50 BEST SMALL COMPANIES TO WORK FOR IN Los Angeles 2022

FightCamp

Fitness + Hardware
About us
FightCamp is a connected at-home boxing gym. With FightCamp you get access to world-class boxing and kickboxing trainers, studio-quality equipment, and performance-tracking technology — all from the comfort of your home. We have an ever-growing library of boxing & kickboxing workouts designed to keep you engaged, focused, and in the zone. The key
54
Local Employees
Founded
Costa Mesa
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Friends outside of work
Intracompany committees
Dental Benefits
Mentorship program
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
What people are saying
"I love working at a start-up that still has a lot of room to grow, where I can be a part of shaping a product experience that is still majorly in formation. That's more fun than doing tweaks on a more mature product."

Spring Labs

Blockchain + Fintech
About us
Spring Labs is redefining how data is exchanged for the new age of data sharing, security, and consumer privacy through decentralization. We allow institutions to share information directly among themselves to verify identities and reduce fraud - all while protecting consumer data.
48
Local Employees
Founded
Marina Del Rey
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Recreational Clubs
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Paid industry certifications
Performance Bonus
Lunch and learns
Flexible Work Schedule
What people are saying
"Come for the talented peers, stay for the karaoke. Spring Labs is a tight-knit group of extremely skilled professionals working to replace deeply broken identity and data systems; we’re passionate about privacy and pragmatic about profit. "

Zest AI

Big Data + Fintech
About us
Zest AI leverages the power of machine learning and big data to challenge the traditional method of credit underwriting. Lenders use Zest Automated Machine Learning (ZAML) to make better decisions on loan portfolios; which in response increases revenue, reduces risk, and automates highly regulated compliance measures within fin-tech.
70
Local Employees
Founded
Burbank
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
401(K) Matching
Company Outings
Onsite Gym
Volunteer in local community
What people are saying
"We're committed to providing value and great work. This commitment is built upon a strong foundation of communication and collaboration, shaped by one’s personal working-style preference. We're able to create a flexible work environment through this understanding and we’ve been able to accomplish great things and enjoy remarkable success to date!"

GreenPark Sports

Gaming + Mobile
About us
GreenPark Sports creates digital experiences and games for the new generation of sports and esports fans. Our flagship product is a native, free-to-play mobile game played over the top of sporting events, where fans battle to become the undisputed “Best Fans” of their league and season.
38
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Flexible Work Schedule
Generous Parental Leave
Job Training & Conferences
Pet Friendly
Company Outings
Open door policy
What people are saying
"Influencing the development of a product from start to finish, while being able to contribute on all fronts throughout production is a rare opportunity in the games industry."

Enervee

eCommerce + Energy
About us
Enervee's mission is to help our planet by empowering shoppers to choose the most efficient products and to make every buying decision an energy-smart buying decision. We do this by bringing together the best in data science, behavioral science, digital product design, and marketing.
37
Local Employees
Founded
Venice
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Friends outside of work
Remote Work Program
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Open door policy
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Team based strategic planning
What people are saying
"With our small (and now growing) team, we help big utility companies innovate and deliver clean energy solutions that every one of us can adopt in our daily lives"

Promenade

Consumer Web + eCommerce
About us
Promenade is a platform that helps local businesses thrive in the world of e-commerce. We've built an entire eco-system that helps empower local business owners and levels the playing field against the large online brokers. Our mission is to empower these small businesses with the tools to gain and keep online customers.
75
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Open door policy
401(K)
Open office floor plan
Team based strategic planning
Dental Benefits
Pet Insurance
What people are saying
"Over my 4 years at Promenade, I've grown exponentially. I've broadened my skill set in the tech space and I get to work with the best small business owners in the US. Each day is its own MBA class and I learn from the best in the business!"

Outer

eCommerce
About us
We are a passionate group committed to doing right by our teammates, our community, and Mother Earth. We have been named one of Inc.’s “2021 Best Workplaces” and Top 3 on LA Business Journal's "Best Places to Work in LA" list. Sound like something you want to be a part of? We’re hiring!
35
Local Employees
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Paid Sick Days
Commuter Benefits
Team owned deliverables
What people are saying
"I can say without a doubt that Outer highly prioritizes work/life balance! Everyone truly believes in our people-first culture and recognizes we have many other responsibilities outside of our roles. We are all encouraged to take time off not just for life events like weddings, but also to prioritize mental health, and wellness."

