Leaders Live Interview with CEO of WayUp
June 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
This is an Online Event.
3:00 pm – 3:45 pm: Investor Interview + Q&A
Liz Wessel Co-founder & CEO at WayUp
Liz Wessel loves helping people get hired. She is the Co-Founder and CEO of WayUp, the go-to platform used by millions of early-career professionals to get hired, and by thousands of employers to recruit qualified, diverse early-career candidates.
Founded in July 2014, WayUp is a venture-backed startup based in NYC that has raised over $30M and was named by CNN as one of the 30 most innovative companies changing the world. WayUp has worked with top companies—including Fortune 500s, startups, and nonprofits—to help them attract and hire diverse and qualified early-career talent.
Liz has been featured as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, named one of the “18 Coolest Women in Silicon Valley” by Business Insider, and one of New York Business Journal’s “Most Influential Women.” Liz has also been a featured speaker at TEDx, the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit, Advertising Week, TechCrunch Disrupt, SXSW, NACE, and several other notable events. Before founding WayUp, Liz worked at Google as a Product Marketing Manager in California and India.
Our events brings people together to openly discuss and share ideas with like-minded individuals. We welcome entrepreneurs of all types, start-ups of all sizes, industries, and stages to join us in finding the inspiration, resources, and friends that will make them successful. Whether our members are just beginning to build a company, or are years into their venture, We aim to refer to the best services available for helping them achieve their goals.
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