50 Best Startups to Work For in San Diego, CA 2024

atai Life Sciences

Biotech + Pharmaceutical
About us
We are a biopharmaceutical company that leverages a decentralized platform approach to incubate and accelerate the development of highly effective mental health treatments that address the unmet needs of patients.
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
OKR operational model
Customized development tracks
Health insurance
Open door policy
Lunch and learns
Team based strategic planning
What people are saying
" "I have been in central nervous system drug discovery for over 20 years. This is a very exciting time to be involved in neuropsychiatric drug development. I am inspired by and committed to atai's goals.""
Carrie Bowen, Senior Director of Neurobiology Read all reviews

Agile Six

Information Technology + Other
About us
At Agile Six. we use modern technology and user-friendly, inclusive design to build better government services for everyone.

Agile Six is a people-first, remote-work company that serves shoulder-to-shoulder with federal agencies to find innovative, human-centered solutions. We build better by putting people first. We are animated by ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Vision insurance
Documented equal pay policy
Generous parental leave
Continuing education stipend
Health insurance
Lunch and learns
What people are saying
"The company culture is very positive, it's open, and it's transparent...Agile Six gives me that flexibility and confidence that I can prioritize my family and the way my life is changing seemingly every week."
Kiel, Sr. UX Researcher Read all reviews

SkySafe

Aerospace + Robotics
About us
Applying advanced radio engineering and deep threat analysis to the latest in commercial technology, SkySafe provides military, public safety, and commercial customers with comprehensive airspace awareness and control.
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
OKR operational model
Onsite office parking
Free daily meals
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Fitness stipend
Company equity

Mavericks Recruiting on Demand

Professional Services
About us
We are a hybrid recruiting startup. We partner with top tech companies to help hire at the speed they need. Often, tech companies don’t have a recruiting team, don’t have enough recruiters/sourcers or need to 2x the size of their team in a small window of time. That’s where we come in! We bring extra firepower, the best sourcing and recruiting ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid sick days
Generous PTO
Promote from within
Team based strategic planning
Health insurance
Vision insurance
What people are saying
"Being part of Mavs has been amazing, w/everything I've learned, great people and an amazing CEO/friend. My career literally started here, as I became a better person & recruiter. The challenges have taught me a lot and I'm always supported."
Mary, Technical Recruiter Read all reviews

Infracore

Information Technology
About us
We’re not your typical IT services provider

IT systems are made up of specific components that work together to secure your digital operations, allow for increased productivity and foster innovation. Your company’s IT is the heart of your organization, working seamlessly to support the life and success of your business.
...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid sick days
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Partners with nonprofits
Wellness programs
Paid holidays
Family medical leave
What people are saying
"We are committed to our core values and we live by them both in and out of work. Our culture is one where holding each other accountable and asking for help is actively encouraged. We also support the individual employee’s professional growth goals."
Brett H., COO Read all reviews

Abalta Technologies

Business Intelligence + Consulting
About us
Abalta enhances mobility across the globe by providing expert software solutions. Our vision is to enable truly effortless lifestyles for people on the move, and we need your help to make our work even better.

We specialize in mobility software solutions with expertise in connectivity, cloud backend and smart device integration. Our ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Open door policy
Vision insurance
Onsite office parking
Open office floor plan
Remote work program
Disability insurance
What people are saying
"Abalta's culture can't be beat. It's great to be a part of a company where employees feel seen, heard, and valued for their contributions. We also get to work on new innovations and it's exciting when we get to see our ideas come to fruition."
Kari, Product Owner & UX Designer Read all reviews
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Wildfire Systems, Inc.

Coupons + eCommerce
About us
Amid today's inflationary environment, the demand for online money-saving tools like cashback rewards and coupons has reached unprecedented levels. At the same time, the financial services landscape is undergoing a transformation, with banks seeking to expand their strictly-transactional role, instead becoming integral to customers' ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Company-wide vacation
Mental health benefits
Paid holidays
Remote work program
Company equity
Life insurance
What people are saying
"Everyone is very kind and super smart. No blame policies, very fast paced."
NA, Senior Software Engineer Read all reviews

