Zego

At Zego, we are aiming to be the largest and best-loved provider of insurance solutions for new enterprise.

Founded 2016
51-200 employees
  • Insurance
  • Banking, Corporate Finance, & Investing
  • Information Systems
  • Headquarters address
    56 Shoreditch High St, Hackney, London E1 6JJ

    We're Zego. Insurance made flexible. Simple. Better.

    Founded in 2016, we noticed that even though the way people were working and doing business was changing, their insurance remained the same - and that got us thinking.

    What if there was a way to make insurance more flexible to meet the growing demands of everyone from delivery drivers, to contractors and businesses... 🤔

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    Insurance that delivers. 🛵

    We started with an hourly policy for scooter delivery drivers. It meant drivers no longer had to pay for insurance they didn’t need. Instead they could get flexible cover for the hours they worked.

    Within months the Zego app was launched, allowing users to get the insurance they required on the go.

    Since then we’ve released plenty more products including 30 day and annual policies for scooter and car delivery drivers. We’ve also designed flexible public liability insurance for contractors, allowing them to protect their work, over a term that suits their needs.

    Working hard. 💪

    Whether it’s a private hire driver picking up a passenger in the middle of the night, or a contractor working all hours to meet a deadline, we know our customers work really hard.

    To us, it was vitally important that we worked just as hard for them as they do for us - and that meant launching new products, creating a bigger team and entering new markets.

    Branching out. 🌍

    The team grew from 12 to 50 within a matter of months and is still expanding today, with departments adopting a tech-first approach to look into potential new markets and products - all with the aim of giving delivery drivers, couriers, contractors, businesses and more access to flexible insurance that’s designed to match their requirements.

    A growing business. 🙌

    So far we’ve created hourly, 30 day and annual insurance policies for everyone from cyclists to taxi drivers and beyond, but we’re always looking towards the future with new products added all the time.

    Our list of work providers is growing too, enabling more and more people to take advantage of flexible insurance that fits the way they work.

    We’ve also broadened our horizons by welcoming gig economy workers throughout Europe to Zego - and we’re only just getting started…

    Always listening. 👂

    If we’ve learnt anything (on our journey) so far it’s that listening is extremely important. We take our lead from gig economy workers, and thanks to our tech base we can adapt quickly, meaning if the demand for a product arises, we deliver it fast.

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    Our Values 🌟

    Take the wheel

    We’re drivers, not passengers. Move fast, get things done, hold yourself accountable. Encourage others to do the same. This journey is yours.

    Pursue excellence

    Bring your passion and ambition to work. Build a business that thrives tomorrow, not just today. Focus your firepower to make the greatest impact.

    Thrive on challenge

    Ask why. Think big. Be curious, creative and hungry for new solutions. Ignore tradition and question the impossible - because difficult can be fun.

    We’re in this together

    Zegons care. Support one another, take pride in teamwork and go the extra mile for customers. Leave your ego at the door. Every voice matters.

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    Tech stack

    Python, Django, React, React-Native, ES6, Node.JS, GraphQL, PostgreSQL, AWS

    Benefits

    Compensation and retirement

    Stock Options
    ESPP (Employee Stock Purchase Plan)

    Vacation and time off

    Paid time off
    Flexible working hours
    Work from home flexibility

    Values and quality of life

    Accessible via public transportation
    Bike parking
    Snacks and beverages
    Catered breakfasts
    Company activities
    Games and recreation
    Pet-friendly workplace
    Employee discount programs
    Showers
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