June 21: the #1 emerging ecosystem in the world

Ryan Landau

By on 07/25/22

June 21: the #1 emerging ecosystem in the world


Big news came last week from a new Startup Genome report, which recognized Detroit as the #1 emerging startup ecosystem — in the world. 

Other Midwest cities weren’t far behind: Minneapolis came in at #4 and Pittsburgh at #13 👏

Silicon Valley still ranks as the top startup ecosystem in the world, but one thing is clear: emerging tech markets are rapidly growing, democratizing tech opportunities around the world.

Learn more about the report and its findings on emerging tech hubs 👇


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📰 Startup News

🌈 13 LGBTQ+ Owned, Founded, and Supportive Companies 
Inclusive workplaces are a non-negotiable today. We know that candidates are looking for a work environment in which they feel seen, heard, and above all safe. We’re excited to highlight 13 LGBTQ+ Owned, Founded, and Supportive Companies. (Purpose Jobs)

🤗 Three Changes You Can Make Today to Humanize Your Interview Process
The way you recruit and interview candidates says a lot about you and your company. To attract and retain top talent, you have to have a human-first approach to recruiting. Check out some great tips from recruiting expert Phil Osolinski (a Purpose Community OG!) on how to do it. (Purpose Jobs)


📚 What We're Reading This Week


🌟 Featured Company

startup new - hiring company - guideline

🥨 flexibility | ⚡ innovation | 🚀 growth

Financial security is on so many people’s minds these days, and Guideline is on a mission to help people save for the long haul. 

This remote startup is empowering small businesses to offer 401(k) programs to employees, helping everyone arrive at a secure retirement. 

30,000+ clients, hundreds of thousands of new retirement accounts, and over ~$6 billion contributed toward retirement... It’s a real impact, and they’re just getting started. 

If you’re looking to join a fintech company with real impact, check out Guideline’s mission, culture and open jobs 👇



🚀 Who's Hiring

Fruitful is hiring a Lead DevOps Engineer and 5 other jobs - remote

Veeva Systems is hiring an Application Security Architect and 11 other jobs - remote/Columbus

AdAdapted is hiring a Product Manager and 5 other jobs - Ann Arbor

FUTUREBANK is hiring a Senior Quality Engineer and 3 other jobs - Detroit

KLA is hiring a Sr. Electrical Design Engineer (FPGA) and 50+ other jobs - Ann Arbor

Red Ventures is hiring a Back End Software Engineer and 10 other jobs -Detroit



🎟 Featured Events

💪 WomSA and West Michigan Tech Talent, Back to Work Event
Wednesday, June 22nd: The Women’s Security Alliance and West Michigan Tech Talent/ West Michigan Works are joining forces on an event empowering women to get back in the game. This event focuses on women returning to or making a career change to Cybersecurity after a significant career gap. RSVP to hear from women leaders in tech.


💻 Black Tech Week
July 18-22: Black Tech Week is an annual five-day event creating meaningful opportunities for founders to connect with other founders, tech talent, educational programming and investors. The event will be held in Cincinnati and feature 50+ tech influencers and minority innovation ecosystem builders as speakers, including Kimberly Bryant, Founder of Black Girls Code; Arlan Hamilton, Founder of Hire Runner and Backstage Capital; Felecia Hatcher, CEO of Black Ambition; and Detavio Samuels, CEO of Revolt. Get your tickets now. 



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