Client Pricing

On-Demand Executive

Pricing applies to Fractional, Interim, Project, Mentor, or Coach searches.

Self Search

$0 upfront + 20% markup

on the contracted rate for up to 12 Months

Search the Bolster marketplace for On-Demand candidates on your own. Bolster will manage contractor payments and 1099 creation. $10,000 success fee if hired as an employee within 12 months.

Assisted Search

$2,500 upfront + 20% markup

on the contracted rate for up to 12 Months

Bolster to provide a slate of candidates, confirm availability, and make introductions. Bolster will manage contractor payments and 1099 creation. $10,000 success fee if hired as an employee within 12 months.

Full-Time Executive

Self Search

$0 upfront + $10,000 success fee

Search the Bolster marketplace for Full-Time candidates on your own.

Assisted Search

$10,000 upfront + $10,000 after introductions

Custom rates for larger or more complex searches

Bolster will source a slate of candidates from inside and outside of the Bolster marketplace, confirm availability, and make introductions.

Board Roles

Assisted Search

50% upfront + 50% on selection

  • Company <$2mm revenue = $5,000 total
  • Company between $2-10mm in revenue = $10,000 total
  • Company between $10-25mm in revenue = $20,000 total
  • Company >$25mm in revenue = $30,000 total

Bolster will source a slate of candidates from inside and outside of the Bolster marketplace, confirm availability, and make introductions.

Bolster Prime

18-month programmatic mentoring program, matching a startup CEO with a seasoned CEO or operator to learn the art of scaling as a CEO. All fees and equity are shared with the Bolster Prime Mentor. Bolster Venture Portfolio Companies receive a 33% discount on Bolster Prime fees.

Pre-Seed

  • $1,750/month billed quarterly
  • Clients receive a 50% discount on Bolster Talent Marketplace fees
  • Sliding scale advisor equity as payment based on the valuation of your company vesting quarterly after mentor matching is complete

Seed

  • $2,500/month billed quarterly
  • Clients receive a 50% discount on Bolster Talent Marketplace fees
  • Sliding scale advisor equity as payment based on the valuation of your company vesting quarterly after mentor matching is complete

Series A and beyond

  • $4,000/month billed quarterly
  • Clients receive a 50% discount on Bolster Talent Marketplace fees
  • Sliding scale advisor equity as payment based on the valuation of your company vesting quarterly after mentor matching is complete

Discounts available for select VC portfolios and multiple searches.

Please note, as outlined in our Terms of Service, if you source an executive through Bolster, you agree that you will not circumvent the required fees by using Member profiles and information to contract with Members outside the Bolster relationship.