Leading Remote Companies

Basecamp

Ruby, Web
50
Employees

Basecamp is a remote software company based in Chicago, Illinois. The firm was co‑founded in 1999 by Jason Fried, Carlos Segura, and Ernest Kim as a web design company.

Since mid‑2004, the company's focus has shifted from web design to web application development. Its first commercial application was Basecamp, followed by Backpack, Campfire, and Highrise. The open source web application framework Ruby on Rails was initially created for internal use at 37signals, before being publicly released in 2004.

In February 2014, the company adopted a new strategy, focusing entirely on its flagship product, the software package also named Basecamp, and renaming the company from 37signals to Basecamp. Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson have published several books under the 37signals name.

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DuckDuckGo

Perl, Web, Mobile
60
Employees

DuckDuckGo (DDG) is an internet search engine that emphasizes protecting searchers' privacy and avoiding the filter bubble of personalized search results. DuckDuckGo distinguishes itself from other search engines by not profiling its users and by showing all users the same search results for a given search term. It emphasizes returning the best results, rather than the most results, generating those results from over 400 individual sources, including crowdsourced sites such as Wikipedia, and other search engines like Bing, Yahoo!, and Yandex. As of November 2019, it had 48,709,105 daily searches on average.

The company is based in Paoli, Pennsylvania, in Greater Philadelphia, and has 67 employees as of July 2019. The company name is a reference to the children's game duck, duck, goose.

Some of DuckDuckGo's source code is free software hosted at GitHub under the Apache 2.0 License, but the core is proprietary. The company registered the domain name ddg.gg on February 22, 2011,and acquired duck.com on December 12, 2018, which are used as shortened URL aliases that redirect to duckduckgo.com.

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Mozilla

C++, Web, Mobile
1000
Employees

Mozilla (stylized as moz://a) is a free software community founded in 1998 by members of Netscape. The Mozilla community uses, develops, spreads and supports Mozilla products, thereby promoting exclusively free software and open standards, with only minor exceptions. The community is supported institutionally by the not-for-profit Mozilla Foundation and its tax-paying subsidiary, the Mozilla Corporation.

Mozilla's products include the Firefox web browser, Thunderbird e-mail client, Firefox OS mobile operating system, Bugzilla bug tracking system, Gecko layout engine, Pocket "read-it-later-online" service, and others.

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Github

Git, Ruby, Web
500
Employees

GitHub is a global company that provides hosting for software development version control using Git. It is a subsidiary of Microsoft, which acquired the company in 2018 for $7.5 billion. It offers all of the distributed version control and source code management (SCM) functionality of Git as well as adding its own features. It provides access control and several collaboration features such as bug tracking, feature requests, task management, and wikis for every project.

GitHub offers plans for free, professional, and enterprise accounts. Free GitHub accounts are commonly used to host open source projects. As of January 2019, GitHub offers unlimited private repositories to all plans, including free accounts. As of May 2019, GitHub reports having over 37 million users and more than 100 million repositories (including at least 28 million public repositories), making it the largest host of source code in the world.

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Zapier

Python, Node, Web
250
Employees

Zapier is a global remote company that allows end users to integrate the web applications they use. Although Zapier is based in Sunnyvale, California, it employs a workforce of 250 employees located around the United States and in 23 other countries.

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Close CRM

React Python Javascript
20
Employees

Your all-in-one CRM

Supercharge sales with the only CRM to offer lead management, calling, email automation, predictive dialers, and more.

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Doist

python javascript java css
50
Employees

We’re a remote-first team that collaborates across 18 timezones and over 20 different countries. We build tools for the future we want to work in.

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Invision

ReactJS, NodeJS
800
Employees

We believe the screen is the most important place in the world. That’s why we are dedicated to helping you deliver the best possible digital product experience, with our platform and best practices from your peers.

With intuitive tools for ideation, design, prototyping, and design management, the InVision platform gives you everything you need for digital product design, all in one place.

It’s what more than 5 million people—at tens of thousands of companies, including 100% of the Fortune 100, and brands like Airbnb, Amazon, HBO, Netflix, Slack, Starbucks and Uber—use to make products you love.

InVision is a fully distributed company with employees in more than 20 countries around the world. Together, we’re on a mission to help you make every digital experience magically better.

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Peregrine Technologies

C++, Python, Computer Vision, Machine Learning
10
Employees

From autonomous cars to logistics, insurance, and smart cities. Mobility offerings require AI powered situational awareness to operate at their best in the physical world.