DRINKS

eCommerce + Marketing Tech
About us
DRINKS is the operating system for online alcohol, reinventing wine buying for the 21st century. Through the pioneering DRINKS Wine as a Service (WaaS) platform, the company brings adult beverages safely and conveniently to customers across the United States in 1-2 days.
65
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Company Outings
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Casual Dress
Relocation Assistance
Health Insurance Benefits

LiveControl

Computer Vision + Digital Media
About us
LiveControl is your video production crew... except completely remote. We're solving the video production headache (a huge problem for creators and organizations) by making it simple and on-demand. Our clients install our 4k multi-camera setup into their venue, and our team of remote videographers, pan, tilt, zoom, and mix the cameras to
28
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Game Room
Team based strategic planning
Free Daily Meals
Open door policy
Generous Parental Leave
Paid Holidays
What people are saying
"From the infectious enthusiasm of our leadership, the unmatched skill of our engineers, and the customer-focused passion of our operations team, everyone at LiveControl is singularly driven to build an extraordinary company, product and community."

Blue Pisces Consulting Inc

Cloud + Consulting
About us
Our company was founded in 2017 with a mission to help our clients who were struggling to find the right DevOps Project Management talent for their organizations. Our core team grew up in Infrastructure and lived the Shared Services life, which makes us uniquely positioned to identify the right candidates. We also spent years managing
14
Local Employees
Founded
Simi Valley
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Intracompany committees
Job Training & Conferences
Company sponsored family events
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Friends outside of work
What people are saying
"Having done my Masters thesis in Work Life Balance, I can assuredly say that Blue Pisces is on the forefront of creating that balance and integration that is needed in today's working environment. I am able to have a flexible work schedule to suit my family needs which in turn makes me more-productive and allows me to contribute my best to my work."

Jaanuu

eCommerce + Fashion
About us
Jaanuu was founded to reimagine the multi-billion dollar medical apparel market via the industry's first contemporary, antimicrobial-finished products. Since its launch, Jaanuu has sold product around the globe and has quickly become the fastest growing company in its category.
Founded
El Segundo
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Volunteer in local community
Wellness Programs
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Cross functional training encouraged
Job Training & Conferences
Generous Parental Leave
What people are saying
"The most important thing I've learned in my sales career is in order to be successful, you must believe in the product and you must align with the company's mission and values. I've found a long-term home at Jaanuu and I can't wait for the future!"

CareerArc

HR Tech + Software
About us
CareerArc is an HR tech startup that uses social media to help companies find and recruit the best talent more quickly. Our social recruiting solutions have helped thousands of companies, including many of the Fortune 500.
40
Local Employees
Founded
Burbank
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Game Room
Some Meals Provided
Parking
Volunteer in local community
Daily sync
Paid Sick Days
What people are saying
"Our office is full of smart, talented, energetic people who are encouraged to be great. "

INTELITY

Cloud + Mobile
About us
INTELITY is the global provider of the most advanced hospitality technology platform for the hotel, casino, cruise, and luxury residential markets. INTELITY offers its customers comprehensive, fully integrated solutions to better connect and manage guest experience and staff operations, in a single platform.
22
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Team based strategic planning
Friends outside of work
Paid Holidays
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
Mentorship program
What people are saying
"I really enjoy the events that the company hosts every month. From game nights to brunch and learns and development training, INTELITY knows how to make sure we have a great work-life balance."

Edify

Artificial Intelligence + Cloud
About us
Edify Labs, Inc. is a global communications platform with the goal of strengthening connections with customers and across teams. Edify is co-founded by Cameron Weeks and Bracken Fields, who created their first VoIP company in 2007, and grew it into a global customer service platform. They have been working on contact center solutions ever since.
25
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Parking
Vision Benefits
Wellness Programs
Flexible Work Schedule
Volunteer in local community
What people are saying
"As a working mom, I'm empowered by Edify to be able to approach my work in a creative and flexible way. When they say they care about work/life balance, they mean it!"

