Jobs at MindSumo

Helping students transition from college to the workforce

Keaton Swett
President and co-founder of @MindSumo; StartX participant (@MindSumo); @JHU grad; Passionate entrepreneur and sports/political junkie on the side.
Trent Hazy
Co-Founder, CEO of @MindSumo. Product Design at @Stanford. Experience at Ford Motor and @Virgin America
Rohan Puranik
Co-founder & CTO at @MindSumo; worked at Palm most recently, several startups including Optumsoft throughout undergrad (Computer Science at Stanford)

MindSumo connects college students to companies through real-world challenges. To find and recruit the best students, companies post their challenges for students to solve, and can identify top talent based on actual work samples. Over 80 challenges have been run by customers, with over 10,000 of the smartest students in the country on the platform. Check us out at

Why Us?

You will work on tough problems while maintaining freedom to work on stuff that excites you. We need to build a highly reliable system that handles incredibly sensitive data. We need to think about security, data analytics and artificial intelligence to smartly match candidates and employers.

We offer a competitive salary, generous options, and benefits. Most importantly, you’ll be joining a company that is slated to be the top destination for college students and companies to interact.

We're announcing some big things soon, which means it's time to grow and move fast!

San Francisco
1-10 employees
Lead Generation, Crowdsourcing, Recruiting, Social Innovation

MindSumo Jobs

Software Engineer
$80K – $100K Salary
0.25% – 1.0% Equity
Full Time · San Francisco


