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Trov Overview

Danville, CA
51 to 200 employees
2012
Company - Private
Computer Hardware & Software
$1 to $5 million (USD) per year
Trov is the world’s leading On-Demand Insurance technology company, revolutionizing the way people protect the things they care about. Trov’s consumer application enables people to insure single items, for just the period of time they need, entirely from ... Read more

Mission: Trov is dedicated to reinventing insurance by making it simple, flexible and transparent. With a simple swipe on your phone, you can easily protect just the things you want, exactly when you want.

Company Updates

  • Delighted to be mentioned in Fast Company's latest article on the 15 principles of Service Design. The author highlights many impressive companies (��Monzo Bank, Deliveroo, Citymapper) and features Trov as a model for responding quickly to change. Definitely worth the read, especially for UX designers. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQIRg

    Amazon, Airbnb, and Asos are all investing in this one simple design idea

    Service design has been one of the greatest disruptive forces in our lives over the past 20 years. Everything from how we shop for food to how we move around cities to how we interact with government has been transformed to put the customer's experience first.

  • We're a breakthrough! Thanks to FinTech Breakthrough Awards for recognizing Trov with the 2018 InsurTech Innovation Award. More here: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ6sb

    FinTech Breakthrough Announces Winners of the 2018 FinTech Breakthrough Awards Program

    "It is clear that the accelerating pace of positive change driven by these FinTech leaders will benefit consumers and businesses immensely. We are proud to officially announce the 2018 FinTech Breakthrough Award winners and we congratulate them on their industry recognition."

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Trov – Why Work For Us?


Who is Trōv and what do our employees have to say?  Take a listen.

Trōv: On-Demand Insurance For Your Things from Trōv on Vimeo.


Trōv is the world's first on-demand insurance for your things. With a simple swipe from your phone, protect just the things you want, exactly when you want. 

We are a passionate group of individuals, dedicated to helping people do more with the things they own by reinventing insurance. We're on a mission to make protecting your things simple & flexible - so you can enjoy them without worrying about rigid policies and confusing fine print.

Trōv is privately funded and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. We’re growing our smart, passionate team and looking for incredible people to welcome to the Trōv family.

Developer life at Trōv means a lot of great things, including working remotely on your own schedule with a close-knit team.

Read about life at Trov in our own words. Here's an excerpt about working remotely: 

There is no office, at least not for developers. Trōv's head office is in Danville, CA, but all our developers work remotely. To make this work, we communicate. In fact, we over-communicate.

People can, and do, work from wherever suits them: home, coffee shops, a shared workspace, at the beach, etc. — as long as you have an internet connection, you can work with your team.


We’re quite proud to score 12/12 on the Joel Test and value continuous learning / improvement, open-mindedness, and dedication to excellence. Our ecosystem presents plenty of interesting challenges: from cross-device syncing to fine-grained security, from data warehousing to scalability.


For client development we use the native tools for iOS (Objective-C/Swift) and Android (Java). The server is written in C# with MySQL and MongoDB for storage and data warehousing. The web portals use Node.js and/or AngularJS with the entire infrastructure hosted on AWS. We are flexible, iterate quickly, and focus on securing private data while providing our customers with a great experience. 

"The support I received was excellent - Jon kept me up to date on where we were with finding a solution and resolved the difficulty for me." - Caro, UK, 2017

"I got a clear answer to my question and a very quick response, I couldn't expect more." - Craig, UK, 2017

"Some of the best customer service [I] have received in a very long time!" - Troy, Australia, 2017

"Very supportive and very responsible on all the email queries sent. Keep it up!" - Clarence, Australia, 2017

Trov Reviews

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    Current Employee - Devops Engineer in New York, NY
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    I have been working at Trov full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - People Team helps you with everything and is involved in maintaining company culture
    - Real Engineering mindset means focusing on solutions/automation as goals
    - Usage of tools and OS software is encouraged
    - Company is dedicated to following Agile/Good practice
    - Work environment is incredibly friendly, everyone has a "How can I help" attitude
    - Work/Life balance is on point
    - AWESOME company culture
    - Employee departure/hiring is handled really well

    Cons

    - Company structure is complex, most people remote however there are multiple offices across the global, contracting teams from several companies are also spread around the global.

    - Depending on your background the product may or may not be that interesting.

    - WFH policy is different per department

    Advice to Management

    More efficient meeting planning

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Trov Photos

Trov photo of: 2017 Company Gathering
Trov photo of: Anyone seen Michelle?
Trov photo of: NewYorkers Love St. Paddy's
Trov photo of: Paul Kicking Back
Trov photo of: Gold at the End of the Rainbow
Trov photo of: Happy St. Paddy's from Danville
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Trov Interviews

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    Leadership Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Danville, CA
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 3+ months. I interviewed at Trov (Danville, CA).

    Interview

    Intimate and thorough interview process. The leadership was persistent, yet honored my timeline along the way. It was a great process overall that took many months, but this is only because I was controlling the timeline.

    Interview Questions

    • Will you be happy here? What do you need in order to grow?   1 Answer

    Negotiation

    personal & cordial. Appropriate discussion.

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Trov Awards & Accolades

  • Mobile Sites and Apps, Financial Services / Banking, Honoree, The Webby Awards, 2017
  • Service Design Award, Core77 Design Awards, 2017
  • Yellow Pencil / Digital Design / Service Design, D&AD Pencil Awards, 2017
  • Wireless Wizard Award, Best Business Project Dependent on Mobile Technology, Insurance Post's Digital and InsurTech Awards, 2017
  • WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces, The WorldBlu List, 2013
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