31 Remote-First Companies Hiring Right Now

A list of companies hiring on Elpha that offer fully remote work and are currently hiring remote!

Remote-first companies used to be the outliers.

But the last 2+ years have demonstrated that remote-first work can work and location-based offices and commutes aren’t required.

What do we mean by Remote-first? 

These are companies that make working remotely the primary option for all employees. It is different than allowing a few team members to work remotely while the rest are at an office (that’s hybrid).

What sets a Remote-first company apart is the infrastructure (documentation, process, policies) they have to put in place and the trust in their employees to work from wherever they are most comfortable and productive.

This doesn’t mean you can’t have an office! Many of the companies below do have office hubs in certain cities. But, when those employees gather in a hub or office, they’re still primarily communicating over Zoom and Slack because that’s where their true office is.

Scroll on down to learn more about these Elpha companies - the problems they’re solving, the remote culture they’re building, and where they are hiring. To learn more about a startup and view their open roles, click on the company name. 👇

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Hiring Remote Globally

AssemblyAI

AssemblyAI is building powerful deep learning models for everyday developers, exposed through simple APIs, good docs, and an exceptional developer experience. 

They have roots in San Francisco and are now a remote team all over the world including top AI researchers with 20+ years of experience in Machine Learning, Speech Recognition, and NLP. Most of their communication is over Slack and Zoom. Team members are given a lot of trust and autonomy to work where and how they want.

Where do they hire remote employees?: 🌍 Global

Open positions at AssemblyAI:

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Beeper

Beeper gives you a unified inbox to chat on iMessage, WhatsApp, Twitter DMs and 12 other networks. You can search, prioritize, and mute messages, all in one spot. They also open source most of their backend.

Beeper launched in early 2021 and is a small (but growing!) fully remote team spread out across the globe. 

Where do they hire remote employees?: 🌍 Global

Open positions at Beeper:

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Canopy

Canopy’s low-code solution helps fintechs, banks, credit unions, and brands to launch and sustain new financial products.

Canopy was founded as a remote-first company and its fully remote team is spread out across the United States and Europe. They give team members autonomy, encouraging work/life integration. In general, the team is offline on the weekend –– it’s understood that they work hard during the week, and value time outside of work as well. They communicate through Slack and Zoom.

Where do they hire remote employees?: 🌍 Global (oriented around east coast hours)

Open positions at Canopy:

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Filta

Filta’s mission is to fix the broken filter ecosystem by giving artists a marketplace to sell their work and the best filter creation tools anywhere.

The Filta team is spread between the West Coast USA, Africa, and Bulgaria. As a fully remote team, working hours are very flexible. The team has a very strong Discord culture - which is a mix of team, artists, and community. Anyone can talk to anyone at any time. Work-life integration is the goal of the company. 

Where do they hire remote employees?: 🌍 Global

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Heroic Story

At Heroic Story, we're making a new kind of game, where players build stories and fantasy worlds together. The players get ownership of their creation at the end by receiving NFTs. Think Dungeons & Dragons meets HQ Trivia or Who Wants to be a Millionaire. We broadcast the whole thing live as a game show.

Hours are flexible due to Heroic Story’s remote culture — from Los Angeles to Bulgaria their team works asynchronously during different times of the day. Discord is the hub of communication, with Trello serving as their product management system. They believe in fewer meetings and more communication with lots of ownership and autonomy around clearly defined objectives.

Where do they hire remote employees?: 🌍 Global

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Just Appraised

Just Appraised makes software for local governments. More specifically, they are building software to streamline local government tax assessors’ workflows using machine learning. 

They are a fully remote team that is globally dispersed. They also share compensation ranges upfront in their job descriptions.

Where do they hire remote employees?: 🌍 Global

Open positions at Just Appraised:

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Nextmv

Nextmv is a globally distributed team building a decision stack to help companies automate manual workflows and optimize operational decisions for routing, scheduling and packing. 

They have location-agnostic pay meaning no matter where you live, you get paid the same for the work that you do. They also have 4.5 day workweeks with Friday afternoons off. Right now, they have team members in the U.S., Germany, and Colombia. 

Where do they hire remote employees?: 🌍 Global

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Slab

Slab is building a scalable knowledge base and wiki software to improve how teams share and retain information. As a company building tools for documentation and asynchronous work, they focus on making internal information as transparent and accessible as possible. 

They offer new team members a $5k stipend to get your remote workspace dialed. Unrelated to remote work but noteworthy, they offer a 7-year option exercise window. 

Where do they hire remote employees?: 🌍 Global

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SoWork

SoWork’s mission is to move the world of work from the Earth to the Cloud. Nearly two decades ago, a group of teammates met playing World of Warcraft, and it completely changed the way they looked at teamwork, collaboration, and what was possible using social time online. 

