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16 High-Growth Startups Hiring in Detroit & Ann Arbor

Ryan Landau is a Detroit-raised, technology driven social entrepreneur. While traveling the world, he set out to create a platform that empowers people to find jobs they love and Re:Purpose was born.  In this guest post, Ryan shares some of the amazing high-growth Michigan startups that are hiring in Detroit and Ann Arbor!


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I published a blog post (our very first!) that told my story, the story of this company, and the goal we’re hoping to accomplish. This week, I want to take it a step further by sharing some of the amazing high-growth Michigan startups hiring on re:purpose right now.

Some fun facts about these companies:

  • They’ve collectively raised more than $200,000,000 in venture capital and they’re all hiring at a rapid clip in two of the fastest-growing cities in Michigan — Detroit and Ann Arbor.
  • These companies run the gamut — from consumer eCommerce to B2B SaaS and everything in between.
  • Our team is very familiar with the founders and CEOs of these companies and we’re partnering with them specifically because we believe they’re building purpose-driven companies.

If you’re not from Michigan or you aren’t familiar with the momentum behind Detroit, this region is a pretty incredible place to be right now.

New brands like Warby Parker, Kit & Ace, Shinola, Bonobos, and WeWork have all made big bets on Detroit, there are new lofts and apartments opening every day, and cost of living is among the lowest of all the major tech hubs. Throw in attractions like Eastern Market, Belle Isle, DIA, the River Walk, the Big House, Kerrytown, and the Arb, and you won’t be bored — I promise.

Simply put: If you want to be part of the rebirth of a great American city, there’s no better place to live, work, and have an impact. 

Here’s our list of the top startups hiring in Michigan:

Startups Hiring In Detroit, MI: 12 Companies You Should Apply To.

Ambassador
Elevator Pitch: Referral marketing automation platform for businesses of all sizes across the globe.
Founded: 2010
Funding: >$2,000,000
Employees: 40+

Backstitch
Elevator Pitch: Internal business platform that automatically delivers the right information to the right team members at the right time.
Founded: 2012
Funding: >$500,000
Employees: 10+

Benzinga
Elevator Pitch: Financial news and analysis service providing timely, actionable insights for investors.
Founded: 2011
Funding: >$4,000,000
Employees: 40+

Billhighway
Elevator Pitch: Automating dues, finances and fundraising for nonprofits and association.
Founded: 1999
Funding: Acquired BluePay
Employees: 50+

Castle
Elevator Pitch: Manages rental homes for landlords using automation and on-demand labor.
Founded: 2014
Funding: >$2,000,000
Employees: 30+

Level Eleven
Elevator Pitch: Helps you sell more by keeping your salespeople focused on the behaviors that matter.
Founded: 2012
Funding: >$9,000,000
Employees: 40+

Lunar
Elevator Pitch: Get rid of your monthly wireless bill.
Founded: 2015
Funding: >$1,000,000
Employees: 20+

Rocket Fiber
Elevator Pitch: Bringing 100 times faster Internet and world-class client care to the Motor City.
Founded: 2015
Funding: N/A
Employees: 50+

Service.com
Elevator Pitch: Home Service Concierge platform designed to help Service Pros and Consumers Search, Match, Chat, Hire and Pay.
Founded: 2013
Funding: >$4,000,000
Employees: 30+

Sift
Elevator Pitch: Modern HR tools to help organizations understand and engage their workforce.
Founded: 2016
Funding: >$2,000,000
Employees: 10+

StockX
Elevator Pitch: Platform for buying and selling authentic sneakers.
Founded: 2012
Funding: >$6,000,000
Employees: 50+

Quikly
Elevator Pitch: A digital marketing platform that motivates consumers to react…Quikly.
Founded: 2012
Funding: >$5,000,000
Employees: 30+

Waymark
Elevator Pitch: Easiest way to market a small business. Enter a phone number, and our tech will create an original ad for you in seconds.
Founded: 2012
Funding: >$2,000,000
Employees: 20+

Startups Hiring In Ann Arbor, MI: 4 Companies Shaking Up Ann Arbor.

Duo
Elevator Pitch: Cloud-based access security provider that protects the fastest-growing companies and thousands of organizations worldwide.
Founded: 2010
Funding: >$49,000,000
Employees: 450+

FarmLogs
Elevator Pitch: Technology that will help you create a better future for your farm.
Founded: 2012
Funding: >$35,000,000
Employees: 60+

Notion
Elevator Pitch: Communications intelligence company out to solve communications overload once and for all.
Founded: 2013
Funding: >$10,000,000
Employees: 10+

Nutshell
Elevator Pitch: Beautiful CRM with realtime feeds, native Android & iOS apps, and powerful reporting.
Founded: 2010
Funding: >$1,000,000
Employees: 40+

This blog post was originally published on re:purpose.


Posted August 11, 2017 in News