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We transform how jobseekers and employers connect through geo-based tools, disrupting the entry-level segment of $5B online staffing market.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Mobile
  • Location Chicago, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2011
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Kauzu has developed mobile applications that disrupt the entry-level segment of the $5B two‐sided digital employment market. Its tools target under-served markets, emphasizing data quality and analytics. Kauzu’s mobile applications pinpoint listings to a job seeker’s location—even for users with basic cell phones. For businesses, Kauzu’s tools attract nearby job seekers and help them better understand and target customers.


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    Mitch Schneider
    Founder and CEO

    Prior to joining Kauzu, Mitch served in founding and leadership roles in various sectors, including corporate, small business and nonprofits, with expertise in project management, small business consulting, diversity inclusion, marketing communications, IT consulting, capacity building, and business development.

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    Jeff Segal
    Content Manager

    Jeff has enjoyed successful careers in advertising and options trading. He served as copywriter and creative group head for the Meyocks Group in Des Moines, Iowa; during his years as a full-time, independent trader, he also published award-winning fiction.

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    Paul Cusimano
    Outreach and Communications

    Paul brings over 15 years of fundraising, event, and operations experience to Kauzu's outreach and partnership efforts. Paul believes Kauzu can help local communities thrive, strengthening the bonds between job seeker and employer that make each community unique.

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