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Stripe Reviews

Updated Jul 19, 2019

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Found 78 reviews

4.2
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78%
Recommend to a Friend
96%
Approve of CEO
Patrick Collison
66 Ratings
Pros
  • "(in 5 reviews)

  • "Good benefits and outward team perception(in 4 reviews)

Cons
  • "Not a lot of work life balance but depends on team(in 12 reviews)

  • "Growing pains of any high growth startup that's transitioning into adulthood(in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Great company and team"

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    Former Employee - Senior Product Manager in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Stripe full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great tech stack Nice people Ambitious vision Take care of people Well funded and revenue

    Cons

    Sometimes lacking focus of the work and too many half baked projects

    Stripe2019-07-19
  2. Helpful (1)

    "Fulfilling"

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    Current Employee - Technical Writer in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stripe full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    It's a joy to wake up every day and come to work at Stripe. I love my team, the coworkers on other teams I work with, and the mission we share to provide the best product for our users.

    Cons

    There's honestly not a single con I can think of.

    Advice to Management

    Keep reading, keep listening, keep pushing us.

    Stripe2019-06-18
  3. Helpful (2)

    "Great position to begin your career, learn about what they do and plan your next move"

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    Current Employee - User Operations Specialist in San Francisco, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stripe full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The org is constantly updating with the demands of the market. This keeps you challenged and the learning never stops.

    Cons

    To stay competitive, you have to go along with the org evolution. Not for someone who wants to settle and be happy with the job. Intense work ethics mean doing whatever it takes to get things done.

    Advice to Management

    Improve internal mobility. Working on career development is tough since the functions keep changing.

    Stripe2019-05-28
  4. Helpful (16)

    "Smart people, but work-life balance is awful"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Motivated, intelligent people working on challenging problems.

    Cons

    Work-life balance is basically non-existent on certain teams and there is a never-ending expectation to do more. Not a good place for people who want to have any semblance of a life outside of work.

    Advice to Management

    Allocate more resources to the teams that are on fire where people are burning out.

    Stripe2019-05-01
  5. Helpful (16)

    "Great Leadership, Amazing Product, Intelligent & Humble Co-workers"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stripe full-time

    Pros

    + Patrick and John are great, very transparent, and accessible to employees (same for the rest of the exec team) + Onboarding process is top-notch compared to other valley companies + Transparent communication and very good documentation (people produce lots of content here) + Benefits are generous (food is on point) + Resonates with company mission, actually helping lots of small companies to kick start and grow...

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    Cons

    - Wish I started at Stripe earlier - Somewhat stressed about work (not in a bad way), which pushes me to learn and improve constantly

    Advice to Management

    Keep doing what you guys are doing, talk to your employees more and people will be happy

    Stripe2019-02-02
  6. Helpful (3)

    "Strong team culture"

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    Current Employee - Account Executive 

    I have been working at Stripe for more than 3 years

    Pros

    - Strong team culture - Strong management team that cares

    Cons

    - Transition to more mature sales / marketing org means a lot of DYI collateral

    Stripe2019-01-03
  7. Helpful (7)

    "love our mission and team"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Stripe full-time

    Pros

    great mission of helping businesses (local, mom and pop, small, entrepreneurs) easily get online and grow and create more jobs and help peoples lives and lifestyles

    Cons

    I can't think of any, maybe just not supporting companies who's values dont line up

    Advice to Management

    keep it up, great job so far

    Stripe2018-12-14
  8. Helpful (5)

    "Software Engineering Internship"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Stripe

      Pros

      Great perks, great culture, great work

      Cons

      there are no cons none

      Stripe2018-10-26
    • Helpful (7)

      "Rewarding, challenging work with amazing coworkers"

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      Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in San Francisco, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

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

      Pros

      - Focused, thoughtful coworkers who care about each other and the work—very, very few people here are coasting - Lots of autonomy and impact - Plenty of learning opportunities and career options

      Cons

      - A lot of change, all the time

      Stripe2018-10-15
    • Helpful (28)

      "Exceptionally thoughtful, incredibly rewarding"

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      Current Employee - Software Engineer in San Francisco, CA
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I have been working at Stripe full-time for more than a year

      Pros

      - This is the most well-run company I've ever seen. Execution of every detail is taken seriously, from product design to the smallest accommodations in the offices. - The people are simply amazing; many places I've worked at have a "no a**-hole policy" which is often merely a platitude and frankly a low bar to set. Stripe is the first place I've seen that has put such an emphasis on seeking out not only talented, but...

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      Cons

      - The demographic of the company skews quite young. This means driven and (often surprisingly) capable people, but with less collective experience. Senior mentorship is a limited resource here. - Everyone is nice, but sometimes too nice. If you're the kind of person who does their best work in an environment where people are aggressively lighting fires under you and holding you accountable, you probably won't thrive...

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      Stripe2018-08-01
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