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Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Ann Arbor Companies with the Best Benefits

Company Benefits are evolving like never before, and in-demand tech and startup workers are looking for new types of employee benefits, culture, and p[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Chicago Companies With The Best Benefits

Chicago has minted eight unicorn startups valued at over $1 billion just in the first half of 2021 alone. The Windy City is on track for explosive gro[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Columbus Companies With The Best Benefits

Columbus is a quickly emerging tech hub for healthtech and insurtech startups. Many boomerangs are returning to the Midwest, especially to Columbus, t[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Cincinnati Companies with the Best Benefits

Did you know that Cincinnati has a growing tech scene? Cincy is a great place to live, affordable, and is home to some great emerging tech startups.  [...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Detroit Companies with the Best Benefits

Workers are looking for more than the best startup jobs these days: they’re looking for a purpose and new types of employee benefits.  Workplace welln[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Indianapolis Companies with the Best Benefits

Indianapolis has a growing tech and startup scene. And many Indianapolis tech startups are hiring. But how do you know a startup is a good place to wo[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Milwaukee Companies with the Best Benefits

Many tech workers are choosing to live and work in Milwaukee. That’s because Milwaukee has an affordable cost of living matched with a growing tech an[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Pittsburgh Companies with the Best Benefits

Pittsburgh, like many other Midwest cities, has a growing tech and startup scene. There is a rising number of robotics and AI startups in Pittsburgh, [...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

2022 Remote Companies with the Best Benefits

Tech and startup workers are looking for the best startup opportunities in livable (aka affordable) communities, and many are looking for completely r[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Two Detroit startups raise millions in Series A, seed funding rounds

This week, two Detroit startups announced multi-million funding rounds, showing the strength of the Detroit startup community and its continued growth[...]

Hannah Slover

By Hannah Slover

Hiring Companies at the Columbus Startup & Tech Virtual Career Fair

This post has been updated include updated links and resources. The State of the Columbus Startup Community brought together top Columbus tech leaders[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

4 Companies Adding 1,200 Jobs in Columbus, Ohio

What do a dog treat supplier, a private jet company, an AI-based lender, and an e-commerce business have in common? They’re all expanding in Columbus.[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

50+ Midwest and remote software engineering jobs

It's no secret that software engineers are in high demand. There are plenty of open software engineering jobs, but if you're looking for a new gig, it[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Columbus is a rapidly growing tech hub. Here's the top startup activity from the last 12 months.

In the Midwest, boomerangs are returning to the region to start companies, live sustainably, and find meaning in their work. Startup and tech companie[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Detroit startup DeepHow raises $9M pre-Series A funding

DeepHow, an AI startup that's bridging the skills gap in manufacturing, service, and construction, announced yesterday the closing of a $9 million pre[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

SpotOn Raises $300M, acquires Appetize and ups valuation to $3.15B

SpotOn is one of the fastest-growing software and payment companies with a comprehensive suite of solutions for restaurants and retail businesses. Yes[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

How Finite State is shaping a new industry of cybersecurity

Over the past year, some of the biggest cyber attacks have been supply chain compromises, a type of cyber attack that targets software vendors or thir[...]

Evan Weese

By Evan Weese

Columbus Firm’s New App Streamlines Ticketing for High School Sports and Events

High school sports may not be the first industry that comes to mind when talking about technology advancement, but that’s exactly where one Columbus f[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Meet Multidots, a WordPress VIP Agency

You might not know what a WordPress VIP agency is, but some of the biggest brands in the world use them. Companies like Oracle, Spotify, and Salesforc[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Detroit startup Inpathy puts human connection back into social media

Social media scrolling can be a daily part of our lives, but that doesn’t mean it’s authentic. There doesn’t seem to be any place for talking with fri[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Meet the Airspace Link Dev Team — They’re Hiring!

