Work on career-defining challenges

At Playground, challenge yourself every day and build something that matters.

Build the operating system for child care

We're building the way for child care businesses to manage and automate every system - from billing to family communication and payroll.

raised $10m+ & backed by the best

Playground's timeline

August 2019

Daniel, Josh, and Sasha start working on what will later become Playground

January 2020

Beta launch in Los Angeles, CA

May 2021

Raised $3.35M in Seed Funding from leading investors including Human Capital, Bedrock Capital, and Kleiner Perkins

August 2022

Opened Playground HQ in New York City

October 2022

Partnered with the State of Iowa to provide Playground to all Iowa child care providers for free

December 2022

Named to Forbes 30 Under 30 List

June 2023

Partnered with Child Care Aware of Kansas to provide Playground to all Kansas child care providers for free

August 2023

Partnered with Nebraska Early Childhood Collaborative to provide Playground to participating Nebraska child care providers for free

April 2024

Partnered with

Indiana's Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning to provide Playground to Indiana child care providers for free

May 2024

Partnered with

Southwest Human Development to provide Playground to participating Arizona child care providers for free

2024 and beyond…

We have an ambitious vision and lot's of exciting things planned. Maybe you could contribute to shaping our journey?

Our values influence every decision we make

We take ownership

We do our work with pride and deliver what we say we will. We empower people to do their best work without getting in the way.

We take ownership

We do our work with pride and deliver what we say we will. We empower people to do their best work without getting in the way.

We take ownership

We do our work with pride and deliver what we say we will. We empower people to do their best work without getting in the way.

We iterate to success

Success isn’t a straight line. We acknowledge our mistakes and learn from them to move us closer to where we want to go.

We iterate to success

Success isn’t a straight line. We acknowledge our mistakes and learn from them to move us closer to where we want to go.

We iterate to success

Success isn’t a straight line. We acknowledge our mistakes and learn from them to move us closer to where we want to go.

We sweat the details

We won't settle for mediocrity. We believe in going above and beyond, whether that's solving internal challenges or serving our customers.

We sweat the details

We won't settle for mediocrity. We believe in going above and beyond, whether that's solving internal challenges or serving our customers.

We sweat the details

We won't settle for mediocrity. We believe in going above and beyond, whether that's solving internal challenges or serving our customers.

We have fun

Work doesn't have to be a "grind." Nor does it have to be boring. We believe good work comes from having fun —not in spite of it.

We have fun

Work doesn't have to be a "grind." Nor does it have to be boring. We believe good work comes from having fun —not in spite of it.

We have fun

Work doesn't have to be a "grind." Nor does it have to be boring. We believe good work comes from having fun —not in spite of it.

Our team is growing

When you work on something you care about, with people you enjoy spending time with, it's an amazing feeling. We have an office in New York City, NY and folks distributed across the country.