Monese Reviews

Updated 21 Apr 2021

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3.2
46%
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Monese Founder and CEO Norris Koppel
Norris Koppel
49 Ratings
Pros
  • "Work environment is very calm and fun at the same time(in 7 reviews)

  • "Competitive Salary and stock options available for every new joiner(in 4 reviews)

  • Cons
  • "Customer support is sometimes unaware of the changes made by product teams(in 4 reviews)

  • "No office at the moment, high turnover of people(in 3 reviews)

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    1. 5.0
      Current Employee, less than 1 year

      Ok

      18 Apr 2021 - AML Investigator in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      - Small team, can make more of an impact - Great paced work - low pressure environment

      Cons

      - Not many employee benefits (healthcare, learning/development budget etc) - No office in London and no plans to open one soon - Very slow with implementation of work place changes

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    2. 4.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Overall good company culture

      20 Apr 2021 - AML Analyst in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Team culture made it super fun to work there

      Cons

      No internal progression at the company

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    3. 4.0
      Current Employee, more than 3 years

      Good leadership team

      14 Apr 2021 - Software Developer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      The company recently changed the composition of its leadership team and they really know what they are doing

      Cons

      Dilution of the original mission

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    4. 2.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      .

      3 Apr 2021 - Data Analyst in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Nice mixture of people and skills

      Cons

      Poor upper management with little relevant experience

      2 people found this review helpful
    5. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Great company

      11 Feb 2021 - Commercial Contracts Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great overall structure and communication within the company. Transparent organisation where everyone is heard and made to feel welcome.

      Cons

      No cons to report here. My time at Monese was great!

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    6. 5.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Monese

      10 Feb 2021 - Android Developer in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Great place to work , awesome team.

      Cons

      Can't think of anything at all

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    7. 1.0
      Former Employee

      Pathetic

      2 Mar 2021 - Manager 
      Recommend
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      Pros

      There is no pro to working for Monese

      Cons

      I had an entirely negative experience. The scale of incompetence was astonishing to me. I found the arrogance of the senior management disturbing. Multiple redundancy rounds in 2020 do not inspire confidence. I suspect they are in terminal decline.

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    8. 3.0
      Former Employee, more than 1 year

      Had a lot of promise

      25 Nov 2020 - Compliance Manager in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Had the really cool startup promise of free food, table tennis table and wearing what you wanted along with bringing your dog into the office.

      Cons

      Because of Brexit and Covid, the idea that you could be an EU worker travelling around and setup a bank account wherever you wanted to the gig worker economy. However, because this happened, lots of people lost their jobs and the market wasn’t there. Coupled with this, you give something away for free, let high risk customers loose with a bank account and make money from them. Kept on making features that were Comestic and couldn’t compete...

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    9. 2.0
      Current Employee

      Still run like a start up

      6 Feb 2021 - Financial Crime Investigator in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Good Wage (Now), Overtime, Remote Working (Only Took a Global Pandemic)

      Cons

      Very Cliquey, Lack of communication from management, for a young company has a attitude of "this is the way we've always done things here"

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    10. 1.0
      Former Employee, less than 1 year

      Management need to support staff better

      18 Jan 2021 - AML Investigator in London, England, England
      Recommend
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      Pros

      Drinks and snacks for staff Casual dress-code

      Cons

      Management need to support staff better Need to support working parents better

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