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New York, USA
45 West 34th Street
Suite 710-712
New York, NY, 10001
Brooklyn, USA
37 Greenpoint Avenue
Suite D4
Brooklyn, NY, 11222


CEO and Founder


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Namely is a cloud-based people management platform that enables high growth, innovative companies to manage their people and teams.

Namely’s end-to-end platform offers a robust HRIS, 360° performance reviews, payroll, time off tracking, goals, team planning, reporting and more. The platform is in use by a range of organizations including tech firms, media companies, and ad agencies. Clients include Buzzfeed, Saatchi & Saatchi, Birchbox, Vimeo, Warby Parker, MDC Partners, and Thrillist.

According to Business Insider, Namely is one of NYC’s top 25 startups to watch. The company is led by professionals from the technology and media industry. Founder/CEO Matt Straz co-founded Pictela, the brand content platform that was acquired by AOL in 2010.

Recent Milestones

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    Namely received $3.35M in Series A funding. (6/11/13)
    Posted 6/11/13 at 7:31am via
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    Namely received $750k in Seed funding. (10/31/12)
    Posted 1/17/12 at 12:36pm via
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    Namely received $1M in Angel funding. (1/1/12)
    Posted 1/17/12 at 9:33am via
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    Namely added Matt Straz as CEO and Founder. (11/1/11)
    Posted 1/14/12 at 1:11pm



Why Buzzfeed, Birchbox, & VaynerMedia Love Using Namely

Added: 3/13/14



  1. Industry Biggies Back New Ad Talent Platform ( [edit]
  2. Namely raises Lerer Ventures-led seed round to expand HR tools beyond ad agencies ( [edit]
  3. True Ventures Leads $3.35 Million Series A Investment in Namely ( [edit]
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