Executive Search Firm

Clients & Industries

We can identify exceptional people
for any industry or role.

What do we look for in clients?

This is an important question, because we are only as good – or as great – as the companies we serve. August Venture Talent can help any company hire for any position, but we target those companies that will benefit most from our superpowers. We are dedicated to building teams for those companies that are out to change the world.

Our Primary Client Base:

We look for clients with a vision so big that hiring only the best talent in the market will do. These companies are equally committed to creating a culture in which the people who join their high- performing, innovative teams will thrive both personally and professionally.


Emerging Growth


New Business Initiatives


Our Managing Partner has vast experience covering most industries over 20+ years of recruitment and executive search. Our most recent work has been in the following industries:

Advertising Technology

Consumer Products



Consumer Internet

Two-Sided Marketplaces


Digital Media

Functional Areas

“Donna really understands startups and has catered very well to our needs.”

Over the course of her career, our Managing Partner has focused on searches at the Director, Vice President and C-level and in most functional areas with emphasis on Marketing, Sales, Finance & Operations. We have filled Manager and Individual Contributor roles in: Design, Marketing, Office Management, Product, Software Development, UI/UX Design/Development and Sales. Our most recent searches have covered the following functional areas:

Business Development

Customer Service/Success


Product & Engineering


Human Resources



Companies We Work With

We’re proud of the success we’ve had with a variety of startups from early- to late-stage, emerging companies, turnarounds and larger firms looking to start a new business initiative. Take a look at a sample of who we’ve helped. We welcome you to join them!

“I had the pleasure of working with Donna on two hiring initiatives…she delivered and exceeded my expectations throughout and beyond the length of the engagement. It was almost like having her as an extension of my company.

Donna really understands startups and catered very well to our needs. One key characteristic was that I felt she was a genuine partner who was really interested in our success. I would not hesitate to work with her again.”

William Mougayar, Founder, Startup Management