An invite only event for Heads of Talent and People from leading PE and VC funds

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What is Portfolio Hiring?

Portfolio Hiring is An invite only event for Heads of Talent and People from leading PE and VC funds.

Following the huge success of our recent event in London, we will be hosting our second ever event in late 2023 in Austin, TX.

If you are interested in attending, please click below, complete the form, and a member of the Kandidate team will be in touch.

Previous Speakers

Laura Wilming

Head of
Portfolio Talent

Lauren Apostilides

Founder Support,
Ecosystem and Network

Charlotte Biering

Global Diversity and
Inclusion Specialist

Hung Lee

Curator &

Siadhal Magos


Anouk Agussol


James Johnson

Founder Coach

David Connors

CEO & Co-Founder

Theo Smith

Theo Smith

Yakub Zolynski

Theo Smith

Polly Barnes

Operating Partner

Keji Mustapha

Global Director,
Brand and Community

Anna Brailsford


Michael Hall

Founder & CEO

Videos from our recent event in London

With the collective expertise of our speakers, attendees, and Kandidate team members, at our London event we were able to discuss some pressing issues as:

Click below to watch some of the talks from our recent event at White City House, London.

Happy Customers

Hear from ex isting Kandidate customers in their own words

"I hope you got a good night's sleep after the magic of yesterday! I wanted to say a huge thank you (and kudos!!). It was so great - I learned so much, loved seeing so many talent friends that I haven't seen in years, and meeting new people. I think you're onto something really special and unique and I can't wait to join the 2024 edition"
Keji Mustapha

"Simply wanted to send a sincere 'thank you' to you and the team for including me in what was a stellar event. I was thoroughly impressed and it was a great introduction to the VC community. The content was very well curated, speakers engaging and the time left for networking was valuable".
Payton Dobbs
Hoxton Ventures

"Thank you for putting on such an interesting event yesterday. The talks were really great, such an interesting variety of topics. It was also a top group, it's always fun to see familiar faces and meet new people. I appreciate you pulling this together and supporting the ecosystem in this way."
Liz Broderick
Kindred Capital VC

"Today was excellent, especially for a first pass! I got a ton of value out of the sessions and came away with 10 valuable contacts I plan to have additional dialogues with."
Ryan Brady
Updata Partners

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