big N company

The top, highest paying and most notable (usually public) tech companies such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, Microsoft, Netflix, Twitter, Apple, Snapchat, Uber, Red Hat, Nvidia, Intel, Uber, Airbnb, Dropbox, etc.

For example, "Engineers at so-called "big N" companies earn the best salaries in the industry, so for them, joining a startup almost invariably means taking a pay cut. Because of this, when an engineer leaves Facebook, it's typically for another tech giant that can offer similar compensation."
See also : unicorn  big five  
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