26 - 50 employees
11 - 25 engineers
$5m - $10m funding
Pre-series a

Thryve provides a direct to consumer DNA test that looks at your poop to personalize food and probiotics.

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Why join us?

  • We just raised $4M, are profitable, funded by the richest family in America + several vcs, and have profitable unit economics (customer lifetime value is 3x our customer acquisition costs). What this means is we can grow in a healthy manner.

  • Software is eating the world. This is especially true for the realm of biology. Our team is working on combining both disciplines in biology and computer science to create a product that actually focuses on combatting disease and improving quality of life.

  • We've found product market fit through high retention (~50% mo 12), nps (40-50), and LTV:CAC (3:1).

Engineering at Thryve

Engineering team and processes

Our engineering team works on 1 week sprints. We have a product owner that runs sprint planning on Mondays and Retrospectives on Fridays. Tasks are broken down to an atomic level to provide estimates for the week. Highly collaborative environment where our 4 person engineering team works side by side on projects.

Technical Challenges

Natural Language Processing / Machine Learning on scientific literature to pull in metadata and human readable text to feed via API into our consumer application

Bioinformatics via Kraken and HitDB to help with analysis of raw 16s rRNA samples

React Native and Python for our consumer web/mobile app.

Projects you might work on
  • Create food ingredient database using scraps from websites, manually curated list, and NLP/ML generated research. Develop an API based tool that speaks with the web front-end that displays all the customer's best fit foods based on their DNA sample.

  • Build our React Native mobile app (iOS and Android) that provides the core app functions (food recs, probiotic recs, health report) with gamification logic overlaid to encourage users to engage with them app and earn rewards.

  • Work with bioinformatician and implement R and scripts to tap into public databases (NIH, HMP) to extract RNA and DNA nucleotide snippets for our bioinformatics analysis.

Tech stack
React Native

Working at Thryve

Work performance Quality output, meeting OKR goals

Growth mindset Learn from discomfort, willing to take on new things, process-oriented and aiming to improve, self-directed learning and action

Clear accountability Self-aware, clearly communicates, accountable to results and for actions

Radical Candor We’re all about being extremely candid with each other to help us improve. We give honest feedback (positive or negative) with the intent to help others improve rapidly, and do not take things personally.

Customer Obsession We care about our customers and want to provide value in their lives rather than be a burden. We care about their problems deeply.

Speed as Habit Deliver excellence with urgency. A good plan violently executed now is better than a perfect plan next week.

Perks & benefits
  • Generous Vacation

    unlimited vacation policy

  • Pet Friendly
  • Maternal/Paternal Leave

    We allow a 8 week leave for new parents

  • Company Retreats

    Last year we booked a $4000/night airbnb in Tahoe and took everyone on a snowmobile trip

    This year we plan to fly everyone to Dubai for dune bug riding

  • Flexible Hours

    Are engineers come in around 11 and leave around 6

    We work in the office on MWF and WFH on TuTh

  • Health Insurance

    We cover 50% of health and 100% of dental and vision

  • Work from Home

    We work in the office MWF and WFH TuTh

  • Relocation

    We offer a relocation bonus depending on the circumstances.

  • Transportation

    If you commute to work, we will subsidize your public transit.

  • Team Activities

    We have company outings every month to celebrate our wins

Our Team by the Numbers

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