5 Mission Driven Tech Companies In Denver and Boulder You Should Work For

Posted on April 17, 2019 by .

Purpose. It’s something we all desire and at the core of our existential inquisitions as human beings. Considering that for most of us, such a large portion of our waking life is spent working, shouldn’t we try to align our work life with our personal mission or passion?… We definitely think so! That’s why we made this list of five amazing mission-driven tech companies in Denver and Boulder, Colorado that have really taken a stance that you can align with. Whether it be with their product, their workplace, or a combination of both, working with these companies can help you in more ways than one…

“People with a sense of purpose had a 15 percent lower risk of death, compared with those who said they were more or less aimless.” – NPR

See, we care about your health and your career! What more do you need to hear? Let’s take a look at some great companies that are doing great things!

These tech companies in Denver/Boulder are mission-driven, proud of their stance, and great places to work!

1) Active Oversight (Formerly Finalze)

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Core Mission:

Empowering the workplace of the future

From Their Website:

The brainchild of visionary CEO Wayne Smith, Active Oversight was created to introduce software utilizing blockchain, wearables, and machine learning to the process of rebuilding society’s aging civil infrastructure and to build a bridge to the workforce of the future.

Why You Should Work There:

Not only does Active Oversight have a great product and core mission that drives a fundamental shift in how projects are managed and measured, but they also live the future of work. Boasting a 4 day/32 hour work week, they are externally and internally pushing for change. Here’s how they put it:

We don’t embrace the grind. We believe that meaningful work and ownership paired with imaginative people generate unparalleled passion and productivity allowing us to do in four days what other companies do in five.

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2) Convercent

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Core Mission:

A Global SaaS Company that Strives to Drive Ethics to the Center of Business for a Better World

From Their Website:

We are on a mission to change the world—literally. Our software helps companies be more ethical and gives a voice to whistleblowers and victims. This drives us to do our best everyday—to keep going and support our teammates when things get tough—and to celebrate like crazy when we reach our goals.

Why You Should Work There:

Convercent is tackling a serious problem in the world of business and they take wear their mission with pride. Convercent is truly changing the narrative around ethics in business; they help empower the whistleblower to a level that cannot be ignored. They are spearhead of change in the world and you can be a part of it.

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3) Guild Education

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Core Mission:

Guild is redefining the future of work and adult education

From Their Website:

There are more than 30 million working adults without a high school diploma, and 70% of the U.S. population does not have a college degree.

Rachel Romer Carlson and Brittany Stich founded Guild Education to help those groups gain an education through their employer’s tuition benefits — leading to increased employee satisfaction, and improved retention for employers.

Guild’s focus is to provide learning opportunities for the 64 million adults without a college degree through partnerships with forward-thinking companies, scalable technology, and student coaching services.

Why You Should Work There:

Not only does Guild Education help employees of top Fortune 1000 companies get life-changing education they also live their values internally. Guild Employees are empowered and encouraged to seek higher education through the same platform. On top of that, they have raised over $70MM in funding, are Female-founded, and named a Fast Company Most Innovative company.

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4) Wunder Capital

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Core Mission:

Wunder is addressing the greatest crisis of our generation by accelerating the proliferation of solar energy. Specifically, we’re developing software to make the renewable energy industry more efficient and we’re deploying hundreds of millions of dollars to finance the development of large scale solar energy projects across the United States.

From Their Website:

We make investing in solar dead simple.

Wunder is a financial technology company that is based out of Boulder, Colorado. Founded in 2013, Wunder won the U.S. Department of Energy’s 2014 Sunshot Challenge, as well as COSEIA’s 2015 Summit Award. Wunder also participated in the Techstars technology accelerator program. Although Wunder’s solar funds are capitalized by individual accredited investors, the parent company and the operator of each of Wunder’s solar funds – The Wunder Company – is backed by venture capital.

Why You Should Work There:

Wunder boasts a 5/5 star rating on Glassdoor. Employees say that the company, the mission, and the culture are all amazing… On top of that, you’re helping to save earth’s fragile climate. What more can you ask for?

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5) FloWater

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Core Mission:

Billions of water bottles polluting our waterways. Impurities in our water sources, toxins in single-use plastic bottles. Chronic dehydration. Our passion to solve these problems has sent us on a mission.

From Their Website:

Changing the way the world drinks water.

We’re a growing company on a mission to provide the purest, most premium water on the planet, while we eliminate plastic water bottle waste.

Read the story of their founders here.

Why You Should Work There:

The FloWater stations have already helped save the world’s landfills from over 100 million plastic bottles. They also pledge a portion of their profits to provide clean water to communities in need. If you understand the scale of the global water crisis, you know why their mission is important.

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Do you know of another company that we should add to this list? Let us know!


Here at BWBacon Group, we know and live what you are experiencing as an employer or job seeker in Denver, Boulder, Dallas, San Francisco, New York City or any of the other cities we work in. We believe great recruiting starts and ends with understanding people.

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