"At A16Z we believe the talent war is won by matching a person’s passions with a startup’s mission. The compensation data from Option Impact helps our portfolio acquire critical top talent in a very competitive space. Advanced-HR provides compensation design services to many of our portfolio companies, and we’re seeing direct results tied to talent retention and a more inspired workforce."
- Shannon Schiltz, Talent Partner
"Our portfolio companies face so many challenges in today’s competitive market. Providing them with access to reliable compensation data through the VC Executive Compensation Survey pays dividends when it comes to key decisions. Advanced-HR’s data helps Battery Ventures add value to portfolio company efforts to recruit and retain key executives."
- Cornel Faucher, Partner
"Canaan Partners’ goal is to create lasting partnerships with management teams and Advanced-HR’s data products are trusted resources that we gladly share. Through Advanced-HR’s partnership programs, our portfolio can also receive public company compensation data at a fraction of cost compared to other companies."
- Deepak Kamra, General Partner
"Greylock is proud to partner with companies at the earliest stages of development. As veteran users of Option Impact and the VC Executive Compensation Survey, our portfolio companies benefit directly from the most trustworthy source of compensation data available for private companies. Option Impact empowers us to make critical decisions and the quality data produced by Advanced-HR gives us the confidence to advise and support game-changing entrepreneurs."
- Jeff Markowitz, Talent Partner
"At Khosla Ventures, we recommend that all our portfolio companies participate in Advanced-HR’s compensation surveys. The reports in Option Impact and the VC Executive Compensation Survey enable our companies to filter data based on industry, region and company stage of development so that only the most current and appropriate information is used to build a competitive compensation program."
- Debbie Biondolillo, Operating Partner
"Understanding the competitive labor market is one of the most important components in building a successful company and Advanced-HR’s annual VC Executive Compensation Survey provides portfolio companies with information to make critical compensation decisions. The final report provides an immense benefit to portfolio companies."
- Andy Chen, Director of Engineering Recruiting
"Companies need more than an infusion of capital to succeed. Recruiting and developing strong management teams are critical challenges for private companies and Norwest Venture Partners provides the business relationships that make the difference between moderate success and market leadership. Year after year, the Advanced-HR team continues to produce the industry’s most reliable and extensive compensation data source, laying the foundation for recruiting top talent to our portfolio companies."
- Teri McFadden, Vice President of Recruiting
"The team at Opus Ventures brings our collective knowledge to bear on every one of our portfolio companies by providing access to critical resources and giving counsel on strategy, finance and operations. The executive compensation data provided through Advanced-HR’s portable, excel-based VC Executive Compensation Survey Report is a key component of helping our partners understand the private, venture backed labor market. In turn, they are able to provide the best guidance possible to assist the management teams of our portfolio companies."
- Joe Cutts, CFO & Administrative Partner