7 Miami startups with glowing employee reviews that are hiring now

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It’s hard to find a more talked-about startup hub than Miami these days.

Top VCs like Atomic’s Jack Abraham and Founders Fund’s Keith Rabois have led the charge by moving from the Bay Area to the Sunshine State. As people flow into the state, not surprisingly, many of Miami’s startups are hiring.

Insider looked through funding reports, reviews on Glassdoor, job boards on LinkedIn, and company websites to find the best-rated startups in the area, according to employees, with open jobs right now.

Lula: insurance for transportation companies

What it does: Lula offers software for car-rental, trucking, and logistics companies to manage their insurance programs.

Size: 18 employees, according to LinkedIn

Total funding: $18 million, according to Crunchbase

Why it’s on the list: VCs have been clamoring to invest in Lula. According to cofounder Michael Vega-Sanz, the startup fielded more than 40 inquiries. Lula ultimately chose to make a deal with Founders Fund and Khosla Ventures.

Hiring: Lula has seven open positions posted on its website.

Novo: expense management for small business

What it does: Novo runs a banking service that helps small businesses and freelancers set up checking accounts and manage their expenses.

Size: 92 employees, according to LinkedIn

Total funding: $45.5 million, according to Crunchbase

Why it’s on the list: Novo has a rating of 4.2 out of 5 on Glassdoor, based on seven reviews.

"Every day there is something new to learn or build," one person who said they were a current employee wrote, adding that employees had lots of access to the founders.

Hiring: Novo has 19 open positions posted on its website.

Neocis: dental-surgery robots

What it does: Neocis makes a robotic assistant for dental surgery.

Size: 110 employees, according to LinkedIn

Total funding: $122.9 million, according to Crunchbase

Why it’s on the list: Neocis has a rating of 4.9 out of 5 on Glassdoor, based on seven reviews.

Former employees highlighted the opportunity for flexible work schedules and said that the company had a "family atmosphere" and that "the people there are more than friendly."

Hiring: Neocis has 24 open positions posted on its website.

Nymbus: turnkey digital banking software for banks

What it does: Nymbus offers turnkey digital banking software and services to help banks serve their customers via apps.

Size: 188 employees, according to LinkedIn

Total funding: $118.4 million, according to Crunchbase

Why it’s on the list: Nymbus has a rating of 4.9 out of 5 on Glassdoor, based on 41 reviews. One person who said they were a current employee wrote that the company’s teams were "collaborative, authentic, and not afraid to step up to a challenge."

Hiring: Nymbus has 21 open positions posted on its website.

OpenStore: cash for Shopify stores

What it does: OpenStore buys Shopify e-commerce stores by automatically matching buyers with shop owners seeking to sell.

Size: 18 employees, according to LinkedIn

Total funding: $30 million, according to Crunchbase

Why it’s on the list: Its cofounders, Keith Rabois of Founders Fund and Jack Abraham of Atomic, are two of the VCs who have helped burnish Miami’s status as a hot destination for startups.

Hiring: OpenStore has 18 open positions listed on its website.

Papa: on-demand services for older people

What it does: Papa provides digital and on-demand assistance for older people ranging from transportation to regular video check-ins.

Size: 400 employees, according to Andrew Parker, Papa’s CEO and cofounder

Total funding: $91.2 million, according to Crunchbase

Why it’s on the list: Papa has a rating of 4.2 out of 5 on Glassdoor, based on 43 reviews.

"Daily work is very rewarding when you see how Papa impacts the Medicare/Medicaid population," one person wrote.

Hiring: Papa has 35 open positions posted on its website.

Pipe: turns subscription contracts into investments

What it does: Pipe allows companies that charge customers via monthly subscription models to get a full year’s pay up front by selling those contracts to investors. Investors can then sell or trade those contracts.

Size: 40 employees, according to the company

Total funding: $316 million, according to the company

Why it’s on the list: Pipe is now a unicorn, valued at $2 billion after its last funding round, announced in May. CEO Harry Hurst moved to Miami in September and told Insider in December that he was planning to grow the company’s presence there.

Hiring: Pipe has eight open positions posted on its website.

Madeline Renbarger and April Joyner July 23, 2021 at 11:39PM

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