The stats don’t lie: Los Angeles is the fastest-growing tech ecosystem in the United States. Each day, more and more companies and entrepreneurs choose LA to put down roots and grow their ideas. The city has no shortage of top talent, creative entrepreneurs and sunshine that continues to fuel this unique tech landscape.
Whether you’re charting a course west for the first time, or you’re a seasoned local looking for a fresh direction, you’ll want to acquaint yourself with these fast-growing companies who are looking for their next great hire.
What they do: Since it was founded in 2011, NuORDER has risen to become the top choice for brands and retailers seeking B2B e-commerce solutions. The NuORDER platform not only provides a sleek two-way solution, but it collects and leverages valuable data that sees customers boost their sales by as much as 17 percent.
Best perks: NuORDER works to keep employees happy and healthy with health, dental and vision insurance. The company’s unlimited paid time off policy allows employees to take time away from the office when they need it, while their 401(k) with matching allows them to plan for the future. The team keeps employees engaged with regular happy hours, scavenger hunts and other team-building activities. Finally, as an e-commerce platform, NuORDER brings its employees discounts on merchandise from a variety of brands.
“…we are always looking for passionate, innovative individuals who are excited about the future of B2B e-commerce.”
Notes from an insider: “As a fast-growing company — we’re currently over 100 people and counting — we are always looking for passionate, innovative individuals who are excited about the future of B2B e-commerce,” said CEO Heath Wells. “A large part of our company culture is not only our willingness to work hard, but also our eagerness to learn from each other. It’s important for us to find individuals who are action-oriented, productive in a fast-moving space and comfortable navigating ambiguity.”
What they do: AppOnboard is revolutionizing the way apps are built. Using their platform, AppOnboard Studio, anyone can create the app demo of their dreams without ever writing a single line of code, enabling them to share their ideas with the world (and potential investors and collaborators).
Best perks: All AppOnboard employees are eligible for medical, dental and vision insurance. The company also offers equity to every single employee, as well as a 401(k) with matching. Employees are encouraged to take time off when they need it with unlimited vacation and paid holidays, sick days and family medical leave. In office, employees can enjoy snacks from the stocked kitchen and get to know their co-workers at one of the company’s regular happy hours.
“We also look for motivated self-starters who are willing to jump in where needed.”
Notes from an insider: “At AppOnboard, customer success means we proactively seek ways to ensure our customers meet or exceed their goals using AppOnboard Studio. Ideal candidates will have a strategic mindset, experience building relationships with customers, and the desire and execution skills to be an AppOnboard product evangelist and technology expert,” said VP of Customer Success Ashley Krueger. “We also look for motivated self-starters who are willing to jump in where needed — something that is important to AppOnboard’s team-oriented culture.”
What they do: The Albert app combines intelligent automation with human expertise to help people at all life stages manage their finances. Founded in 2015, the company creates tools that help users understand their spending habits, stay on top of their bills and expenses and save for things that matter to them.
Best perks: Albert employees have their health needs covered with company-paid health, dental and vision insurance. Employees also receive equity in the company, as well as paid vacation time. Lunch is paid for, and the kitchen comes stocked with plenty of beverages and snacks. Monthly company events promote bonding in and out of the office. Perhaps the most extravagant perk to true Angelenos: free on-site parking.
Our mission is to help people make the right financial choices, and we look for candidates who connect to this mission deeply.”
Notes from an insider: “We love working with people who are creative, driven and looking for a place to grow.” said CEO and co-founder Yinon Ravid. “Our mission is to help people make the right financial choices, and we look for candidates who connect to this mission deeply.”
What they do: DISQO works to provide companies of all sizes and shapes with behavioral and opinion-based data that helps create a fuller picture of that company’s consumer. This data helps companies make the smartest decisions possible and deliver the best possible experiences to their clients.
Best perks: DISQO provides its employees with a company-subsidized medical, vision and dental plan. The health perks continue with gym memberships, as well a fully-stocked kitchen and catered lunches. The office operates on a flexible schedule, with flexible time off, paid sick days and holidays to supplement. Each quarter, the company comes together for a host of fun activities including happy hours, games and off-sites.
We are growing at lightning speed and are looking for innovators to join our journey and grow with us.”
Notes from an insider: “Ideal DISQO candidates are passionate about making an impact and can thrive in an OKR-driven, collaborative and supportive environment,” said founder and CTO Drew Kutcharian. “We are growing at lightning speed and are looking for innovators to join our journey and grow with us.”
What they do: Sense360 helps some of the biggest names in food service and hospitality gather and leverage critical insights into the ways the world interacts with their business. The company’s robust pool of data and dedicated team of analysts help simplify the process of meeting company-specific goals.
Best perks: Sense360 offers employees health, dental and vision insurance as well as a 401(k) plan and parental leave. Team members enjoy weekly team lunches, monthly dinners and monthly massages. Each month, employees receive a $20 credit to Blue Bottle Coffee, and enjoy unlimited snacks and drinks in-office. Once a quarter, Sense360 employees come together for dinner and an exciting group outing.
Above all else, we look for people who are growth-oriented.”
Notes from an insider: “Above all else, we look for people who are growth-oriented. People who want to grow, take on more responsibility, and are constantly learning,” said CEO Eli Portnoy. “Our business is highly dynamic and we love candidates who enjoy being constantly challenged and always find solutions.”