Coinbase, Robinhood, Ripple (XRP) on LinkedIn’s list of best startups to work for in the US
LinkedIn has published its annual list of the best companies to work for. LinkedIn has published 2 kinds of lists: 50 Best startups to work for and 50 Best companies to work for. 5 US-based blockchain startups have made an appearance on the Top 50 startups list, with 3 of them in the Top 10. The list was published by Daniel Roth, Editor in Chief of LinkedIn on 6th September.
“Coinbase becomes the top Blockchain startup to work for in the US and is ranked at the third position”
According to LinkedIn, 4 factors were determined to for a startup to be on the list: employee growth; jobseeker interest; member engagement with the company and its employees; and how well these startups pulled talent from the Top Companies.
Coinbase, Robinhood, and Ripple have all been listed in the Top 10 startups to work for. Coinbase becomes the top Blockchain startup to work for in the US and is ranked at the third position. According to Daniel Roth, Coinbase currently has 500 employees and plans to double that number by the end of the year. Coinbase also has 20 Million registered users, double than that of Charles Schwab.
Robinhood comes at the sixth position followed by Ripple in the seventh position. Both Robinhood and Ripple currently have 250 employees. Robinhood had acquired the Unicorn status after it surpassed E-Trade. This rise is due to Robinhood’s “commission free” business model.
According to Daniel Roth, Ripple currently has around 100 banks using their services, including big names such as Santander and Standard Chartered. Ripple plans to hire 75 more people by the end of this year.
Gemini Exchange and Consensys have also made it to the list and are ranked at 25th and 26th rank position respectively. Winklevoss brothers led Gemini exchange currently has 150 employees while Consensys has a global headcount of 965 people. Gemini has currently hired NYSE’s CIO Robert Cornish while Consensys is actively expanding in different countries such as Australia, UAE, India etc.
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