Our Story

Helping growth-driven startups find their core technical talent

Hiring for early-stage startups is a high-stakes endeavor. The ability to quickly secure qualified candidates will accelerate your startup’s mission—helping you achieve even the most aggressive growth targets.

Kofi Group uses a hyper-focused, personalized recruitment strategy to secure the top 5% of passive technical talent. We research, vet, and prepare each candidate, providing your team with a shortlist of qualified candidates to interview and hire. All you have to do is give us the green light.

Since launching in 2017, Kofi Group has achieved double-digit YOY growth. As a lean team, we’re on a mission to scale to 50+ successful, full-desk recruiters by 2025.

Meet Our Team


George Atuahene

Founder & Managing Director

Austin, TX


Joseph Gordon

Senior Executive Recruiter

San Francisco, CA


Michael Bidak

Senior Executive Recruiter

San Francisco, CA


Aaron Reny

Executive Recruiter

San Francisco, CA


Bryan O'Guin

Executive Recruitment Consultant

Austin, TX

Paul Vera

Startup & VC Relationship Manager

Austin, TX

Markets We Serve

Austin, TX

New York, NY

San Francisco, CA

Build the future of your startup