Startups are popping up all over the place, and contrary to popular belief, you don't need to be in Silicon Valley to make it a success. Check out our list of top 20 US startups to watch out for in 2016. Better still, why not check out their vacancies page and see if they are looking for another ambassador to join them on their journey.
Gigya | California, USA
About: Gigya helps companies turn unknown site visitors into known, loyal and engaged customers. More than 700 of the world’s leading enterprises, including 50% of the comScore top 100US web properties, rely on Gigya to build identity driven relationships with their customers while powering scalable, secure customer identity management.
Perks: Looking to join a fast-paced, high growth company with competitive compensation, full benefits and free food? Gigya is hiring!
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Floored | New York, USA
About: Floored is a New York City-based company that creates interactive 3D graphics and technology for the hospitality and commercial, residential, industrial and retail real estate industries.
Perks: Top of the line health insurance for you and your family and as an added bonus we won't count your sick days. We offer a competitive salary with all the 'gear' you need.
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Movable Ink | New York, USA
About: We believe that marketing can delight, compel, and engage. But all too often, that opportunity is lost with one-size-fits-all messaging delivered to masses. It is our mission to broaden the possibilities in the way we communicate, and create truly personalized, one-to-one interactions between brands and their customers at a massive scale.
Perks: Movable Ink offers a fully stocked kitchen, an amazing HQ in the heart of New York City, gym reimbursements, and an open vacation policy.
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Namely | Austin, USA
About: Hr for Humans. Behind every great company is a strong culture of engaged employees. That’s why Namely is the only HR platform that puts your people—and your culture—front and center.
Perks: Namely Employees have access to medical insurance for them and their families, unlimited vacation, bagel Mondays and an in office library which is vital for personal development.
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SinglePlatform | New York, USA
About: SinglePlatform is your connection to the top search engines, travel and review sites, online listing directories and mobile apps used by over 200 million people to find local businesses. We've built the technology, partner network and support team to drive local business success. From listing optimization and mobile site creation to social media scheduling and a comprehensive analytics suite, you'll find the tools you need to get your most important information out across the web.
Perks: In addition to a competitive compensation package SinglePlatform also offers a generous vacation policy, continued education, medical insurance, company events.
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Joor | New York, USA
About: Through our innovative platform and intuitive technology, we're pioneering a wholesale evolution by making the process easier and faster not just because we want to, but because we believe the wholesale industry deserves better. We've put the entire wholesale buying process online to enable brands and retailers to drive incremental revenue, cut costs, improve their customer experience and analyze performance through data analytics.
Perks: Joining the team will mean you can help people achieve their goals and in return Joor offers health care benefits, creative environment including an idea paint wall, a great office in a great location and access and exposure to fashion events.
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Audicus | New York, USA
About: Traditional providers and manufacturers mark hearing aids up more than 10x to cover overhead and other miscellaneous costs. We cut out the middlemen by partnering with top-tier, independent manufacturers in Germany and the US and delivering directly to you.
Perks: We want all out employees to have a good work life balance so we offer a flexible vacation policy, full health coverage and Fridays are known as 'Fiesta Fridays' where we enjoy each others company with a refreshing beverage.
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Canary | New York, USA
About: Everyone has a right to feel safe and secure, and security comes from having the information you want when you want it. It’s the guiding principle behind our work, and reinforces our belief that the best technology makes you smarter, puts you in control, and gives you access to the information you need. That’s why we’re dedicated to developing easy-to-use technology that protects, empowers, and has a meaningful impact on people, families, and their communities.
Perks: Canary employees are paid a competitive rate which allows city living, we have a flexible vacation policy to ensure good work life balances. To top it all off every Friday we end the work week with a refreshing beverage and enjoying each other's company in Fiesta Friday.
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Schoology | New York, USA
About: Four college students—Jeremy Friedman, Ryan Hwang, Tim Trinidad, and Bill Kindler—saw firsthand how education technology fell short of its promise to improve the learning experience for students and instructors.They decided to change that by building an LMS aligned with the needs and learning style of education in the real world.
Perks: Our open paid time off policy allows you to take time off when you need it, social nights allow you to socialise with your colleagues and build relationship. Schoology always has a fully stocked fridge full with health and some not-so-health options.
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Chart Beat | New York, USA
About: Since the web's creation, the standard unit of success has been the click. Yet the goal of content creation has always been to get the right information to the right people and have them consume it, understand it, learn from it. This massive disconnect of goals and metrics has led to a web that rewards empty traffic, clickbait headlines, and billions of unseen ad impressions.
