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    Excellent company culture, great place to work - if you're a developer.

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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    Pros

    Meetup has an excellent culture; everyone on the team is extremely friendly, and dedicated to the product and the mission. Benefits are right on par for a company that targets staff in their 20s and 30s: free beer/soda/bottled tea, 401k matching, 3 month sabbatical program for long-term employees, 3 weeks vacation per year plus summer Fridays and personal holidays. Very much an organization full of people who enjoy each others' company, and working collaboratively. Atmosphere is fairly laid-back; nobody ever raises their voice.

    Management is good at recognizing individuals' strengths and giving people opportunities to shine. Because of the leadership structure, there's little room for career advancement, but this is made up for by many opportunities for personal professional development.

    Cons

    Very little consideration is given to the preferences and opinions of teams other than development. Senior management walks an awkward line by presenting an outward "mentor not manager" attitude while making clumsy, invasive, heavy-handed decisions.

    Advice to Management

    Upper management does not always seem to have a realistic take on the success of the product, or the problems experienced by the users.


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    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
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    Application

    I applied online. The process took a weekinterviewed at Meetup (New York, NY).

    Interview

    It was a smooth process. Very informal, perhaps a bit too informal. While waiting, I saw someone ride a scooter in the office. Very millennial, young person vibe here. If you're cool with that, then great, however, sometimes I just want to get stuff done and not worry about an aging fratboy riding a scooter in the office.

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Website www.meetup.com
Headquarters New York, NY
Size 50 to 149 Employees
Founded 2002
Type Company - Private
Industry Information Technology
Revenue $10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

From baseball lovers in Boston to scrapbookers in Singapore, Meetup is using the Internet to take America offline. Through its Meetup.com Web site, the company helps people get together in groups that share a common interest. The site offers a network of local topic-specific Meetup Groups though which people self-organize gatherings. "Meetups" take place in thousands of cities around the globe at cafés, restaurants, bookstores, and other local establishments. Revenues come from Meetup organizers, who pay a fee to use the service. In addition, Meetup earns money from... More

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