Team SoWork spans many time zones and they take asynchronous communication and documentation seriously. They work on what they call a ‘structured flexibility’ schedule. They come together as an entire organization at the start and end of the week. They utilize asynchronous tools, so that every teammate can get their work done even when others aren’t around. 

Where do they hire remote employees?: 🌍 Global

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TRM Labs

TRM Labs mission is to build a safer financial system for billions of people.

TRM is a fully remote, global team. They have employee Hubs in San Francisco, Washington DC and London, where the largest concentration of team members live. They communicate through Zoom, Slack, Notion, Loom and in-person meetings. They bring everyone together once a year for a full company retreat.

Where do they hire remote employees?: 🌍 Global

Open positions at TRM Labs:

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Zapier

Zapier is on a mission to make automation incredibly easy and accessible to everyone at work. With Zapier, you can integrate apps like Salesforce, Intuit, Google, and Dropbox, to move data between them automatically, so you can focus on your most important work.

Zapier is a 100% remote and distributed team spanning 36 states in the United States and 39 countries around the world. Zapiens live in 39 countries, including the United Kingdom, Thailand, India, Nigeria, Taiwan, Guatemala, New Zealand, Australia, and more!

Where do they hire remote employees?: 🌍 Global

Open positions at Zapier:

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Hiring Remote in North and South America

Aptible

Aptible is committed to making security a strength for every startup. Rather than building compliance into your cloud infrastructure, startups can use Aptible to get their product to market faster and be HIPAA-compliant from day one. ☁️

They’ve been a globally distributed and remote team since day 1 and have thought a lot about ‘scaling good decision making across the company’. The real way to get to know a company? - check out their public Zoom and Slack norms.

Where do they hire remote employees?: North and South America

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Edlyft

Edlyft is a small, women-led team on a mission to create a world where anyone can learn in-demand skills, starting with CS. 

They are hiring remotely in the Americas time zones and have monthly virtual bonding activities. They have very clear boundaries around rarely working on the weekends, unless it’s a personal preference. They hold a daily stand-up to ensure they are aligned as a team and unblocked from making async progress.

Where do they hire remote employees?: North and South America

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Here

Here is where friends and communities hang out in fully customized (and personalized) online rooms. Their mission is to create a sense of closeness even if you’re worlds away. They believe that the Internet should be fun, weird, and shared with others.

Here is a remote-first company and has employees from across the Americas. They use Here for all synchronous interactions and a Discord server for async messaging.

Where do they hire remote employees?: North and South America

Open positions at Here:

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Remotion

The team at Remotion is building a virtual office that helps hybrid & remote teams connect like they're together. Naturally, they are a fully remote team themselves.

When it came time to redo their website, they made the decision to update their language about remote work from “work where you work best” to “work on your own terms”. 

“The core belief is that you work best when you have agency over your own life, when you choose where, when, and how you work,” shared Harriet , a software engineer on the team who helped bring this messaging to life. 

Where do they hire remote employees?: North and South America 

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Hiring Remote in U.S. and Canada

AtoB

AtoB is building Stripe for Transportation. Supply chains rely on the reliable movement of capital to function efficiently. Their end game is a world in which payments happen reliably, without high costs, and without fraud. They build products for fleet managers in the office and drivers on the road.  

The AtoB team is fully remote and just like their customers, spread out across the globe. They gather every 2 months to spend a week working together. One of the co-founders of AtoB, Harshita , is an Elpha member. 

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. and Canada

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Accord

Accord is building a customer-facing workspace to drive alignment, engagement, and consistency during the sales & onboarding process for B2B sellers.

As a remote-first company (even before the pandemic), Accord adopted the mindset to be asynchronous by default. Documentation and writing are their best tools for clear and concise communication. Everyone at Accord writes their preferences on how they work. It includes lines like “My typical hours are” and “What are the things that make me feel respected and valued.”

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. and Canada

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Chord Commerce

Chord Commerce is building a data and commerce stack to give D2C companies meaningful access to proprietary first-party data insights. They are working to give entrepreneurs more tools to truly understand their customers and respond to them. 

The Chord Commerce team is spread out across the U.S. and Canada and recently gathered for their first company retreat.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. and Canada

Open positions at Chord Commerce:

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Ethena

Ethena provides compliance training for modern teams. They break larger topics - like Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - into smaller and more digestible training delivered throughout the year so it stays top of mind. Ethena was started by two women, a military veteran and a software engineer.

The team is fully remote, with the option for team members to spend as much or little time as they’d like in office spaces near them. They have a hub office in Brooklyn, NY as well as clusters of team members in Toronto, Denver, and the Bay Area.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. and Canada

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Finch

Finch allows applications to access data and make changes across payroll and HR systems through a single API. Finch aims to unify data across these systems with read and write access so developers can help both employees and employers maximize the value of their relationship.

