About US

Cultivate’s strength is our deep knowledge and first-hand experience working in and with startup and scale-up companies. We are long-term partners who equip Founders and Leaders with an unfair advantage to build and retain top teams.

At Cultivate, we don’t just understand the startup and growth-stage landscape; we’ve lived it. With battle-tested experience, we specialise in fueling startup and growth-stage success through expert recruitment, HR, and work pass processing solutions. We turn your ambitious vision into a reality.


Headquartered in Singapore, Cultivate was founded by Kate Williams. Kate is a versatile recruitment and HR professional with operational experience as the Head of People and extensive consulting and agency side experience.

Kate is joined by a close-knit team of recruitment and HR professionals with experience spanning Southeast Asia, Australia, Japan, the US, and Europe.

Our blend of in-house and external experience sets us apart from our competitors. We have scaled companies from the inside and observed and advised them as external partners. We draw on our first-hand experience and know what works and what doesn’t. We solve your most critical people needs by providing fit for purpose and scalable solutions.

We solve your most critical Talent needs by providing fit-for-purpose and scalable solutions.