The top 10 startups hiring right now, according to LinkedIn

  • LinkedIn just released its ranking of the top 50 startups in 2020, based on factors like employment growth, public interest in the company, and the ability to attract talent from large firms. 
  • The top three startups on the list were Better.com, DoorDash, and Robinhood.
  • Companies that give consumers more control over their purchases and lifestyle scored high on the list, as did those that made remote work easier. 
  • Below are the top 10 startups with info on how you can apply to open roles at each company. 
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The coronavirus recession has created an uncertain economy in the US. But economic crises can also be a great time for innovation. In fact, companies like WhatsApp, Uber, Groupon, and Slack were all launched during the 2008 financial crisis. 

Today, even in the midst of a global pandemic, some relatively young startups are still booming. 

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About 330 offered jobs with start-ups under SGUnited package between April and June

SINGAPORE: About 330 job seekers have taken up jobs with start-ups under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package between April and June, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) said in its second report on the local jobs market on Thursday (Aug 20).

About half were mid-career workers who took part in the professional conversion programmes (PCPs).

Another 150 fresh and recent graduates have entered the start-up scene under the SGUnited Traineeships Programme since June.

To date, more than 1,600 start-ups are offering over 4,600 jobs and 860 traineeships and attachments, as part of the S$2 billion SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package announced in May during the fourth Budget.

These openings include “unconventional” roles such as gallery manager executive, as well as tech-related positions such as software developers and app developers.

Start-ups are also on the lookout for non-tech roles like sous chefs and business development leads.

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Department of Science and Technology to launch programme to scale up start-ups: Secy : The Tribune India

New Delhi, August 18

The Department of Science and Technology (DST) is working to launch a programme that will help scale up start-ups in the country, a senior official said on Tuesday.

Speaking at a webinar, ‘Millennium Alliance Round 6 & COVID-19 Innovation Challenge Awards’, organised by the FICCI, DST Secretary Ashutosh Sharma said the last six years had been exceptional for the innovation ecosystem.

The DST established more incubators in the last six years than in the previous 60 years, he said.

“Today, we support 150 technology business incubators across the country — many of them in universities, IITs. There are around 4,000 start-ups in these incubators. We want to scale them up,” he said.

Sharma added that in the coming months, the DST would be launching a new programme and it would be a highly distributed innovation system.

The DST plans to scale it up 5 times the

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