Hoodline

We're mapping the world around you, from neighborhood news, to what to see and do locally.

Founded 2016
16-50 employees
  • News, Media, Advertising, & Publishing
  • Headquarters address
    San Francisco

    What we do

    Hoodline is a media tech company that powers hyperlocal content discovery across the US. Using machine learning and data science, Hoodline turns raw data signals into thousands of automated local stories and videos each month. Hoodline's platform also tags and contextualizes content from hundreds of partner publications, adding exact location and dozens of other classifying meta-data to each story.

    Hoodline's APIs and SDK make it easy for any app or site to integrate with its platform to recommend fresh and relevant content to their users. Partners include ABC, Yahoo Search, MSN, Eventbrite, Uber, CBS, Advance Digital, Zumper and McClatchy, delivering 200M story recommendations per quarter. Investors include Neoteny, Rakuten, Greylock Ventures, Eric Schmidt's Innovation Endeavors, CRV, Social Capital, Sound Ventures, Dentsu, Disney, and the Knight Enterprise Fund. Team of 25 in SF.

    How We Interview & Hire

    Our interview process begins with an introductory call to help you better understand the opportunity, give us a better into your interests and motivations, and help you decide if Hoodline is the right place for you to be your happiest and most successful self. From there, we will conduct a technical screen with one of our engineers. Lastly, you will be invited onsite to interview with an interview with our product/engineering group. Our onsite interview is designed to assess for a broad range of skills so that we can gain a holistic understanding of what you bring to the team.

    Tech stack

    Node.js, Python, React, Postgres / PostGIS​, ElasticSearch, Heroku, GCP, AWS

    Benefits

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance

    Values and quality of life

    Catered lunches
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