Octane Recognized in Hired’s “2021 List of Top Employers Winning Tech Talent”

Hired’s report highlights top companies successfully attracting and retaining tech talent due to leading equitable, efficient, and transparent hiring processes.

New York, Dec. 15, 2021  — Octane™ (Octane Lending Inc.®), the fintech revolutionizing the buying experience for major recreational purchases, was recognized in Hired’s “2021 List of Top Employers Winning Tech Talent” for its results in driving diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) throughout the hiring process. The report, released by Hired, the leading AI-driven hiring marketplace that matches tech and sales talent with top companies, lists the top 10 small, medium, and large companies winning tech talent in the U.S. and U.K. respectively.

Based on data from thousands of connections occurring daily between recruiters and candidates on Hired’s marketplace, the company evaluated employers against three core, value-driven pillars – equity, efficiency, and transparency – essential to a successful employer brand, especially in today’s candidate-driven and competitive hiring market. For each pillar, Hired collected and analyzed specific criteria and metrics based on its proprietary marketplace data between October 1, 2020 and October 31, 2021. 

Hired recognized Octane as a top employer in successfully hiring tech talent due to how well the company approached the three core pillars throughout its hiring process. Octane currently has technology job openings which can be found on Octane’s careers page

About Octane 

Octane™ offers access to instant financing to fuel your lifestyle. Octane dramatically simplifies and accelerates the transaction process for major recreational purchases such as motorcycles, ATVs, and zero-turn lawn mowers by adding value at each stage of the buying journey. Octane offers automated underwriting, innovative credit products, and financing, through its in-house lender Roadrunner Financial, Inc.®. Octane reaches millions of enthusiasts through its editorial brands like Cycle World and UTV Driver and helps consumers buy their favorite products by pre-qualifying them on dealer and OEM websites. Octane is revolutionizing lending in underserved verticals within markets that account for tens of billions of dollars in annual transactions.

Octane is a remote-first fintech company with offices in NYC and Dallas and over 400 employees. In August 2021, Octane announced it raised $52 million in Series D funding bringing the company’s valuation to over $900 million with more than $192 million in total equity funding raised to date. Visit

About Hired 

Hired is the largest AI-driven marketplace matching tech and sales talent with the world’s most innovative companies. Backed by the world’s leading talent advisory and solutions company, The Adecco Group, Hired combines intelligent job matching with unbiased career counseling to help people find a job they love and reach their full potential. By providing accurate, real-time information, access to equal opportunity, efficiency, and transparency, the Hired platform serves as the backbone for hiring managers, recruiters, and C-level executives to surface the best matching talent and build ambitious, diverse teams.

Hired is committed to building equity in the hiring process through a more representative talent pool, using diversity goals, customized assessments, and salary bias alerts to help remove unconscious bias when hiring. For more information, visit


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