SOURCE: The Muse

The Muse

May 12, 2016 07:00 ET

The Muse CEO Kathryn Minshew Named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Semifinalist in New York

Minshew Recognized for Demonstrating Excellence and Extraordinary Success in Leading Company

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - May 12, 2016) - EY today announced that Kathryn Minshew, CEO and co-founder of The Muse, the most trusted career brand for Millennials and beyond, is a semifinalist for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2016 Award in the New York Region. The awards program, which is celebrating its 30th year, recognizes entrepreneurs who demonstrate excellence and extraordinary success in such areas as innovation, financial performance and personal commitment to their businesses and communities.

Minshew was selected as a semifinalist by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on Wednesday, June 22 at the New York Marriott Marquis. 

"It is an incredible honor to be named an EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Semifinalist and be recognized among the other leaders receiving this distinction," said Minshew. "The Muse continues to grow as the career destination of choice for more and more job seekers and individuals looking to gain control of their careers. I am proud of the entire team at The Muse for making possible this level of growth and contributing to the company's strong, positive reputation in the talent community and with employers, and helping us earn industry recognition from firms like EY."

Under Minshew's leadership, The Muse has grown significantly in the past four and a half years, receiving three rounds of funding and hiring more than 80 full-time employees. In making the transition from startup to rapidly growing mid-sized company, Minshew is committed to maintaining the company's core principles of authenticity and transparency. As The Muse continues to grow and reach new audiences, the company now helps over 50 million people every year improve their careers and find a job they love.

Now in its 30th year, the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year program has expanded to recognize business leaders in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries throughout the world. 

Regional award winners are eligible for consideration for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National program. Award winners in several national categories, as well as the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Overall Award winner, will be announced at the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year National Awards gala in Palm Springs, California, on November 19, 2016. The awards are the culminating event of the EY Strategic Growth Forum®, the nation's most prestigious gathering of high-growth, market-leading companies.

Founded and produced by EY, the Entrepreneur Of The Year Awards are nationally sponsored by SAP America, Merrill Corporation and the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation.

In New York, sponsors also include Empire Valuation Consultants, Pine Hill Group, SolomonEdwardsGroup, DLA Piper, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP and SmartCEO.

About The Muse
The Muse is the most trusted career site for Millennials today, having forever changed how candidates find their dream jobs and employers find their best-fit employees. Chosen by millions as their trusted career platform to explore and apply for jobs at hundreds of companies across all industries and sizes, The Muse delivers quality advice, skills-building resources, and coaching services to passive and active candidates. Employers rely on The Muse to hire top talent by showcasing their brands and corporate culture, creating authentic and lasting connections with candidates before they even apply.

Learn more about The Muse: Website | LinkedIn | Twitter | Facebook

About EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®
EY Entrepreneur Of The Year is the world's most prestigious business award for entrepreneurs. The unique award makes a difference through the way it encourages entrepreneurial activity among those with potential and recognizes the contribution of people who inspire others with their vision, leadership and achievement. As the first and only truly global award of its kind, Entrepreneur Of The Year celebrates those who are building and leading successful, growing and dynamic businesses, recognizing them through regional, national and global awards programs in more than 145 cities in more than 60 countries.

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