Choosing a company to work for can be difficult. Large corporates offer depth of expertise and strong training and support, as well as great name for your CV. Startups on the other hand are fast-paced, free from hierarchy and collaborative. But what if you could have the best of both worlds?
Introducing the high-growth company. These are innovative organisations that combine the excitement of working for an early-stage company with the resources and support of established ones. The best bit: their rapid growth means they have a great product or service and are on their way to greatness.
For a job seeker, there’s no better time to join a high-growth company. You’ll be given the opportunity to have a real impact on the business and you’ll be challenged to learn and grow, but you’ll have security in your role.
Here are 8 of the fastest growing companies in Hong Kong and what they offer employees:
What they do: Chengbao is leading the way to a more private and secure digital world. The company makes cybersecurity software for consumers in over 200 countries. They’re profitable, growing and just getting started.
What they offer employees: Chengbao gives employees autonomy to do what they’re good at in a fun, collaborative environment. They prioritise productivity and creativity with minimal management overhead and a healthy work-life balance.
Cool perks: Chengbao do everything to look after their people, including free breakfast, excellent medical coverage, many learning opportunities, a great office with ping pong table and pullup bars, and a focus on healthy work-life balance
What they do: PRIZM is a leading provider of integrated digital marketing and e-commerce solutions
What they offer employees: PRIZM has open two-way learning between management and employees, who are the real users of social media, and a strong focus on learning, development and coaching
Cool perks: PRIZM has one of the best offices in Hong Kong, with different areas specifically designed for collaboration, socialising and relaxation, as well as ping pong, table football and free refreshments
What they do: Odoo’s mission is to transform the way companies run their business through all-in-one software that’s simple, intuitive, full-featured and tightly integrated
What they offer employees: At the heart of the Odoo’s culture is investment in recruiting, developing and retaining great people, and giving them the autonomy and freedom to be awesome.
Cool perks: Odoo’s people work hard but play hard too, with great team activities, events and benefits, including ‘play any sport with colleagues and the bill is covered’.
What they do: foodpanda is one of the world’s largest online food ordering marketplaces,
What they offer employees: foodpanda is willing to share responsibilities and challenge employees, providing an environment in which people can grow quickly
Cool perks: long with a monthly social budget that includes regular happy hours and beer pong, the foodpanda team bond together at restaurant openings – getting to try Hong Kong’s best new food together.
What they do: An e-commerce platform that's streamlining logistics for online businesses.
What they offer employees: With a flat team structure, employees work alongside the co-founders and managers, receiving excellent on-the-job training, feedback and coaching.
Cool perks: Equity share for every employee, gym allowance, office video games, regular team building activities.
What they do: A hyper growth company, Lalamove has expanded its same day delivery and courier service across China and Southeast Asia.
What they offer employees: Lalamove focuses on how individuals and the company can grow together. With such a fast-growing business, there are many opportunities for junior staff to develop into managers.
Cool perks: Friday jam sessions, weekly sports activities, weekend trips and many more.
What they do: A Hong Kong favourite, Deliveroo brings the best food right to your door.
What they offer employees: Deliveroo offers employees a huge range of development opportunities including training courses, personality tests and a wealth of online resources.
Cool perks: 'Fun Friday' lunches Deliveroo'd to the office, gym subsidies and regular social events.
What they do: GoGoVan is the first app-based platform for transporting goods in Asia.
What they offer employees: The company has a flat hierarchy where GoGoVaners are free to voice their ideas and opinions, and even have a mailbox where they can write anything they like to management.
Cool perks: Monthly events, infinite amount of drinks and snacks, and many more.
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