15 Companies That Are Going to Be Huge (So You Should Join Them Now!)
You don’t want to work for just any company—you want to work for the best, right?
Look no further, because we have here 15 companies that are leaders and innovators in their fields, and they’re only getting bigger.
Seriously—these companies have grown in size, increased their revenues substantially, and made huge impacts within evolving industries. So if there’s any time to join the party, it’s now.
The most important part? They’re hiring!
2. IEX Group
As an educational leader with a team of cross-country experts and a thoughtfully designed and robust platform, IEX is driving fairness and transparency by building a market that works for investors. In 2015, the company placed in Forbes’ annual Fintech 50 list of game-changers transforming the financial industry.
Bringing a fresh approach to a centuries-old business, a major part of IEX’s mission is to demystify myths and misconceptions of today’s equities markets. As pioneers and educators, employees and senior executives attend speaking engagements, press interviews, and live events with investors, executives, CFOs, and groups dependent on a thriving marketplace—tapping into the pulse of the evolving market.
IEX is already making serious waves, so much so that it is already waiting on government approval to become its own stock exchange.
Founded in 1998, Ebates has paved the way for superior online shopping experiences—offering great user discounts and amazing cash-back deals from premiere stores around the world. Since its founding, Ebates has paid over $250 million to its millions of members and boasts Amazon, Nordstrom, and Target among its 1,800 partners.
With a staff of exceptionally smart people and a mission to transform the online shopping experience, Ebates is proud to be part of a tech scene that’s innovating more every day: “I’ve been pleasantly surprised at how quickly we can move and how similar to a startup Ebates is—while still having the backing of a solid company with millions of users,” says Serge Doubinski, Director of Product Management.
Founded in 2012 by James Gutierrez, Insikt was born out of the belief that access to affordable and fairly-priced loans should not be limited to people with high incomes and FICO scores. Insikt believes the lenders of tomorrow are not banks, but instead media companies, retailers, and brands that have deep relationships with their customers. The Insikt Team works to support this exciting transformation.
“Working at Insikt is amazing because we’re building solutions to a real problem in under-banked communities. Our terms and technology platform empower conscientious partners to offer lending products that quite literally put smiles on the faces of customers who are so used to hearing ‘no,’” says Eddie Wu, Product Manager.
The team is on a search for the absolute best people who want to work hard, play hard, and build a socially-minded, profitable, and enduring business in the process.
With Appian, any company can rapidly build, deploy, use, and scale innovative business applications tailored to fit their unique needs. Under one enterprise application platform, businesses can have access to everything they need to do their jobs better and make the right business decisions faster, from real-time analytics to data management.
“We change the way people are performing their day-to-day tasks, improve the way they work, and make them more efficient so they can achieve their goals and meet their business needs,” says Naveen Bokhari, Senior Consultant.
Fetch Robotics—a venture-backed Silicon Valley startup that launched in 2014—is creating innovative robotic solutions for the logistics market. With its first-class robotics and software programming, Fetch Robotics designs autonomous and collaborative robots, like the Freight mobile base and Fetch mobile manipulator models, to streamline operations, provide real-time warehouse information, and ultimately increase productivity.
Fetch Robotics employees are literally building the future one nut and bolt at a time—turning the high-functioning robots imagined in science fiction into reality.
“The robots at Fetch Robotics are cutting edge, a lot of fun, and get better every single day,” says Ian Danforth, Lead Robotics Engineer.
Named a Fortune “20 Best Workplaces in Healthcare,” Crain’s “Best Places to Work,” and Inc’s “Fastest Growing Private Companies” in 2013 and 2014, ContextMedia continues to make massive impacts in the health industry. Since its launch in 2006, the broadcast media company’s sophisticated healthcare digital technologies have proactively helped medical professionals educate patients on serious conditions—and take control of their health outcomes.
“We’re enhancing the overall patient experience and improving the way doctors interact with their patients. We’re doing good for a lot of people, and we’re supporting people who are saving lives,” says Katie Cosgrove, Member Services Executive.
Powered by technology and strengthened by compassion, Hometeam is dramatically modernizing the in-home care industry. Hometeam has developed software that intelligently matches families with experienced caregivers, connects families to their loved ones with mobile technology, and helps caregivers plan beautiful days for older adults. Hometeam helps thousands of caregivers build rewarding careers as they enable older adults to live comfortably, safely, and happily at home.
Employees at Hometeam are incredibly proud to be part of a company that’s committed to delivering the highest quality of care for older adults—not only while they are in their homes, but also while out and about. According to team members, it’s this key difference that sets Hometeam apart and what’s going to reshape and improve homecare within the healthcare industry as a whole.
Clara is a high-tech company that’s building a mortgage bank from the ground up. Clara’s advanced technology and dedicated support means a simpler, more transparent home financing process for its users.
As he learned more about the lending industry, co-founder and Head of Product Lukasz Strozek recognized the major problems and inefficiencies of the home financing process. Addressing these problems was a big opportunity—and to Strozek, the solutions seemed worth pursuing: “I think a lot about the future and about us having a real shot at changing how lending happens,” he says.
And employees see its potential: “I’m excited to watch this company grow. We’re expanding and progressing toward our goal—changing the borrower’s experience. We have a great team driving the company, and I can’t wait to see where it goes,” adds Tiffany Sanders, Mortgage Closing Manager.
12. Main Street Hub
Main Street Hub’s mission is to create thriving local economies. The full-service marketing platform combines social media, customer reviews, and mobile and email marketing to help local businesses get more customers—and save valuable time. The company prides itself on being the voice for local businesses and helping them succeed.
“I know our products work and that small businesses need them. We’re bringing them new customers, helping them create relationships with existing customers, and saving them all this time that they don’t have,” says Alexa Berube, Sales Training Specialist.
OwnLocal works with local media companies to transform their legacy customer base into sophisticated digital advertisers. Through an automated technology platform, OwnLocal delivers more than one billion impressions every month for local media companies, small business, and local ad networks. OwnLocal’s technology makes it simple for any newspaper, radio station, or broadcast television station to win customers online.
“We are literally helping save newspapers and local media, and we are helping them make more money by doing so,” says Jacqueline Reynolds, VP of Sales.
OwnLocal has doubled in size the last three years in a row, and its revenue and customers are growing off the charts.
InMobi’s mission is to transform advertising into useful moments of discovery for mobile users around the globe. With a billion users each month, coverage in over 200 countries and regions, and partners such as SoftBank and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, the company has garnered an outstanding reputation and special recognition from the MIT Technology Review—making it poised to revolutionize the mobile ecosystem.
“Mobile, I think, is really on the cusp of being the main medium for advertising in the future, and that’s what led me to InMobi,” says Thornton Schaaf, Sales Director.
Tapingo is improving the way people buy things by solving a key problem—lack of time. The company’s innovative mobile app lets users browse the menus of nearby locations, customize orders, pay, then choose between delivery or pickup. Leveraging mobile technology, Tapingo is empowering users to #StopWaiting for the things they need so they can focus on the things that matter.
“It’s awesome to be working on a product that’s becoming useful to so many people,” says Chad La Tourette, Senior Growth Manager.
As more people use the product, the company needs more people to join its team—which is why Tapingo recently moved into a beautiful new office space with a lot of room to grow.
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As an Associate Editor for The Muse, Alyse is proud to prove that yes, English majors can change the world. 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