Maple Media

Digital Media + Gaming
About us
Maple Media is a media and technology company in Century City, CA. We acquire best-in-class mobile apps and games, on the App Store and Google Play, and deploy our product and subscription expertise to make them even better - while learning a lot and having fun along the way. Please review our LinkedIn and ZipRecruiter for job opportunities.
30
Local Employees
Founded
Century City
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Volunteer in local community
Generous PTO
Team based strategic planning
Team owned deliverables
Mental Health Benefits
Vision Benefits
What people are saying
"Working at MapleMedia offers you the possibility of working with a wide variety of applications, from games to utilities. Strong leadership, always pushing things forward in a very focused way. The company moves in a fast pace with the right balance."

Virtualitics

Analytics + Artificial Intelligence
About us
Virtualitics is an augmented analytics company that helps you expand access to complex data to make your work more visual, collaborative, and actionable. Our powerful suite of augmented analytical tools allow you to harness the power of artificial intelligence (AI) and multidimensional visualizations to elevate your unstructured data analysis in a
35
Local Employees
Founded
Pasadena
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Generous PTO
Lunch and learns
Vision Benefits
Team owned deliverables
Diversity manifesto
Paid Holidays
What people are saying
"Since coming on board 2 years ago, the company has more than doubled in size, but the heart has stayed the same! We are striving to maintain a highly collaborative environment as we adjust to remote work and try our best to still have fun ever day."

WhoCo

HR Tech + Software
About us
Today’s hiring methods are expired. It’s time to move beyond text-heavy resumes, stale job descriptions, and painful interview practices. WhoCo is a hiring platform for modern teams. We use science and data to help companies and candidates find their match.
22
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Company Equity
Promote from within
Casual Dress
Paid Sick Days
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Paid Holidays

PickTrace

Food + HR Tech
About us
PickTrace offers workforce & harvest management solutions for enterprise farms. We're building the agricultural management system of the future, with unparalleled user empathy in an industry underserved by tech. Our SaaS product serves the world's largest berry, citrus, and apple growers and is used by tens of thousands of farmworkers each day.
28
Local Employees
Founded
Glendale
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
401(K)
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Performance Bonus
Company Outings
What people are saying
"I love interacting with our customers every day and hearing their stories about how PickTrace has fundamentally changed the way they operate for the better. They are the ones helping us pave the way to revolutionize the Ag industry!"

Gimbal

AdTech + Marketing Tech
About us
Gimbal is a marketing and advertising automation platform that translates location data from the real world into targeting, measurement, and insight products for our customers. Using its own hardware and software, Gimbal enables brands, media agencies, and marketers to improve their campaigns with personalized messaging and measurable results.
40
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Open office floor plan
Remote Work Program
Some Meals Provided
Relocation Assistance
Performance Bonus
Promote from within

Stem Disintermedia

Fintech + Music
About us
Headquartered in Los Angeles & New York, Stem exists to help artists navigate the business behind their music. We do this by reducing complexity, creating clarity, and providing more opportunities to exercise full control.
23
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Customized development tracks
Remote Work Program
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Paid industry certifications
Intracompany committees
401(K) Matching
What people are saying
"There is a genuine culture here of wanting every artist to succeed. People go out of their way to attend shows and give personalized insights. Our artists’ music plays throughout the office, fueling our workdays and reminding us why we’re here. "

Talespin

Edtech + Software
About us
Talespin is disrupting the future of work through radical change in enterprise tools. By leveraging the power of artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), and augmented reality (AR) Talespin is changing the way we engage, educate, and empower the next generation of the workforce.
54
Local Employees
Founded
Culver City
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid Holidays
Life Insurance
Open office floor plan
Mental Health Benefits
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Friends outside of work

Instil

Business Intelligence + Enterprise Web
About us
Instil is a new nonprofit platform built to unlock the potential of nonprofits to change the world. Through an intuitive, data-enabled platform, Instil is cultivating deeper, more meaningful community relationships to advance nonprofits’ positive impact on society.
23
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Remote Work Program
401(K)
Vision Benefits
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Some Meals Provided
What people are saying
"I've made a 10 year career of assessing startups based on their team, culture, and product. I've never been so excited about such a kind, collaborative, accomplished, or diverse group. That's before even looking at the mission. I'm all-in on Instil."

