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New Year, New Job? Top Michigan Startups Hiring Now

Michigan starups are hiring and looking for talent like you! Our collaborators at re:purpose, a job placement startup here in Detroit, recently posted this blog on their favorite companies hiring and we wanted to share with Let’s Detroit followers. Check out their top picks.

Our collaborators at re:purpose recently posted this blog we wanted to share with Let’s Detroit followers. The goal of re:purpose is to match job seekers with purpose-driven companies so they’re always in-the-know of great places to work and great people looking for jobs. If you’re in the market for a new job, we recommend reaching out.

The author, Ryan Landau, is the co-founder of re:purpose and also serves as an Employment Ambassador here at Let’s Detroit. If you’re in the start-up scene and don’t know him yet, definitely get connected since he’s a pretty amazing guy. Here’s what he has to say:

With the New Year approaching, is now the perfect time to look for a new position? We think so! Luckily for you, there are some amazing Michigan startups hiring on re:purpose right now, looking for talented people like you. So if you’re a local Michigander, an ex-pat looking to come home, or you’re interested in moving to one of the fastest growing tech regions in the country, we’ve got you covered.

Here are just a few of the roles these companies are trying to fill:

  • Software Engineering
  • Product Management
  • Mobile Development
  • Data Analysis
  • Graphic Design
  • Account Executive

Why Michigan?

First of all, Michigan has been ranked third in tech job growth since 2017, behind only California and Texas. There are definitely jobs available here! This fact alone is amazing, but on top of that, our cost of living is much lower than any other tech hub (for example, it costs 29% less to live in Detroit than it does Denver, CO), meaning your paycheck can provide you with a much higher quality of life than in other cities. Major-name businesses like Under Armour, Nike, Bonobos, Lululemon, Google, LinkedIn, and Microsoft have recently moved into or near downtown so you’ll be in good company. And you want to be in good company, right? Of course you do!

At re:purpose, we aim to match job seekers with purpose-driven companies, and the companies we list below are doing it right. So if you’re looking for a new opportunity, complete an application for free to get your foot in the door with not only these companies, but hundreds of other startups and tech companies in the area.

Top Michigan Startups Hiring and Looking For (Your) Talent

1. Career Now Brands
Elevator Pitch: An innovative digital marketing solution for boosting education enrollments, connecting individuals with career training programs from schools within their field of interest.
Founded: 2014
Funding: Private
Employees: 45
Apply to Career Now Brands

2. Integral
Elevator Pitch: Revolutionizing the automotive industry and powering modern experiences including connected and autonomous vehicles, shared mobility, and industrial IoT.
Founded: 2017
Funding: Bootstrapped
Employees: 35
Apply to Integral

3. Nuspire
Elevator Pitch: A leading global provider of Managed Security Services delivering superior threat detection and remediation
Founded: 1999
Funding:  Acquired by Abry Partners
Employees: 99
Apply to Nuspire

4. Centria Healthcare
Elevator Pitch: Leading provider of home-based catastrophic injury and rehabilitation care, private duty nursing, supportive living services and a national provider of Applied Behavior Analysis for children across the nation.
Founded: 2009
Funding: N/A
Employees: 900
Apply to Centria Healthcare

5. StockX
Elevator Pitch: The world’s first stock market for things – a live, ‘bid/ask’ marketplace.
Founded: 2016
Funding: $50,000,000
Employees: 230
Apply to StockX

6. V1 Sports
Elevator Pitch: The leader in video golf swing analysis software, connecting golf professionals and golfers to improve performance.
Founded: 1995
Funding: $500,000
Employees: 15
Apply to V1 Sports

7. Incipia
Elevator Pitch: A growth consultancy that applies a unique, cross-functional team structure and a data-obsessed approach to performance marketing.
Founded: 2015
Funding: Bootstrapped
Employees: 10
Apply to Incipia

8. Nexient
Elevator Pitch: Giving American businesses a more responsive, domestic alternative to sending software development offshore.
Founded: 2009
Funding: $1,500,000
Employees: 500
Apply to Nexient

9. Vectorform
Elevator Pitch: Invents digital products and experiences for the world’s leading brands with a focus on Mobile, Augmented and Virtual Reality, Internet of Things, Smart Home, Connected Vehicle and Wearable Technology.
Founded: 1999
Funding: N/A
Employees: 110
Apply to Vectorform

10. Xenith
Elevator Pitch: The industry leader in football helmet technology.
Founded: 2004
Funding: $13,000,000
Employees: 80
Apply to Xenith

11. Autobooks
Elevator Pitch:  We built the first fully-integrated payments AND accounting platform for business, delivered through internet banking for Millennials, gig-economy workers, micro-businesses, lifestyle-businesses, and other small & medium businesses.
Founded: 2009
Funding: $17,000,000
Employees: 20
Apply to Autobooks

12. Red Ventures
Elevator Pitch:  A portfolio of digital companies that brings consumers and brands together through powerful, customized online experiences.
Founded: 2000
Funding: $250,000,000
Employees: 2,440
Apply to Red Ventures

13. Xeeva
Elevator Pitch: An AI-based platform that fundamentally changes what’s possible in procurement. With Xeeva, procurement leaders like you can capitalize on the limitless potential of AI to drive hyper-efficiencies and massive cost savings. Our AI is the ideal co-worker: he eliminates tactical procurement, reveals insights no other solution can see and creates value in places you didn’t even know to look. The outcome: you drive required results with fewer resources and less effort – and get all the credit.
Founded: 2014
Funding: $40,000,000
Employees: 160
Apply to Xeeva

So if you’re looking for that new perfect role, or interested in moving to Michigan for our many opportunities, complete an application on re:purpose to get access to our curated marketplace of the top Michigan startups hiring now!

This blog was originally posted by Ryan Landau on 11/27/18 at repurpose.co.

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