SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zipwhip, the inventor of Texting for Business™, announced today that it has been recognized as one of Seattle Business magazine’s 100 Best Companies to Work For for the third consecutive year and one of the Puget Sound Business Journal's Best Workplaces for the second year in a row. Zipwhip team members identified the company as a great place to work based on their trust in leadership, team dynamics and corporate culture.
“We have an amazing team and I couldn't be more proud of the strong, supportive, innovative culture that has emerged within Zipwhip,” said John Lauer, CEO of Zipwhip. “Amid the challenges of 2020, the constant change and the shift to remote work, our team has come together and grown stronger. I want to thank everyone at Zipwhip for building each other up and coming together to support our shared goals and values.”
Zipwhip was awarded the distinction by Seattle Business magazine based on an anonymous employee survey that relates to their career and work satisfaction across 10 categories. The company placed No. 13 in the 'large companies' category for companies with 150 employees and above.
The Puget Sound Business Journal honored Zipwhip for its workplace culture across six categories encompassing trust in leadership and team dynamics. Zipwhip ranked No. 16 on the Business Journals’ list of 20 best companies in the extra-large workplaces category. Companies that made the list had the highest composite score in an employee survey administered by Quantum Workplaces on behalf of the Puget Sound Business Journal.
Zipwhip pioneered the texting-for-business industry when it text-enabled the first landline phone number in 2014. Today, over 35,000 businesses rely on Zipwhip’s technology to communicate with their customers and employees. The latest rankings add to a growing list of recognitions for Zipwhip in 2020, including awards and highlights celebrating Zipwhip’s culture, leadership and work environment:
- John Lauer, CEO of Zipwhip, was named a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2020 Pacific Northwest Awards
- Zipwhip was listed on the 2020 Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies in America
- Zipwhip was nominated as a Next Tech Titan finalist in the GeekWire Awards, which celebrate the best in Pacific Northwest tech
As the industry leader, Zipwhip prioritizes its people and culture through HR initiatives including leadership training, learning and development opportunities and volunteer outings. Plus, every Zipwhip employee receives benefits such as comprehensive medical plans; stock options and a 401k match; paid maternity and paternity leave; generous vacation time and a flexible work-from-home policy; complimentary gym memberships; free lunch, snacks and drinks with kombucha on tap; social events; and more.
Zipwhip was the first company to enable texting on existing business phone numbers, and today is the world’s leading business-texting software and API provider. More than 35,000 companies use Zipwhip to increase customer engagement and drive growth through texting on their existing landline, VoIP or toll-free phone number. Intuitive cloud-based software, an enterprise-grade API and direct network connectivity mean businesses can use any computer or mobile device to securely and reliably reach their customers, every time. Your customers are only a text away: https://www.zipwhip.com