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This fall, dozens of industry-disrupting, high-growth NYC companies are looking to expand, so we’re bringing you this list of startup standouts and the roles they’re looking to fill. If you want to snag a fresh startup gig before Thanksgiving, these are the NYC startups hiring this fall: 

(You can also check out our Top 20 list from 2018 here!)

1. Billie

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Why We Love 'Em

Billie is the first all-female body care brand working to ditch the pink tax. By bringing beautiful, affordable body care products to women everywhere, Billie disrupts this male-dominated industry to make daily routines a little more empowering and a lot less expensive. 

How They Got Started

For a while before founding Billie, co-founder Georgina Gooley attests to solely buying men’s razors out of price and principle. Georgina and her co-founder Jason Bravman came together to create a shaving and body care brand where the products are priced fairly and uniquely built for the way women shave.

Funding

Since 2017, Billie has secured over $35 million from investors including Goldman-Sachs and Silverton Partners. 

Who They’re Looking For

Billie's customers are at the center of everything they do, and they need new Customer Experience Associates to ensure those customers stay happy! If you have experience creating delightful experiences for customers via phone, chat, text, or email, check out all of the roles Billie has available on Planted here!


2. Policygenius

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Why We Love 'Em

Policygenius built the easiest way to compare and buy all types of insurance online, helping more than 5 million people find vital coverage for their families. They make buying insurance seamless and more transparent, finding customers the protection they need while helping them feel confident in their choices. 

How They Got Started

After working as consultants at top insurance companies, co-founders Francois de Lame and Jennifer Fitzgerald realized that the insurance industry has a consumer problem. With life insurance ownership rates at a 50-year low, they found that the old way of buying insurance was a confusing, stressful step back in time. They built Policygenius to modernize the experience of shopping for coverage and help customers feel more confident about their choices. 

Funding

Since 2014, Policygenius has raised over $52 million in funding from investors including Norwest Venture Partners and Revolution. 

Who They’re Looking For

Policygenius is looking to add a few more names to their roster. Perks of working with Policygenius include leadership coaching, canine companionship in the office, and surprise rewards when you get hired! Right now, they’re looking for passionate, organized problem-solvers to fill out these positions: 


3. Pared

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Why We Love 'Em 

When the dinner rush is about to start and the kitchen is short three line cooks, restaurant managers look to Pared. Pared enables restaurateurs to quickly and cost-effectively hire trained culinary pros and service staff with the click of a button. 

How They Got Started

One day, chef and restaurant owner Will Pacio hurriedly hopped on the line to help make sandwiches because he was short-staffed. Frustrated, he thought, “I wish I could just get someone with the skills and experience to fill this shift with the click of a button!” Will reached out to co-founder Dave Yu, a veteran in the tech space and they set out to build a new solution for restaurant hiring.  

Funding 

Since 2017, Pared has secured $13m in total funding from investors including Uncork Capital and True Ventures. 

Who They’re Looking For 

Pared is looking for new Account Executives to help juggle client relationships through the sales process. If you’ve got 1-2 years of sales experience, hop on over to Planted to get ahead of this opportunity! 


4. Amplicare

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Why We Love 'Em 

Amplicare turns pharmacies into everyday champions. Their in-workflow software enables pharmacists to know the best way to help the patient at the right time. Since 2012, Amplicare has become a trusted resource for over 5,000 pharmacies, doing the leg work so that pharmacists can focus on quality patient care. 

How They Got Started

Co-founders Flavui Simihaian and Matthew Johnson had experienced plenty of frustration and confusion on both sides of the pharmacy counter. They built Amplicare to give pharmacies a leg up on patient care; saving time, money, and frustration for both patients and pharmacists across the country.

Funding 

Since 2013, Amplicare has secured $620k in funding from investors like Valence Ventures and Blueprint Health. 

Who They’re Looking For 

Amplicare is looking to hire new team members who exhibit the companies’ core values. If you’re a go-getter who’s driven by passion with a demonstrated ability to take initiative, Amplicare wants you on their team! Check out these positions they have open right now and head over to Planted to apply! 


