We are best-in-class web engineering for publishers, media companies, and content creators of every size

Organic started because a tight-knit, hard-working mix of creators, media vets, and software builders were fed up with the onerous pain points inherent in publishing content for a living in the post-print, fully-digital age. We set out to build tomorrow's tech platform for creators, today.
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Matt Sechrest
Organic Founder & Board Member, Re:Wild Board Member
2021
Founding
$10M
Seed Funding
Popular Science
Bob Vila
The Drive
Saveur
Key Clients

Origin Story

rganic was born out of putting two and two together. The founding braintrust, a silicon valley SaaS alum and New York City media vet, couldn't believe how much their media colleagues struggled to operate publishing businesses in a digital-first world. For one, category-knowledgeable creators, true experts in their field, working at publisher brands with hundreds of years of established operating experience, still struggled to navigate Google Search users to their content. Second, monetization of high-trafficked news pieces would halt behind hard-to-use, legacy-established web engineering ad products.

To complete the superteam, the two recruited a personable, Salesforce-trained SaaS engineer and a UT Austin-taught, lifelong web designer to create (1) a modern, stabile codebase and engineering architecture that could easily connect to tech giants, (2) easy-to-use online tools for design-savvy publishers to publish content and track results, and (3) elegant, integrated ads and content web experiences that simultaneously drive revenue growth and audience retention.

From there, the team bought with their own money two category-leading publications they saw floundering with legacy media ownership groups. One year later the sites earned as much money in a month as they had previously in a year. Rinse and repeat with other established publishers with equally impressive legacies, and more ideas surfaced to rapidly refine the Organic thesis.


Trusted by expert publishers


Founding Team

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Matt Sechrest

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Param Desai

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Chris Rhodes

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Justin DeMaris


Our Values

Collaboration
Selflessness
Transparency
Sustainability
Ownership
Fun
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Working at Organic

We're a virtual-first, do what's best for people + planet + profit culture. We have satellite, come-when-you-can team office spaces in New York City, San Francisco, and Austin. As part of Organic, you will be a valued team member who enjoys a "same team, same focus" work dynamic and top-tier-competitive wages, benefits, and perks.

If you'd like to work with us, please send a recent CV and cover letter to recruiting@organic.ly. We would love to hear from you.

Culture Leads

We believe in building a more sustainable future for publisher brands, our company, and the planet. One of the ways we accomplish this is creating an inclusive, equitable, and innovative environment around shared values and goals. We celebrate teammates at Organic, and support each other to hit and exceed personal + team + company goals.

We believe diversity makes us smarter and more resilient, and that our work benefits from a wide array of perspectives. As a high-growth, virtual-first company, we do everything we can to provide full-view transparency and remote collegiality for our teammates.


Benefits & Perks

Equity options for all full-time employees
Equity options for all full-time employees
Complete medical and dental benefits
Complete medical and dental benefits
Matching 401(k) retirement plan
Matching 401(k) retirement plan
Unlimited PTO
Unlimited PTO

From Our Teammates

“As an innovator, it's important for me to provide creative and meaningful solutions to challenging problems. At Organic, I've not only had the opportunity to do so, but also the pleasure of working with like-minded individuals.”

Joshua Trusty

Python Developer

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“Since I started as an intern at Organic, I’ve been inspired by how supportive, engaging, and helpful everyone is, so I was ecstatic when I was able to transition to a full-time role. I feel fortunate to be part of such a knowledgeable and driven team, and I cannot wait to see the impact of the tools we’re building on the industry.”

Karen Wen

Junior Full Stack Developer

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“At Organic I'm immersed in a fast-paced environment where I'm surrounded by talented, hard-working, smart people who inspire me to level up. From the beginning, I've been supported in my growth as an engineer, and have had consistent opportunities to continue to learn.”

Lauren Manley

UX Engineer

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“Organic has one of the most collaborative environments I've been involved with in my career. Everyone is so passionate about the work they're doing, the platform we're building, and the problems we're solving. It's refreshing to have that kind of ownership at all levels of a company.”

Tony Stanhope

Lead Developer

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Media Inquiries

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What is the Seed Program?

The Seed Program provides exclusive, early access to our in-development software for qualifying media brands or publishing websites.

We're on a mission to build the most comprehensive set of tools for media and content creators and are looking for partners to join us in this journey and help shape and inform our vision.

Explore Platform
Early access to technology
Early access to technology

Get exclusive, early access to innovative technology solutions before they become publicly available.

Influence the future of media tech
Influence the future of media tech

Play a key role in designing features that surprise and delight publishers.

Cross-category domain expertise
Cross-category domain expertise

Tech involves engineering and strategy. Our Seed publisher teammates benefit from a hive mind about how to be successful.

Easy-setup
Easy-setup

Like everything at Organic, we've tried to simplify the process so that it's a more enjoyable experience for publishers and their audience.