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PatSnap Overview

Singapore (Singapore)
201 to 500 employees
2007
Company - Private
Internet
Unknown / Non-Applicable
PatSnap has brought together the world's most comprehensive R&D dataset in one easy to use platform to help innovation leaders analyse tech trends, assess new opportunities, conduct competitor intelligence and maximise return on IP assets. By ... Read more

Mission: Innovators Seek. Patsnap Finds.

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    Sequoia has backed PatSnap, another UK tech startup that's focusing on China

    Sequoia, one of the most famous venture capital firms in the world, has made another rare investment in a UK tech startup. The Silicon Valley VC firm - which backed Apple, Google, and Facebook in their early days - has led a funding round in a London-based cloud software company called PatSnap, which describes itself as an "IP intelligence" business.

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PatSnap – Why Work For Us?


PatSnap answers the hardest questions encountered throughout the innovation life cycle—from creating new inventions to commercializing them.

The tool stores in one place all the information typically consulted by R&D and intellectual property teams—including millions of patents, scientific journals, litigation data, as well as company technology and financial profiles.

Our deep learning algorithms find patterns across these billions of data points, so you get game-changing insights in the blink of an eye.

PatSnap is a global, hyper-growth, venture-backed start-up with offices in London, Beijing, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Suzhou, Singapore and Toronto. Our cloud-based software enables innovators to be more effective in their research and investment decisions, and bring new inventions to market faster.

Our hyper-growth trajectory is powered by our people, and we are extremely proud of our company-wide vision, work ethic, and entrepreneurial spirit. Ideas are always welcome, regardless of seniority, because we believe that open innovation amplifies success throughout every department: product development, marketing, sales or operations.

PatSnappers like to learn, grow and make a difference. Join us, and be part of our story.

We offer competitive benefits packages to our employees across the world.

  • World-class training and onboarding
  • 25 days holiday (plus we close the office between Christmas and New Year!)
  • Private healthcare
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • Life insurance
  • Reduced gym membership
  • Early finish on the first Friday of the month
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Regular social activities and incentives
  • Pool tables, ping pong and a PlayStation in our breakout area
  • Team sports clubs and onsite beauty services through Chiswick Park

*Benefits vary according to location

“PatSnap works hard to get the best out of its employees. We understand everyone learns differently. My job is to make sure everyone has access to individual and tailored training plans.”

- Aaron Evans, Sales Training Manager

“After starting at PatSnap, it quickly became clear how much learning and development opportunities are offered. In my time here my professional growth has been rapid, and I thoroughly enjoy collaborating with my new coworkers.”

- Caroline Vice, Account Executive, Toronto

“PatSnap has given me the platform to be successful, as well as many opportunities throughout my 4 and a half years tenure, including moving abroad to our North American office. If company culture and personal growth are your priorities, then PatSnap is the place to be."

- Paige-Ruby Dorman, Account Manager, Toronto

“When I began, we had only just launched our earlier product Insights. Since then we have achieved remarkable things. I have thoroughly enjoyed the challenging nature of the role.”

- Chris Ralph, Technical Trainer

PatSnap Reviews

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    Current Employee - Marketing in London, England
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    I have been working at PatSnap full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    I joined PatSnap a few years ago and it has been a unique experience so far. PatSnap is a fast growing start-up company with offices in UK, China, Singapore, US and Canada. As marketing executive, I get to learn from my counterparts from those offices on how they position the product to the customers there, and I have the opportunity to learn and localize it to local context. I am proud to say that we are the leading players in our space, we have the most popular online IP Academy platform, visited by hundreds of thousands visitors.

    Cons

    It is definitely not a job for everyone. To work in PatSnap, you need to embrace change, embrace a lot of ups and downs. There are times I feel chaotic, but there are also times that I feel my work is very meaningful because I can have a lot of say in what I do.

    Advice to Management

    How to make sure all the people in difference offices can share the same values and mission, everyone can feel the together-ness and belonging, that we are one patsnap team that will be key for patsnap to continue to grow in the next few years.

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PatSnap Photos

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PatSnap Interviews

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    Anonymous Employee in Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)
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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at PatSnap (Suzhou, Jiangsu (China)) in September 2016.

    Interview

    After the resume screening, we will go through four rounds of interviews:
    The first round, personnel communication;
    In the second round, basic technology interviews, we are more focused on the understanding and application of technology;
    The third round, technical supervisor interview;
    In the fourth round, the personnel director finally confirmed;

    Interview Questions

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