5. Zocdoc

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Why We Love 'Em 

Zocdoc is bringing convenience to healthcare. Apart from hunting for recommendations from friends and family, is there any reliable way to decide which doctor to visit? Answer: Zocdoc. They’re a simple, rapid-fire database that lets you see appointment times, scan through reviews, stay on top of appointments and fill out all of those paper-wasting waiting room forms in one place.

How They Got Started

Zocdoc’s founders Cyrus Massoumi, Nick Ganju, and Oliver Kharraz came together across healthcare and technology backgrounds to tackle some of the biggest pain points they’ve experienced in either industry. Kharraz comes from a 300-year family tradition of doctors, and co-founded Zocdoc on the belief that “old fashioned values can be combined with modern medicine and technology.” 

Funding 

Since 2008, Zocdoc has secured $223m from investors including Atomico and Manhattan Venture Partners.

Who They’re Looking For 

The Sales team at Zocdoc needs new Sales Development Representatives to help them deliver world-class service to their clients. Perks of the job include in-depth sales training, free catered lunch daily, and the opportunity for in-house advancement . If you're a highly-competitive, motivated goal-chaser, this might be the perfect fit! Head over to Planted to submit your application before it’s too late! 


6. Quadpay

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Why We Love 'Em

While you’re asking yourself how you’ll ever afford that swanky mid-century chaise or long-coveted designer handbag, turn to Quadpay. They split purchases up into 4 interest-free payments to give shoppers more freedom and flexibility to manage purchases in a way that suits their lifestyles. 

How They Got Started 

Co-founder Adam Ezra set out to build the most customer-centric payment option in the market. While similar companies often focus on making money from interest and fees, Ezra aspired to create a company focused on creating financial flexibility for customers.

Funding 

Quadpay is proudly backed by Global Founders Capital. Their backing provides Quadpay with the financial capacity required to support merchants of all sizes. 

Who They’re Looking For 

Quadpay is in growth mode! Right now, they’re seeking out a new Sales Development Rockstar to connect their Business Development team with new leads. If you're passionate about prospecting and excited to work on this fast-growing team, submit your application on Planted today. 


7. Fresh Prints

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Why We Love 'Em

Fresh Prints is here to get shirt done. You read that right - Fresh Prints is a custom apparel company bringing together the most driven college students from across the country and empowering them with the training, working capital, and ongoing support to build their own businesses (and look good doing it!). 

How They Got Started

During their sophomore year of college, co-founders Josh Arbit and Jacob Goodman decided it was time to change the custom apparel game by building a company where each team member, stakeholder and customer feels like a part of a family. Apart from creating the best custom apparel, Arbit and Goodman wanted to cultivate a team of young entrepreneurs and inspire them to build something of their own. 

Funding

Funding info for Fresh Prints is undisclosed 

Who They’re Looking For 

Fresh Prints is looking for a passionate and ambitious Business Development Manager to continue creating rockstar college-preneurs. If you’re ready to lead a team of 65 driven college students to success, submit your app on Planted for a chance to join Fresh Prints today! 


8. Pilot

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Why We Love 'Em 

Pilot knows that business owners have more important things to do than wrestle with their internet connection. They’re working to deliver fiber-optic internet and network services to businesses with no contracts, guaranteeing 100% uptime and 24/7 support. When was the last time your internet worked 100% of the time? 

How They Got Started

Founder Joseph Fasone has always asked himself and his team, “What if?”. What if your internet actually worked? What if you actually loved your ISP? To find out, they built the kind of internet they wanted to have in their office and then made moves to bring that same fast, reliable connection to their customers. 

Funding 

Since 2015, Pilot has secured $33.1m in funding from investors including RRE Ventures and Union Square Ventures. 

