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Social Impact Startups in Los Angeles

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37 Companies
Your Super
eCommerce • Food
Your Super is a fun and fast-moving start-up that’s determined to make a difference. Our mission is to make healthy eating easier with organic, plant-based superfood mixes. Our supply chain is 100% transparent and sustainable. And for every mix sold, we donate a life-saving food bar (1:1) to those in need.

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
+15
11
Local Employees
Venice
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Aspiration
Fintech • Social Impact
Aspiration offers socially-conscious and sustainable banking, investment and retirement products that help people improve their own financial situations while making a positive impact on the world. Often referred to as "the financial firm with a conscience," we allow our customers to Pay What is Fair, and reward them for socially conscious spending

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
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100
Local Employees
Marina Del Rey
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Enervee
Big Data • Greentech
Enervee is the world’s first software-as-a-service company to combine data science, behavioral science and digital marketing to drive consumer energy saving by transforming the way we buy.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
+31
40
Local Employees
Culver City
Location
GoodRx
Consumer Web • Healthtech
GoodRx is America’s #1 prescription price transparency platform. More than 8 million people use GoodRx’s website and popular mobile apps each month. Our goal is to provide Americans with convenient and affordable prescription drugs. We offer solutions to provide affordable prescriptions to all Americans.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
+29
200
Local Employees
Santa Monica
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Who Gives a Crap
eCommerce • Social Impact
Who Gives A Crap makes toilet paper that’s good for the planet, good for people and good for your bum. All of our products are made sustainably without trees and we donate 50% of profits to help build toilets in developing countries. To date, we've donated over $1,300,000 and we're just getting started!

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
+20
10
Local Employees
Los Angeles
Location
Peanut
Mobile • Social Impact
Peanut is a social networking app to connect like-minded mothers, facilitating conversations that women want and need to have. Peanut has become a prominent voice for modern motherhood and has garnered a community of nearly 1M women in 2 years.

Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Group brainstorming sessions
+9
1
Local Employees
Desic Labs
Consumer Web • Security
Desic Labs is building an app for consumers to create GDPR data requests across various companies; present insights and action items: monitor changes both over time and for changed interpretations; and eventually, let users gain value from their own data.

Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
+15
2
Local Employees
West Hollywood
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MixR
Events • HR Tech
MixR is an online community-building platform created from a female point of view, where shared responsibility, safety, and in-person connection are key. We are currently being used to improve female leadership and diversity and inclusion inside companies, and to activate communities for non-profits and other female-forward organizations.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
+14
7
Local Employees
Santa Monica
Location
Via Transportation
Logistics • Social Impact
Via is re-engineering public transit, from a regulated system of rigid routes and schedules to a fully dynamic, on-demand network. Via’s mobile app connects multiple passengers who are headed the same way, allowing riders to seamlessly share a dynamically-routed vehicle. First launched in New York City in September 2013, the Via platform operates i...
5
Local Employees
Los Angeles
Location
Layla Martin
Sales • Social Impact
We’re an online Women’s Empowerment, Sexuality and Tantra education brand that's outrageously fun and spiritually deep and we reach over 70 million people worldwide.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
+4
4
Local Employees
Evolution
Angel or VC Firm • Events
Evolution is a boutique coaching, consulting and venture capital firm that partners and invests with startups and high-growth companies to develop consciousness across all dimensions of the business — individuals, teams, and the organization as a whole. We work with our clients to support them becoming iconic, world-enriching entities.

Partners with Nonprofits
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
+20
5
Local Employees
Los Angeles
Location
SoLo Funds
Fintech • Sharing Economy
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.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
+19
10
Local Employees
Los Angeles
Location
Carma Project
Automotive • Consumer Web
Costa Mesa
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States Made
eCommerce • Social Impact
States Made is a full-service merchandise partner for nonprofits, political campaigns and socially conscious businesses. We create e-commerce businesses for our partners, using best practices for merchandising, marketing, UX and design. All of the goods we create are USA-made and union printed, so we’re creating good jobs and ethical merch.

Dental Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
2
Local Employees
Los Angeles
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Ready, Set, Food!
eCommerce • Healthtech
Ready, Set, Food! is on a mission to prevent childhood food allergies to peanut, egg, & milk. We've developed a dietary supplement for infants that reduces the risk of developing food allergies by up to 80%. Our product is based on 3 clinical trials and we already have 120+ pediatricians and allergists recommending us to all of their patients.
7
Local Employees
Los Angeles
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Calltend
On-Demand • Real Estate
Lead Generation and Lead Conversion Platform Utilizing A "Gig Economy"​ Network Current Vertical Focus: Real Estate (Lead Generation, Lead Conversion, Lead Qualification, Agent Recruiting) Mortage (Lead Conversion, Lead Qualification) Insurance ( Lead Qualification, Agent Recruiting)

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+13
42
Local Employees
Conservify
Hardware • Internet of Things
4
Local Employees
Los Angeles
Location
CUDDLY
eCommerce • Pet
Cuddly.com is Zola meets Etsy for your dog or cat.

Flexible Work Schedule
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Casual Dress
Pet Friendly
7
Local Employees
Seal Beach
Location
Cuddly.com
eCommerce • Pet
8
Local Employees
Seal Beach
Location
The Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles
Other • Professional Services
160
Local Employees
Los Angeles
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