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Underground Elephant Feeding America Forum Program

Giving Thanks: UE Partners with Feeding America San Diego for Food Drive

In yesterday’s post we kicked the tires on Underground Elephant’s new Forum Program, which provides a gamified approach to company-wide community engagement. For the Forum’s inaugural community challenge, we selected the Make Change Count donation drive, allowing UE employees the opportunity to help alleviate homelessness in San Diego. In today’s post, we turn our attention […]

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UE Forum Program Announced at ‘Make Change Count’ Press Conference with Mayor Faulconer

As a company founded and flourishing in San Diego, we have a community-centric culture that supports our city and inspires our employees to be thoughtful, engaged citizens. On this front, there are countless opportunities to help the community and educate ourselves along the way. With a constant flow of community-based initiatives, one of the best ways […]

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The Intersection of Greatness: Effective Coaching For Both Sports and Business

In his most recent Entrepreneur article, “What World Series Fans and Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Cubs Coach Joe Maddon”, Jason Kulpa explains why he looks to sports and coaches for inspiration in corporate leadership and strategy. An excerpt from Jason’s article is included below as well as a link to his complete article in Entrepreneur. Sports metaphors are pervasive in […]

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The Future Forum: Millennials, Entrepreneurs, and Competitiveness in San Diego and Beyond

On Tuesday November 10 The Downtown San Diego Partnership’s Tech-Startup Committee organized an event with Congressional Representatives Scott Peters (52nd District, San Diego County) and Eric Swalwell (15th District, Alameda County). Attended by many of Downtown San Diego’s most prominent startups and young entrepreneurs, the conversation focused squarely on the future of our Millennials in […]

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Remembering one of our own: Greer Goebels

On October 28, 2015 Underground Elephant lost a dear friend and colleague named Greer Goebels. We will remember her as relentlessly positive, professionally focused, quick to laugh, and gracefully adventurous. She also had a stealthy wit about her that regularly caught the recipient by surprise as she delivered both a compliment and a joke. Greer […]

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Link2Downtown: A New Initiative to Retain Talent from San Diego Universities

Over 30 UC San Diego computer science engineers visited Underground Elephant’s new offices as part of an exciting new initiative to strengthen ties between local universities and Downtown’s fast-growing technology companies. Training, retaining, and attracting highly-skilled talent is critical to the growth of any innovation economy. In San Diego we do a great job training […]

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Great Place to Work Review

Underground Elephant Listed as a “Great Place to Work” in San Diego

As a culture-centric and community-focused tech company, Underground Elephant is proud to exhibit a work environment that consistently ranks it as one of San Diego’s “Great Places to Work” — and 2015 is no exception. The Great Places to Work information was gathered from anonymous surveys completed by 56 employees and then summarized in this […]

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Underground Elephant’s 7 Components of Culture

What makes a culture? A near limitless variety of factors go into creating this collective phenomenon and every organization has its own unique expression, whether or not it is intentionally supported or simply left to its own devices. At Underground Elephant, we are highlighting seven components that we believe are critical to understanding and engaging […]

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UE Named One of San Diego’s Largest Private Companies by the SDBJ

As the country’s emerging leader in real-time advertising technology and Fortune-100 SaaS marketing solutions, Underground Elephant is now the 27th largest private company in San Diego, according to the San Diego Business Journal. Underground Elephant climbed seven spots from its 34th-place ranking last year, and is projecting double-digit growth in 2015. This marks the 4th […]

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Underground Elephant’s Community Values

Underground Elephant’s Community Values are the foundation of our culture and foster a collaborative environment for the professional growth and development of everyone on our team. By sustaining a workplace dedicated to cooperation, curiosity, and adaptation, we are able to fully embrace controlled chaos as the catalyst of innovation and improved services. Our Community Values […]

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