Who They’re Looking For 

Pilot is looking for new Senior Account Executives and Junior Account Executives to help NYC businesses fall in love with their ISP for the first time. A great candidate for either job is a competitive self-starter with full-cycle B2B sales experience. Make sure to head over to Planted now to apply before these opportunities are gone! 


9. Kaiyo

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Why We Love 'Em

Kaiyo is a modern furniture resale company focused on building beautiful homes and a better planet. They connect a love of design with a love for the Earth by keeping furniture out of landfills and in our homes for as long as possible. 

How They Got Started 

Alpay Koralturk founded Kaiyo because there is far too much furniture being thrown into landfills. Why create waste when beautiful furniture is in such high demand? Koralturk built Kaiyo with the idea that we can reduce landfill waste and curate beautiful home furnishings all at once. 

Funding

Kaiyo raised a seed round of $2m in 2018 from investors, including Max Ventures and Correlation Ventures. 

Who They’re Looking For 

As Kaiyo grows their mission for beautiful home furnishings and a healthier planet, they're looking to hire a brand-new Customer Support Specialist. If you’re a friendly, highly-motivated professional with stellar typing skills and weekend availability, you’d make a great fit for this position. Kaiyo is hiring quickly, so run over to Planted ASAP to apply! 


10. Sally

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Why We Love 'Em 

If you’re a ride-share provider (a fancy way to say Uber or Lyft driver) Sally is your go-to for securing a reliable vehicle on a flexible basis. Sally has set out to create a safer, more stable rideshare economy with the best-in-class vehicles, support, and service. 

How They Got Started

Adriel Gonzalez and Nicholas Williams teamed up to found Sally after the recent explosion of ride-sharing services across the US. They realized that independent drivers should have the type of support and security as in the traditional taxi business, and Sally was born. 

Funding 

Since 2015, Sally has secured $6.6m in funding with the backing of Angel Investor, Bill Ullman.

Who They’re Looking For 

Sally is looking to bring two new team members on board. They’re looking for motivated, operations-minded professionals who are comfortable on the phone to join their team. Check out these positions and apply on Planted before they’re taken! 


11. Paxful

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Why We Love 'Em 

Paxful is a bitcoin marketplace and universal money translator whose mission is to enhance social justice by creating financial freedom worldwide. Their platform houses over 300 financial networks in order to create opportunities for people across the globe who don’t have access to traditional banking services. 

How They Got Started 

In 2015, Paxful founders Artur Schaback and Ray Youssef realized that some of our biggest financial problems surround earning money and transporting it. They founded Paxful to bring more financial power to the people by unlocking “the peoples’ Wall Street,” providing working people with a simple and secure platform for trading the value of their work.

Funding 

Funding info for Paxful is undisclosed 

Who They’re Looking For 

Cryptocurrency is a whole new animal, so Paxful is looking to hire an experienced Controller well-versed in the cryptocurrency space. For employees, Paxful offers amazing perks like catered lunch and dinner daily, a free gym membership, and more! If you’re ready to help tackle Paxful’s finances, accounting, and cash management, head over to Planted to get your hands on this opportunity now! 


12. BARK

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Why We Love 'Em

BARK is here to make dogs as happy as they make us. From BarkBox, a monthly subscription box with treats and toys for your pup, to BarkPark, an ultra-fun dog park that doubles as a hip human hangout, their products and experiences deliver just about everything it takes to keep tails wagging. Through education, technology, and volunteering, they serve as the voice for dogs in a human-led world. 

How They Got Started

BARK founders Carly Strife, Henrik Werdelin, and Matt Meeker had a vision: to lower existing barriers to a dog-inclusive lifestyle. They founded BARK with the simple mission of making the world a better place for dogs and dog people. 

Funding

Since 2012, BARK has secured over $91m in funding from investors including Columbia Partners Private Capital. 

Who They’re Looking For 

BARK has been growing quickly ever since their founding, and now is no exception! They’ve got tons of positions open now, from Marketing to Business Development and Design. 


