Your Weekly YEC Social Roundup

Each week, we like to post what’s been going on with some of our members in the world of social media. Our recap will cover member news and highlights, external publications and hiring needs.

Member News & Highlights

Earlier this week, YEC member company HourlyNerd announced it closed on a $22 million Series C funding round, led by General Catalyst Partners. “This is a tipping point for our business,” said co-CEO and co-founder Rob Biederman. “Talented people will gain even more freedom and flexibility in coming years, and we’re excited to help drive that transition.”

Congratulations to Zach Cutler and the whole team at Cutler PR, on recently forming an exclusive global partnership with GMIC’s G-Startup Worldwide. He writes, “We love working with emerging tech companies and have helped dozens of clients scale and achieve funding, IPO or acquisition. We are so excited to bring our skills and expertise to GMIC and G-Startup.” Cutler PR stands alongside Sequoia Capital, Google Launchpad and Cheetah Mobile as one of G-Startup’s four global partners.

Member Publications

In his latest Entrepreneur article, “8 Tips to Grow Your Business Using Social Media,” YEC’er Tim Sykes shares how social media brought great value to his own business and great value to others he has worked with in the market. Tim offers his best tips that can help any entrepreneur looking to expand their social media presence and their business.

You don’t need to totally overhaul your schedule to give your introverted brain the space it needs to refuel. At least that’s what Real Life E founder and CEO Elizabeth Saunders believes. In her most recent Fast Company article, Elizabeth shares her favorite strategies on how to find space to be by yourself in your already tight schedule—and not feel guilty about it.

Member Companies Hiring

YEC’er Andrew Vest is currently looking for people to join his team at Redapt. From a Sales Executive to a Cloud Engineer, there are many openings to choose from at the Seattle-based company. Click here to visit the career page.

YEC member company Higher Learning Technologies is looking to hire an Associate Subject Expert (SME Dental).  Do you qualify? Learn more.

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