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The Remote Year Story.

In August 2014, two friends dreamed of exploring the world while building their careers. They shared the belief that great work can be done from anywhere with a Wi-Fi connection, and that people are most creative and productive when they’re inspired by their surroundings.

They created a website posing a simple question: “Who wants to travel together for a year while working remotely?”

On the first day, more than 1,000 people signed up. Since then, Remote Year has helped over a thousand people take their career to the next level while traveling the world.

Greg Caplan
Founder and CEO

Prior to starting Remote Year, Greg founded oBaz, a fashion company that was acquired by Groupon in 2013. He holds BBA in finance and strategy from the University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

Sam Pessin
Founder and COO

Sam spent 3 years as a consultant at Bain & Company and a year as Head of Business Development at Vokal Interactive before starting Remote Year. He also holds a BBA from University of Michigan's Ross School of Business.

The New York Times

Working While Traveling Around the World

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Press Requests and Outreach

Remote Year is pleased to offer quotes and opinions on subjects such as remote work, the millennial workforce, and collaborative productivity.

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The Guardian

Working gap years:
how going Remote can connect you with like-minded people

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Brand Assets

Logomark

The Logomark is the primary element of Remote Year’s identity. The logo mark can be used on its own in any context where an audience is already familiar with Remote Year or the words “Remote Year” appear elsewhere, eg. on social media.

Logotype

Most commonly, the Logotype should be used in context with the Logomark, but there are instances where a horizontal space will lend itself better to solely show the Logotype, eg. website header or on a pencil.

Logo Lockup

In contexts where a viewer is not already familiar with Remote Year the Logomark can be paired with the Logotype for clarity.

Press Images

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