Insurtech Company Outgrows Downtown Office; Plans to Double Employee Count, Attract Top Talent in State-of-the-Art New Building
AUSTIN, Texas — July 10, 2018—The Zebra, the nation’s leading car insurance search engine, announces their plans to move to a new, larger office space in East Austin, to be complete in the summer of 2019.
The Zebra has nearly doubled the size of their team since their record-breakingSeries B funding roundin September 2017. On track to outgrow their current downtown Austin office space, the company today announces their planned move to a 40,000+ square foot office at1801 East Sixth Street, complete in the summer of 2019.
As the company plans to double their workforce again by the end of 2019, this newly constructed office building will facilitate The Zebra’s growth and allow the company to continue to attract top talent.
With a nationally recognized culture as a 2018 Inc. Best Workplace byInc.magazine, as well as four consecutive years of local accolades as an Austin Best Place to Work from the Austin Business Journal, the company’s reputation has attracted employees with backgrounds from national and local corporations including Facebook, KAYAK, AirBNB, RetailMeNot, and more.
“Austin has so much to offer our employees and our company. We'll be using this new ground-up construction opportunity to create something really special for our growing team,” says Keith Melnick, CEO of The Zebra. “The new location has the perfect mix of exciting East Austin energy, accessibility for all commuters, and proximity to the best of what downtown and the East Side have to offer.”
The Zebra offers numerous employee benefits, including a monthly maid service, in-house barista, commuting benefits, 100% employer-paid healthcare premiums, flexible work hours and unlimited paid time off.
"Austin's east side has seen rapid growth in recent months with a number of the most desirable office buildings in the city. After assisting The Zebra with their first East Austin office in 2012, we were excited to help get them back to their east side roots at Riverside's 1801 East Sixth Street building. This move will continue shaping The Zebra's strong culture of creativity and innovation," says Cortland Lowe, Senior Office Specialist at HPI Tenant Advisors.
About The Zebra
The Zebra is the nation's leading auto insurance search engine. With its dynamic, real-time quote comparison tool, drivers can identify insurance companies with the coverage, service level, and pricing to suit their unique needs. The Zebra compares more than 200 car insurance companies and provides licensed agent support and educational resources to ensure drivers are equipped to make the most informed decisions about their policies. It's "insurance in black and white."