Culture & Jobs at pocketnest

Working at pocketnest

Are you scrappy, wicked talented and craving a new challenge to unleash your genius on? We’re Pocketnest, a fast-growing and award-winning fintech startup that needs YOU. We thrive in our uber-creative, collaborative, never-taking-shit-from-The-Man environment and are seeking experienced engineers, sales aficionados, creatives and the like who will, too. We’re on a mission to bring financial wellness to the masses—not just the elite and self-proclaimed finance nerds. Are you in?!

Or, need to know a little bit more about us before diving in head first? We get it. 

Simply put? Pocketnest exists to bring financial wellness to the masses.

The B2B2C SaaS platform coaches millennials and gen-xers through all 10 themes of financial wellness. We license our software to financial institutions and employers, helping them to more deeply connect with a younger audience and grow their business. Built on behavioral science and psychology, Pocketnest helps users set meaningful goals, understand their psychological reasoning behind each goal, and map a pathway to achieve them.

Why work at pocketnest

Professional Growth

  • Empowered to Pursue Passions
  • Innovation

Diversity, Inclusion, & Belonging

  • Practices Inclusion
  • Women-Founded
  • Women-Led
  • High Retention

Culture & Climate

  • High Team Member Retention
  • Communication
  • Thoughtful
  • Autonomy
  • Product-Driven
  • Empathetic
  • Creative
  • Curious
  • Transparent
  • Humble
  • Optimistic
  • Passionate
  • Patient
  • Goal Oriented


  • Work/Life Balance
  • Flexible Work Arrangements
  • Remote Friendly
  • Cross-Department Collaboration
  • Risk Taking
  • Wears Many Hats


  • Friends Outside of Work
  • Team Support
  • Work BFFs
  • Friendly
  • Like Family
  • Heavily Team Oriented


  • Parental Leave
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Health Insurance
  • Mental Health Days

A Day in the Life at pocketnest

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pocketnest office in Detroit

Jobs at pocketnest

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