PITCH NYC 2013 Startup Competition Finalist The Muse (Formerly The Daily Muse) Raises $1.2M Seed Funding

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For career advice and a better job search, The Muse raises seed funding for the female-founded startup.

By Angie Chang (Co-Founder & Editor-in-Chief, Women 2.0)

Congrats to The Muse and female founders Kathryn Minshew, Melissa McCreery and Alex Cavoulacos on raising $1.2 million in seed funding for the career website! Backed by Y Combinator, the company’s investors include 500 Startups, Great Oaks Ventures, Eric Ries, Gordon Crawford, Cathie Black and Thomas Lehrman.

The Muse brings you career advice, help with your job search, and resources for navigating life as a professional woman. The company pitched onstage as a finalist for the PITCH NYC 2012 Startup Competition at the Women 2.0 NYC Conference.

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angieAngie Chang is Editor-in-Chief and Co-Founder of Women 2.0, a media company offering content, community and conferences for aspiring and current women innovators in technology. Our mission is to increase the number of female founders of technology startups with inspiration, information and education through our platform. Previously, Angie held roles in product management and web UI design. Angie holds a B.A. in English and Social Welfare from UC Berkeley. Follow her on Twitter at @thisgirlangie.