Octane

We are a specialty finance fintech, our mission is to enable our customers to live their passion by making recreational purchases instant, seamless, and ubiquitous.

Founded 2014
201-500 employees
  • Banking, Corporate Finance, & Investing
  • Headquarters address
    116 W 32nd St., 9th Floor, New York, NY 10001

    Octane is a Fintech company whose mission is to connect people with their passions. With a focus on the powersports market, Octane reaches riders through editorial brands such as Cycle World and UTV Driver, and helps consumers buy their favorite vehicles with instant, frictionless financing. On Octane.co, powersports shoppers can research vehicles, prequalify for a loan, and instantly check rates with no obligation and no impact to their credit. Octane connects customers with partnered dealerships, where they can complete their purchase with financing. Octane works with more than 3,500 dealers in the USA, provides financing coverage for most major powersports makes, and offers promotional financing with low rates for more than 40 brands.

    We are both the platform and the lender, which means we have both high growth and positive unit economics—rare for a fintech. Octane has raised more than $100M in equity from IA Ventures, Valar Ventures, Contour Venture Partners, Citi Ventures, and other leading investors.

    Tech stack

    Python, Django, React, JavaScript, Apache Mesos, Docker, PostgreSQL, Marathon, Redshift, Jenkins, Chronos, Terraform, Ansible, AWS, EC2, Amazon S3, Amazon Cloud Front, Node.JS, DynamoDB, Spark, AWS Elastic MapReduce (EMR), AWS Lambda, cloudwatch

    Benefits

    Compensation and retirement

    401k begins after 6 months of employment. Company will contribute 3% of salary to employee's 401k regardless of any employee contribution.
    Stock Options
    401k
    401k matching
    Commuter assistance plans

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance
    FSA (Flexible Spending Plan)
    EAP (Employee Assistance Program)
    Legal assistance

    Vacation and time off

    - Self Managed PTO that requires 2 weeks, but allows up to 5 weeks PTO, as well as 11 Holidays
    Paid time off
    Paid holidays
    Flexible working hours
    Work from home flexibility
    Maternity benefits
    Paternity benefits

    Personal development

    Educational Assistance/ Tuition Reimbursement up to $3K / year.
    Tuition reimbursement

    Values and quality of life

    Employee groups and committees
    Snacks and beverages
    Catered breakfasts
    Catered lunches
    Company activities
    Games and recreation
    Employee discount programs
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