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Lose It! Overview

Boston, MA
1 to 50 employees
Company - Private
Health, Beauty, & Fitness
$10 to $25 million (USD) per year
Lose It! is mobilizing the world to achieve a healthy weight. Used by millions of people around the world, it is the most effective, personal, app-based weight loss program.

Lose It! was founded on the proven principles of calorie tracking and community ... Read more

Mission: Our mission is to mobilize the world to achieve a healthy weight.

Company Updates

  • "Lose It! supports my work-life balance better than I do.” At Lose It!, we know there's life outside of work — and that makes all the difference to our team. See how our team comes together to support each other in and out of the office in this Built In Boston spotlight!

    Here and now: How Lose It! helps their employees turn daydreams into reality

    For most of us in the working world, plans to travel the world or even to hit the gym more often are relegated to the daydream land of someday, where deadlines, errands and excuses are all-consuming.

  • We're excited to announce that Lose It! Product Manager Austin Wright will be speaking as a panelist at the upcoming #MobileGrowth event on April 10th. Join us for a night of growth stories, strategy discussion, and pizza! RSVP through the link below.

    Mobile Growth Boston with Aetna and Lose It! at Apptopia

    Mobile Growth powered by Branch Boston presents Mobile Growth Boston with Aetna and Lose It! at Apptopia | April 10, 2019. Find event and ticket information.

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Lose It! – Why Work With Us?

Lose It! is a leading consumer software company based in the heart of Boston. Our app and online platforms have helped people get healthier and lose over 75 million pounds worldwide, through calorie tracking and social support. With a top grossing Health & Fitness app in both the iOS and Android app stores and millions of members returning to use the app each week, we're proud of the impact that we've had and are passionate about mobilizing the world to achieve a healthy weight.

Along with our core program, we’re excited to have recently launched our newest product, embodyDNA. With embodyDNA, members can submit a DNA sample and get helpful weight loss insights based on their unique traits.

Lose It! was founded to help real people achieve real weight loss, without the unsustainable gimmicks, fad diets, restrictive foods, on-site meetings, or large price tags of other weight-loss companies.

By delivering an easy, convenient, personalized program, Lose It! empowers people to discover and embrace life-changing habits that help them achieve healthier lives and reach their weight-loss goals, regardless of age or lifestyle.

Since 2008, Lose It! has helped more than 35 million members shed over 75 million pounds by delivering the most comprehensive, personal app-based weight-loss program. Lose It! is weight loss that fits.

If you picture yourself working on solving one of the world’s biggest issues with a smart team, then heading out for apps and drinks with your peers, we’re the company for you! Join our creative, fun, fast-moving company that values learning over perfection and provides opportunities to advance your skills.

Compelling markets and technology: Lose It! is at the forefront of health and fitness, corporate wellness, machine learning, nutrigenomics and mobile and cloud computing.

A track record of success: Our founders are seasoned startup professionals; they've taken a company public, sold companies to Macromedia and Microsoft, and raised capital from firms ranging from General Catalyst to Polaris to United Healthcare's Innovation Group.

Small team, deep and interesting challenges: We may be a small team (under 50 people total), but we're always pushing the limits of current knowledge. The problems we solve are deep, complex and fascinating.

Professional growth opportunities: We encourage continuous learning through sponsoring employees to attend conferences and seminars to network, expand their knowledge and build their skillset. We also incorporate team building exercises, brainstorming sessions, and retreats to optimize how we work together as a team.

We have fun: We have a genuine camaraderie that makes us look forward to coming to work every day. (Our other perks and benefits don't hurt either.)

We offer many great benefits to our employees and we’re constantly thinking about how we can expand our benefits as we grow.

  • Flexible hours
  • Open vacation policy
  • Profit sharing
  • 401(k) matching
  • Gym membership or wellness reimbursement
  • Commuter subsidization and prime location for public transportation
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Casual dress code
  • Company lunches and happy hours
  • Weekly organic fruit delivery
  • Frequent company outings and trips
  • Great collective beer knowledge

Lose It! Reviews

  • "The best tech company in Boston"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Boston, MA
    Current Employee - Software Engineer in Boston, MA
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Lose It! full-time (Less than a year)


    Ok, I know what you're thinking. You've read all the reviews and are wondering if they were even written by real humans who work here. It really does look fishy, huh.

    Well, let me say that, I only wish I had applied to work at Lose It! years ago. It is honestly the best tech company I've ever worked for, and I've worked for quite a few.

    I have the best work-life balance I've ever experienced, work with really incredible people, solve challenging and fun problems every day, and do meaningful work. The benefits are incredible; the CEO actually cares about each and every employee, and you actually feel like you are part of a team moving towards the same goal.

    I also don't get the Sunday Scaries anymore.

    So, if you're wondering if you should apply, the answer is a resounding YES.


    Really none that I can think of. Managers are receptive to feedback and we adjust as needed with company growth.

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Lose It! Photos

Lose It! photo of: The Lose It! team at our 2018 Offsite
Lose It! photo of: Lose It! Team and Family at our 2018 Holiday Party
Lose It! photo of: Lose It! Team and Family at our 2018 Holiday Party
Lose It! photo of: The Lose It! Team at our 2018 Holiday Party
Lose It! photo of: Lose It! Housewarming
Lose It! photo of: Lose It! Housewarming
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Lose It! Awards & Accolades

  • CES 2017 Innovation Awards Honoree, Consumer Technology Association, 2017
  • BostInno 50 on Fire, Finalist, BostInno, 2017
  • Best Use of Mobile Camera, The Webby Awards, 2017
  • 2015 MITX Awards Finalist, MITX Awards, 2015
  • W3 Gold Award, AIVA, 2017
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