13. monday.com

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Why We Love 'Em 

monday.com is a workflow platform whose mission is to empower employees with the gold-standard of collaborative and transparent process management. Over 200 industries use monday.com to increase collaboration and accountability across any team.

How They Got Started 

Co-founders Eran Zinman and Roy Mann witnessed a major problem - as companies scale quickly, they often struggle to keep employees engaged and productive. So they thought up a team management solution to connect people to workplace processes and keep everyone on the same page. They founded monday.com on the belief that collaboration creates empowerment, and empowered employees are more productive. 

Funding 

Since their initial seeding in 2012, monday.com has secured over $234m in funding from investors including Sapphire Ventures and Insight Partners. 

Who They’re Looking For 

monday.com is growing rapidly, they’re looking to expand teams in New York! Right now, they’re looking to hire a new Sales Development Representative, Recruiter, and Office Manager to take their mission and run with it. 


14. Betterment

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Why We Love 'Em 

Betterment is built to secure your financial future. Whether “future” means tomorrow or retirement, Betterment thinks that financial institutions should work harder to help customers get the most out of each dollar, every day. 

How They Got Started

Betterment was founded by Jon Stein and Eli Broverman when Stein started to see fundamental flaws early on in his financial career and became restless just trying to help banks make more money. Stein wondered, ‘How could we build something that would help not just banks, but everyday investors make more money?’ and by building a platform with a combination of algorithms and human advisors, Betterment was born. 

Funding

Since 2010, Betterment has secured $275m in funding from investors including Citi Ventures and Francisco Partners. 

Who They’re Looking For 

Betterment is built on a team of people passionate about disrupting the investing industry and they’re casting their net for new team members in a variety of roles. From engineering to talent and marketing, they’re looking to grow rapidly. 


15. Kustomer 

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Why We Love ‘Em

Kustomer is a Customer Service Rep’s best friend. Their platform works with your customers and clients to create the most personalized and effortless customer experience possible. Companies like Glossier, Birkenstock, and Ring use Kustomer to accelerate customer conversations, automate processes, and set a new standard for customer support. 

How They Got Started

After years of working to develop customer support teams, co-founders and Salesforce alumnae Brad Binbaum and Jeremy Suriel founded Kustomer to deliver something they believed the industry desperately needs: a modern, customer-centric platform for building customer rapport.

Funding

Since 2015, Kustomer has secured over $113m in total funding from investors including Tiger Global Management and Redpoint.  

Who They’re Looking For 

Kustomer doesn’t just hire for jobs, they help develop meaningful careers for people with big hearts and even greater talents. For employees, they offer perks like a fully stocked kitchen, flexible time off, and 100% healthcare coverage . Right now, they’re hiring for various positions from Sales to Product Design and more! 


16. TodayTix

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Why We Love ‘Em

If your evening plans have fallen through and Plan B is that big musical you’ve been dying to see, TodayTix can connect you with tickets right now, no sweat. They work with thousands of venues across the worlds’ major cities to help you snag the best-priced tickets available. Wherever you are, they’ll help you decide what to see next and get you tickets the very same day. 

How They Got Started

Co-founders and lifelong friends Brian Fenty and Merritt Baer launched TodayTix in December 2013 with the mission to engage users with new cultural experiences that bring real, human interaction back into our digital world. 

Funding 

Since 2013, TodayTix has secured over $88m in total funding from investors including Great Hill Partners and TYLT Ventures. 

Who They’re Looking For 

The TodayTix team is made up of passionate, friendly theatre aficionados who are serious about making cultural entertainment more accessible. Right now, they’re hiring across several teams in areas of Engineering, Marketing, Ticketing and more! 


17. Feather 

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Why We Love ‘Em

Feather is a stylish, modern furniture subscription company with a circular model that allows members to rent the furniture items they need today. Then, when you move or change your style, Feather will pick up your pieces and give them a second (third, and fourth) life. They make it easy to rent timeless furniture and easily change your style while diminishing the sale of cheap, disposable ‘fast furniture’ that contributes hugely to landfill waste.