ettitude

eCommerce
About us
ettitude is a direct-to-consumer sustainable lifestyle brand offering modern bedding, bath and sleepwear products made from the world’s first CleanBamboo™ fabric. On a quest to make the world a more comfortable place, our innovative fabrics are silky-soft, breathable and water-saving. A proud member of 1% For The Planet, we donate 1% of all
13
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Vision Benefits
Parking
Paid Volunteer Time
Dental Benefits
Online course subscriptions available
Tuition Reimbursement

Retina AI

Analytics + Big Data
About us
At Retina, our team (former Facebook, PayPal, and Stanford alums) has built a product that can predict individual customer lifetime value at the earliest point of customer contact and changed how brands view their relationships with their customer. We use data science to predict future buying behavior of consumers and recommend actions that
14
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Performance Bonus
Open office floor plan
Job Training & Conferences
Happy Hours
Company Equity
Dental Benefits
What people are saying
""At Retina, my coworkers are not only brilliant, they are open to new ideas. Our company culture empowers me to try new approaches to problems, which has led to creative breakthroughs across the board.""

Leftbrain

Fintech
About us
Leftbrain is the only business management company that develops technology to empower entertainers and their teams to make informed decisions. Our Entertainer Mobile App™ unifies and simplifies artist finances so they can focus on their art while building generational wealth. We recently launched a royalty recovery program that has generated six
10
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Generous PTO
Paid Sick Days
Cross functional training encouraged
Documented equal pay policy
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Team based strategic planning
What people are saying
"I've worked in startups for nearly a decade, and this one is by far the most organized and poised for success. The CEO empowers everyone to own their roles. It's a culture in which everyone has a seat at the table and direct feedback is welcome."

CAIS

Fintech
About us
CAIS is the leading alternative investment platform for financial advisors who seek improved access to and education about alternative investment funds and products. CAIS streamlines the end-to-end transaction process through digital subscriptions and provides an industry-leading learning system that helps advisors improve client outcomes
15
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Open office floor plan
Generous Parental Leave
Vision Benefits
Friends outside of work
Stocked Kitchen
Company Outings

Coco

Logistics + Machine Learning
About us
At Coco, we’re dedicated to perfecting the last-mile delivery experience. We strongly believe the delivery service industry in its current state is massively under-serving merchants, and we are committed to creating a frictionless, reliable, consistent, and sustainable delivery experience for merchants and their customers in cities everywhere.
70
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Parking
Vision Benefits
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Eat lunch together
Promote from within
Team based strategic planning
What people are saying
"My favorite part of working at Coco is the culture, and the energy it cultivates! I'm empowered personally and professionally by every member of the team. We lift each other up, learn from one another, and we all truly believe in the Coco Mission."

Kernel

Artificial Intelligence + Biotech
About us
Kernel creates the interfaces and insights necessary to unlock the greatest scientific unknown: the inner workings of the human brain and mind. Kernel is a full-stack neurotech company founded in 2016 with the mandate to do something that will change the world. Kernel is leveraging the best non-invasive brain scanning techniques to create next
93
Local Employees
Founded
Culver City
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Stocked Kitchen
Open door policy
401(K) Matching
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Parking
Vision Benefits
What people are saying
"I joined Kernel three years ago because I wanted to help build ground-breaking neurotechnology, but what I enjoy most about Kernel is the genuine camaraderie that comes from working with such brilliant, passionate, and helpful coworkers.
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Wonderstorm

Gaming + News + Entertainment
About us
Wonderstorm is a double threat media studio that creates timeless stories and engaging video games that anchor our entertainment franchises. Wonderstorm’s first franchise, the Emmy® Award-winning The Dragon Prince, is an original animated series on Netflix, and a world-class video game is under development by the same creative team.
50
Local Employees
Founded
El Segundo
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health Insurance Benefits
Remote Work Program
Company sponsored family events
401(K)
Generous PTO
Relocation Assistance
What people are saying
"Hard working, passionate, and human.
We are seen making magic at our desks throughout the day. Challenges are a part of the work, and we don't back down from them. But we also know that family is important, and family time shouldn't be sacrificed. We make games because we love it, and we make sure our team wants to be here."

