Tophatter is the world’s fastest, most entertaining marketplace for more than 20 million shoppers. The Tophatter marketplace connects buyers and sellers around the globe in real-time, lightning-fast auctions for jewelry, electronics, beauty, and household items at up to 80% off retail prices. Leveraging ever-expanding data for merchandising and personalization, nearly every item sells in an average of 90 seconds.

Tophatter is funded by leading Silicon Valley venture capital firms, including Goodwater Capital, August Capital and CRV. We are based in San Francisco and Shanghai, China.

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A quick look at Tophatter's people

Ali Michel

Ali Michel

VP, User Experience & Design

Ali leads the Product and Design Teams to grow business by strengthening user experience, acquisition, onboarding, and personalization. She also helped navigate a site-wide redesign and improve select policies.

Austin Henggeler

Austin Henggeler

Head of Account Management

Austin oversees the team that monitors sellers on the marketplace to offer guidance and report on general e-commerce trends. He also spearheads larger projects, like introducing advertising for sellers.

Brett Davis

Brett Davis

Software Engineer

Brett operates as a full-stack engineer, making adjustments to all aspects of the platform in addition to third-party services. His main goal is helping engineers bring new customer-facing features to life.

Benefits & Perks

Our mission is to spark moments of fun and fulfillment, for our shoppers and our team. Tophatter HQ is a light-filled office by AT&T Park with plenty of space to grow. Catered lunch, spontaneous happy hours, game nights, daily meditation, and quarterly nights out provide plenty of opportunities to bond and relax.

Tophatter also believes that that wellbeing and downtime are just as important as building camaraderie and getting things done. We offer comprehensive insurance coverage and unlimited personal time off in a culture that encourages you to use it. Plus: a commuter subsidy, employee gym memberships, and a generous parental leave policy.

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Team Triumphs

With the engagement of a game and the economics of a marketplace, Tophatter is redefining e-commerce. Tophatter generated over $300 million of GMV in 2017 (100% up on 2016) and sells 100,000+ items every single day.

Despite growing fast, Tophatter has maintained the entrepreneurial energy that made the 90-second auction concept a hit. New team members have immediate opportunities to get involved; you rarely hear the word "no" here. Our all-hands-on-deck approach provides room to try new things without fear of failure.

Like our auctions, Tophatter is a high-energy team. Collaboration and enthusiasm are the core of Tophatter's team spirit. We're looking for people who share our excitement and who are ready to make a difference as part of our team.


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