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Mind, Body, and Data

Here at Factual, our goal is to make the work week an enjoyable experience for our team — on a personal and professional level. Data shows1 that happy employees are 12% more productive, whereas unhappy employees are 10% less productive. Research also shows that happiness at work isn’t solely connected to compensation. With that in mind,...

Factual Team Volunteers at CODEchella

While many LA locals were getting ready for Coachella, a few of our team members decided to head to the student coding event CODEchella. CODEchella is a unique learning competition organized by YouthBuild Charter, a competency-based dropout recovery charter school, where students are challenged to build an entire website for a local small business in just...

Joel Spolsky, Stack Exchange CEO and Co-Founder, Talks at Factual on How to Have Nice Things

Friday afternoons are a special time at Factual, not just because it’s getting close to the weekend. Each Friday, the company provides a catered lunch in our HQ office in Los Angeles (at our satellite offices, teams go out together for a sponsored lunch). While the entire office eats and socializes (which in and of itself...

Factualites Help Out At Local Webslam

On April 12, Factual’s own Ben, Eric, Melanie, Molly, and Morgan headed to Los Angeles Trade Tech College to volunteer at the YouthBuild Charter School of California’s first ever WebSlam. The event, part of the school’s “STEM Initiative,” gave students the opportunity to implement newly learned CSS and HTML skills to create websites from scratch for...

Our New Office in Shanghai

Our Shanghai office recently moved into new space, so we thought we’d share some information and pictures. We currently have 12 people in Shanghai, mostly engineers, and they were wall-to-wall at the old office. We’ve more than doubled our usable space in the new office and can easily accommodate 24 people. With our active recruiting pipeline...