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Propelling Your Technology Recruitment Forward


Acceler8 Talent partners with Boston’s most innovative tech startups and large companies to propel their funding and business forward. We source the brightest talent in machine learning and related technologies, so you don't have to.

Our experience spanning over a decade in technical recruitment as part of the award-winning Understanding Recruitment group means you can count on us to find the right tech talent to take your business to the next level.

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  • Slavi Marinov

    Slavi Marinov

    Partner & Head of Machine Learning , AHL
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    ​I cannot recommend Mat highly enough. He is one of these rare recruiters who "gets it": thoughtf...

  • Nikola Mrkšić

    Nikola Mrkšić

    CEO & Co-Founder , PolyAI
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    ​Mat is the best recruiter we have worked with at PolyAI. He has helped hire five of our key mach...

  • Tia Vieira

    Tia Vieira

    Talent and Diversity Program Manager , Citrine Informatics
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    ​Matthew and his team at Understanding Recruitment helped us add 2 engineers to our team! All thr...

  • Juha Seppä

    Juha Seppä

    Technology Executive
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    ​Matt has worked with me for two years in finding great engineers for my team, especially machine...

  • Gilbert Hendry

    Gilbert Hendry

    Staff Software Engineer , Culture Biosciences
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    ​Mat is awesome, he sourced many great candidates for a hard-to-fill role I was hiring for with v...

  • Emery Burhan

    Emery Burhan

    Hardware Engineer , Google
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    ​Working with Molly was a true pleasure. She is the best at what she does and she really takes th...

  • Meghan Hickey

    Meghan Hickey

    Software Engineer , Indico Data
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    ​Mat did a fantastic job helping me land my next role. He listened to what I was looking for and ...

  • Hamid Reza Zohouri, PhD

    Hamid Reza Zohouri, PhD

    Director of Product , Edgecortix
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    ​Nick helped me with a role I was considering. Throughout the process, he was very open, transpar...

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Whether you're looking to bolster your team with individual talent or build a team equipped to drive change in the technology industry, our Acceler8 Talent consultants can help. We adopt tried and tested processes to find and secure talent, just like the innovative technology companies we work with.

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