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February 15, 2017
Working in Boston Tech: Mobee
Chris Angell, Mobee
Chris Angell, VP of Marketing

Mobee is a provider of real-time crowdsourced data & insight for brands, retail & asset management firms. Their customers include leading brands retailers and brands like Staples, GoPro, Bai, and many others.

The company moved into its new office space last summer at 99 High Street in Boston, which you can check out in their Office Tour.  

We interviewed Chris Angell, Mobee's VP of Marketing, for the inside look at the company and its culture in Boston.


Quick Hit Details

  • Year Founded:  2011
  • Number of Employees:  29
  • Industry/ Tech:  Retail tech. An offline data and insights platform that uses crowdsourcing to collect, organize and analyze consumer data at scale.
  • Stage & Financing to Date: Series A, more than $5M

What does Mobee do?

Mobee incentivizes shoppers to collect in-store data and insights on behalf of brand manufactures, retailers, and QSRs via our wildly popular crowdsourcing app. ​

Who are your customers and who is the end users of your products?

Our customers are brand manufacturers and retailers.  Functional areas that use our service include Brand Managers, Consumer Insights Leaders, Shopper Marketing Directors, Sales Leaders, and Merchandising Services.

What are your plans for growth in terms of hiring in 2017 and what positions?

We’re going at over 100% Year-over-Year and we plan to hire in Sales, Operations, and Engineering! Check out our BIZZpage and send us your resume!

How would you best describe the culture and working environment at Mobee?

At Mobee, we believe in doing whatever it takes, treating others with respect, doing the right thing always, and consistently delivering results. We strive to innovate and bring our clients unparalleled service by remaining true to our core values. We work hard all while keeping a positive and fun work environment!

What types of activities are employees involved in at or outside the office?

We’re a pretty active group. We’ve got skiers, snowmobilers, golfers, runners, musicians, gamers, bikers, and even a MMA fighter!

Share some random fun facts for our readers.           

A. We’ve hosted a pink gorilla, Chewbacca, and Keytar Bear at our office.

B. Top earning Bees (users of our app) can earn thousands of dollars a year


Rapid Fire Q&A

What’s on tap?

Boom Sauce by Lord Hobo

Star Wars or Star Trek?

Star Wars

iPhone or Android?

iPhone

Favorite employee perk?

Flex Vacation time

What TV show describes your culture?

Game of Thrones (You have to be here to understand)

What music is playing in your office?

90’s music, Coldplay, it depends on which office you walk past

View from your office

Mobee view from the office

Messiest desk / Cleanest Desk


Employee Testimonials

“ I like working at Mobee because the level of interdepartmental collaboration and support is unparalleled!  We're all working for the same goal, and the positive, team-oriented environment is uplifting!”

Chad Rucker, Director of Sales

Chad Rucker, Mobee
Hiherson Danila, Mobee

“I love working at Mobee because I'm surrounded by very smart people and I have to bring my A-game everyday.” 

Hiherson Danila, Senior UI Designer

“I love working at Mobee because I love the innovative idea of what we do and what we deliver. I love working at Mobee, because I love the dynamics of our workplace”

Maria Vielman, Mission Quality Control Manager

Maria Vielman, Mobee

Keith Cline is the Founder of VentureFizz.  Follow him on Twitter: @kcline6.