© Saskia Uppenkamp
Isaac Oates (Founder, CEO)

Location: Perhaps the best thing about High Line is simply the unique perspective it offers from 30 feet up on the city around you. It now attracts more visitors than the Statue of Liberty, and its success has prompted cities from Seoul to Rotterdam to build their own high rise parks. See also page ???. // thehighline.org

Justworks – Freeing entrepreneurs to focus on what matters

Human Resources
Founded in 2012
160 employees
Funding $53M / 4 rounds

Growing a business can be both immensely rewarding and incredibly complex. Justworks saw the opportunity to help growing businesses by giving entrepreneurs resources to make their company a better place to work. Founded in 2012, Justworks’ simple, all-in-one platform takes care of a business’ foundational needs by automating payments, HR, benefits, and government paperwork. Justworks believes that big or small, all teams deserve the best. It levels the playing field with seamless payroll, great and affordable benefits, and comprehensive compliance coverage, so businesses can work fearlessly.

This article was published in “the Hundert Vol. 9 – Startups of New York“, December 2016.