Top Places to Work in Boulder 2016

Part two of our annual list of best companies in Colorado finishes up with the Top Places to Work in Boulder. From lunchtime yoga to college tuition reimbursement, the following companies provide their employees with awesome perks, cool offices, and meaningful work. Keep reading to see if your company made the cut.





Top Places to Work in Boulder 2016

What they do: Perhaps best known for their Star Wars creation BB-8, Sphero is a robotics company based out of Boulder that is revolutionizing play. By fusing robotic and digital technology, they’re creating immersive entertainment experiences.

What makes them awesome: Aside from literally building robots, Sphero has created an enviable corporate culture. With perks like three catered meals per week, a fully stocked kitchen, gym reimbursements for every employee, $2,500 college tuition reimbursement, massage therapy, and personal travel services it’s easy to see why they topped our 2016 Boulder list. They also offer their employees 100% company-paid health coverage, a 401(k) plan, and a pre-tax savings account. Sphero also shares in the belief that there is a strong value behind giving the gift of an experience and hooked up their staff with Wishlist gifts at the close of 2015.

Sweater Game Strong.  Source: Facebook




Top Places to Work in Boulder 2016


What they do: SurveyGizmo is an online survey software that helps businesses aggregate data, perform market research, and collect feedback.

What makes them awesome: SurveyGizmo has built an atmosphere of fun. We even wrote a whole blog post on their office dynamic here. In addition to culture perks like a stocked kitchen, complete with beer, wine, and cider, SurveyGizmo takes care of their employees with comprehensive health insurance, charitable gift matching, a 401(k) plan, maternity and paternity leave, free lunch and snacks, a gym membership for every employee, a massage therapist, discounted movie tickets, free taxi vouchers, and a pup-friendly workspace. SurveyGizmo has used Wishlist for the past couple of years as a way to say “thanks” for a successful year around the holiday season.

The Survey Gizmo team in sunny Boulder, CO



Top Places to Work in Boulder 2016


What they do: ShipCompliant provides fully integrated compliance software for clients in the wine, beer, and spirits industries.

What makes them awesome: ShipCompliant provides its employees with perks and benefits to encourage creativity. They offer full medical, dental, and vision insurance, a 401(k), plenty of paid time off, an ECO pass, discounted gym and rock climbing club memberships, paid professional development opportunities, a dog-friendly office, massage chairs, a dual-tap kegerator, unlimited coffee and espresso, weekly wine hour, and an annual company ski trip to Steamboat Springs. How are they using Wishlist? ShipCompliant rewards their team with a Wishlist experience when they reach their 1 year anniversary.

The ShipCompliant team at their Boulder office




Top Places to Work in Boulder 2016


What they do: PivotDesk matches companies together to share office spaces and includes tools like payment processing and collaboration to support their relationship.

What makes them awesome: PivotDesk knows the importance of a great work environment, which is why they put an emphasis on employee perks. Employees of PivotDesk get ‘take what you need’ vacation time, work from home options, office happy hours, a corporate wellness program through ThrivePass, company ski trips, Eco Pass, flexible hours, complete health coverage, stock options, team boxing tournaments and a killer office on the Pearl Street Mall.




Top Places to Work in Boulder 2016


What they do: Sovrn provides independent publishers with a suite of advertising technologies that help them understand their readers and create content that works.

What makes them awesome: With an office that overlooks the Boulder Flatirons, Sovrn has built a culture of creativity and collaboration. Employee perks include lunchtime yoga, Friday happy hour, company barbecues, ping-pong tournaments, in-office bike storage, holiday events, and paid community events. As a new member to the Sovrn team, you are gifted with a Wishlist experience to get the excitement rolling!



Think your company is a contender for the Top Places to Work in Boulder 2016? Let us know in the comments below.

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