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Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

How to Network Like a Pro

Networking is one of the most polarizing topics in the professional world. You either love it and it gives you energy, or you hate it and it totally d[...]

Hannah Slover

By Hannah Slover

Updating Your Resume? Here's How to Make Your Resume Stand Out

Resumes get you the interview. Interviews get you the job. But resumes are very subjective. Just about every person you talk to will share different a[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Top Fintech Startups in the Midwest 2022

The Midwest is rapidly becoming home to some of the best fintech startups in the country.  Chicago, for instance, is becoming a top tech hub for finte[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Grand Rapids Startup CertifID Raises $12.5M Series A Funding

CertifID announced today that it has raised $12.5M in Series A funding to accelerate its mission to prevent wire fraud. The round was led by Arthur Ve[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Apply Now: 13 Open Engineering Jobs with Midwest Startups

From renewable energy to cyber security, there are a ton of great companies hiring engineers to work on exciting projects. If you’re looking for a job[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

How to Support Employee Mental Health & Avoid Startup Burnout

When it comes to finding the right job — and staying there — candidates are looking for a lot, especially in a virtual setting. Gone are the days wher[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

Columbus Transit Agency Partners with Startup Studio on Transportation Tech

Columbus’ public transit agency is getting a lift from a local startup studio to find and support emerging transportation technologies. The Central Oh[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Michigan startup SkySpecs accelerates growth with $80M investment

SkySpecs, the Michigan-based energy renewal startup, announced today that an $80 million capital raise has closed. SkySpecs provides service and softw[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

So, You’re Taking a Mental Health Day. What Now?

Whether you work for a company that has designated mental health days or open-ended “take-what-you-need” days, we applaud you for taking a day for you[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

How Signal is ‘obsessed with finding a better way’ to retire—and work

Revolutionizing a financial industry can be tough work, but for this Detroit startup innovation is at the heart of everything they do.  Signal Advisor[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Top Startups and Tech Companies that Offer Mental Health Days

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, but for those who struggle with mental health issues, finding support is a year-round challenge.  There’s no dou[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Want Your Startup to Succeed? Invest in Your Mental Health

If you’re a startup founder, you know that building a company is tough work. From ideation to raising money, building a minimal viable product to scal[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

9 Fast-Growing Biotech Companies to Know in Cleveland and Northern Ohio

These northern-Ohio biotech companies are making huge investments, treating diseases Growth and investment in Ohio’s biotech industry are at all-time [...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

How Fund That Flip is Maintaining Culture while Doubling Headcount in 2022

Maintaining a strong company culture through rapid growth is not always easy, but Fund That Flip is doing exactly that while disrupting a massive indu[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

How Floyd is Reducing Landfill Waste, One Couch at a Time

In 2013, Kyle Hoff and Alex O’Dell saw an issue they quite literally couldn’t sit on anymore, so they created a solution they could. In the US alone, [...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

The latest startup and tech news from Ohio

The Ohio startup and tech scene continues to grow. New funding, big tech expansion, and always lots of hiring.  Catch up on this week's startup and te[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Apply Now: 10 Open Product Roles with Midwest Startups

The Vectorform team Hoping to find a product role with a Midwest startup? The Midwest continues to grow as a tech hub, and companies are looking to fi[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Modern Recruiting Tools for Hiring Local and Remote Talent Faster

Introducing a suite of new & improved recruiting tools — the best part, it’s free The recruiting industry is evolving like never before. The pande[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Ford is building on its mission to redefine mobility

Over 110 years ago, Ford Motor Company changed the way people moved with the Model T. Once again, Ford is revolutionizing the way people get around. F[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

How to Negotiate a Startup Offer

“What are your salary expectations?” A question we’ve all heard time and again and frankly should be an easy one to answer. But in reality, it’s a lit[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

24 Best Companies for Work-Life Balance Jobs

Work-life balance. It’s been a buzz word for the last two years as the COVID-19 pandemic blurred the lines between work and home. As we enter a new er[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Purpose Jobs is growing—again! Meet the newest team members.

