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OnDeck Overview

New York, NY
201 to 500 employees
2007
Company - Public (ONDK)
Lending
Unknown / Non-Applicable
At OnDeck, we make small business a big deal. Our passion for Main Street and the cutting-edge technology we use to evaluate businesses based on their actual performance, not solely business owners’ personal credit scores, make it possible for us to responsibly expand ... Read more

Mission: To create innovative lending experiences and financial products that help small businesses succeed.


Glassdoor Awards

Best Places to Work: 2016 (#35)

Company Updates

  • Chad Dyar, Director of Enablement, explains the are of selling effectively: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQZM5

    Selling Is One Of The Most Important Business Skills. Here's How To Do It Effectively.

    How can sales communication be effective? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world. Answer by Chad Dyar, Director of Sales Enablement at OnDeck, on Quora: These days everyone, in every line of work, has to "sell" at some point.

  • OnDeck reports Q4 and 2018 full year results http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQZWq

    OnDeck Reports Record Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2018 Financial Results

    Fourth Quarter Highlights - Net income* of $14.0 million, $0.18 per diluted share - Adjusted Net income* of $15.9 million, $0.20 per diluted share - Gross revenue of $109.5 million, up 25% from 4Q 2017 Full Year Highlights - Net income of $27.7 million, $0.35 per diluted share - Adjusted

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OnDeck – Why Work For Us?


  1. We’re reinventing small business financing.
  2. We care intensely about each other, our company and our customers.
  3. We're committed to making every day count.
  4. We’re creating opportunities for small businesses and team members to succeed.
  5. We celebrate collaboration and aren’t afraid of healthy competition.
  6. We’re serious about our work and don’t take ourselves too seriously.
  7. We're small enough to be nimble and strong enough to make a big impact.


We make small business a big deal.

We are always actively looking for talented individuals to join our OnDeck family. We are headquartered in New York City, with offices in Arlington, VA and Denver, CO. Check out our open positions on our Careers page

Innovative Benefits

  • Parental Leave policy
  • Flexible vacation
  • Flu shots and onsite health screenings

Career Development

  • Office Hours
  • Career Development Maps
  • Manager Effectiveness

Work Environment

  • Bi-weekly Social Hour
  • Healthy snacks
  • Monthly "No Meeting" Day

Innovative Learning

  • Online and in-person training
  • Tuition reimbursement

What inspires you about OnDeck?

"Our mission to support and empower small businesses. Sitting in customer panels and listening to how OnDeck has helped these small businesses achieve their short and long-term goals really gives me the inspiration to help drive the company forward."

- Adrian, Operations

 



"I love that through OnDeck's evolution, it has remain committed to serving community-based businesses with a great product and great customer experience. We've done that by hiring amazing people who share that passion and come to work every day dedicated to that mission."

- Brian, People Operations

 

 

At OnDeck, we love supporting our customers.




 

OnDeck team members with Ross Meriwether, the vintner at Wild Women Wine, a Colorado boutique winery and tasting room in downtown Denver.

June 2016




Chief Revenue Officer Andrea Gellert with Dave and Anne Brown, owners of the Trapeze School New York. 

July 2016




Shaun Wadhwa visited JJ Hat Center, New York's oldest hat store and an OnDeck Customer!

September 2016



OnDeck Reviews

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    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer in New York, NY
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    I have been working at OnDeck full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I have been working at Ondeck for almost 4 years and has seen an incredible transition from last year when there were layoffs and a lot of attrition. Ondeck has made an amazing turnaround from last year and now is a profitable and stable company. There is a lot of engineering talent here and lots of cool initiatives that have been happening which will really help an engineer. Most of the negative reviews are from people who were unfortunately part of the layoffs. But things have changed a lot here and I would highly recommend Ondeck from engineering point of view. Lots of smart people to learn from and lots of cool and new technologies to learn here. My experience has been very positive here and I hope Ondeck keeps investing in technology and engineering.

    Cons

    The only con i think of is probably we can add levels to Software Engineers. right now we have Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer and then Principal Engineer for IC. Might be a good idea to add levels so that people can progress in small steps rather than looking for only big jump.

    Advice to Management

    Please continue to invest in technology and engineering.
    Please have more 1:1 between engineers and higher management to fill in the gaps if any.

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OnDeck Photos

OnDeck photo of: OnDeck Canada team representing at Canadian Lenders Summit!
OnDeck photo of: Team members giving back at Food Bank of the Rockies
OnDeck photo of: Packing lunches for senior citizens
OnDeck photo of: Our annual WinterDeck celebration
OnDeck photo of: Say cheese! People Ops team outing
OnDeck photo of: Payment Support at the Hockey Rink
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OnDeck Interviews

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    Coordinator, Talent Partnerships Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Denver, CO
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at OnDeck (Denver, CO) in December 2018.

    Interview

    The process took about two weeks, I had a phone screen with the recruitment manager, who was great at explaining the position and company, and scheduled an in-person interview for later that week. The on-site interview went well, I had four rounds of interviews, the first round in-person, the following two were virtual, and ended with an in-person. I was given a tour of the office at the beginning and the end. There were some technical issues during the virtual interviews, which made understanding the questions a little difficult, but overall it ran smoothly.
    The interview questions weren’t anything too difficult, mostly revolving around my previous experience and work ethic/culture. All of the interviewers gave me plenty of opportunity to ask any questions I had and they were all easy to get along with. A few days later I had a final virtual interview with three employees in the New York office. Overall, I had a great interview process, everyone was quick to respond and help.

    Interview Questions

    • How are some ways that you provide an excellent candidate experience?   Answer Question
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OnDeck Awards & Accolades

  • 50 Best Companies to Sell For, Selling Power Magazine, 2018
  • America's Most Promising Companies, Forbes, 2014
  • Best Places to Work, Crain's New York Business, 2014
  • 50 Best Companies to Sell For, Selling Power Magazine, 2014
  • Fast 50, Crains New York Business, 2014
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