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51 Companies
Galileo
Healthtech • Mobile
Galileo is a healthtech startup that re-imagines the doctor-patient relationship. We combine technology with human-centered design to help people live better, healthier lives. Our mission is to provide quality healthcare that is affordable and accessible to everyone, including those underserved by our current health system.

Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
+16
26
Local Employees
New York
Location
Sidewalk Labs
Greentech • Real Estate
Sidewalk Labs is an Alphabet company tackling the challenges of urban growth. We are currently designing a new kind of mixed-use, complete community on Toronto's waterfront in partnership with the tripartite agency Waterfront Toronto and the local community.

Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
+36
95
Local Employees
New York
Location
Quartet Health
Healthtech • Information Technology
Our mission is to improve lives of people with mental health conditions through technology and services.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Group brainstorming sessions
+31
130
Local Employees
New York
Location
Talkspace
Consumer Web • Healthtech
Talkspace is the world's leading online therapy company. Talkspace has been used by more than one million people, and we have 2000+ therapists on our platform. We're quickly showing the world that therapy and technology are a great combination!

Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
+21
New York
Location
Healthify
Healthtech • Information Technology
We build software that social workers and nurses use to connect their patients with social services. Our mission is to build a world where no one’s health is hindered by their need.

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
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30
Local Employees
New York
Location
Summer
Fintech • Social Impact
There are 45 million Americans burdened by student debt. Summer’s vision is to save these borrowers time and money by building an innovative platform to help navigate the complex student loan market. We're passionate about building smart tools to provide customized recommendations for all borrowers. Join us to help fix the system!

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
+17
14
Local Employees
New York
Location
Meetup
Events • Information Technology
Meetup brings people together in thousands of cities to do more of what they want to do in life. It is organized around one simple idea: when we get together and do the things that matter to us, we’re at our best. And that’s what Meetup does. It brings people together to do, explore, teach and learn the things that help them come alive.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
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220
Local Employees
New York
Location
Imagen Technologies
Artificial Intelligence • Healthtech
Our vision is to eliminate errors in radiology and make the best diagnostic care available to everyone. We are an experienced team of clinicians, technologists, and industry professionals building state-of-the-art AI software to improve patient outcomes.

Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
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Alice
Fintech • HR Tech
Alice uses software to add money to employees' paychecks when they spend on everyday expenses — no forms, no math, no acronyms. Employers connect Alice to their payroll and employees instantly start saving money on health care, child care, commuting and more — without any extra work or cost for HR.

Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
+17
Brooklyn
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Speakable
AdTech • Machine Learning
Speakable is a social action company using technology to enable smart and effective civic engagement. Our first product, Action Button, empowers readers to impact news stories that inspire them—whether by donating, signing a petition or emailing a policymaker. Our users can do more than read headlines, they can change headlines.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
+17
9
Local Employees
NYC
Location
MobilizeAmerica
Enterprise Web • Events
We are the unified marketplace for progressive action. We work with hundreds of progressive organizations and campaigns, connecting them with hundreds of thousands of activists and volunteers.
1 OPEN JOBS
14
Local Employees
New York
Location
NowPow
Healthtech • Information Technology
NowPow is a women-owned and led technology company based on Chicago’s south side. NowPow, whose name is a play on “knowledge is power”, is a social determinants of health (SDOH) referral platform that includes a comprehensive, local community resource directory, SDOH screenings, resource matching algorithms, closed loop referrals, and more.

Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
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1 OPEN JOBS
3
Local Employees
New York
Location
Nesterly
Consumer Web • Real Estate
Nesterly tackles the two big challenges of housing affordability and aging in place with one simple solution – intergenerational homesharing. Join us in building a more interconnected and affordable world together, one home at a time.
New York
Location
Icarus Lived
Consumer Web • Digital Media
We figured out a way to store people's thinking in a simple yet universal manner, enabling people of all belief systems and values to communicate with one another on a level playing field. We're using that social intelligence to create consensus around important issues like climate change, gun reform, and equal rights, to take actions as a group.

Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Daily stand up
Open door policy
+8
24
Local Employees
New York
Location
NDWA Labs
Social Impact
1 OPEN JOBS
7
Local Employees
New York
Location
Venn
Information Technology • Real Estate
Venn provides housing, services, shared spaces, workshops and communal activities. Through the power of our platform, our members become active creators and participants in their community.

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
+30
15
Local Employees
Brooklyn
Location
Papa
Healthtech • Information Technology
0 OPEN JOBS
5
Local Employees
Miami
Location
Embark
Edtech • Social Impact
Embark is a leading admissions software company supporting schools, universities, and fellowships with 15+ million applications to date. Clients include the New England Conservatory of Music, the Rhodes Scholarships, NYU and a number of smaller non-profits. More recently, we've launched a free service called TurboFAFSA that lets student claim aid.
0 OPEN JOBS
30
Local Employees
New York
Location
SportsRecruits
Social Impact • Sports
0 OPEN JOBS
30
Local Employees
Brooklyn
Location
Out In Tech
Social Impact
Out in Tech unites the LGBTQ+ tech community. We empower aspiring tech leaders to improve our world by showcasing accomplished speakers, producing timely and thought-provoking events, and connecting our members to new opportunities and each other.
0 OPEN JOBS
20
Local Employees
New York City
Location

Social Impact Jobs in NYC

IT Specialist

Imagen Technologies
Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
Maintain the entire inventory process for all computers and peripheral IT equipment from start to finish, from ordering the equipment, executing the setup and installation and troubleshooting any issues that arise in the future. Install and test software configurations for various team roles and ensure that proper user privileges are configured and the system meets company defined security standards. Establish system images and process to ensure consistency in equipment configuration. Educate and support remote users on the appropriate use of a variety of corporate and clinical software including video conferencing platforms, VPN applications, IP phones, diagnostic workstations, and CRM solutions. Manage relationships with doctors, hospital IT staff, and other personnel to proactively ensure all hardware, software and network integrations are set up and working fluidly. Resolve urgent issues immediately and sometimes in a high-pressure environment (e.g., patients are unable to receive care unless IT issue is resolved).

Data Engineer

Alice
1 day ago
Write ETL and schedule ETL jobs to optmise the data warehouse for analytics and machine learning. Contribute to discussions about data architecture and data models that help to inform planning: you'll have the opportunity to drive how we architect our data platform. Support the data warehouse in identifying and revising reporting requirements, e.g. if new data sources or data tracking are needed. Write maintainable efficient code. Collaborate with business stakeholders to help define and refine requirements for data reporting needs.

Front-End Engineer

Speakable
Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
You are a web technologist looking to get in on the ground floor of an exciting startup with a truly inspiring mission and mandate. You’ll be able to help set the tone for how we develop our product, design and engineering culture. You’re inspired by the massive opportunity of what we’re building and the product’s potential to make meaningful improvements to how civic and social activism works on the internet. Responsibilities Build and iterate

Director of Engineering

Sidewalk Labs
Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
In your role as a Director of Engineering, you will be a key leader of Sidewalk Labs’ Engineering team, working to build and integrate the products, services, and solution that we believe can radically improve the lives of city residents, workers, and visitors while protecting user privacy and security. This will involve solving complex computational problems, dealing with messy sources of data, and building systems that scale. 

Android Engineer

Galileo
Greater NYC Area
1 day ago
You are enthusiastic about mission-driven work and are eager to fix healthcare through developing technology. You have worked on iterative cross-functional product teams before and enjoy finding optimal solutions that balance usability, extensibility, engineering investment, and business implications. Adapting to new technologies quickly doesn’t throw you, and you know how to use the right-sized approach for each problem. A true team player, you’re always on the hunt for ways to raise code quality and improve future developer experience. Finally, you hold your work to high standards and don’t shy away from owning ambitious projects.