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Bolt is on a mission to help retailers better connect with their shoppers at all stages of the buying journey in a merchant-friendly way.

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Culture Values
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Transparent & Candid
Collaboration over Competition
Collaboration over Competition
Growth & Learning
Growth & Learning
Mission Driven
Mission Driven
Inclusive & Diverse
Inclusive & Diverse
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Maju Kuruvilla
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Good WLB and Move too fast

3/11/2024 - Data Scientist
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4 day work week was good


Move too fast and leadership was not good

DEI Mission: Bolt is committed to creating a diverse, equitable, and inclusive workforce. Our team, company, and product thrives when we get this right. We aim to create a workplace where individually we contribute to and collectively we celebrate the diversity of our team. We strive to create a product that levels the commerce playing field for all and, in doing so, works across all cultures, races, origins, social backgrounds, religions, ages, genders, sexual orientation, and disabilities. 

Bolt’s current affinity (ERG) groups:
BoltQ (for LGBTQ+ individuals and allies)
Bolt Women’s Network (for Women and allies)
BAANG (Bolt Asian Affinity Network Group - for Asian individuals and allies)
Unidos (for LatinX individuals and allies)
Bolt Caregivers Network (for all caregivers and allies)

Our Values

Our Partnerships are Win-Win
Some say the customer is always right. We say that when we work with our customers as a team, we mutually find the best outcomes. In other words, we view our partnerships with our merchants, our partners, and even our employees as win-win. 

Live Curiously
We believe a learning and growth mindset is how we evolve and grow as a business and as individuals. At its core, a growth mindset requires curiosity, humility, and openness to giving and receiving feedback from everyone we work with.

Founder Mentality
We embrace the founder mentality — that means approaching every problem as if we owned the company (because we do). We execute with attention to detail, "connect the dots" across the organization, want to build something great, and we are not afraid to get our hands dirty in the process. 

United + Unique
Our team is united by many shared values and we see our individual differences as a competitive advantage. We value the strength that comes when we acknowledge, respect, and embrace our unique histories, skills, and experiences. And, we firmly believe that we win when we are united in our differences.

Be 20% Wrong, Chase 10X
We move fast, take risks, and chase big outcomes wherever possible. We're constantly pushing the company forward. Never taking our eye off of growth and impact. We've created an environment where we can act fearlessly.

Writing > Talking
We value writing over talking. It promotes systematic thought and reasoned arguments, creates a results-oriented mindset, removes the influence of the loudest voices in the room, and creates a culture where teammates are eager to and can easily share and collaborate. 

Our Culture

Good People
We’re uniquely driven by our values. Not only do they guide how we work, they also help dictate how we treat one another. We don’t shy away from candid feedback, we welcome it; we don’t win as individuals, we win as a team, and most importantly - we leave our egos at the door.

Meaningful Work
We’re a lean company addressing some of the biggest challenges in ecommerce. As such, we’re counting on you to bring your passion, courage, and creativity to the table every day. From the start, you’ll practice extreme ownership over your ideas and have the opportunity to work on high-impact projects. You’ll be part of a collaborative culture, find mentorship opportunities, and you’ll have the ability to work with some of the most driven individuals in the industry who will push you to become the best version of yourself every day. 

Tremendous Impact
We’re building more than just a platform. Bolt is changing the way shoppers purchase online and helping retailers in the process. As a member of the Bolt team, you’ll hone your critical thinking, you’ll sharpen your problem-solving skills and you’ll have a tremendous impact on the lives of the millions of shoppers who interact with our checkout daily. 


At Bolt, we believe that everyone succeeds when they feel safe, heard and empowered. Since day one, we’ve prioritized authenticity and transparency, and it's the reason our teammates are able to bring their whole selves to work.

Bolt is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. 


Building a world-class product starts with building a world-class team. We take care of our team by offering our employees a competitive mix of compensation, benefits and perks.

  • Comprehensive health coverage: Medical, dental and vision
  • Remote-first workplace that prioritizes flexibility
  • 4 day work weeks
  • Time away: Flexible PTO, paid holidays, floating holidays and your birthday off!
  • Paid parental leave
  • Competitive pay
  • Retirement plans
  • Virtual and in-person team & company events
Bolt Awards & Accolades

Fortune Best Workplaces in Technology, Fortune, Great Place to Work U.S.,, 2023 Fortune’s Best Workplaces in the Bay Area, Fortune, Great Place to Work U.S.,, 2023 Fortune Best Medium Workplaces, Fortune, Great Place to Work U.S.,, 2023 Forbes 10 Biggest Fintech Companies in America, Forbes, 2023 Modern Retail: Best Omnichannel Commerce Experience, Modern Retail, 2023

We solve never-before-seen problems

Democratizing commerce, however, takes a lot of teamwork. Our team is doing the difficult work of rethinking the entire shopping experience from the ground up. As pioneers in the industry, we are solving deep problems that others have been too scared to touch. Our customers look to us not only as their partners, but also as leaders in this space—carving an uncharted path forward.

About Bolt

Retailers use Bolt's lightning-fast, one-click checkout to convert, retain, and delight more shoppers.

We empower independent brands

Our goal is to help democratize commerce by making buying effortless, everywhere. We envision a world rich with flourishing, independent businesses; and, we’re striving to help merchants of all sizes sell more, grow faster, and compete, even with the goliaths. Bolt’s Checkout OS is the first of its kind to integrate most major shopping carts, as well as Checkout (everything conversion), Fraud Protection (approval-first fraud engine), and Payments (payments processing solution) and Shopper Retention. In addition, the Bolt Network—with Bolt Accounts at its core—enables tens of millions of shoppers to have seamless one-click checkout experiences across every Bolt retailer, even if they’ve never visited that store before. This leads to happy, repeat shoppers. Learn how Bolt is perfecting checkout for online retailers.

Get to know Bolt It doesn’t take magic to turn shoppers into lifetime customers. It just takes Bolt. Learn more about our shockingly simple solution at
⚡Shockingly simple checkout ⚡Shop faster than you can say “one click.”