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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.


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.


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.

June 22, 2016
The Muse raises a $16,000,000 series B round from Icon Ventures.
January 22, 2013
The Muse raises a $1,200,000 seed round from Cathie Black, Eric Ries, Great Oaks Venture Capital and Y Combinator.

Funding Rounds


Further Resources


The Muse Aims to Re-structure the Job Search

May 8, 2013

The Muse, a popular recruitment site for millennials, has made its second acquisition

Connie Loizos


November 8, 2018


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