Skift selected to LinkedIn’s top startup list
Skift, a website that covers the travel and restaurant industries, has been named one of LinkedIn’s Top 50 Startups.
Founder Rafat Ali writes, “The Top Startups methodology is a combination of the vast repository of LinkedIn data that focused on what job seekers are doing, mixed with its own editorial lens.
“We are delighted with the recognition, and it speaks to the culture we have created at Skift, and to each of our team of almost 55 now that creates that culture. Six years into Skift, we don’t call ourselves a startup anymore, we are just a company, but we have retained the agility, hunger, execution-focus and openness of a startup.
“Earlier this summer I wrote a internal memo to our team about what constitutes our culture and posted a version of it online here.
“The memo answered the question: What is your culture like?
“‘For us culture stems from meaningful work we do, and each of us seeing the tangible in-situ effects of that work — help change the direction of the future of travel and dining, even — in a reasonably short time frame on the people we create everything for.'”
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