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Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

How GM is Leading the Charge to a More Accessible Future

There are many new EV and AV startups trying to make a name for themselves in the tech industry, but there’s one in particular that’s rising above the[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

Why Serena Williams is Headlining This Ohio Tech Conference

Ohio is playing host to a national tech conference focused on founders of color and headlined by Serena Williams. Black Tech Week, a Black tech ecosys[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Work-Life Balance is a Mind Game

In the past, we’ve featured a great number of companies that are top-of-the-line when it comes to offering solutions for work-life balance. These comp[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

29 Company Retreat Ideas to Help your Remote Startup Team Connect

One of the biggest challenges for remote teams is finding the time and space to genuinely connect. In between all the startup hiring, there's of cours[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

5 Major Tech Companies in Columbus, Ohio

With Intel breaking ground in suburban Columbus, we’re taking stock of tech giants with a presence in the area.  You won’t always find a lot of their [...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

8 Companies Hiring Top Midwest Tech Talent Now

The Midwest truly has some of the best tech talent in the world. Gone are the days when the middle of the country is overlooked and underrated. Compan[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

How Blueflite is Using Drones to Create a City of the Future, Today

It was a four-year-old’s birthday party that sparked a revolutionary startup.  James McClearen, founder of Blueflite, wanted to deliver a birthday pre[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Time for a Change: Breaking into Tech with Leah Zillner

Making a career change is hard no matter what industry you’re trying to break into. But getting into tech is at the top of the list of tough industrie[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

Columbus Startup Studio Rev1 Surpasses $4B in Economic Impact, Report Shows

Columbus startup studio Rev1 Ventures has surpassed $4 billion in total economic impact after a historic year, the organization noted in releasing its[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

9 Companies with Great Paid Parental Leave Benefits

The U.S. is one of the only countries in the world without any form of paid parental leave on the national level.  Nine states and the District of Col[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

7 Tips on How to Stay Engaged at Work this Summer

Let’s be honest — even if you enjoy your job, it can be tough to focus during the summer. Especially in the Midwest when the summers are unbeatable.  [...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

SHARE Mobility Raises $12M in Mobility-as-a-Service Push for Employers

SHARE Mobility, a Columbus-based provider of Mobility-as-a-Service solutions, has raised $12 million in a Series A fundraise to help make commuter ben[...]

Alice Duers

By Alice Duers

How to Optimize Your Job Search

People always say “job searching is a full-time job,” and depending on what you’re looking for it can be time-consuming. It can feel isolating. It can[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Apply Now: Open Jobs with Midwest Tech Companies and Startups

Job searching can be an exhausting journey. There. We said it. It’s because of the work and effort we know you have to put into this search, that we w[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

On the heels of $2M funding, Wedge looks to transform talent screening, hiring

Hiring is one of the biggest challenges companies face, no matter the climate. With new challenges stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic and the shiftin[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Detroit Fintech Startup Autobooks Raises $50M Series C

Today, Detroit-based startup Autobooks announced a $50 million Series C funding round led by Macquarie Capital Principal Finance. The round also inclu[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

13 LGBTQ+ Owned, Founded, and Supportive Companies

In celebration of Pride Month, we're highlighting companies that are founded by a member of the LGBTQ+ community or are LGBTQ+ friendly. Highlighting [...]

Phil Osolinski

By Phil Osolinski

Three Changes You Can Make Today to Humanize Your Interview Process

In the hustle and bustle of scaling a company, hitting headcount deadlines, and keeping up with an email inbox that has no end, it can be easy for us [...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

New Report Names Detroit #1 Emerging Tech Ecosystem in the World

Startup Genome, a leading innovation policy advisory and research firm, released yesterday its annual Global Startup Ecosystem Report (GSER). Among ma[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

Gender Pronouns in the Workplace: What, Why and How to Use Them

June is Pride Month. A month dedicated to celebrating and honoring the LGBTQ+ community and those within it who have fought so hard for equality and a[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Meet Guideline, a Fast-Growing Fintech Taking on the Retirement Crisis

As inflation, rampant layoffs, and market volatility hurdle financial wellbeing to the forefront of people’s minds, there’s a startup out there trying[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

The Can’t-Miss Events in Columbus, Ohio This Summer

Fresh off Memorial Day Weekend, we’ve got summer on the mind and there is no shortage of fun things to do in Columbus. Our friends at OhioX and Rev1 V[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

36 Ann Arbor Tech Companies & Startups Hiring in 2022

Ann Arbor continues to be one of the top growing tech ecosystems around the country with some great hiring tech companies. A combination of university[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

New Unicorn for Columbus: Branch Raises Series C at $1.05 Billion Valuation

3-year-old Insuretech Branch Raises $147M to Reach Unicorn Status Columbus is home to another unicorn. Branch, a full-stack insurance company that use[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

This Masterclass in Tech Recruiting is Helping Companies Hire Better Talent

The battle for top tech talent is heating up, especially as more companies become remote-flexible. Local employers are now competing with the likes of[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

10 Midwest Tech Companies and Startups Hiring Now

Whether you’re actively seeking a new role, casually browsing, or anywhere in between, these jobs are too interesting to pass up. From sales to design[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

How Ann Arbor Startup SkySpecs is Co-Creating the Future of Renewable Energy

We’ve seen the models, we know the data… the climate crisis is the biggest and most dire challenge society faces right now.  As climate tech companies[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

9 Midwest Tech Companies and Startups with Remote Jobs

Today’s job market can feel overwhelming, especially when finding jobs in your area. But luckily, many companies offer remote opportunities, or are fu[...]

Alli Kelly

By Alli Kelly

What to Do When You Get Laid Off

Of all stressful life events, losing your job has ranked in the top 10 for years. It sucks and there’s no getting around that. On top of that, no one [...]

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 [...]