Polar creates advertising technology for agencies and publishers.

Founded 2008
16-50 employees
  • News, Media, Advertising, & Publishing
  • Headquarters address
    2300 Yonge St., Suite 1600, Toronto (virtual address)

    Our Social Display technology is used by hundreds of agencies and publishers to extend social ads from Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and more onto the open web in display ad inventory. Over 5,000 advertisers have run billions of ads using our technology.

    Our Branded Content technology is used by publishers to promote branded content on-site through native ad formats. Over 2,500 publisher sites have delivered over 100 billion direct-sold native ads using Polar over the past several years.

    Our business has over 200 clients in 30 countries, including the likes of IPG, GroupM, News Corp, The Telegraph, NBC, and more, and our solutions are supported in every major DSP, SSP, and ad server.

    We're an agile, product-lead company with a strong focus on quality software development.

    Tech stack

    React, Django, MySQL, Redis, Chef, JavaScript, Spark, Redux, Google Cloud Platform, AWS, Hadoop, Selenium, Github, Sentry, JIRA


    Compensation and retirement

    Performance bonus
    Stock Options

    Health and wellness

    Health insurance
    Dental insurance
    Vision insurance
    Life insurance
    Disability insurance

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off
    Paid holidays
    Flexible working hours
    Work from home flexibility

    Personal development

    Internship program
    Polar - Casual work environment
    Polar - Great teammates
    Polar - Fun peer recognition
    Polar - Fun events
    Polar - Transparent and collaborative culture -- also, our CEO loves post-it notes
    Polar - Customer roundtables
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    Polar - Work with partners, not customers
    Polar - Fun team events
    Polar - Family friendly
    Polar - Growing up together
    Polar - Sometimes we go axe throwing
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