Sidebench

Agency + Social Impact
About us
Sidebench is a modern technology consultancy and development studio, based in Los Angeles. Our team of strategists, technical architects, product managers, and user experience specialists partner with innovative companies to build long-term technology strategies and create powerful applications for business and consumer use.
25
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Intracompany committees
Diversity manifesto
Pet Friendly
Open office floor plan
Casual Dress
Onsite Gym
What people are saying
""Working at Sidebench has been one of the best experiences of my working life. They're constantly pushing the envelope for mobile apps and web design.""

Atom Tickets

AdTech + eCommerce
About us
Atom Tickets changes the way people go to the movies with its revolutionary social movie ticketing app and website. Over 20,000 screens across the U.S. (AMC Theatres, Cinemark, Showcase Cinemas, etc) use Atom. The app's socially driven interface allows movie lovers to search for films instantly, invite friends, and buy concessions. The Atom
46
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Team based strategic planning
Happy Hours
Eat lunch together
Vision Benefits
Company Outings
Dental Benefits

Surefront

Enterprise Web + Productivity
About us
Surefront is a B2B software company that provides a collaboration platform for the retail industry. We spent 4 years in development and launched this year at the largest trade show in the retail industry (National Retail Federation - Retail's Big Show). Since then, we have doubled in size and are planning to expand 3x this year. Our customers are
25
Local Employees
Founded
Pasadena
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Commuter Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Parking
Restricted work hours
Highly diverse management team
Team owned deliverables
What people are saying
"Surefront is the kind of inclusive and supportive environment I dreamed of when during my job search over a year ago. I feel supported every day and encouraged to improve and grow without judgement. One of the best choices I ever made. "

Bliss Point Media

AdTech + Agency
About us
Bliss Point Media is an advertising agency that combines world-class media capabilities with cutting-edge statistics and computer science. Our approach provides our clients with unique and powerful tools to maximize the effectiveness of their advertising campaigns and our media experience provides strategic depth and flawless execution.
45
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Job Training & Conferences
Vision Benefits
Dental Benefits
Eat lunch together
401(K)
Fitness Subsidies
What people are saying
"Bliss Point was quick to adapt when the work from home era began. Our workplace technologies allowed for a seamless transition to a new normal, and our connectivity continues to grow. Outside of work, Bliss Point offers a wide range of opportunities to interact with our co-workers, from weekly coffee chats to company-wide trivia games!"

HomeLister

Fintech + Real Estate
About us
Home Sale Platform that Outperforms Agents at a Fraction of the Cost We allow owners to list their home for sale on the MLS and every other website, get all the support of an agent, and manage the sale themselves through their dashboard. Our homes sell faster and for more money than with a local agent. We are changing how homes are sold.
12
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Promote from within
Team owned deliverables
Cross functional training encouraged
Dental Benefits

Flo Technologies

Hardware + Internet of Things
About us
Water damage is 5x more likely than theft and 6x more likely than fire. More than 17 gallons are lost everyday due to leaks in a typical home. Flo Technologies works to prevent water waste and water damage in homes and buildings across the country with our smart home water monitoring technology and leak protection system.
45
Local Employees
Founded
Culver City
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Happy Hours
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Health Insurance Benefits
Vision Benefits
What people are saying
"Flo is an amazing place to work because we build meaningful solutions that protect homes & help save water. It's thrilling that we can deliver quality at fast rates, thanks to our dynamic & collaborative team. Every day at Flo is fun and educational."