Perks: When you join the chartcrew you will have access to comprehensive health benefits and gym membership discounts; so you will be able to work off all the treats from our kitchen. We have built some pretty cool tech and every six weeks we take a week to allow employees to build whatever they would like.
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Betterment | Betterment, USA
About: The Betterment portfolio is designed to achieve optimal returns at every level of risk. Through diversification, automated rebalancing, better behavior, and lower fees, Betterment customers can expect 4.30% higher returns than a typical DIY investor.
Perks: We take care of our team in regards to health benefits, gym reimbursements and unlimited vacation days. We will even let you pick your own computer set up, whatever helps you work better
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Seat Geek | New York, USA
About: SeatGeek is a ticket search engine that makes finding tickets to live entertainment a cinch. We search dozens of the biggest ticket sites and present the results all in one place.
Perks: Employees will receive a monthly stipend so that you don't miss out on any shows available, along with many freebies and subsidies. Take part in many team events such as bowling nights or board games night; we like to do stuff together.
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Dashlane | New York, USA
About: Never forget another password with the all-new Dashlane 4. Keep track of your passwords. Automatically log in on every website and every device.
Perks: We enjoy the usual startup perks (accomplishment-based work schedule, beer in the fridge, etc.) with the added benefit of working along the banks of the Seine every now and again.
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Offerpop | New York, USA
About: One Visual UGC Marketing Platform For The Entire Consumer Journey. Visual User Generated Content Marketing Drives Better Results
Perks: For anyone who comes onboard at Offerpop there are full health benefits, stock options and a retirements plan because we want to grow together.
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Poppin | New York, USA
About: It all began with the simple Stapler. A humdrum office workhorse, its design remained untouched for decades. What would happen, we thought, if you reimagined that ordinary artifact of the office into something absolutely extraordinary? And with that, Poppin was born.
Perks: Every Monday morning we start the week right, by celebrating with a back-to-work breakfast. If you have a four legged friend we want to meet them and if they can do paperwork that's even better. Along with the standard benefits; every month, Poppin will reimburse you up to $50 for money you’ve spent caring and connecting with co-workers outside of the office.
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Conductor | New York, USA
About: At Conductor, we’re passionate about providing our customers with the best possible web presence solutions, technology, and support. It’s a responsibility that sits on the shoulders of each team member. But that doesn’t mean we don’t have fun doing it! Our open office atmosphere is always buzzing with activity.
Perks: Alongside the standard benefits of a competitive salary, stock option, medical insurance; the Conductor team also receive commuter benefits, free lunch on Fridays and even a xbox one in the work place.
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Codecademy | New York, USA
About: Codecademy is an education company. But not one in the way you might think. We're committed to building the best learning experience inside and out, making Codecademy the best place for our team to learn, teach, and create the online learning experience of the future.
Perks: Codecademy are here to build something big, so along with the standard perks of medical benefits, paid vacations we also offer paid vacation and a generous equipment budget.
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Nomi | New York, USA
About: Nomi’s founders helped online businesses use real time data to deliver superior service and sales. The team helped build CRM systems at Salesforce and social media analytics at Buddy Media and Spinback. Frustrated that the same tools didn’t exist for offline businesses, they launched Nomi to extend the innovations of web analytics to brick and mortar businesses.
Perks: In a company passionate about their products and people, you can gain hands on experience developing your skills with a variety of technology to hand.
Farmingo | New York, USA
About: We believe that many of us are ready for an alternative way to shop, cook, and break bread with our families and friends. For us, it’s about bringing joy to those who savor their food and care where it comes from, who want it fresh from the harvest and still smelling of the earth.
Perks: We love our staff and show it with full benefits (medical, dental, vision and life), stock options in a fast-growing start up, an unlimited vacation policy, and the ability to work alongside co-workers who are passionate about changing the food system. Plus, you’ll get a steep discount on the best food you’ve ever tasted!
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Appboy | New York, USA
About: YOUR CUSTOMERS ARE MOBILE. They're also easily distracted and incredibly diverse, each with different needs and preferences. But they still expect a great user experience, engaging and useful marketing. We are defining a new category in marketing engagement automation that addresses these opportunities with powerful technology rooted in mobile, built around customers, and designed to be used by marketers.
Perks: Appboy offers excellent medical coverage for you and your dependants, daily catered lunches with a fully stocked kitchen and unlimited vacation to relax, restore and refresh.
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Abi wants to live in a world filled with comic books, peanut butter and a force field protecting her from sticky fingers and germs. When not found writing assignments for her Diploma, she can be found online playing video games.