This has been a big year for Purpose Jobs so far. On top of growing our community in emerging tech hubs across the country, we’re also growing our tea[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

The Inside Scoop on the First-Ever Ohio Tech Summit

A new event is building on Ohio’s recent wins—like Intel’s multibillion-dollar investment—as a hub of tech and innovation. The inaugural Ohio Tech Sum[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

8 Purpose-Driven Tech Companies Hiring Now

Health insurance, remote flexibility and team retreats are great when it comes to benefits, but there's something even stronger: purpose. But it's not[...]

Dan Ngoyi

By Dan Ngoyi

Meet Rocket Companies, a Fintech at the Intersection of Impact and Innovation

When I started at Rocket Companies – then Quicken Loans – back in 2013, we had 4,000 team members and were quickly growing and taking market share fro[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

The software company that powers the path to the world’s new medicines

You may have never heard of Veeva Systems, but you’ve certainly heard of the companies it supports: Pfizer, Moderna, Eli Lilly, Merck, Bayer, and over[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

How T-CETRA is bridging the digital divide and serving the underbanked

Think about all the times in your day when you use a credit card. Buying groceries, going out to eat, online shopping… Every time you watch Netflix or[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Cincinnati startup Astronomer raises $213M, acquires Datakin

Cincinnati tech startup Astronomer has just announced a new funding round of $213 million along with the acquisition of Datakin.  Founded in 2018, Ast[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Founder Q&A: Akava CEO on new Olive partnership, remote working

Akava, a leading Silicon Valley-based technology transformation consultancy founded by an Ohio State alum, this week announced a major partnership wit[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

$180M for Ohio, $329M Venture Fund & this Week's Midwest Tech News

The Wall Street Journal recently reported that smaller cities away from the coasts, like Madison, Wis. and Durham, N.C., have seen a strong increase i[...]

Hannah Slover

By Hannah Slover

SXSW collaboration celebrates innovation, opportunity in Midwest

Last week, after two years of disruption, the South by Southwest Conference & Festival returned to Austin, TX. We partnered with our friends to br[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

11 Fast-Growing Biotech Companies in Cincinnati and Southern Ohio

These southern Ohio biotech companies are making huge investments, treating diseases Growth and investment in Ohio’s biotech industry are at all-time [...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

BrandXR partners with UC Davis using AR to show climate change impact

The Sierra snow pack is rapidly declining to the point where there could be low to no snow within in the next 80 years. Purpose Jobs member BrandXR is[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Genomenon Raises $20M, Launching a New Era in AI-Powered Genomic Data

Ann Arbor tech company Genomenon announced it has raised $20M in Series B financing. The round was led by  Beringea and Spring Mountain Capital, with [...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Women Executives in Tech to Know 2022

Women are — and have always been — making big moves in the tech industry. They're starting, joining, and investing in tech companies at record rates. [...]

Ted Velie

By Ted Velie

The Midwest is Going to South by Southwest

After two years of disruption, the South by Southwest Conference & Festival returns to Austin, TX this March, and a coalition of more than 30 Midw[...]

Hannah Slover

By Hannah Slover

Best Places to Work: A Look Inside Company Culture

Culture. Culture. Culture. We’re all talking about it, but what does it even mean? Company culture has been thrown into the spotlight over the last tw[...]

Hannah Slover

By Hannah Slover

Startup and Tech Companies Hiring at the SXSW Virtual Career Fair

We're virtually heading to SXSW, one of the country's biggest festivals and conferences. We're teaming up with our friends at Midwest House to host th[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Great Companies for Diversity and Inclusion 2022

If you’re part of the 76% of job seekers and employees who report that a diverse workforce is an important factor when evaluating companies and job of[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

How this Detroit Company is Accelerating Solar Energy

Historically, the Midwest is not top of mind when it comes to solar energy. But one Detroit company is out to change that. GreenLancer is an online pr[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Meet Provide, the people-first fintech company

On a mission to help healthcare providers achieve their practice ownership dreams, Provide isn’t your typical finance company.  Provide is a digital f[...]

Ryan Landau

By Ryan Landau

Meet Matt, Purpose Jobs' new Head of Growth

The Purpose Jobs community is rapidly growing, which means the Purpose Jobs fam is growing, too! We are so excited to welcome Matt Clough, our new Hea[...]