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Startupers did not charge employers to post jobs on its site.


Startupers was a 100% free job board dedicated to startup enthusiasts across the world. For Canadian employers, Startupers offered a niche job board and access to a specialized audience of tech and IT professionals, among others. While Startupers advertised a range of vacancies, the majority of jobs were in the tech industry.

When compared to local competitors like Eluta.ca, Startupers stood out as a valuable option for startup employers, thanks to its niche market and free job posting service. That said, those looking for excellent Canadian exposure and a variety of job categories would find better success with local job boards.


  • Startupers was a completely free job posting site.
  • All job posts were reviewed by a human being to identify spam and/or false information.
  • Startupers served as a great location to source remote, freelance, and/or full-time employees based in Canada.
  • The platform was more affordable than competitors, such as Careerin Tech and Dice.
  • To post an ad on Startupers, employers did not need to sign up for an account.
  • Reputable companies that use Startupers for recruitment purposes included Airbnb, DocuSign, Compass, and Truebill.


  • Startupers primarily catered to those in the tech startup industry.
  • Unlike local competitors, Startupers' website had no French translation feature and it does not offer sponsored listings.
  • Customer support hours were not stipulated on the website.
  • Startupers lacked robust tools that cater to remote employers, such as video conferencing and live chat.
  • In order to post a job, employers needed an applicant tracking system and a Twitter handle.
  • The majority of the job pool lived in the United States, and its sponsored plan was in U.S. dollars.
  • Startupers lacked advanced features, such as analytics and resume database access.


We were unable to find any online reviews of Startupers.

Startupers vs. Careerin Tech Job Board:

Careerin Tech offeres job posting services in the tech industry. As did Startupers. Of the two, Startupers was more niche, primarily catering to new, high-growth companies, while Careerin Tech is a general tech job board that advertises jobs with new and established companies. Careerin Tech is costlier at US$99.00 per job post while Startupers was free.

Startupers vs. Eluta.ca:

Eluta.ca is a job board dedicated to connecting employers with top-quality professionals in Canada. Comparatively, Eluta.ca's Canadian reach is more impressive, promising better results for local employers. However, unlike Eluta.ca, Startupers was the best source for those looking to employ remote workers who specialize in tech.

Startupers vs. Dice:

Dice is a niche job board that caters to employers in the tech field. Similar to how Startupers worked. While Dice is a popular job board, it does not offer a free plan, and employers can expect to pay US$495.00 per job posting, whereas Startupers was a completely free job posting service, which may be better suited to startup companies.

Key Information

Legal Name



Craig Tockman

Founding Date

Jan 01, 2006


San Francisco, CA, USA




1 (415) 350-1044




Has Startupers shut down?

Yes, the Startupers job board has shut down.

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