What We Do
WayUp is an HR-tech startup that partners with companies to help them virtually recruit qualified, diverse early-career candidates. WayUp offers flexible D&I recruiting solutions to enable employers of all sizes—from Fortune 500 companies to nonprofits—to achieve their diversity goals. Since 2014, WayUp has helped employers—like Nasdaq, L’Oreal, and thousands more—fill their talent pipeline with qualified, diverse candidates. With over 6M users (71% of whom self-identify as underrepresented minorities), WayUp is known as the go-to platform used by early-career professionals to get hired and was named one of the 30 most innovative companies changing the world by CNN. The venture-backed startup has also appeared across Fortune, The New York Times, Forbes, Fast Company, and more. With new products always in the works, WayUp is working every day toward helping to close the diversity gap in Corporate America’s workforce.
Facts & Figures
Founded in 2014 by Liz Wessel and JJ Fliegelman
6 million users across 7,100+ colleges & universities registered on WayUp's platform with an emphasis on diversity:
71% Black, Hispanic, or Female
68% STEM and/or Business Candidates
Millions of early-career roles from thousands of employers