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Wikimedia

Web, PHP
300
Employees

The Wikimedia Foundation, Inc. (WMF, or simply Wikimedia) is an American non-profit and charitable organization headquartered in San Francisco, California. It is mostly known for participating in the Wikimedia movement. It owns the internet domain names of most movement projects and hosts sites like Wikipedia. The foundation was founded in 2003 by Jimmy Wales as a way to fund Wikipedia and its sibling projects through non-profit means.

As of 2017, the foundation employs over 300 people, with annual revenues in excess of US$109.9 million. María Sefidari is chair of the board. Katherine Maher has been the executive director since March 2016.

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Ghost

Node, Web
50
Employees

Ghost Management Group, LLC is a technology company based in Irvine, California. that has a portfolio of advertising, web, point of sale and logistics software.

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Canonical

C, C++, Python, DevOps
400
Employees

Canonical Ltd. is a UK-based privately held computer software company founded and funded by South African entrepreneur Mark Shuttleworth to market commercial support and related services for Ubuntu and related projects. Canonical employs staff in more than 30 countries and maintains offices in London, Austin, Boston, Shanghai, Beijing, Taipei, and the Isle of Man.

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Beat - Ride Sharing

iOS Native, Android Native
300
Employees

Beat is responsible for developing a taxi cab and peer-to-peer-ridesharing mobile application, the Beat app, for smartphones and other mobile devices.[2] Beat's headquarters are located in Athens, Greece, where it is popular among locals.[3] However, about 90 percent of the company’s ride-booking activity is abroad, in Latin America, where more than 250,000 drivers have registered with the app.

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Kraken Digital Asset Exchange

TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML 5, CSS, React, Redux
700
Employees

As one of the largest and oldest Bitcoin exchanges in the world, Kraken is consistently named one of the best places to buy and sell crypto online, thanks to our excellent service, low fees, versatile funding options and rigorous security standards -- but this is only part of the story. We’ve been on the forefront of the blockchain revolution since 2011.

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HelpScout

Java, Javascript
100
Employees
  • We're a remote first company
  • Being a remote first company allows us to invest in the best people without being limited by geography. We go to great lengths to set you up for success from day one, and work hard to keep the team connected.
  • Take pride in your craft
  • Sweat the small stuff, and know that excellence in any one piece increases the potential of the whole project. Every job you do has your signature on it, so sign with pride.
  • Stay customer-driven
  • Everyone at Help Scout is aligned in our motivation to help our customers find success. We’d never sacrifice product quality or the customer experience for growth.
  • Be outcome-oriented
  • “That’s not my job” is not a phrase you’ll hear at Help Scout. Ownership means pushing towards greatness together, regardless of title, role, and responsibility.

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Automaticc

PHP, Java, Web, Mobile, Node
900
Employees

Automattic Inc. is a global remote company which was founded in August 2005 and is most notable for WordPress.com (a free blogging service), as well as its contributions to WordPress (an open source blogging software). The company's name is a play on its founder's first name, Matt.The company had 940 employees as of August 2019.Its remote working culture was the topic of a participative journalism project by Scott Berkun, resulting in the 2013 book The Year Without Pants: WordPress.com and the Future of Work.

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Emptor

Django React Python
15
Employees

Web-enabled identity services

Emptor is an automation company providing a secure platform for the automatization of knowledge processes. The company is currently supplying identity and security services in Latin America at large scale. Emptor provides a Software as a Service product through an API and validation interfaces.

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Crate.io

Java, Elasticsearch, SQL, Presto
20
Employees

CrateDB is a distributed SQL database management system that integrates a fully searchable document-oriented data store. It is open-source, written in Java, based on a shared-nothing architecture, and is designed for high scalability and includes components from Presto, Lucene, Elasticsearch and Netty.

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WeaveWorks

Golang, AWS, Kubernetes
50
Employees

The Weave Cloud operations-as-a-service platform provides a continuous delivery pipeline for building and operating applications, letting teams connect, monitor and manage microservices and containers on any server or public cloud.

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Sketch

Elixir, NodeJS, GraphQL, Go, React and Typescript.
50
Employees

Sketch is a vector graphics editor, developed by the Dutch company Bohemian Coding. Sketch was first released on 7 September 2010 for macOS. It won an Apple Design Award in 2012. A key difference between Sketch and other vector graphics editors is that Sketch does not include print design features.

Sketch is a full remote company that hires worldwide!

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