maren kate

speaker bio

For over a decade Maren Kate has launched and scaled remote-first businesses. Her first venture-backed startup, Zirtual.com, grew to over 400 people spread across North America through a strong emphasis on community and culture. Currently, she runs Inde.co a platform that buys, builds, and invests in companies accelerating the adoption of remote work.


selected talks

Hiring Hacks: 7 Unconventional Ways to Build a Killer Team (2022)

Attracting and Retaining Top Tier Talent (Industry – 2019)

How to Nail Your First Fifty Hires (Ascent NYC – 2019)

Creating an Effective Hiring Machine  (Fast Growth Icons – 2019)

Zirtual lessons $11m to $0 (Launch:Scale – 2018)

Horasis Global Meeting (The Future of Work – 2018)

How to Hire the Best People for your Startup (Founders Institute – 2017)

Do What I Say, Not What I Did  (2xinTech Female Founders Conference – 2016)