© Saskia Uppenkamp
Alex Cavoulacos (Co-Founder, COO) and Kathryn Minshew (Co-Founder, CEO)

Location: Grand Central Terminal is famed for its light-filled central concourse and ceiling depicting the night sky. Beside the main hall lie curious and romantic whispering walls: when two people stand at opposite arches and whisper they can hear each other’s voices transported across the room. // grandcentralterminal.com

The Muse – The career site for Millennials

Human Resources
Founded in 2011
135 employees
Funding $28.7M / 4 rounds

Founded in 2011 by Kathryn Minshew and Alexandra Cavoulacos, The Muse delivers quality advice, skill-building resources, and personalized coaching services to over 50 million job seekers and ambitious professionals every year. The Muse is the only online career resource that offers candidates a behind-the-scenes look at hundreds of companies across all industries and sizes to illuminate company culture – not just job descriptions. The Muse also works with employers to improve their employer branding, promote content and hire top talent, helping companies create authentic and lasting connections with candidates before they even apply. Ultimately, The Muse’s mission is to become the most beloved and trusted career destination in the world, to the extent that every single person considering their next career move, or company considering talent solutions, thinks of The Muse.

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