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January 7, 2021

Built In Honors SoLo Funds in Its Esteemed 2021 Best Places To Work Awards

Built In Honors SoLo Funds in Its Esteemed 2021 Best Places To Work Awards
SoLo Funds Earns Best Places to Work, Best Paying Companies, and Best Small Companies to Work For on Built In’s 2021 Los Angeles Lists.


Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA / January 7, 2021 — Built In today announced that SoLo Funds was honored in its 2021 Best Places To Work Awards. Specifically, SoLo Funds earned a place on the Best Places to Work, Best Paying Companies, and Best Small Companies to Work For on Built In’s 2021 Los Angeles Lists. The annual awards include companies of all sizes, from startups to the enterprise, nationally and in the eight largest tech markets and nationally.

“We’re thrilled to be honored for the culture and benefits we offer,” says Travis Holoway, CEO, SoLo Funds. “Being in the company of the other leaders on this list is something that we strive for in the ways that we think about ourselves, our community, and our mission.”

Built In determines winners for Best Places to Work based on an algorithm, using company data about compensation, benefits and cultural programs. To reflect the attributes candidates are searching for on Built In today, this year’s program weighted criteria more heavily, like remote opportunities and programs for diversity, equity and inclusion.

“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.”   

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.



Built In, a revolution in tech recruitment, serves more than 1,800 innovative companies of all sizes, from startups to the enterprise, delivering content and digital recruitment solutions that work. The platform amplifies companies’ brands as national, local or remote employers of choice, as well as leaders in DEI. Monthly, 2.5 million tech professionals rely on Built In to stay up on trends, grow in their roles and discover companies with missions they want to join. The platform publishes stories about companies’ tech, culture and people. This activates sought-after professionals to apply to customers’ open roles.



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.



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.



SoLo is the community bank redefined where members can borrow on their own terms and lend to reap the benefits. SoLo provides the science. Launched in 2018 as a unique & proprietary lending marketplace, today SoLo is the leading alternative financial solution providing the fastest loan option to borrowers and option for lenders to obtain significant value. We’re on a mission to provide the most intelligent (affordable + financially empowering) option for funds and banking services by leveraging the best technology in the world.

SoLo has helped hundreds of thousands of members through hard times, connecting them to users to cover the cash emergencies that life throws at us. We are a small team based in Los Angeles, California working to rid the world of expensive and predatory payday loans. Our team is diverse both culturally and in prior career experience. We are financial analysts, brand managers, code gurus, product designers, and data lovers united in our belief of the power of social impact. At SoLo, we’re proving the power of financial collaboration between individuals through the power of modern technology.

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SoLo in the news:

CNBC – SoLo Funds Offers Interest-Free Microloans to Millions of Americans

American Banker – Where customers are also lenders: One fintech’s payday alternative

Forbes – An App For Borrowers Living Paycheck To Paycheck