Walsh began her marketing career in brand management at Coca-Cola, headed customer loyalty efforts at British Sky Broadcasting and led the transition to digital at Village Voice Media. Walsh commented, “I am thrilled to join The Muse team to further our industry-changing mission. go to this siteIt is a unique opportunity to harness a distinctly relevant, beloved brand to drive exponential growth and deepen engagement among The Muse’s devoted users and savvy client partners.” In Q2 of 2016, The Muse acquired Avelist, an online platform that helps people navigate through life transitions and new situations. Jody Porowski, Avelist Founder & CEO, has joined The Muse to run the company’s Coach Connect business. Financial details were not disclosed. Funding Fuels Future Growth The Muse secured an additional $16 million in Series B funding in June, led by Icon Ventures and with participation from existing investors Aspect Ventures, DBL Partners and QED Partners. This round of financing brings total investment in the company to $28.7 million, and will support geographic expansion as well as scaling the business across employer product suites, career advice tools and the company’s recently launched professional development platform, Coach Connect. Industry Accolades During Q2 of 2016, The Muse was named the winner of the 2016 HRO Today Forum’s iTalent Competition as a top tech innovator, and has been recognized as a 2016 Hot Vendor in Talent Management by Aragon Research for its truly new and different approach to talent acquisition. Recognizing the phenomenal leadership and achievements of The Muse’s founding team, Ernst & Young named Minshew as a finalist for the EY Entrepreneur of The Year 2016 Award in the New York Region, while company co-founder, COO and Head of Product, Alexandra Cavoulacos, was recognized as a 2016 Brava Award winner by New York SmartCEO. New Headquarters As The Muse’s job seeker and employer communities continue to grow, the company’s own workforce has expanded as well.
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