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Great work and learning experience

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Current Employee - Vice President, Product  in  Los Angeles, CA
Current Employee - Vice President, Product in Los Angeles, CA

I have been working at Idealab full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Idealab is a fantastic place to work it. It has great people in all levels coming from different diversified backgrounds. It offers a work environment that encourages creativity, embraces failures and moves really fast. Good perks. Very family friendly. Puts a lot of attention on culture and atmosphere.

Cons

Nothing comes to my mind.

Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

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    Once in a lifetime opportunity

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    Former Employee - Database Analyst  in  Pasadena, CA
    Former Employee - Database Analyst in Pasadena, CA

    I worked at Idealab full-time

    Pros

    Work Atmosphere, People, Benefits/Perk, Location, Stability

    Cons

    Stressful, Worked OT, Demanding, Lack of modern software / hardware at times

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
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    A Company that can go from Good to Great!

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee  in  Pasadena, CA
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Pasadena, CA

    I worked at Idealab full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    The great thing about working at Idealab was rubbing elbows with some of the startest people in the startup world. Bill Gross is obviously impressive, but the team that develops the companies from concept to full on company were always amazing. Also the open environment allowed for unintended collaboration that sparked ideas and camaraderie that would otherwise not happen in a traditional environment. Lastly the people. It was like a family, and when you spend 40 + hours away from home, it's not a bad place to hang your hat.

    Cons

    Idealab and Bill Gross as brands have been money for many years, but there was a lack of outward communication over the years to tell the new stories of all the new startups, all the successes and some failures that we learned a great deal about.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Get out there and mingle with the rest of the startup community. Allow Idealab to become a conduit of ideas and collaboration for startups you fund and those you don't. Upgrade your core talent and let them run with it.

    Recommends
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    Approves of CEO
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