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Dojo

We empower businesses to thrive in the experience economy.

1001+ employees
  • Fintech
  • B2C
  • B2B
  • Payments
Paddington, London, UK

Company mission

To empower businesses to thrive in the Experience Economy, by creating the tools and technology that turn transactions into meaningful relationships.

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41% female employees

21% employee growth in 12 months

Otta's take

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Xav Kearney

CTO of Otta

Dojo has been around for over ten years, after starting in 2009. In that time they have very much established themselves as a go-to partner for small businesses using card payments, allowing them to take control over the end-to-end payments process.

Their customer first strategy has made them a market leader, meaning they are handling more than £20bn in transactions each year. Since launching Dojo has grown to team of more than 950 and they have opened offices throughout the UK. The company has become profitable, and in the year ahead are looking to grow the team further and expand internationally, including in Ireland, Spain, France, and Italy.

The payments platform sector has become increasingly competitive as more and more entries to the market are trying to find niche spaces to play in. However, Dojo have not only established a foothold but have managed to grow their small business clientele over the years. They have set themselves apart with their customer-first approach, building their product specifically to address the needs of customers and continuing to keep customers at the centre of every decision.

Benefits

  • 6 months paid maternity leave and 10 weeks paid paternity (baby bonding) leave
  • Employee assistance programme, mental health champions, and our mental health support platform, Spill.
  • Peppy, a specialist health app that provides support for your health, including menopause, fertility, women’s health, and men’s health
  • GymFlex and Fitness classes
  • 25 days holiday, and we'll increase this one day for each year you're at Dojo
  • Holiday trading, up to 5 days per year
  • Birthday Leave
  • 4 weeks fully paid sabbatical after 4 years of continuous service
  • Women in Leadership Mentorship Programme
  • Learning & Development opportunities with Career Pathways
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Electric car leasing
  • Charitable giving
  • Dojo socials
  • Private medical, dental, and life assurance
  • Dog friendly offices

Company values

  • Customer Obsessed - We focus on the details to help customers thrive
  • Curious - We have an insatiable to desire to learn and innovate
  • Relentless - We persevere even when it’s easier not to

Founders

Jan Farrarons

(Co-founder)

Was a Director of Global Payments inc before founding JudoPay, Capital on tap and Paymentsense

George Karibian

(Co-founder)

Serial entrepreneur. Also founded Euroffice, XLN Telecom, Capital on Tap and Judo Payments

Diversity & Inclusion at Dojo

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Justine Craston (Social Value Manager)

  • Dojo’s 150,000+ customers reflect the diversity of the UK High Street. Building teams with diverse backgrounds that are representative of the customer base which we serve is fundamental to creating innovative products at Dojo. Whoever you are, if you’re passionate about your work, curious, relentless and customer-obsessed, you have a place at Dojo.
  • Our employee-led communities, including The Black Experience, Women at Dojo, and Pride at Dojo, exist as safe spaces of respect and privacy led and driven by individuals rather than the People Team. Anyone can set one up.
  • We partner with organisations like SheCanCode and Black Young Professionals to ensure wide access to talent.
  • Learn more about Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Dojo at https://www.dojo.careers/our-culture/diversity-equity-inclusion/

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