Executive Search Firm

August Venture Talent

Ventureˈven(t)SHər:a risky or daring journey or undertaking.

We specialize in the unique hiring needs of entrepreneurial businesses, especially for leadership and executive roles. Our proven expertise matched with genuine passion for your success ensures the best possible results. Let us help you build an extraordinary team, one hire at a time.

“We’ve had an excellent experience working with Donna. She completed a very successful CFO search for us, and the results were phenomenal.”  –Aaron Klein, Founder/CEO, Riskalyze

August Venture Talent works with startups and growth companies that are driven by a transformative mission and committed to an empowering culture.

If this describes the company YOU are building, we would love to help you assemble a winning team.

Get ready to be impressed!

Clients would describe AVT as a firm they trust for exceptional results as well as a process and approach that cater to their best interests. At all times.

Here’s proof:

  • Every client in the past five years has returned for additional services!

  • Over 90% of our work represents repeat business!

  • Average number of hires per client is 5!

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AVT was born out of a vision for helping entrepreneurial leaders build great businesses. Devoting ourselves to the success of these businesses is more than our life’s work; it’s an obsession.

What We Do


Great hiring is part science, part art. Our consistent success can certainly be traced back to rigor and tenacity, but what really sets us apart is a creative spark — keen insight that leads to solutions that others miss.



We are relentless in the thoroughness of our process, our insistence on excellence and our never-say-die attitude. We always succeed in finding the right hire because we never quit.

Who We Are

If you want to partner with an executive search firm that will help you hire the exceptional, let’s start the conversation.