Liz Wessel Co-Founder & CEO at WayUp
Entre & Leaders Live are bringing Investor Interview Series showcasing live talks with Founders, CEOs & Venture Capital Funds discussing business, growth & network collaborations. In this segment, they talked to Liz Wessel, Co-Founder & CEO at WayUp.
Liz loves helping people get hired. WayUp is the go-to platform used by millions of early-career professionals to get hired, and by thousands of employers to recruit qualified, diverse early-career candidates.
Founded in July 2014, WayUp is a venture-backed startup based in NYC that has raised over $30M. CNN named it as one of the 30 most innovative companies changing the world. WayUp has worked with top companies—including Fortune 500s, startups, and nonprofits—to help them attract and hire diverse and qualified early-career talent.
Liz has been featured as one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30, named one of the “18 Coolest Women in Silicon Valley” by Business Insider, and one of New York Business Journal’s “Most Influential Women.” Liz has also been a featured speaker at TEDx, the Forbes 30 Under 30 Summit, Advertising Week, TechCrunch Disrupt, SXSW, NACE, and several other notable events. Before founding WayUp, Liz worked at Google as a Product Marketing Manager in California and India.