Private Companies

More than 540 private companies – including some of the most innovative and up & coming biotechnology, software and internet firms, rely on the Radford survey platform to meet their compensation benchmarking needs. To learn more about our coverage of the technology industry and how our survey works, click the links below:


Database Scope

The Radford US Pre-IPO Survey provides human resources and compensation professionals with access to rewards insights covering many of today’s most promising venture-backed companies in the technology and life sciences sectors. Today, our survey spans: 






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Reported Results

Participating Firms

Our team is exclusively focused on supporting innovation-based companies operating in highly-competitive markets for talent. We work with some amazing companies, including:

  • 1Life Healthcare
  • 23andMe
  • A2 Biotherapeutics
  • Addepar
  • Casper Sleep
  • Chargepoint
  • Coinbase
  • Confluent Medical
  • Doordash
  • ezCater
  • Evernote
  • Foursquare Labs
  • Gusto
  • Hired
  • Jobvite
  • Juul Labs
  • Lime
  • Mod Pizza
  • NerdWallet
  • Optimizely
  • Quantcast
  • Reddit
  • Ripple Foods
  • Squarespace
  • Stripe
  • Tile
  • Udemy
  • Vroom
  • ZipRecruiter

But that's just scratching the surface of the 548 pre-IPO firms enrolled in our database. These firms span the globe and industries, including software products, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, financial technology, e-commerce, and more. Navigating a highly-competitive talent market requires fresh, comprehensive data from a wide array of peers. We've got you covered so you can take a data-driven approach to compensation-related decisions.

► To request a list of industry peers for the Radford US Pre-IPO Survey, please click here.

Job Library

The Radford Pre-IPO Survey provides granular benchmarking information for 1,270+ jobs across all business functions, including roles in:

  • Accounting & Finance
  • Auditing & Reporting
  • Biological Sciences
  • Business Development
  • Business Planning/Strategy
  • Chemical Sciences
  • Customer Service/Support
  • Data Management/Science
  • Facilities & Security
  • Hardware Engineering/Development
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Legal
  • Marketing & Product Marketing
  • Manufacturing & Production
  • Materials & Procurement
  • Quality Assurance
  • Software Engineering/Development

► To request a copy of the full job list for the Radford US Pre-IPO Survey, please click here.

Compensation Data Elements

All Radford surveys are designed to help decision-makers set pay with confidence across numerous rewards elements. Key compensation details available in all countries include:

  • Base Salary
  • Allowances (Cars, Housing, etc.)
  • Fixed Compensation
  • Actual Bonus Payouts
  • Target Bonus Percentage/Value
  • Total Cash Compensation
  • Annual/Ongoing Equity Value
  • Annual/Ongoing Equity Eligibility
  • New-Hire Equity Value
  • New-Hire Equity Eligibility
  • Equity Vehicle Mix
  • Total Direct Compensation

What Sets Radford Apart?

We partner with the world's most innovative companies to reimagine their approach to rewards, empowering them to achieve superior levels of people and business performance. Here's how:

  • High Quality and Reliable Data
    We're a participant-only survey, which means there's only one way to access the Radford Network: Submit a complete data input that passes multiple rounds of quality assurance.
  • We're a Trusted Resource
    You'll get faster buy-in on key compensation decisions when you use Radford data. Board members, C-suite leaders, HR colleagues, recruiters all know and trust the Radford name.
  • With Real Customer Service
    Every Radford survey client is partnered with a dedicated survey consultant to guide you through the input process. We also offer complimentary online and one-on-one training.
  • We Go Beyond Compensation Data
    Our suite of Market Practice Studies are designed to handle your most pressing issues and cover annual salary increases, short- and long-term incentive design, new graduate pay, employee experience, allowances and more.

Pricing, Access & Support

Fees for the Radford US Pre-IPO Survey vary based on your specific benchmarking goals. The most important factors impacting price are your timing requirements (i.e., accessing current vs. future survey publications) and whether or not you need additional product packages covering cash compensation at public companies and/or pay for sales professionals. Once we know more about these factors, our team can quickly deliver a cost-effective proposal to meet your needs. To request a price quote for your organization, please click here.

All subscriptions to the Radford US Pre-IPO Survey include 24/7 access to the Radford Network®, our online survey reporting environment. This puts survey results, input resources, and market insights in reach at all times for an unlimited number of company-employed staff. Additionally, all survey clients are assigned a dedicated Survey Consultant to support them during the survey input and data review process. This consultant remains your contact for training and custom reporting questions.


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