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Trov Overview

Danville, CA
51 to 200 employees
Company - Private
Information Technology
$1 to $5 million (USD) per year
Trov is the world’s first on-demand insurance for your things. Protect just the things you want, exactly when you want, entirely from your phone.

The company is privately funded and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, with employees in ... 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.

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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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  • "Strong Culture + Customer Centric + Innovative"

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    I have been working at Trov full-time (More than a year)


    A remarkable culture of people from around the world. One of the highlights of my career to work with such wonderful & smart people. Very strong leadership team and thrilled to be making a mark on an industry. It feels historic and meaningful.


    Despite over 50% of the workforce is remote, there is still plenty of face time and a commitment from the leadership to get people together.

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    Hoping to maintain the culture while we grow.

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Trov Photos

Trov photo of: Trōv family's annual gathering for remote employees
Trov photo of: The Trov Team
Trov photo of: Series D Celebration
Trov photo of: Happy Birthday Tim!
Trov photo of: Team in Tokyo
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Trov Interviews



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    I interviewed at Trov in July 2017.


    The interview process started with a 1 hour phone call with Team Lead. There were questions about clean architecture, previous projects and experiences. This was followed by a coding assignment. It had no deadlines. Once I submitted this, it was followed by two interviews both based on the coding assignment.
    The final call was with the Chief of Staff at the end of which the offer was extended.

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Trov Awards & Accolades

  • Best Startup, DIAmond Award, Digital Insurance Agenda, 2016
  • WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces, The WorldBlu List, 2014
  • WorldBlu List of Most Democratic Workplaces, The WorldBlu List, 2013
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