There are highways. And then there are drone highways. Thanks to the Airspace Link team.  Founded in Detroit, Airspace Link is a venture-backed, high-[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

3,000 and growing: Dynatrace celebrates its close-knit global team

This month Dynatrace celebrated hiring its 3,000th employee. The team held a small celebration in Austria where the new hire is located.  It’s not eve[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

17 Midwest Startups Hiring for Marketing Jobs

From content marketing and SEO jobs to growth marketing, Midwest tech startups have a growing number of job opportunities for marketing professionals.[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

A Day in the Life of a Customer Advocate at Clearcover

Headquartered in Chicago, Clearcover is a top insurtech startup in the Midwest — and in the country.  Clearcover is disrupting a $200 billion industry[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

15 Midwest Startups & Tech Companies Hiring for Product Roles

Are you interested in a product job at a tech startup? You might only think of the coasts when it comes to product, because historically the Midwest t[...]

Nathan Zanzig

By Nathan Zanzig

The Rise and Future of the Columbus Startup Ecosystem

A place that was once known as Test City, USA, due to its close resemblance to the overall population and preferences of our country as a whole, is no[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

The Entrepreneurial Ripple Effect is Happening in Detroit

It’s no secret that one successful startup can birth many more. In Detroit, this phenomenon is starting to take off with multiple startups beginning o[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

13 Purpose-Driven Companies Hiring Remote Startup Jobs

People are rethinking where they live, how they work, and what they do with their time. The New York Times calls it the new YOLO Economy. Perhaps the [...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Augmented Reality Art Festival Celebrates Detroit's Murals & Tech

Detroit may be known as the Motor City, but anyone who lives here knows that the city has some of the best murals in the world. From Diego Rivera’s De[...]

Kai McKinney

By Kai McKinney

Why I chose to build Helm, my startup, in Columbus

Field notes about the Columbus startup ecosystem from a student, founder, and community organizer. I noticed a pattern when I first moved to Columbus:[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

12 Midwest Startups Offering Mental Health Benefits

Are you looking for a healthy work environment with a job that offers mental health benefits? As the mental health crisis continues to worsen and comp[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Meet Qodex: A New Healthcare Tech Startup Empowering People

Qodex is one of the newest startups in the Detroit startup ecosystem. Founded in 2020, Qodex uses AI and digital solutions to help healthcare workers [...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

10 Insurtech Companies Driving the Midwest Insurtech Boom

The Midwest is home to a growing number of insurtech companies that have clustered around well-established insurance companies in cities such as Colum[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

14 Digital Health Companies To Know

Midwest health startups are attracting a lot of investment. With the recent Series B funding of $120 million for Forge Biologics and the continued hun[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Now Hiring: Finite State, a Leader in Supply Chain Security

Supply chain security has become an increasingly important topic in the tech industry, and Finite State is at the forefront of it.  Founded in Columbu[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

7 Midwest Sustainability Startups to Know

It’s Earth Day again, and we’re so happy that more startups than ever are founded on a mission of sustainability. If you’re looking for a great job at[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

Coastal Startup and Tech Companies Hiring in the Midwest

Whether hiring for remote jobs or looking for local talent, many startups and tech companies are looking to tap into the amazing talent pool in the Mi[...]

Laura Cowan

By Laura Cowan

19 Great Tech Companies Hiring Remote Startup Jobs

Companies everywhere are hiring for remote jobs. And it’s not just in engineering. From marketing to product development to UX, startups hiring tech t[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

47 Top Startups & Tech Companies Hiring at the Virtual Career Fair

On April 13th, we hosted the Midwest Startup & Tech Virtual Career Fair: Best Places To Work. We had tons of companies join and hundreds of jobs s[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

26 Fast-Growing Midwest Tech Companies Now Hiring Software Engineers

There’s no doubt that the Midwest is a great place to be for tech jobs. And if you still have doubts, just check out some of the best startups and tec[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

Meet Clearcover, a growing insurtech startup hiring in Detroit

The Midwest is home to some of the best insurtech startups in the country. And Clearcover is one of the best of the best.  Headquartered in Chicago, C[...]

Lauren Zyber

By Lauren Zyber

The Top Columbus Startups and Tech Companies To Watch in 2021

Columbus is one of the best cities for tech jobs, and 2020 proved that. This Midwest city was in some major headlines last year for startup jobs, star[...]