Specialist Capital Markets & Investment FinTech Executive Search & Recruitment


The trusted global executive search & recruitment partner for securities technology, data & research providers.

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With a clear market focus and deep sector expertise, Excelsior is the go-to search partner for FinTech companies looking to give themselves with a distinct competitive advantage by hiring the best talent the market has to offer.


"Excelsior’s help in finding high quality people to add to the team has been critical!"

CEO, Forbes FinTech 50 firm

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What makes us different?

We make hiring easy for Executives

Foremost we are masters of our discipline; well trained and professional recruiters, applying best practice executive search and recruitment processes to every assignment.

Being experienced recruiters we also understand the hiring frustrations many companies and executives simply put up with. But our proven search solution is an alternative that alleviates the stress and negative impacts of the hiring process, and results is hiring great talent quickly and cost effectively.

FinTech vendor expertise

For over 20 years we have not diluted our focus of recruiting for providers of financial technology, data and research solutions to the capital markets and investment industry.

This clear vertical focus provides us with a unique understanding of the challenges faced by clients and companies alike, and how we can best meet their needs. We understand the nuances of and are experienced in recruiting across executive management, sales, marketing, professional services and product development.

Extensive global candidate network

Our clients have access to our vast industry network that has been carefully nurtured for over 20 years. From extensive market mapping done on a continual basis we know exactly where and who the best candidates are for our clients.

Given the global nature of the finance industry, our network and proven international search capability meets the local needs of our clients servicing the main financial centres across North & South America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia-Pacific.

Our proprietary fintechSTAR service

Excelsior offers a ‘total solution’, using search to pro-actively seek out the best talent across all functional areas and career levels. Through use of fintechSTAR, our proprietary search service, our clients are guaranteed candidate delivery of Star performers who add significant value to their businesses to compete in the very competitive global FinTech industry.


“We only partner with great FinTech companies committed to hiring top talent, which creates win-win situations for both our clients and candidates”

Shawn Rutter, Founder, Excelsior Search.


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If you’re committed to hiring top talent and are looking for a search partner you can count on, then lets talk.