Startup connects autistic workers with jobs suited to their skill set

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At Springwise, we have seen companies use tech to help hire the homeless and reduce employment discrimination. Now a new company is helping people with autism find employers. There is a high unemployment rate among adults with autism. According to autism charity Autism Speaks, there are 2.5 million adults with autism in the US alone. Additionally, there is an 85 percent unemployment rate among college-educated adults with autism. As a result, a new company called Daivergent is hoping to help by matching autistic people with job opportunities. Inspiration for Daivergent came from the founder, Byran Dai, whose brother is autistic. The company seeks to…

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