~3-5 minutes to integrate your systems. Upon completion, you’ll receive free access to Pave’s real-time market data to inform salary and equity grants when making job offers or advancing folks within your company. Pave recently announced Benchmarking for Crypto compensation.
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.

Human Resources

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.

Immigration & Visas

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.

Interns

WayUp

WayUp

WayUp

WayUp is a virtual recruiting platform with qualified, diverse early-career candidates. This platform offers Diversity sourcing, D&I Analytics, D&I employer branding, and Unbiased Screening. WayUp has over 6M candidates, and 71% are underrepresented minorities. By using WayUp you will get more diverse candidates, measure your progress in your D&I hiring goals and amplify your employer brand.
Handshake

Handshake

Handshake

Handshake is an online “all-in-one early talent recruiting platform” connecting employers with 9M+ students and alumni across more than 1400 educational institutions. Handshake has the largest, most diverse, and active early talent network in the U.S. with 5M women candidates, 1.2M Black candidates, and 1.2M Latinx candidates. By offering internships through Handshake, you will build strong connections with many universities and have the possibility of meeting a diverse group of candidates both in-person with on-campus interviews or through virtual events.
Northeastern Co-Op Program

Northeastern Co-Op Program

Contact: Kelly Harrington

Northeastern Co-Op Program

Contact: Kelly Harrington

The Cooperative Education Program at Northeastern University (also known as “co-op”) is an educational model that provides students with opportunities to alternate periods of academic study and periods of full-time employment related to their academic majors and interests. By alternating semesters of academic study with periods of full-time work, students are able to transform work across academic and professional contexts. Co-op provides students the opportunity to explore or refine potential career paths, make valuable industry connections, broaden perspectives, and acquire the skills and knowledge needed to succeed —all while learning and growing outside the comfort zone of the classroom.
Project Onramp

Project Onramp

Contact: Lila Neel

Project Onramp

Contact: Lila Neel

Project Onramp is a paid summer internship program focused on giving talented four-year college students from under-resourced backgrounds their “onramp” to the biotech industry. Project Onramp is looking for paid internships in hard science and in business disciplines, including marketing, communications, HR and administration. Offering Project Onramp internships is an investment in your industry’s future: you are giving talented students without access a way to learn about careers in the life sciences. Financial support from the Massachusetts Life Sciences Center can subsidize each intern’s salary up to $8,160 per summer, for companies of fewer than 100 employees.

Recruiters

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.
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.

Recruiting Platforms

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.

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