Beachfront property: 5 startups where a trip to the beach takes less than 10 minutes

by John Siegel
October 13, 2017

A sunny day by the sea can make us forget all our problems and get lost in the scenery. Ask any of the employees at these five startups what their favorite company perk is, and they’re likely to say the beachfront makes the top of their list.

 

Headquarters: Venice

Distance to the beach: 0.1 miles

Commute time: Around three minutes

Bio: Gem has built an enterprise blockchain platform that permits companies to connect to a shared infrastructure, allowing businesses to develop cross-industry workflows and eliminate costly data silos.

Perks: Full medical, dental and vision; unlimited PTO, free meals and snacks; competitive salary and equity packages.

 

Headquarters: Santa Monica

Distance to the beach: 0.3 miles (because you’ll you need to find a crosswalk to get over PCH).

Commute time: 7-10 minutes

Bio: PatientPop provides doctors an all-in-one solution for patient acquisition, reputation management, retention marketing and business insights.

Perks: Competitive salary, full benefits (health, dental, vision coverage); organic snacks, espresso machine and catered lunch on Thursday from local restaurants; generous PTO and more.

 

Headquarters: Carpinteria

Distance to the beach: 0.1 miles

Commute time: 3-10 minutes, depending on whether a train gets in your way.

Bio: Procore, one of a number of Southern California startups valued at more than $1 billion, develops one of the most widely used construction management platforms on the market.

Perks: Healthcare, life insurance, unlimited paid vacation time, paid parental leave, stock options; a robust learning and development program; dog-friendly offices, an in-house gym with onsite exercise classes and more.

 

Headquarters: Santa Monica

Distance to the beach: 0.3 miles (only because you’ll need to find a crosswalk to get over PCH).

Commute time: 7-10 minutes

Bio: Tradesy is an online fashion marketplace that connects sellers with fashion buyers. The company’s platform facilitates payment, shipping and has partnered with another Santa Monica startup, Happy Returns, to make all returns as simple as possible.

Perks: Stock options, comprehensive benefits; a dog-friendly office; daily catered lunches, and an anti-meeting, anti-email culture.

 

Headquarters: Santa Monica

Distance to the beach: 0.3 miles

Commute time: 7-10 minutes

Bio: Located a block over from PatientPop and Tradesy on the Third Street Promenade, BloomNation connects users with local florists for all their flower needs. The platform also lets florists list their designs for sale in an online marketplace where interested consumers can discover them.  

Perks: An Equinox Subsidy, health, dental and vision insurance; team lunches, snacks, and of course, flowers.

 

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