Swoop

Transforming the roadside assistance and towing industry

  • Founded 2014
  • 16-50 Employees
  • 6-15 Engineers
  • Marketplace

About Swoop

Our Story

In 2014 we started Swoop with a vision to transform the local roadside assistance and towing industry. Nearly everyone has had a nightmare experience with a flat tire or breakdown, and we were no different. While other businesses like Uber were transforming local transportation, local towing was lagging behind. We asked the question if I can know exactly where my Uber driver is as they approach, why can't I know where my tow truck is when my car breaks down? We set out to solve this problem by building SaaS for local towing companies, and we recently joined forces with Agero, the market leader in Roadside Assistance to bring our service to 80M American drivers.

What We Do

Swoop builds software for local towing companies. We power hundreds of towing companies and serve tens of thousands of customers on a daily basis. Our parent company, Agero, is the market leader, providing roadside protection for 80M Americans and performing 12M roadside services annually. As a connected vehicle service, we are in deep discussions with leading car manufacturers about their connected and autonomous vehicle experiences.

Who We Are

We are a small team of 23 people passionate about re-inventing the roadside industry, a real world problem for tens of millions of drivers annually. We're located in the heart of San Francisco, with two full time engineers, two product managers, four sales & operations, and a CEO with a finance background. We were previously backed by Founder Collective, Slow Ventures, SV Angel, and Entree Capital, and now we're backed by a large, profitable, and stable business that has committed to our growth and technology.

How We Interview & Hire

Our interview process starts with a quick intro phone call where we tell you more about our market opportunity, the industry, and the solutions we're building. We believe it critical that our candidates enjoy the market vertical we are pursuing.
We also seek to understand more about your career goals, interests, and motivations, to determine if Swoop is an environment that will foster career growth and development.

From there, we will conduct a technical screen with one of our Engineers so you can show us your skills. Lastly, you will be invited onsite to interview with an interview panel from our product/engineering group. Our onsite interview is designed to assess for a broad range of skills so that we can gain a holistic understanding of what you bring to the team and where you shine. For our Engineering candidates, our onsite interview includes 2-3 technical rounds, as well as "real-talk" conversations around what it is like to be an Engineer at Swoop and how you would work with the team on a daily basis. We pride ourselves on being transparent throughout the entire interview process with conversations around compensation, performance bonuses, and the impact you will make here at Swoop.

Signed our favorite car company up as a customer!
Swoop - Signed our favorite car company up as a customer!
Our team at the Swoop Booth at the Annual Tow Show in Baltimore!
Swoop - Our team at the Swoop Booth at the Annual Tow Show in Baltimore!
Swoop Celebrates the Holidays!
Swoop - Swoop Celebrates the Holidays!
Holiday Party!
Swoop - Holiday Party!
Our amazing new office in the heart of SF in Union Square! Perfect space as we grow rapidly over the next few months.
Swoop - Our amazing new office in the heart of SF in Union Square! Perfect space as we grow rapidly over the next few months.
Our amazing new office in the heart of SF in Union Square! Perfect space as we grow rapidly over the next few months.
Swoop - Our amazing new office in the heart of SF in Union Square! Perfect space as we grow rapidly over the next few months.
Our amazing new office in the heart of SF in Union Square! Perfect space as we grow rapidly over the next few months.
Swoop - Our amazing new office in the heart of SF in Union Square! Perfect space as we grow rapidly over the next few months.
Our amazing new office in the heart of SF in Union Square! Perfect space as we grow rapidly over the next few months.
Swoop - Our amazing new office in the heart of SF in Union Square! Perfect space as we grow rapidly over the next few months.
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Tech Stack
  • Rails
  • React
  • React Native
  • Postgres
  • Redis
  • Heroku

Perks
  • #Small team (~23) aiming to double in size
  • #Unique startup opportunity within larger profitable and stable enterprise
  • #Attractive Cash Salary & Bonus Opportunity in lieu of equity
  • #Amazing Downtown San Francisco Office
  • #Passionate team solving real world problems
  • #Work with the largest car brands and insurance brands in the world
  • #SaaS Marketplace and Enterprise Sales dynamics

Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance Medical, Dental, & Vision Insurance
  • Retirement/401K Plan Retirement/401K Plan
  • Life & Disability Coverage Life & Disability Coverage

Investors
  • **Acquired on 1/9/2018 by Agero **Previously backed by Founder Collective
  • SV Angel
  • Slow Ventures
  • and Entree Capital


Investors
  • **Acquired on 1/9/2018 by Agero **Previously backed by Founder Collective
  • SV Angel
  • Slow Ventures
  • and Entree Capital