Spare Labs Overview

  • www.sparelabs.com
  • Vancouver, Canada
  • 1 to 50 Employees
  • 2015
  • Company - Private
  • Enterprise Software & Network Solutions
  • $1 to $5 million (USD)

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You may be wondering where the idea for "Spare" came from. Would you believe me if I told you it started with an autonomous boat? Our founders met when building an autonomous sailboat to cross the Atlantic Ocean, and from then on, Josh, Kristoffer and Alexey were hooked on the ...
Mission: Spare is on a mission to empower everyone to unlock the potential of mobility.

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Spare Labs Reviews

4.5
89%
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Kristoffer Vik Hansen
Kristoffer Vik Hansen
10 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee

"Great place that has impact"

Apr 10, 2022 - Anonymous Employee
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Pros

Incredibly high performing team, everybody goes the extra mile. If you want to work at a company that actually has an impact on the world, Spare is your place. We are truly changing the landscape of

Cons

Spare grew a lot during the pandemic, and I think it's still trying to figure out its culture with most people working remotely. If you're not careful setting boundaries, you could easily get burned

Advice to Management

The founders are still too involved in day-to-day tasks involving product, engineering, sales etc. They're incredible at getting things done and problem-solving, but sometimes this comes at the
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Diversity & Inclusion at Spare Labs

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Spare Labs Interviews

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Positive59%
Negative27%
Neutral14%
Getting an Interview
Applied online78%
Recruiter22%
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  1. Software Engineer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Canada
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    Application

    I applied online. I interviewed at Spare Labs (Canada) in Apr 2022

    Interview

    Got an assessment invitation just a few days after. Questions were poorly stated and limitations were nowhere to be found. Told they not moving forward despite having 15 out of 20 test cases passed, guess they wanted 100% lol
    Interview

    LC medium questions but must be optimized time complexity

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