Cie

Angel or VC Firm + Digital Media
About us
Cie is a venture studio that serves as an innovation lab and accelerator for bold entrepreneurs who want to transform disruptive ideas into thriving ventures. Cie blends Silicon Valley DNA with the business maturity of serial entrepreneurs, seasoned venture capitalists, and Fortune 500 executives. Combined with the team’s strategic and
51
Local Employees
Remote
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Recreational Clubs
Team owned deliverables
Paid Holidays
Group brainstorming sessions
Some Meals Provided
Online course subscriptions available
What people are saying
"We are challenged every day to create and apply amazing new technologies. Above and beyond that, the people are amazing; each is passionate, kind, helpful, intelligent, and down to earth."

Emerge

Gaming + Hardware
About us
We believe in a future where distance and time don’t stand in the way of feeling present. Emerge is a cross-reality presence company, building a platform that aims to enable more meaningful, engaging, and diverse interactions in XR that bring us closer to the people we care about. Emerge is creating a future where distance and time don’t stand
15
Local Employees
Founded
Marina Del Rey
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Child Care Benefits
Happy Hours
Pair programming
Highly diverse management team
Company sponsored family events
Some Meals Provided

XCLAIM

Fintech + Legal Tech
About us
XCLAIM is revolutionizing a multi-billion bankruptcy industry with our fully digital marketplace to trade bankruptcy claims. Creditors affected by bankruptcy recover lost value by selling their claim to financial institutions. Our mission is to maximize value and empower stakeholders by enhancing the efficiency and transparency of illiquid markets.
12
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Team owned deliverables
Cross functional training encouraged
Open door policy
Family Medical Leave
Team based strategic planning
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
What people are saying
"We're all in it together. There are no questions, no ideas, too big or too small to bring to the table. We're always learning, always trying to make it better. I can't imagine a better place to continue growing as an employee and an engineer."

Papaya Pay

Fintech + Payments
About us
We know that paying bills isn’t fun. At Papaya, we work tirelessly to help make that experience better. With our app, simply take a photo of any bill, choose how to pay, and we’ll complete the rest. No more calls, mailing checks, or tedious web forms. Our automated payment technology is fast, secure, and free for users and merchants.
37
Local Employees
Founded
Sherman Oaks
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Lunch and learns
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Flexible Work Schedule
Paid Holidays
Group brainstorming sessions
What people are saying
"We have a PapayaTalks series where coworkers present something unique and special to them. A non-exhaustive list of topics we've covered: bharatnatyam, birding, tequila+mezcal, taiwanese food, our school system, motorcycles, competitive online racing.

We also tried to start a band but it never got off ground. I'm sure every startup can relate. "

Thankful

Artificial Intelligence + Software
About us
Thankful is a cutting-edge AI company transforming customer support for leading brands. We offer a suite of AI-powered products, including an AI Customer Support Agent that works just like a human agent in text-based channels (email, SMS, chat) to resolve customer support requests. Thankful is so adept at solving problems such as returns, exchanges
22
Local Employees
Founded
Venice
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Performance Bonus
Flexible Work Schedule
Job Training & Conferences
Generous Parental Leave
Open door policy
Friends outside of work
What people are saying
"Thankful is a great place to work, with an incredible culture and a hardworking, talented team. Great benefits & leadership as well as coaching programs to help team members promote from within. Plus, we get to work with the coolest brands out there!"

Tapcart

eCommerce + Marketing Tech
About us
Tapcart is the premier mobile app provider for thousands of the world’s fastest-growing Shopify brands, such as Fashion Nova, Urban Planet and Chubbies. With Tapcart, you can design and launch a world-class mobile app that increases conversion and engagement with no coding required.
100
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Lunch and learns
Health Insurance Benefits
Commuter Benefits
Team workouts
Vision Benefits
Wellness Programs
What people are saying
"The ambitious & fun work environment sets Tapcart apart from any other company. Working here means being surrounded by genuine, fun, & driven people. The business solution is easy to get behind so employees are passionate about the company's success."

