About Us

The Yoop

Welcome to Expensify North!

You may have noticed that a good portion of our employees live and work in Michigan’s upper peninsula (aka the UP, aka the Yoop). Actually, about half of the Expensify family is based in the UP. We have a sweet team of customer support, software development, and data entry workers there helping us bring Expense Reports that Don’t Suck to the rest of the world.

 
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How it all began

It started as an experiment with family and friends. An employee from the Upper Peninsula in Michigan saw an opportunity to brings jobs back to the community he grew up in, which was still recovering from the 2008 economic recession. He invited a few friends and family members to try and see if working remotely for a San Francisco-based startup would be a viable model for the startup’s growth.

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Scaling the team

Within months, the team of one grew to three, then ten, and it still continues to grow today. Since 2013, we’ve created more than fifty jobs and counting in the surrounding area, which includes Ironwood, Wakefield, Bessemer, Hurley, WI, and the smaller towns in between. Initially focused on data entry, the positions have since diversified to include management, support, and junior developer roles. 

 
A shot of our UP office. 

A shot of our UP office. 

Poker night in the UP!

Poker night in the UP!

 
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Community support and impact

Along the way, we’ve received insurmountable support and enthusiasm from Gogebic Community College, Jim Lorensen, President of GCC, and Jim Halverson, Lead of the Computer Information Technology Program. At least half of our Michigan team has graduated from or taken classes at GCC, and some of our current colleagues were even directly referred to us from GCC professors. In return, we’re proud to support the college and community further by offering Gogebic’s first computer science scholarship to first year students. Needless to say, we love the GCC community!

Join the Expensify team

Are you an Upper Michigan resident looking to join our team? Expensify is always on the look out for bright, new talent interested in software development and customer support! 

Join our UP family in our brand new office in downtown Ironwood and enjoy the flexibility of working at home when you need to. Interested? Learn more and get in touch!

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Meet Your Future Crew

From San Francisco to London, we’ve got one hell of a team that just can’t stop growing. We’re collaborators, innovators, friends, and for a month each year, travel buddies. Meet our diverse team of rockstars who are eager to rid the world of expense reports that suck!

Meet the Team