Top Companies Tool
Company selection is a critical decision in your career and you only have a few chances to get it right. Pick a great company and you will get access to awesome opportunities, a valuable network and equity that can be life changing. To help you, RevelOne created a list of companies who have raised more than $20 million from a top tier VC and gathered insights about them to help you make a more informed decision. Learn more about our four company stages
|RevelOne Stages||Our framework for thinking about company growth stages and its impact on working there.|
|Great Fundamentals||Assess market size, team and product; plus quality of their VCs.|
|Beyond Business Model Risk||Product / market fit, or are they still struggling to create clear value.|
|Growing Rapidly||Strong revenue and/or user growth, offering career and financial upside for you.|
|Culture||Healthy culture, supported by a good Glassdoor rating and the comments of our users.|
Found product-market fit and raised early rounds of funding to grow. Marketing channels still being explored and tested. You can impact overall strategy, wear multiple hats, and try new things, but be comfortable with less structure and rapid change. Equity has highest upside (and risk).
Showing real momentum and repeatable growth. Past business model risk and developing structure to support scalable growth. Roles are starting to get more clearly defined. Enough funding for near term security and experimentation. They may be candidates for an early stage acquisition and have hurdles to clear before growing into a stand-alone leader. High equity upside and significant risk factors removed.
Potential winners in a key market with massive funding. Reasonable chances of becoming the next billion dollar companies. Your equity slice will be small, but likely to have value as exits are more common here. With hundreds of employees, your role will be specialized. Some growing pains as they develop structure, but opportunities for rapid advancement and brand value on your resume is high. Work with very smart people and expand your network.
Clear leadership in a huge market. These companies are mature, run by seasoned executives who are building highly specialized teams. Roles fall into “traditional” functions and process and resources are in place. Companies are working to stay innovative and nimble despite their size. Some companies are public and others have raised massive growth rounds pre-IPO. Unless you get there early, you’re equity won’t be life-changing, but they’re resume gold and filled with incredibly talented people.