Everyone wants to be a part of something big. Just think of how amazing it must have felt to be one of the employees involved in the breakout of Facebook, or Uber, or Airbnb, or how great it would be to say “I work there!” when you see your office featured on Forbes’ top lists.
Well, now’s your chance to shine! We have very good reason to believe that these 11 companies are going to be huge in the coming years. In fact, we have proof: These companies are expanding offices, growing their teams, increasing revenues, and making serious impacts on the world every day.
Best of all, they want you to join their squads. So, go find your next big break at one of these fast-growing organizations, and before you know it, you’ll proudly be telling everyone you know that you helped make big things happen.
Founded in 2012, TrackMaven is a competitive intelligence platform, aiming to provide data that helps digital marketers create amazing content. It gives marketers the insights that will lead to brand success—counting big names like Cisco, Marriott, AOL, and the NBA among its hundreds of clients.
The technology industry in Washington, DC has historically boasted lots of talented individuals—but they’ve mostly worked within the government and public sectors. Recently, however, there’s been a significant shift within the private sector as well—paving the way for rising stars like TrackMaven in the startup community and creating an ecosystem of amazing innovation.
“In an environment like this, we’re growing so quickly, and we’re changing so quickly—so it’s really important [for candidates] to be comfortable with change,” says Ian Walsh, Chief Marketing Officer.
Influenster is a product discovery and review platform where brands connect with influential consumers who love to share opinions with social networks. On the site, users engage with brands on social media by creating videos, writing reviews, and taking brand challenges. The more that users communicate, the more free products, exclusive access, and special offers they receive.
The Influenster community currently consists of over 1.5 million social media influencers, and the company is highly dedicated to continuously improving its platform for product discovery—so keep an eye on this one!
Core Digital Media is a top online marketing and lead generation company—providing innovative customer acquisition business solutions for some of the largest names in the financial services and education industries. CDM combines its proprietary performance marketing platform with a state-of-the-art data analytics capability to optimize billions of online display, social, mobile, and search marketing impressions, acquiring millions of high-quality customers for its clients.
“We’re a leader in the industry, and we’re constantly looking at how we can go to the next level and the next best thing,” says Gus Aldana, National Account Executive.
The company promotes an energetic workforce of curious, metric-driven individuals who work passionately to ensure Core Digital Media’s industry success remains unmatched—while having lots of fun in the process.
Bizzabo is an award-winning and ever-growing event tech startup that helps organizers from around the globe create successful events. Bizzabo offers software that empowers organizers to build amazing websites, sell tickets, grow communities, go mobile, and maximize event experiences.
The company is already reaching millions of people and has plans to get even bigger. “Working at Bizzabo has been an incredible experience. I’ve had the opportunity to grow with the team while making a direct impact on the product and our processes. I’m also surrounded by creative, ambitious, and talented individuals,” says Rachel Ruggieri, Bizzabo’s Customer Success Director.
Founded in 2014, Upwork is the largest online freelance talent marketplace, helping four million businesses hire the right people and over 10 million freelancers find the work they need, faster. Upwork’s marketplace has created millions of jobs for independent professionals, empowering them to work from whenever and wherever they want.
The company mission to provide global workers and businesses with new opportunities to collaborate is one that employees feel will also create endless opportunities for expansion as a company. This change toward a new kind of workplace is one that Upwork is at the forefront of—and one that the company is dedicated to continuing.
“We have grown fast in the last few years, but we will only grow faster—there’s so much upside right now,” says Jason Lin, Senior Director of Web Marketing.
Riviera is working to make recruiting a full-stack business, utilizing the latest technology to help exceptional individuals find their dream jobs and world-class organizations obtain unrivaled tech talent. Riviera counts companies like Uber, Change.org, Pinterest, and Warby Parker among its illustrious partners. The company also helps cultivate technical talent, sponsoring organizations such as Women Who Code, The Level Playing Field Institute, and CODE2040.