Data Collective
Investing in entrepreneurs building big data companies
Piston Cloud Computing, Inc., Fliptop, Cloudability, Signifyd, Firebase, Space Monkey, Redbooth (formerly Teambox), Kaggle, Freshplum, Keen IO, ShopLogic, MixRank, Bitdeli, MindSumo, Ranker, MemSQL, Prism Skylabs, Weotta, Parse, MongoHQ, GetGoing, Simpler, Priceonomics, Transcriptic, Carsabi, ZenPayroll, TempoDB, LendUp, Solidstage, Swiftype, Rescale, SlidePay, Meteor, Apcera, Appurify, CardSpring, Citusdata, PrimaTable, Morta Security, Sentinel Labs, moleculo
Google Ventures
echoecho, LawPivot, Miso Media, Miso, Humanoid (Acquired by CloudFactory), Objective Logistics, Rockbot, Stickery, Yesware, Hipster, Sidecar, LocBox, Crittercism, Astrid, DailyCred, AngelList, Airy Labs,, CircuitHub, Vungle, Space Monkey, Signpost, Uber, Divide, MediaSpike, Scan, Apptentive, NewHound, CustomMade, Freshplum, Pocket Change, Triptrotting, VigLink, Nimble, HomeLight, Pocket, Wantworthy, MindSumo, Collaborate, Egnyte, Zencoder, DNAnexus, Trada, SCVNGR, Ngmoco, HubSpot, EnglishCentral, Optimizely, Clean Power Finance, Silver Spring Networks, RelayRides, HomeAway, WhaleShark Media, 23andMe, Puppet Labs, Homejoy, Adimab, Blue Bottle Coffee, Smarterer, Kabam, Republic Project, Copious, Backplane, Recorded Future, Apportable, Expect Labs, Duo Security, ThinkNear, Schematic Labs, makers of SoundTracking, SynapDx, Bionic Panda Games, Weotta, Ordr.In, TuneIn, Parse, Nextdoor, Rally, Agent, Pocket, Firespotter Labs, CoolPlanetBiofuels, CircleUp, Milk, Predilytics, Ubersense Inc., Luminate, Plaid, Ionic Security, Nest, LE TOTE, Wittlebee, Gyft, BufferBox, Airtime, Desmos, The Climate Corporation, Nimble CRM,, Shape Security, Transcriptic, Tracelytics, ZenPayroll, LendUp, AVOS Systems, Adelphic, Disruptor Beam, SweetLabs, One Medical Group, Osito, Airware, Crossfader, Foundation Medicine, Premise, TenXer, Corduro, MessageMe, BackOps, Subtext, UberConference, Stamped, Mitro (Lectorius Inc.), MobileDay, Hired, Wingu, Rocket Lawyer, Heyday, Upstart, Clever, upthere, Kamcord, NoRedink, Signpost, Nifti, Flatiron Health, YieldMo, BuysideFX, Cozy, Luvocracy, Beyond Games, CliQr Technologies, FitStar, Hothouse Labs, URX, Cluster, Gum, Ambition, The Orange Chef Company, Apptimize, Openbay, transphorm, Play-i, attune, Data-Tamer, Ripple Labs, Namo Media, ClearStory Data, Rumble Games, creativeLIVE, Loom, TrueLens, OnDeck Capital, mParticle, Robinhood, DataFox, SUPERHUMAN, Last, Play-i, FitStar, Sidecar, Buttercoin, Rise, Panorama Education, LevelUp, Building Robotics, Inc., n3twork, Wantworthy, LLC, High Fidelity, Moonfrye, Rani Therapeutics, threatstream, Secret, JumpCam, N3TWORK, Confide, Rekindle
Dave Hodson
Dave Hodson
Co-founder and CTO (NASD:IPRT). Co-founder and CTO @MessageCast (Sold to @Microsoft). StartX mentor, technical advisor.
Investments, MindSumo
Matt Ocko
Matt Ocko
Investor for 20 years in teams (@Zynga, XenSource/CTRX @Facebook, Datamirror/IBM, Fortinet/FTNT, Tango, @Metaweb, D-Wave) solving hard problems for large markets.
Appstores, Ostrovok, AppFog, CrowdMob, InternMatch, GAIN Fitness, Impermium, FlashSoft, ionGrid, Bullpen Capital, GreenGoose, Suddenly Social, drchrono, Chartboost, AngelList, Iron, Cloudability, Zeel Networks, Eventley, Jetlore, Redbooth (formerly Teambox), Modria, Kaggle, Locu, BranchOut, TapSense, Chartio, Vurb, Freshplum, Keen IO, Origami Labs (acquired by eFamily), RolePoint, ShopLogic, DotCloud, Matterport, MixRank, Nimble, Bitdeli, CircleCI, MindSumo, Retrofit, Flotype, Facebook, Zynga, Wavii (acquired by Google), VMware, Aggregate Knowledge, Fortinet, NorthScale, NeuStar, Market6, Apprenda, Krux Digital, Metaweb, Cotendo, Instart, Zeel, On Ramp Wireless, Tactus Technology, Javelin Semiconductor, Talaria, Weotta, Prismatic, Genome Compiler, Platfora, Parse, On-Ramp Wireless, XenSource, D-Wave Systems, Spool,, Tightdb, CloudPhysics, Betable, SnapVolumes, KENSHOO, Cambrian Genomics, Continuuity, PandoMedia, Exec, Pushpins, ZenPayroll,, Living Social, Game Cl, Socialcam, Spreadtru, Akimbi, LendUp, Solidstage, Swiftype, Prisma, Saasbee, Teradici, Virtuata, Rescale, SlidePay, Apcera, RedHotLabs, BackOps, Midverse Studios, Virool, Heyday, Hangtime, Trifacta, SRCH2, Instart Logic, Periscope, DOX, Sentinel Labs, Amplitude, Kurbo Health, AppZero
Clint Korver
Clint Korver
COO @NovoEd • Co-Founder @Ulu Ventures, @Outcome Software, @Decision Quality International, @THE Decision Company, • Studied at @Stanford, @Grinnell
Taulia, Proven, Motion Math, Fidelis Education, Loki Studios, Jetlore, ModeWalk, Trefis, Remind101, SoFi, HomeLight, MindSumo, Huddler, Inkling, Matchbin, Starmine, Palantir Technologies, Gcommerce, Krux Digital, Lex Machina, Starmaker Interactive, Euclid, AdPop, Bolder, Ness Technology, Claco, Tapshot, Makers of Videokits, RAVEL, NovoEd
Wesley Chan
Wesley Chan
LawPivot, Humanoid (Acquired by CloudFactory), Rockbot, LocBox, Crittercism, Astrid, DailyCred, AngelList, Vungle, Signpost, MediaSpike, NewHound, Freshplum, Nimble, MindSumo, Optimizely, Parse, Firespotter Labs, CoolPlanetBiofuels, RocketLawyer, Milk, Airtime, Transcriptic, ZenPayroll, Osito, BackOps, Hired, UberConference, Periscope, Eyestalks, Panorama Education, Flexport

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