recruiting, for startups

appetite helps early-stage, VC-backed startup founders to develop winning talent acquisition strategies

who we work with

appetite specializes in helping early-stage tech startups to hire their first 100 employees. We help founders identify and attract candidates that will thrive in the ever-changing, get sh*t done, fun, and chaotic world of startup life.

Whether you’ve just raised your Pre-Seed and are hiring a couple of amazing founding engineers to build your MVP, or you’ve already established product-market-fit and are ready to scale your team in hypergrowth, we’ve got you covered!

what we do

We help startups compete in the war for talent

Recruitment Engine

A plug-and-play outsourced talent acquisition team for startups that includes a Head of Talent, Technical Recruiter and Recruitment Co-ordinator.

Dedicated Headhunter

A one-off search lead by a veteran tech headhunter with 12+ years experience recruiting for niche roles for companies like Coinbase, Zoom, Instacart, Brex and Discord .

Training & Coaching

Tailored training and coaching for startup founders and leadership teams on all things talent acquisition – job descriptions, interviewing, headhunting, and D&I hiring.

who we are

“We’re passionate about helping founders that care about building diverse and inclusive startups to hire the employees that move the needle.

I spent 5 years building engineering teams at Facebook and I learnt a lot in that time, but there is nothing more fulfilling than helping founders of early-stage startups to make their first hires.

We get invested in the success of the startups we partner with and there is nothing we love more than seeing the impact of key hires we’ve helped make.“

Liza Lebovitz
CEO & Co-Founder

why appetite

We help startups compete in the war for talent

Grow Your Team

Make the mission critical hires that will move the needle for your startup.

Scale Your Culture

Hire candidates that share your values and enhance your culture as you grow.

Tell Your Story

Help candidates fully understand the opportunity for exponential growth at your startup.

Create Your Moat

Build an interview process that ensures you only hire the very best talent.

how we work

We advise all of our startup founders to get clear about what they are hiring for and then to build a custom, robust interview process to assess for exactly what is needed in every hire.

By building an objective, evidence -based interview process our startups are able to create a formula for hiring that ensures that hire the best candidate for the role, while also removing personal bias from the process and giving every candidate a fair shot.

who we’ve worked with

who we’ve worked with

scale your startup with appetite and build a winning team

Schedule a free 30-minute talent consultantion to discuss your startup hiring goals.
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