Onboarding new employees can be a tricky process, especially during the pandemic, when many new hires haven’t even met their managers or teams in real life. Spekit is here to help. The three-year-old Denver-based startup takes things like training manuals and employee handbooks and puts them in a centralized system where it’s easy to access them over time. “In the personal lives, everything is instantly accessible in the smartphones and personalized to us, but in the workplace you have to go digging for information,” Melanie Fellay says. Spekit has 90 employees, more than $12 million in funding and clients including Southwest Airlines and Uber Freight.
We published the first edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30 a decade ago, with one clear goal: to identify the new guard, the young innovators, trailblazers and disruptors remaking the world. That first list featured names like Kevin Systrom, whose company Instagram had only seven employees: Lena Dunham, who had yet to debut on HBO's Girls: Daniel Ek, who had just launched Spotify in the U.S.: journalist Ronan Farrow, years before he exposed Harvey Weinstein in the New Yorker: and actor Donald Glover, then mostly known as a cast member in the cult comedy Community.
Much of 2022 was being freshly created by this group back in 2012. Ten years from today, it’s a good bet we’ll all be living in a new world being imagined today by the 600 entrepreneurs, innovators and entertainers that make up the 10th Anniversary class.
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