There’s little doubt that the pandemic has been devastating for small businesses, but not every company is struggling. Some are even thriving.
Below is a cross-section of the companies that are growing amid this crisis, as selected by LinkedIn in its annual Top Startups list, a ranking of 50 emerging and growing startups in the U.S. While many of the companies on the list offer tech-enabled communication tools–an unsurprising fact given that the pandemic has forced office workers everywhere to work remotely–there are alsosome unexpected themes among the companies. For example, all of the companies featured are hiring, with more than 3,000 jobs now available on LinkedIn.
Indeed,some of the top criteria for making the list were employment growth, job interest from potential candidates, engagement, and attraction of top talent–which gauges the number of employees that previously worked at a LinkedIn Top Company. Here are the top 10