Overview

Lose It! is mobilizing the world to achieve a healthy weight. In a 2016 study with the National Institute of Health, 72.7% of users who actively used Lose It! achieved clinically significant weight loss. Downloaded by over 35 million people around the world, Lose It! is the most effective, personal, app-based weight loss program. Members have lost over 100 million pounds (and counting!).

Lose It! empowers its members to live healthier lives and achieve their weight loss goals through a connected community, motivation and challenges, nutrition & fitness guidance, and the insights that come from tracking daily calories, exercise, and nutrition. Lose It! is powered by proven nutritional science, robust behavioral data, and customer-centered software development.

Founded in 2008, FitNow, Inc. d/b/a Lose It! is a private company headquartered in Boston, MA. It is currently available on iOS, Android, Apple watch and web.

Culture

Why work at Lose It!?

If you picture yourself working on solving one of the world’s biggest issues with a smart team, then heading out for apps and drinks with your peers, we’re the company for you! Join our creative, fun, fast-moving company that values learning over perfection and provides opportunities to advance your skills.

Compelling markets and technology: Lose It! is at the forefront of health and fitness, corporate wellness, machine learning, nutrigenomics and mobile and cloud computing.

A track record of success: Our founders are seasoned startup professionals; they've taken a company public, sold companies to Macromedia and Microsoft, and raised capital from firms ranging from General Catalyst to Polaris to United Healthcare's Innovation Group.

Small team, deep and interesting challenges: We may be a small team (under 50 people total), but we're always pushing the limits of current knowledge. The problems we solve are deep, complex and fascinating.

Professional growth opportunities:  We encourage continuous learning through sponsoring employees to attend conferences and seminars to network, expand their knowledge and build their skillset. We also incorporate team building exercises, brainstorming sessions, and retreats to optimize how we work together as a team.

We have fun: We have a genuine camaraderie that makes us look forward to coming to work every day. (Our other perks and benefits don't hurt either.)

  • Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
  • Benefits

As a tech company in an industry known for systematic exclusivity that disproportionately affects women and people of color, Lose It! stands to oppose these biases, providing equal opportunities to all and creating a diverse and inclusive culture for our employees, members, and community.

We believe it is our responsibility to empower every person to reach a healthy weight, regardless of any diversifying factor. The best way for us to achieve this goal is to commit to continuous learning and education in this area, creating opportunities for us to reflect the rich diversity seen across the world.

Lose It! is committed to creating an environment and culture where diversity is celebrated and each individual feels heard, appreciated, and has the tools they need to flourish and grow.

By developing a sincere appreciation for and understanding of diverse perspectives, experiences, and identities, not only will we create a stronger culture for our employees, but we will also make better, more informed decisions in adapting our product, creating a weight loss solution that is highly effective and inclusive for all members.

Flexible hours
Open vacation policy
Profit sharing
401(k) matching
Gym membership or wellness reimbursement
Commuter subsidization and prime location for public transportation
Health, dental, and vision insurance for you and your family
Life insurance and disability benefits
Casual dress code
Company lunches and happy hours
Weekly organic fruit delivery
Frequent company outings and trips
Great collective beer knowledge