Friends.
New People.
All Around You.

See Who's
Around You

Discover friends, make new connections, and learn more about the people in your city. You never know what might come of it.

See Who's
Around You

Discover friends, make new connections, and learn about the people in your city. You never know what might come of it.

The Amazing Ways People
Are Using Highlight

The Amazing Ways People Are Using Highlight

  • Wow. I was on vacation in Munich and Highlight alerted me that an old friend I hadn't seen in 10 years was a block away. What a small world!

    - Christophe D.

  • Last week it was my birthday and I wrote that on my profile. As I walked around town, complete strangers wished me happy birthday!

    - Amanda T.

  • I got my current job through a guys who was near me on Highlight two years ago. Funny how a chance encounter like that can change your life.

    - William D.

  • I like using it to know when visitors have arrived. When they're a block away, I get notified. It's pretty magical.

    - Jenna C.

  • I saw a guy I kind of know at a coffee shop and I totally blanked on his name and then his profile popped up on Highlight! It was perfect.

    - George U.

The Team

Highlight is made with care by a small team in San Francisco
who believes that life is more fun and meaningful when you know
about the people around you.

Highlight is made with care by a small team in San Francisco who believes that life is more fun and meaningful when you know about the people around you.

  • Paul

    CEO, Co-founder

  • Ben

    CTO, Co-founder

  • J.J.

    Operations

  • Brian

    Product Manager

  • Yang

    Software Engineer

  • Revant

    Software Engineer

  • Brandon

    Software Engineer

  • Chris

    Software Engineer

  • Kris

    Product Designer

  • Rex

    Highlight Mascot

We are fortunate to be backed by DFJ, Benchmark Capital, and
many of the top investors in Silicon Valley and New York.

We are fortunate to be backed by DFJ, Benchmark Capital, and many of the top investors in Silicon Valley and New York.

We are fortunate to be backed by DFJ, Benchmark Capital, and
many of the top investors in Silicon Valley and New York.

We're Hiring!

We're a team of engineers and designers - academically from places like Stanford, Brown, and CalTech, and previously at companies like Google, Facebook, and Apple. If you're excited about our vision and want to learn more, we'd love to hear from you.

If you're excited about our vision and want to learn more, we'd love to hear from you.

Things We Value

  • Smart Coworkers

    We hire really, really smart people. At Highlight, you'll always be challenged to think creatively in an immersive working environment.

  • Hard Problems

    Highlight is just now possible. Our days are filled with fascinating design and engineering problems that no one has solved before.

  • Deep Focus on Learning

    From talks, to conferences, to mentorship programs, we invest heavily to make sure you're constantly learning and growing.

  • Top-Tier Investors

    The investors behind Highlight are the same ones behind Google, Twitter, SpaceX, Uber and Snapchat.

  • Beautiful Working Space

    Our office is a beautiful, creative space in the heart of downtown San Francisco, close to BART/MUNI and wonderful food options.

  • Strong Culture

    We work hard and have fun - with frequent hack days, meals together, joking around, and all types of team outings.

  • Great Benefits

    We have fantastic health care, healthy snacks and meals, snacks, lunches, dinners, and much more.

  • Financial Upside

    We pay well, offer generous stock options, and promote people aggressively. The potential financial upside is very large.

  • Massive Impact

    If we can do what we're trying to do, the world will never be the same. We're creating some amazing things, and you could be a part of it.

  • Smart Coworkers

    We hire really, really smart people. At Highlight, you'll always be challenged to think creatively in an immersive working environment.

  • Hard Problems

    Highlight is just now possible. Our days are filled with fascinating design and engineering problems that no one has solved before.

  • Deep Focus on Learning

    From talks, to conferences, to mentorship programs, we invest heavily to make sure you're constantly learning and growing.

  • Top-Tier Investors

    The investors behind Highlight are the same ones behind Google, Twitter, SpaceX, Uber and Snapchat.

  • Beautiful Working Space

    Our office is a beautiful, creative space in the heart of downtown San Francisco, close to BART/MUNI and wonderful food options.

  • Strong Culture

    We work hard and have fun - with frequent hack days, meals together, joking around, and all types of team outings.

  • Great Benefits

    We have fantastic health care, healthy snacks and meals, snacks, lunches, dinners, and much more.

  • Financial Upside

    We pay well, offer generous stock options, and promote people aggressively. The potential financial upside is very large.

  • Massive Impact

    If we can do what we're trying to do, the world will never be the same. We're creating some amazing things, and you could be a part of it.

  • Smart Coworkers

    We hire really, really smart people. At Highlight, you'll always be challenged to think creatively in an immersive working environment.

  • Hard Problems

    Highlight is just now possible. Our days are filled with fascinating design and engineering problems that no one has solved before.

  • Deep Focus on Learning

    From talks, to conferences, to mentorship programs, we invest heavily to make sure you're constantly learning and growing.

  • Top-Tier Investors

    The investors behind Highlight are the same ones behind Google, Twitter, SpaceX, Uber and Snapchat.

  • Beautiful Working Space

    Our office is a beautiful, creative space in the heart of downtown San Francisco, close to BART/MUNI and wonderful food options.

  • Strong Culture

    We work hard and have fun - with frequent hack days, meals together, joking around, and all types of team outings.

  • Great Benefits

    We have fantastic health care, healthy snacks and meals, snacks, lunches, dinners, and much more.

  • Financial Upside

    We pay well, offer generous stock options, and promote people aggressively. The potential financial upside is very large.

  • Massive Impact

    If we can do what we're trying to do, the world will never be the same. We're creating some amazing things, and you could be a part of it.

Open Positions

In the News

Here are a few posts that tell you a bit more about what we're doing
and how Highlight is being used around the world.

Here are a few posts that tell you a bit more about what we're doing and how Highlight is being used around the world.

If you have a press inquiry, we'd love to hear from you.

You can also find more info on our press page.

If you have a press inquiry, we'd love to hear from you.

You can also find more info on our
press page.