How They Got Started

Founder Jay Reno built Feather because he was sick of seeing so many discarded furniture pieces on the side of the road. Upon learning just how much furniture waste contributes to landfills (9.7 million tons per year) he went after one of the main causes: fast furniture. With Feather, he created a sustainable model: when your life changes, you should be able to change your things as well, without spending a fortune or hurting the planet. 

Funding

Since 2017, Feather has secured $16m in funding from investors including Spark Capital and FundersClub.

Who They’re Looking For 

Feather’s team is made up of creative, innovative individuals who are dedicated to making a positive impact on people and the planet. As they continue to expand, they’re looking to hire across several departments including Design, Operations, Finance, Account Management, and more. 


18. Vengo 

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Why We Love ‘Em

Vengo makes wall-mounted mini vending machines that help businesses sell almost anything and showcase their brands in the smallest of spaces. Companies pay to advertise and sell products like snacks, beauty products, and phone chargers with Vengo machines, which helps to create an up-close and personal organic marketing experience. 

How They Got Started

While studying at NYU, co-founder Brian Shimmerlik came up with the idea for a machine to dispense snacks in taxi cabs. He submitted this idea to the New York City Next Idea competition in 2012, where he won first place. He used the prize money to create a Vengo prototype alongside co-founders Steven Bofill and Abuhena Azad, which ultimately secured them $1m in seed round funding. With more money came more Vengos and their journey began. 

Funding

Since 2013, Vengo has secured $14m in total funding from investors including Kevin O’Leary and Grace Beauty Capital. 

Who They’re Looking For 

Right now, this small-but-mighty NY-based team is looking to expand. They’re searching for a Full Stack Software Engineer to help drive new features through development. If you’ve got an entrepreneurial attitude and at least 3 years of experience developing, Vengo wants to hear from you. 


19. AdHawk 

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Why We Love ‘Em

AdHawk is a lifesaver for digital advertisers. Gone are the days where collecting data involves 25 open tabs and 4 Excel sheets. They make it easier to manage your digital ads across all platforms by curating a dashboard with all of your data that includes in real-time updates and tips for optimization. 

How They Got Started

AdHawk was founded by two ex-Googlers, Todd Saunders and Dan Pratt who found themselves fed up with the state of digital advertising. They took their insights, channeled all of their frustrations, and set out to build a better platform for digital advertisers.  

Funding

Since 2015, AdHawk has secured over $17m in total funding from investors like Entrée Capital and Interplay Ventures. 

Who They’re Looking For 

AdHawk is powered by hardworking people who see the direct impact of their work every single day. They’re a growing team that’s always looking for fresh faces, and they’re currently hiring for a variety of positions from Finance to People Operations. 


20. Visible Alpha 

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Why We Love ‘Em

Visible Alpha is an investment tech firm that transforms the way Wall Street collaborates on research and financial models. They make it easier for investment firms to create a collaborative experience across reports and enable clients to track, budget, and pay for research content. 

How They Got Started 

Visible Alpha was founded by former sell-side analyst, Scott Rosen. Rosen previously founded one of the first electronic research distribution platforms, was director of research for I/B/E/S, a senior executive at Thomson Financial where he ran the First Call research business.

Funding

Since early 2018, Visible Alpha has secured $38m in total funding from investors like HSBC Bank and Goldman Sachs Principal Strategic Investments. 

Who They’re Looking For 

Visible Alpha has an exciting work environment with a culture of innovation. They’re always looking for sharp, collaborative team members and they’re currently hiring for Software Engineers, Product Marketing Specialists, Client Support Specialists and more in NYC! 


Each company featured above is hiring quickly, so if you’re looking to join an innovative, high-growth company, start by submitting your application for one (or more!) of these opportunities. If you made it this far and haven’t fallen in love with any of these companies - no worries! We have a lot more ground-breaking NYC startups hiring on Planted right now. Create your profile now on Planted and get matched with your next dream job.