SEATTLE – January 13, 2021 — doxo, the innovative web and mobile bill pay service, today announced that it was included on Built In Seattle’s list of the Best Places to Work in 2021. The annual awards include companies of all sizes, from startups to the enterprise, nationally and in the eight largest tech markets. Built In determines winners for Best Places to Work based on company and employee data about compensation, benefits and cultural programs. To reflect the attributes candidates are searching for on Built In today, this year’s program weighted certain criteria more heavily, including remote opportunities and programs for diversity, equity and inclusion.
“We are honored to be included for the second consecutive year as one of the Best Places to Work by Built In Seattle – it’s a highly competitive market for tech talent and we’re very proud of the team and product we’ve built,” said Steve Shivers, co-founder and CEO of doxo. “In the challenging year that was 2020, we were fortunate enough to have sustained solid growth in terms of both revenue and headcount. We are looking forward to building on top of this momentum as we continue to expand the doxo team in the new year!”
Despite the challenging macroeconomic environment, doxo continued to experience rapid growth in 2020 among both consumers and providers, serving over four million paying users who can make payments to over 75,000 local and national businesses, making doxo the largest bill pay directory in the country. The company also expanded doxoINSIGHTS, which provides a transparent look into household financial health and spending activity, breaking down what Americans pay for their monthly bills across over 90% of zip codes and 45 service categories. The reports, which found that the average U.S. household spends $21,378 per year on bills, break out the household spending market size for each bill category, percentage of households that pay each bill, and average monthly and annual bill pay costs by state. The company also examined consumer sentiment around the U.S. government stimulus checks and how Americans planned to use the funds.
Over the past year, doxo grew its team by 20% to 60 full time employees. The company has aggressive hiring plans for 2021 across multiple functions. Open roles at doxo can be found here.
Tech professionals rely on Built In’s Best Places to Work lists to discover employers that align with their preferences, passions and values. Since its inception three years ago, the award has expanded in reach, from online views of tens of thousands to just under 1 million views today.
“These companies raise the bar for cultural excellence and the ability to adapt to meet changing needs of employees,” says Sheridan Orr, Chief Marketing Officer, Built In. “The 2021 winners show a commitment not just to creating meaningful cultures but to delivering talent needs as they change in a dynamic landscape. We’re thrilled to extend our congratulations to the winners.”
doxo provides simple, secure all-in-one bill payment to any biller, with any payment method, on any device. A doxoPLUS subscription adds free bank payments and five essential financial protections that boost household financial health. Through these services, doxo currently serves over four million paying users who can make payments to over 75,000 local and national businesses, making doxo the largest bill pay directory in the nation. Billers on the network get paid directly, fast and free – and consumers have complete bill pay independence over when and how they pay their bills. doxo expanded its user base by more than 70 percent in the past year and is expanding its team to further accelerate growth and change the bill pay landscape to focus on the customer. doxo investors include MDV, Sigma Partners, and Bezos Expeditions. doxo is based in Seattle, WA. For more information visit www.doxo.com.
ABOUT BUILT IN’S BEST PLACES TO WORK
Built In’s esteemed Best Places to Work awards, now in its third year, honor companies across numerous categories: 100 Best Places to Work, 50 Best Small Places to Work, 100 Best Midsize Places to Work, 50 Companies with the Best Benefits and 50 Best Paying Companies. Two new national categories reflect what candidates are searching for, including 100 Best Large Companies to Work For and 50 Best Remote-First Places to Work.
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Built In ranks companies algorithmically based on compensation information, benefits and culture programs. This year, based on data showing tech professionals’ needs, the Best Places to Work algorithm added weight to companies’ commitment to DEI and remote culture. Rank is determined by combining a company’s score in each of these categories.