Courtesy of OnDeck

    Small business loan lender OnDeck exists to give entrepreneurs a boost. That thinking extends internally, where employees get stock options as part of their compensation. “Spot awards” are not unusual either—and other perks, like massages and manicures, simply sweeten the deal. When the company’s loans first hit the billion-dollar level, staff popped champagne and received free headphones. “Everyone here was personally selected to do something great no matter what the position,” says one worker. Says another: “It’s mission-driven in a way that nowhere I have ever worked before was.” Read the Great Place to Work review.

    Company Info

    IndustryFinancial Services & Insurance
    HQ locationNew York, New York
    Year founded2,006
    Type of organizationPrivate
    Revenue (latest fiscal year)$158 million
    Web addresswww.ondeck.com
    Global employee headcount522
    Best Companies rank-
    % of millennials in the workforce76%