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Welcome to Stax

Experts in headhunting for startups and scale-ups.

Experienced Tech and Engineering headhunters for Startups and Scale-ups in Europe.

Stax support many of Europes most innovative startups and partner with leading European Startup incubators through our headhunting and workshops. We specialise in representing Startups and Scale-ups to find in-demand Tech and Engineering talent.

We have a proven track record of helping to successfully place top Tech, Engineering and C-Level talent into growing Startups and Scale-ups across Europe. 

We partner and sponsor with leading Startup incubators such as Xpreneurs (UnternehmerTUM) to support Startup Communities where we mentor Founders. We have over 20 years of headhunting experience for across Europe and USA to lend our insights and experience on growth strategies. 

We excel in headhunting for sectors such as DeepTech and Clean-Tech for roles such as C-Level, Software Engineers, Cloud, AI, Data as well as Mechanical Engineers.

We love forging great relationships with our partners with our simple, friendly and professional approach. Please check out our partner reviews. 

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Our client reviews

Here’s what our partners have to say about working with stax.

Dmytro - Director - California

I consider myself lucky that I met Ashley.

I consider myself lucky that I met Ashley. He combines top level professionalism and genuine, honest, open and kindhearted personality.

Brad - VP of tech - Wholefoods, USA

Working with stax was great!

Working with Alex was great. He actively listened to understand the skills and culture that we needed for our roles, he regularly checked in to give us status and he welcomed working on our hardest to place roles.

Nick - Tech Director - UK

Not like other recruiters!

Stax are not like other recruiters, they really cares about your needs and requirements. They are very personable and not pushy. Stax have found multiple candidates that we've recruited on a contract basis. I would always call Stax first when I need to find help.

Osvaldo - Director - London

My exclusive recruitment partner

Alex did a great job in engaging with the business, understanding my priorities and provide very good candidates. It went so well that I decided to work with him on an exclusive basis. I highly recommend Alex to both businesses and candidates.

Alex - Candidate - Software Engineer

No one better!

Alex is a top recruiter who helped me get amazing contracts. There's no one better!

Areas of expertise.

With 20 years of experience of headhunting and access to the industry’s best available tools, we have exceptional talent pools and search capabilities across Europe the most in-demand Tech and Engineering talent. The main areas we cover for our clients are around building their Tech and Engineering teams across C-Level, Software, ML and Mechanical.

C-Level and Senior hires

We have successfully placed CTOs, COOs, CFOs, CMOs for our Startup & Scale-up partners across multiple sectors such as IOT, DeepTech & Clean-Tech.

Software & ML/AI Engineers

Full-stack Engineers, Backend Engineers, Front End Engineers, ML & AI Engineers across multiple languages and frameworks.

Cloud & DevOps

Cloud and DevOps Engineers with expertise in: AWS, GCP, Azure, Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform, Ansible, Puppet, Chef, Jenkins, and Linux.


Mechanical, Electromechanical, Chemical, Automation and Process Engineers.

We offer flexible services for our partners.


If you’re already working with another recruitment agency but are open to giving us try, we’d love to show you what we can do.


The most cost effective and tailored packages. Our exclusive and retained services offer commitment from both sides and are a guarantee of a successful hire for your business.


Stax Talent provides everything necessary to our customers from selection and on-boarding to infrastructure systems including dedicated payroll services.