Company Profile: EmployUs

CED Tech Venture Conference 2017 - Lightning Round, Demo Room
Sub-sector: HR Tech
Year Founded: 2015

EmployUs helps companies hire more referrals by automating employee referrals so companies make better hires, faster, for less. After being incubated inside of Citrix and RedHat, EmployUs launched the world’s first mobile app for employee referrals that allowed companies to receive and reward referrals from inside and outside of their company. Since being founded in 2014, EmployUs has raised over $1.5M in venture capital and grown to serve 100+ companies across 15+ countries.

Ryan O'Donnell, CEO and Co-Founder
Matt Cotter, CTO and Co-Founder


  • Expanded from being a Raleigh-Durham job marketplace to working in 17 countries across three continents
  • Landed multi-year contracts with several Fortune 500 Customers. - 3X Customer Base
  • Accolades: NCTA Tech Start-Up to Watch in 2017 - Articles in Forbes and several industry leading publications, including being listed as a top HR Tech company to watch By William Tincup - Founding company supporting DisruptHR RDU, which brings together the nearly 20 HR Tech start-ups in the Triangle to help local HR and recruiting leaders stay on top of emerging technology.
  • Funding: $1.5M

Blackstone Entrepreneurs Network (BEN); CED; HQ Raleigh; N.C. State Entrepreneurship Initiative; NC IDEA; NCTA; ThinkHouse Cary Cofounders Lab

Ryan O'Donnell
Cary, NC

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