Boulevard

Beauty + Fintech
About us
Developed in collaboration with industry-leading owners and operators, our scheduling, point of sale, and conversation platform was carefully designed to drive revenue, automate workflows, and convert customers from visitors into valuable, long-term clients. By facilitating a better, personalized experience across every transaction and interaction,
72
Local Employees
Founded
West Hollywood
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health Insurance Benefits
Documented equal pay policy
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Unconscious bias training
Dental Benefits
What people are saying
"Growing alongside Boulevard is the experience I have always looked for in my career. Lucky to find myself working alongside smart, talented, and helpful people every day. "

Sunstone Management

Angel or VC Firm + Co-Working Space or Incubator
About us
Sunstone Management is a private capital management and investment firm offering comprehensive wealth management solutions to its worldwide clients, focusing on investments in U.S. based small businesses and lower middle markets. Investment offerings range from short term senior debt products to equity, growth capital, and VC investment strategies.
17
Local Employees
Founded
Long Beach
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Volunteer in local community
Flexible Work Schedule
Dental Benefits
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Stocked Kitchen
Generous Parental Leave

SoLo Funds

Fintech + Mobile
About us
SoLo is fintech startup that connects lenders and borrowers for access to loans under $1,000. We offer free financial literacy courses, on budgeting all the way to retirement. Our platform also allows borrowers to set their own terms. We've helped 60,000 people though hard times, connecting them to lenders to cover emergency expenses and more.
11
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Team based strategic planning
Flexible Work Schedule
Highly diverse management team
Game Room
Eat lunch together
Promote from within
What people are saying
"We truly are collaborators; each person bringing unique characteristics to the group. An intimate setting initiates honest, real, straight forward conversations with pride in all the hard work we do. The atmosphere is friendly, resourceful, positive and focused. We have each others backs as we work through any obstacles, and constantly check in "

NexTravel

Software + Travel
About us
NexTravel empowers businesses to have true ownership over the employee end-to-end booking experience. By providing simple and transparent solutions for our clients to set travel policies, track spend, and build in-depth reports, our clients can enjoy business travel without the complexities, hidden costs and time-consuming manual requirements.
22
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Daily sync
Cross functional training encouraged
Fitness Subsidies
Team based strategic planning
Pet Friendly
Open door policy
What people are saying
"At NexTravel, there is a lot of space for new experiences and to constantly learn. Plenty of growth opportunities and also a fun workplace!"

Mothership

Logistics + Software
About us
Mothership's groundbreaking technology is unlocking the world's potential by making freight delivery more efficient. Started in 2017, we're backed by some of venture capital's best investors and have already become the logistics backbone for many of today's most innovative companies.
Founded
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Team based strategic planning
Lunch and learns
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Company Outings
Unconscious bias training
Life Insurance
What people are saying
"True grit and genuine people. I absolutely love the energy of the office and the people here are so incredible. "

Versus Systems

AdTech + Gaming
About us
A Nasdaq-listed company, Versus makes content more fun - not once, but over and over again. We value diversity & inclusion, empathy for our colleagues and our partners, and curiosity to explore and learn new things. Our product suite gives consumers the opportunity to win the things they love, inside of the entertainment they enjoy. With Versus
32
Local Employees
Founded
Los Angeles
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health Insurance Benefits
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Game Room
Paid Holidays
Tuition Reimbursement
Flexible Work Schedule
What people are saying
"“I’m a problem-solver. There’s nothing greater than that eureka moment when you’ve coded correctly and things come together.”"

Wave Sports + Entertainment

Digital Media + News + Entertainment
About us
Wave Sports + Entertainment is a media company built for the next generation of digital super fans. Through a portfolio of over 30 media brands, original content, talent, and a suite of products and services, WSE reaches more than 500M Gen Z and Millennial sports fans on a monthly basis. Our core content is consistently ranked as the most highly engaged across Snapchat, Instagram, TikTok, Facebook, and YouTube where over 100 million followers engage with our brands.
100
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Flexible Work Schedule
Lunch and learns
Group brainstorming sessions
Team owned deliverables
Cross functional training encouraged
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity

Quantgene

Artificial Intelligence + Biotech
About us
Quantgene is transforming the future of medicine by unlocking the Deep Human Genome. We’re saving lives through early detection, better prevention and more effective cures for all disease, starting with cancer.
41
Local Employees
Founded
Santa Monica
Location
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Stocked Kitchen
Customized development tracks
Eat lunch together
Life Insurance
Partners with Nonprofits
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
What people are saying
"I’ve come to understand so much about the experience of people living with cancer"

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