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The Muse (company)

The Muse (company)

Also known as the Daily Muse, The Muse is a company developing an online career platform that provides job listings and career advice to people. It participated in the W12 cohort of Y Combinator. It was founded in 2011 and is located in New York City, New York. 

The Muse is a New York-based company with a platform for companies seeking qualified candidates to fill job openings as well as job seekers looking to find work at a new company or make a career change. 

Product

Job seekers can sign up for the platform using their email or a social media account. They can utilize the search feature to find jobs based on job title or location. They can also access literature containing career advice in addition to career coaching, which can aid in situations such as career path consulting. Advice topics that are covered include work relationships, working abroad, switching jobs, and more. 



Employers can create a company profile on the platform. The Muse collects information from current employees of the employer's company, such as core values or what they think are impactful projects. The platform attracts a specific audience of candidates to apply for each company's job openings. Companies that have used The Muse for recruitment purposes include Facebook, Eventbrite, Target, Vanguard, and more.





Timeline

June 29, 2018

The Muse acquires its 2nd company

The company acquires TalentShare.

October 4, 2017

The Muse acquires an app

The company acquires Brand Amp in order to gain insights into hiring companies. 

Funding rounds

3 Results
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Investment
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People

Name
Role
LinkedIn

Adam Quinton

Investor



Adrian Granzella Larssen

Employee



Alexandra Cavoulacos

Founder



Ana Enders

Employee



Binta Brown

Advisor



Camilla Cho

Employee



Dara Meyer

Employee



Deepak Desai

Investor



Dejen Tesfagiorgis

Employee



Douglas P.B. Freeman

Employee



Elliott Bell

Employee



Eric Ries

Investor



Erin Greenawald

Employee



Fatima Loeliger

Employee



Garry Tan

Advisor



Greg Clayman

Advisor



Jesse Sanchez

Employee



Kathryn Minshew

Founder



Lance White

Investor



Lauren Roberts

Employee



Lawrence D. Lenihan

Investor



Lindsay Moroney

Employee



Lisa Blau

Investor



Mark Wasmund

Employee



Matthew McCort

Employee



Further reading

Title
Author
Link
Type
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The Muse, a popular recruitment site for millennials, has made its second acquisition

Connie Loizos

Web

November 8, 2018

Documentaries, videos and podcasts

Title
Date
Link

The Muse Aims to Re-structure the Job Search

May 8, 2013

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