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A milspouse-run company is the exemplar for remote work

When Erica McMannes began creating remote teams of employees, she had just moved to California with her spouse, an active duty service member. McMannes was able to secure a job with a Silicon Valley startup who needed an “in” with the military community at bases around the country. 


Instant Teams Ranks No. 208 on the 2022 Inc. 5000 Annual List

Today, Inc. revealed that Instant Teams is No. 208 on its annual Inc. 5000 list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing companies in America. The list represents a one-of-a-kind look at the most successful privately owned businesses.


Shift5 Selected as SC Media Excellence Award Finalist

Shift5, the OT cybersecurity company that defends military platforms and critical transportation systems from cyberattacks, today announced that the company has been recognized as an Excellence Award Finalist in the Most Promising Early-Stage Startup category for the 2022 SC Awards.

Companies with Initiatives That Help Working Mothers

We have teamed up with The Mom Project, a digital marketplace that connects professional women with companies interested in hiring experienced talent. We’re also working with Instant Teams to support military spouses who need flexibility at work to support their families.

A Boom In Texting Spurs Latest Smarsh Acquisition

Just days before that announcement, Smarsh cybersecurity subsidiary Entreda announced its acquisition of Privva, a cyber-risk assessment firm. Smarsh had acquired Entreda in May 2020 followed a few months later by artificial intelligence pioneer Digital Reasoning in November.

The biggest military equipment and technologies deals in Q1 2022

The latest acquisitions, mergers, venture financing and asset transactions in the military equipment and technologies sector

Military Spouse Job Marketplace Instant Teams Makes Move to North Carolina

On the heels of a successful Series A $13 million fundraising round in March led by Tiger Global, tech startup Instant Teams has traded in its unofficial Hawaii headquarters for a piece of the North Carolina tech ecosystem.

Instant Teams Hires Chuck Brousseau As Chief Operating Officer

 Instant Teams, the remote team marketplace platform that builds and manages custom, pre-vetted teams from a database of more than 26,000 military-connected individuals, has named Chuck Brousseau as Chief Operating Officer to scale the business following its recent venture capital Series A funding by Tiger Global.

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