“Riviera is trying to pave the way for a new era of recruiting, and it’s really about helping people find a place to fit in and do what they love,” says associate Dallas Crawford.
“We’re not thinking short term. We’re thinking about how we can be here to stay and build a sustainable business long term,” adds director Cheryl Liew.
Launch Metrics helps brands transform their launch to market by creating technology solutions for the fashion industry. With nearly 10 years of experience, Lauch Metrics works with a mission to deliver reliable, effective, and innovative solutions that redefine industry standards and improve the bottom line for fashion businesses worldwide.
“What really makes [this company] is its products and its people. Our product suite has revolutionized an entire industry. It’s an exciting experience to be a part of. We have a truly dedicated and passionate team that make the company what it is,” says Tatiana Ferreira, Director of Product for the U.S.
Duarte shapes ideas into impactful presentations that are designed to shift audience beliefs and behaviors. From high-stakes keynote presentations to informal meetings, Duarte can meet any client’s needs with more than two decades worth of experience creating presentations for some of the world’s best-known brands.
According to employees, it’s an exciting time to be at Duarte. The business landscape is changing as consumers expect to hear stories directly from the companies, and, as a result, more and more businesses are relying on presentations to help them. Duarte makes it possible to help shape and craft narratives to make brands and companies feel more relatable to consumers.
“It’s been really fun to be a leader in the field and knowing that we may actually be the ones to take it farther,” says CEO Nancy Duarte.
Symphony makes the exchange of sensitive business content more secure and efficient through multi-channel communication platforms that enhance company collaboration. Symphony and its small but mighty team provide both stand-alone and fully integrated platforms to anyone, allowing them to communicate securely on the internet anywhere, anytime.
At Symphony, employees are exposed to a stunning network of people comprised of the best and brightest minds in the fields of finance and beyond. The technology the company creates draws in mass amounts of revenue and is constantly changing the face and future of secure digital communications—an opportunity not readily available almost anywhere else.
“I believe that the Symphony product and platform is going to transform the way we communicate with one another,” says Sashi Dias Valtz, Head of Business Development in the Americas.
Deacom is comprised of scientists, dreamers, and risk takers on a constant quest for simple truth in the technology world. The Deacom team produces unique ERP software that offers both mobile and warehouse management solutions built specifically for process manufacturers. Deacom’s mission? To create software that is easy to implement, simple to maintain, and able to adapt to rapidly changing customer needs.
Deacom’s new office space just went from 10,000 square feet to 36,000 feet, preparing for its rapidly growing team. The company was also featured in the Philadelphia Business Journal, where it is said to have more than tripled in size since 2012. This year, Deacom expects to hire 50 new staff members, so check out open jobs now!
Founded in 1999, CRi helps companies stand strong and achieve success by providing customized information technology talent and software services to businesses, from mobile application development to infrastructure and productivity solutions.
“The products and projects CRi works on are as modern as they possibly can be—and we are constantly improving on that. We get to learn what the next new thing is—and then do it,” says UX designer Stephan Grot. “We have exciting new apps on the horizon,” adds Nathan Wallman, a solutions architect. “We get to choose a lot of cutting-edge technologies. I enjoy the fast pace and how empowered we are to make our own decisions. We get a say in what we do,” he shares.
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TopicsJob Search , Company Profiles , Finding a Job , Who's Hiring , Upwork , Duarte , Core Digital Media , Symphony , Startups , Fashion GPS , Riviera , Deacom , Bizzabo , TrackMaven , Client Resources, Inc. , Influenster
As Editor for The Muse, Alyse is proud to prove that yes, English majors can change the world. Her work has been featured in Fast Company, Forbes, Inc., Motto, CNBC's Make It, USA Today College, Lifehacker, Mashable, and more. She calls many places home, including Illinois where she grew up and the small town of Hamilton where she attended Colgate University, but she was born to be a New Yorker. In addition to being an avid writer, Alyse loves to dance, both professionally and while waiting for the subway.More from this Author