Linus Health

Artificial Intelligence + Healthtech
About us
Linus Health is a Boston-based digital health company focused on transforming brain health for people across the world. By advancing how we detect and address cognitive and brain disorders – leveraging cutting-edge neuroscience, clinical expertise, and artificial intelligence – our goal is to enable a future where people can live longer, happier, ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health insurance
Performance bonus
Hiring practices that promote diversity
401(K)
Paid holidays
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
What people are saying
"Passion – One thing that I find all my teammates have in common is passion for what they do. Whether it's improving the product, or delivering the best experience to our customers, everyone is motivated by the same passion and determination. At Linus Health there is opportunity for success within every department and at every. "
Sage, Program Manager, PRD Read all reviews

Truepic

Enterprise Web + Information Technology
About us
Our camera technology is used to authenticate photos and videos to help stop the spread of visual disinformation. Our team is dedicated to restoring trust in every pixel of consequence, with the goal of having a shared sense of visual reality across the internet. If you're passionate about reinforcing trust and authenticity in the world ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Company-sponsored happy hours
Company-sponsored outings
401(K)
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Generous PTO
What people are saying
"Being a largely remote team means we can bring in the best talent from wherever they are; it also means being able to work from the community and location that I love. It's a good team, and everyone is excited about what we're doing."

Goal Solutions

Analytics + Fintech
About us
Goal is an employee-owned finance company committed to delivering strategic solutions through data analytics and technology. We’re a partner for life, not just a vendor, and our clients trust us to thoughtfully guide their investment decisions, service their loan portfolios, and always act with integrity. Our experienced leadership team has worked ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Disability insurance
Vision insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Paid volunteer time
Health insurance
Family medical leave
About us
Signature Analytics provides expert level accounting and business advisory solutions to small and middle-market businesses throughout Southern California and beyond. We accomplish this by managing your accounting function and financial reporting, so you don't have to. From there, we go beyond the numbers to help improve business performance ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Performance bonus
Flexible work schedule
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance

RevCult

Security
About us
Salesforce Security & Governance - to Ensure Your Company’s Most Important Data is Protected.

* 5 Star Ratings on the Salesforce AppExchange

Our solutions allow our clients to continue to grow on the Salesforce platform with confidence their data is protected. Our customers include the most mature organizations ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid sick days
Company-sponsored outings
Company equity
Mental health benefits
Dental insurance
Remote work program

Aleria

Analytics + HR Tech
About us
At Aleria, we measure inclusion in the workplace. More specifically, we anonymously collect data from employees and help business leaders pinpoint where to focus their efforts to drive greater inclusion, diversity, employee satisfaction and, ultimately, greater business performance. 
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Open door policy
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Generous parental leave
Remote work program
Company equity
401(K)

Tahzoo

Agency
About us
Tahzoo is a Customer Experience Management Agency. We refer to ourselves as “Architects for the Experience Age”. Our clients are Fortune 500 companies, we help them leverage marketing technology to enable contextually relevant and personalized
experiences for their customers. We are a technology enabled company that provides consulting ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Vision insurance
Life insurance
Disability insurance
Job training & conferences
Performance bonus

Effecture

Analytics
About us
Effecture is a dedicated team of architects, designers, engineers, analysts, and administrators who thrive on tackling complex problems. We build simple, resilient, and scalable IT infrastructure and solutions for enterprise, data center, and Department of Defense Denied-Disconnected Intermittent Limited (DoD D-DIL) environments.
We’re ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
401(K)
Employee stock purchase plan
Dental insurance
Tuition reimbursement
Job training & conferences
Health insurance

Agile IT

Information Technology
About us
Doing IT right — the first time.

We’re defined by the work we do for our customers. It’s why hundreds of companies rely on
us for cloud managed IT services. Here’s what a few of our customers have to say.

“We’ve had a strong relationship with Agile IT for two years. The team takes their jobs seriously. They’re ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid volunteer time
Dental insurance
Flexible work schedule
Fitness stipend
Free snacks and drinks
Pet friendly

Movemedical

Healthtech + Information Technology
About us
Medical device sales, marketing, and ops teams use Movemedical when they are ready to increase sales, strengthen physician relationships and gain true inventory control and visibility.

