Insurtech Zego partners with ride-hailing giant FREE NOW as it looks to disrupt Ireland’s taxi insurance market
Oct16

Insurtech Zego partners with ride-hailing giant FREE NOW as it looks to disrupt Ireland’s taxi insurance market

Leading insurtech firm Zego has partnered with the country’s leading e-hailing app FREE NOW as it looks to disrupt Ireland’s taxi insurance market. Zego’s taxi policy will be available to the 14,000 taxi drivers using FREE NOW in Ireland, enabling them to reduce their costs, thanks to fairer, more flexible and more competitive insurance than anything that currently exists in the Irish market. FREE NOW drivers will have access to...

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Insurtech Zego partners with Bravo Group’s Networks in major boost for company’s fleet offer
Sep30

Insurtech Zego partners with Bravo Group’s Networks in major boost for company’s fleet offer

London-based insurtech Zego has partnered with Broker Network and Compass Networks, two of the UK’s biggest networks of independent brokers that sit within Bravo Group. The partnership will help Zego to significantly expand its presence in the broker market and offer its innovative fleet products to a much wider pool of businesses. Zego will benefit from access to a community of over 700 brokers, more than 60% of the UK independent...

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Insurtech Zego joins forces with Swedish e-scooter operator Voi as the company prepares to launch its rental vehicles in the UK
Sep15

Insurtech Zego joins forces with Swedish e-scooter operator Voi as the company prepares to launch its rental vehicles in the UK

Insurtech Zego has joined forces with Swedish e-scooter operator Voi as the company launches its rental vehicles in the UK.  Brokered by leading UK insurance and risk adviser Marsh Commercial, Zego will provide insurance for Voi’s entire UK fleet, with the policy fully integrated into the rider sign-up process to ensure that users have the third-party liability insurance required by the UK Government. Since the Department for...

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Insurtech Zego partners with global telematics firm ABAX to drive down cost of fleet insurance
Jun10

Insurtech Zego partners with global telematics firm ABAX to drive down cost of fleet insurance

Insurtech Zego has partnered with global telematics firm ABAX in a move that could drive down the cost of insurance for a huge number of fleet owners. While some fleets already use on-board telematics devices to improve efficiency, many still operate without them – through the new partnership, Zego can now offer businesses a world class telematics solution and usage-based insurance policy wrapped up in one. This means they will...

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Zego thanks the nation’s delivery workers in heart-warming tribute video
May29

Zego thanks the nation’s delivery workers in heart-warming tribute video

Insurtech firm Zego has shown its support for the nation’s delivery workers and the crucial job they’ve been doing during the Covid-19 crisis in a touching video titled #Behindthemask. The short video follows three delivery drivers working around the clock to transport food and goods to vulnerable people, while at the same time juggling family lives. The workers’ identities are concealed by protective clothing – a sight we have come...

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Zego expands partnership with RSA to provide flexible cover for fleets of vans
May13

Zego expands partnership with RSA to provide flexible cover for fleets of vans

London-based Insurtech Zego, has expanded its partnership with RSA Insurance to provide flexible cover for van fleets. The announcement comes as demand on the UK’s delivery and courier fleets increases in response to Government measures introduced to tackle coronavirus. From today, Zego will be offering usage-based policies to delivery, courier or trade van fleets of 20-200 vehicles in the UK – reducing upfront costs for these...

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Zego offers 14 days free cover to customers with suspected Covid-19
Mar20

Zego offers 14 days free cover to customers with suspected Covid-19

Flexible insurer Zego is offering customers who have been forced to self-isolate because of coronavirus up to 14 days’ worth of free cover. The London-based company hopes the offer will help to alleviate the financial strain felt by any of its customers unable to earn money for an extended period. Zego specialises in flexible, usage-based insurance policies and currently insures a large portion of the UK’s delivery and ride-hailing...

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Insurtech Zego future-proofs business by securing French broker licence

Insurtech Zego has future-proofed its business by securing an insurance broker licence in France. The licence, awarded by the French regulator, ORIAS, will support the company’s continued expansion across Europe by eliminating any friction when Zego enters into new deals with EU-based partners following the Brexit transition period. Zego currently operates in five countries including the UK, Ireland, France, Belgium and Spain – and...

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Insurtech Zego hits 200 employees after tripling headcount in 12 months
Feb27

Insurtech Zego hits 200 employees after tripling headcount in 12 months

London-based insurtech Zego has reached a headcount of 200, after tripling its workforce in the space of 12 months. The exceptional rate of growth has been mirrored across the business, with Zego recently surpassing 230 million hours’ worth of flexible insurance policies sold, while also expanding to its fifth European country. This period has also seen Zego become the first UK insurtech to be awarded its own insurance licence,...

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Zego Raises £1.2M
Jul20

Zego Raises £1.2M

Zego has raised £1.225 million in seed funding from investors led by LocalGlobe. The fundraising comes as Zego launches its first product for car drivers, which is fully underwritten by Aviva. Zego, which previously was known as Tego, was launched last year to provide specialist pay-as-you-ride insurance to drivers working for sharing economy companies – including Deliveroo, UberEATS, Jinn and Amazon. All car, bike and scooter...

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