They offer a work from home stipend and daily lunch budget. They also meet up quarterly for offsite company trips. 

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. and Canada

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Fuse Inventory

Fuse is an inventory solution powering the next generation of commerce. They are tackling the fragmented & legacy $37B inventory planning space with a modern, predictive SaaS solution.

The entire Fuse Inventory team has been remote since 2019. Through weekly team meetings and frequent team hangouts, they have built a team that interacts both as colleagues and friends. They are also a fully female-founded company with 100% of our leadership roles being held by women.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. and Canada

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Sparrow

By combining incredible customer service and modern technology, Sparrow takes care of the most painful parts of leave management, ensures an exceptional employee experience, and assists with compliance for all types of leave nationwide.

Sparrow has employees in each US time zone, and each person works with their manager to decide whether to work in our local timezone or on pacific time, which is the local time for about half the team. 

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. and Canada

Open positions at Sparrow:

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Hiring Remote in the U.S. 

Adyn

Adyn is a femtech company on a mission to make scientific discovery more inclusive so everyone can live their healthiest life. Their first product helps individuals identify the best birth control for their unique biology. 

The Adyn team is small with a lot of space for collaboration and for all voices to be heard. They are also a fully distributed and self scheduled team, trusting their employees to prioritize their self care and find balance in mission-driven work.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. 

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Binti

Binti partners with county and state governments as well as private agencies across 27 states to improve the foster care system.

Binti’s core collaboration hours are between 10am-4pm PT. They use Slack very heavily, both for day-to-day coordination and for sharing updates and information (to empower others!) across the company.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. 

Open positions at Binti:

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Brave Care

Brave Care’s mission is to help every child reach their full potential. They strive to do this through impactful pediatric care that’s fueled by empathy, research-driven, grounded in trust and made more personal with the support of modern technology.

Brave Care understands that as they continue to span across the nation, work will not happen at the same time for everyone. And to ensure that they are communicating and collaborating, they utilize multiple tools to encourage asynchronous communication including Email, Slack, Asana, Zendesk, and Lattice. They also hold recurring team and department level meetings, have quarterly all-hands, and highly encourage all managers to have consistent weekly 1-1s with individual team members.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S., remote for non-clinical roles

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Green Room

Green Room is building the tools that let touring entertainers be their OWN business managers starting with modern payments, streamlined tax compliance, and proof of income.

They are currently a remote team of 3 and 100% of leadership roles are held by women, distributed across the U.S. Because they work in the music space, you might find yourself working with a client on a Saturday. But, they encourage people to balance out their week which might mean taking a Tuesday off that week. They defer to individuals on how to best manage their time.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S.

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Kairos

Kairos mission is to enable radical and diverse participation in web3.They have created a platform for creators to generate artwork, create NFTs, and sell them with a custom branded storefront, without writing a line of code. As a 4-month-old startup, they are investing in diversity at the ground level.

The team is distributed across the US. They are a strong and experienced operational team, who communicates mainly on Slack internally. Channels are structured around projects or initiatives. They value good communication and have 2 team meetings a week with an agenda always built beforehand.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S.

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Kolide

Kolide’s SaaS app sends employees important, timely, and relevant security recommendations for their Linux, Mac, and Windows devices, right inside Slack. It's perfect for organizations that care deeply about compliance and security but don’t want to get there by locking down devices to the point where they become unusable.

As a remote team, Kolide is in communication with each other throughout the day via Slack and video calls, with only two all-hands meetings per week.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S.

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Rutter

Rutter is building a universal API for e-commerce platforms. Developers can use Rutter’s API to read and write data to any merchant's store with the same code.

The Rutter team has members on both coasts and places a heavy emphasis on good internal asynchronous communication and documentation. The team also gathers for an offsite every quarter and hosts free remote Doordash Dinners every Wednesday so the team can relax and get to know each other.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. 

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Tuff

Tuff is a growth team designed to seamlessly integrate into their partner’s businesses to help them experience real revenue growth. They act as an in-house growth marketing team, replacing the hassle and risk of prematurely hiring and managing an in-house marketer or team of freelancers.

Tuff is a fully remote team of 25 distributed across the U.S. They have an internal weekly newsletter to keep up with each other and an upcoming team retreat in San Diego.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. 

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Universe

Universe is a magical new way to build websites –– it’s the first website builder designed for phones.

Universe was founded as a remote-first company and its fully remote team is spread out across the United States. Universe has core hours (12PM ET - 5:30PM ET), where everyone is online and working –– these hours allow for team meetings and other synchronous communication. Outside of the core hours, employees have the ownership and autonomy to get work done. In general, the team is offline on the weekend.

Where do they hire remote employees?: U.S. 

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