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Alpha Overview

New York, NY
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
Unknown / Non-Applicable
Alpha is the fastest way to learn about your future customers.

Companies use Alpha’s on-demand insights platform to rapidly explore new markets, validate growth opportunities, and build better products faster.

Mission: To empower individuals, teams, and organizations to test and learn, to advance the cause of building better products.

Company Updates

  • Our 2019 offsite in New Orleans was an unforgettable experience! Where should we go in 2020?

  • 2019 is off to a flying start as we've added talented new colleagues across the organization! We are excited for our company's annual kickoff meeting to be held in New Orleans over the upcoming long weekend.

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Alpha – Why Work For Us?

We live by a few simple values.


Continuously iterate to succeed. We move in the right direction so long as we test, learn, and teach each other.


Equip the person closest to the problem with autonomy and resources. We hold each other respectfully accountable for executing good judgment.

Seek opportunities to create opportunities. We collaborate, contribute, and leave every person, place, and situation better than we first encountered them.

Set expectations high and accept nothing short of hustle. We are energized by navigating uncharted territory.

Benefits at Alpha

You'd be hard-pressed to find a more outstanding and professional group of humans. Appreciating, respecting, and taking care of them is a true pleasure. We offer:

  • Comprehensive health plans
  • Thought leadership and promotional opportunities
  • Generous opportunities for continued learning
  • Team lunch and learns, offsites, and happy hours
  • Open and flexible vacation policy
  • An office full of puppies

Alpha Reviews

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Alpha CEO Thor Ernstsson
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    "Alpha is an amazing place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
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    Current Employee - Business Development in Chicago, IL
    Current Employee - Business Development in Chicago, IL
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    I have been working at Alpha full-time (Less than a year)


    Alpha has all of the ingredients for something special and is quickly becoming the best place I have ever worked. I have never worked with a group of people that combine intelligence and caring the way my coworkers do. I’ve had other sales people drop what they are doing to help me in a pinch, product managers that jump in to help me with a pitch, and customer success managers help train me to have ninja skills on the platform. Our leadership team will do anything to help you get a deal done, whether it be introductions, new ways to move the needle or getting on a plane for additional support. They are also all incredibly experienced but have adapted that experience to fit the system and make it even better. As a remote employee I feel connected, supported and have all of the tools available to achieve success. This is the first place I’ve worked where the company rolls things out before I realize that we even needed it. It’s uncanny how that happens. On top of all of this, the people I work with are fun and people I truly enjoy spending time with. We are solving tough problems, and the bar is set high, but expectations are clear and because of this, I am doing the best work I’ve ever done. The clients we work with are amazing and we get to help them tackle some incredibly challenging initiatives. Our company is built to achieve true partnerships with our customers and everybody operates with an attitude of “closest to the problem solves it”. I absolutely love it here.


    None really. But if I have to give one it’s the fomo that I get when the nyc team rolls to a cool event together.

    Advice to Management

    We are growing and growing fast. Let’s bottle this awesomeness as we scale.

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Alpha Photos

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Alpha Interviews



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    Operations Coordinator Interview

    Anonymous Employee in New York, NY
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at Alpha (New York, NY) in June 2018.


    The hiring process usually involves an initial application, a phone interview and then a long in office interview where you meet and sit with different members of the team. The process is all about getting to know you as a person and how you fit into the company culture, how you work and what experience you have relative to the role. Be sure to also ask questions beyond the traditional interview questions and get to know the team.

    Interview Questions

    • The interview is all about learning more about you as a person beyond what is written on paper.
      Q - What do you like to do outside of work?   1 Answer
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