The Movemedical Platform simplifies and unifies the surgery case management process. Movemedical provides unmatched inventory control and visibility ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Remote work program
Company-sponsored outings
Health insurance
Paid holidays
401(K)
Vision insurance
About us
Epic Sciences develops clinical solutions that accelerate drug development and guided therapy across cancer drug indications. Epic's new AR-V7 CTC liquid biopsy test is the first clinically proven predictive test for metastatic castration-resistant prostate cancer.
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Performance bonus
401(K)
Remote work program
Vision insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental insurance

Wondersign

eCommerce + Information Technology
About us
Wondersign® Helps Retailers Stay Competitive!

Wondersign is a software company headquartered in Tampa, Florida with offices in California, Illinois and Switzerland. Wondersign develops and maintains “Catalog Kiosk”, the leading catalog data syndication platform for in-store kiosks and tablets, that enable retailers to display an ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Dental insurance
Fitness stipend
Performance bonus
Health insurance
Life insurance
Remote work program

Sendlane

Big Data + eCommerce
About us
Turn online shoppers into loyal, lifetime customers with email & SMS marketing.

Sendlane helps you generate more revenue, increase retention, and automate personalized experiences for your customers.

Features:
- Email Marketing
- Marketing Automation
- SMS Marketing
- Experiments - ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health insurance
Dental insurance
Employee stock purchase plan
Vision insurance
401(K)
Fitness stipend

Casual Fridays

AdTech + Marketing Tech
About us
Casual Fridays is an experienced digital marketing agency that has been providing best-in-class strategies for clients since 2009. We’re an extension of your marketing department when it comes to digital & social media strategy, content creation, social media ads planning and buying, influencer marketing, video production, and more.
...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Vision insurance
Remote work program
Paid holidays
Dental insurance
Paid volunteer time
Health insurance

Perspectium

Big Data + Software
About us
Service management is supposed to be an enterprise-wide best practice, but is often siloed within individual departments and applications. Perspectium solves the problem of data and process silos by enabling seamless service delivery and automating complex data extraction for enterprises and service providers that run on ServiceNow. Perspectium ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Dental insurance
401(K)
Fitness stipend
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid holidays
About us
Design Everest is a leading technology-enabled engineering and architecture firm in California. Since 2005, we have successfully delivered 5000+ residential and commercial projects for end-customers and industry-partners, powering over $500M of construction annually through our innovative and remote delivery method.
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Performance bonus
Health insurance
Paid holidays
Flexible work schedule
401(K)
Remote work program

One Ring Networks

Internet of Things + Other
About us
Founded in 2010, One Ring Networks has quickly grown from a regional alternative access carrier to a large Tier 2 carrier with a national backbone. Headquartered in Atlanta, our business communications services power local organizations with a host of voice and data solutions including fixed wireless, fiber internet, 4G LTE wireless, managed IT ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health insurance
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental insurance
Life insurance
401(K)
Vision insurance

VizExplorer

Analytics + Big Data
About us
We help casinos be more productive, efficient and profitable across gaming operations, database marketing and player development.

VizExplorer offers operational intelligence (OI) solutions to the gaming industry. The next generation in data-driven decision making, OI delivers on the promise of business intelligence by letting ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
401(K)
Free snacks and drinks
Remote work program
Health insurance

BuildFire

Mobile + Software
About us
BuildFire provides users with a seamless way to build mobile apps with no coding required.
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health insurance
Dental insurance
401(K)
Fitness stipend

Radd Interactive

AdTech + Marketing Tech
About us
Radd Interactive is an internet marketing agency specializing in SEO and paid searches.
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Remote work program
401(K)
Health insurance

BAM

Agency + Marketing Tech
About us
BAM is a full-service marketing and communications agency that believes stories move the world. We move stories forward for technology-driven brands that challenge, change, and create entire industries. Founded in 2008, BAM has headquarters in San Diego and New York City with remote locations in Los Angeles, Chicago, Boston, and Miami.
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
401(K)
Health insurance

MoxieLash

Fashion
About us
MoxieLash is a pioneering platform that offers a diverse selection of magnetic eyeliner for magnetic eyelash companies.
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
Health insurance
About us
Human Longevity, Inc. ™ (HLI) is the genomics-based, health intelligence company creating the world’s largest and most comprehensive database of whole genome, phenotype and clinical data. HLI is developing and applying large scale computing and machine learning to make novel discoveries from these data to generate personalized health insights. Our ...
TOP PERKS + BENEFITS
401(K)

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