About Pioneer

We're a small team dedicated to finding and supporting the next great set of scientists, artists, entrepreneurs and civic activists.

Pioneer is also supported by an amazing team of part-time contributors and experts. So far, we're proudly funded by Stripe and Marc Andreessen. We will likely raise money from other investors over time.

You can read more about Pioneer here:

Interested in helping us find the innovators of the future? We're hiring!

Growth

We've funded over 100 Pioneers from applicants in 150 countries. What would it take to find the next 1,000 Pioneers? How would you grow the Pioneer Tournament to 100,000 players? How would you reach brilliant founders scattered around the globe?

If you like hard problems, are analytical, and are an amazing teammate, we want to talk to you.

You might be a fit if:

These aren’t hard requirements, but just the flavor of what we’re looking for. Email jobs+growth@pioneer.app with your resume and a short description of why you want to work at Pioneer.

Software Engineer

In the short term many of our technical challenges are equal parts computer science and psychology. How do you build a product that can identify talent? How do you then motivate people to become the best version of themselves? If you were building the Harvard campus, but entirely online, could you make it work?

It requires great intuition and solid engineering. We're built on Ruby on Rails and Javascript.

You might be a fit if:

These aren’t hard requirements, but just the flavor of what we’re looking for. Email jobs+eng@pioneer.app with your resume and a short description of why you want to work at Pioneer.

Game Designer

We're inspired by the motivational attributes of video games. We'd like to use that power to make Pioneers more productive and happy.

We're looking for someone who can code and has experience designing gaming systems. We're built on Ruby on Rails and Javascript.

You might be a fit if:

These aren’t hard requirements, but just the flavor of what we’re looking for. Email jobs+gamedesign@pioneer.app with your resume and a short description of why you want to work at Pioneer.