Daversa Partners Announces Expansion Into Miami’s Booming Tech Market, Led by Partner Nicolette Hartman

Partner Nicolette Hartman leads the charge into Miami for Daversa Partners.

Partner Nicolette Hartman leads the charge into Miami for Daversa Partners. (Photo: Business Wire)

MIAMI--()--Daversa Partners, the technology industry’s premier executive search firm, is announcing its expansion into the country’s next hyper growth tech hub, Miami. Leading the charge is Nicolette Hartman, tenured Partner at Daversa Partners and expert in building executive teams at consumer and healthcare companies.

For three decades, Daversa Partners has built the leading management teams across the most disruptive companies of this generation, focused on serving the founder and funder community. Having worked alongside VC and PE firms like Andreessen Horowitz, Founders Fund, Bling Capital, Sequoia Capital, Lightspeed Ventures, Accel, Bessemer, TPG, KKR, and Blackstone, Daversa Partners has had the privilege to build over 10,000 tech companies, all of which hold a shared vision: push the throttle of innovation.

The company today is an important strategic partner that moves top executives into startup and growth oriented companies, and has worked with the founders of Twitter, Airbnb, Square, One Medical, Instacart, DoorDash, NuBank, Beyond Meat, Coinbase, and Bored Ape Yacht Club, amongst others.

Nicolette Hartman Leads Daversa Partners into Miami’s Tech Hub

Leading Daversa’s expansion, Partner Nicolette Hartman makes the move alongside three additional members of her team, Jodie Salzberg, Caroline Didelot, and Olivia Witmer.

For nearly a decade, Hartman has proved to be a fast-paced, relentless headhunter, earning her reputation by operating with a level of urgency and thoroughness that delivers game-changing results with aggressive speed. Nicolette has spent her career building executive teams for some of the most disruptive consumer and healthcare startups across the globe, including building out the VP and C-level leadership teams at Warby Parker, FIGS, Wildlife Studios, Therabody, GameStop and others.

“This has been one of the most strategic decisions Daversa Partners has ever made. Building an office and presence in Miami that is intently focused on growing and developing impactful relationships that will move the needle for innovation is core to our company’s ethos. Daversa Partners is excited to get in on the ground level, and I am thrilled to make this move,” said Hartman.

South Florida has seen nearly $1 trillion in new assets come to town since 2020

A revolution has transpired in the city of Miami over the past several years. Talented, generational defining tech leaders began to emerge locally, while those who had once put a stake in the ground in Silicon Valley or Silicon Alley relocated their families and businesses to the city in response to a buzzing ecosystem.

With Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and a vocal crowd of investors at the helm, from Founders Fund’s Keith Rabois to Ben Ling of Bling Capital, funding to Miami-based startups soared in 2021, with Q4 ‘21 alone seeing a record $2.2B invested into the city’s tech ecosystem.

Mayor Francis Suarez said, “Daversa Partners’ decision to expand to Miami is yet another sign that our city is cementing itself as the world’s Capital of Capital. Their track record speaks for itself, and I am confident Nicolette and her whole team will be a great addition to our growing tech ecosystem, serving as a bridge between Miami’s talent and the next-generation companies building the economy of tomorrow.”

Ben Ling, Founder and General Partner of Bling Capital, has become an unwavering backer of the Miami tech scene, having relocated from San Francisco in 2021. Ling said, “Daversa Partners is an important partner in the global venture and startup community. Their presence in Miami will help accelerate and attract top talent to the city.”

About Daversa Partners

Daversa Partners is Technology’s premier executive search firm that builds the leadership teams for growth and venture-backed companies. Our global footprint spans 2 continents and eight offices, giving our high-performance teams visibility into the entirety of the market. We are dedicated to developing meaningful relationships with entrepreneurs, executives, and investors across Consumer and Enterprise businesses.

We believe that the most successful companies achieve major breakthroughs by acquiring extraordinary talent. These people are hard to find and even harder to recruit, they are Material Impact Executives; we only recruit these people. This is what sets us apart…and this is what makes Daversa the search partner of choice.

For more information on Daversa Partners please visit www.daversapartners.com


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