The Origins of Jerry

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Ever wonder exactly how Jerry got started, or what it is that we do here, or what our future plans are? Wonder no more!
You might know that Jerry is the #1 insurance comparison shopping app in the U.S. Jerry can get you quotes from up to 50 top-of-the-line providers in seconds and help you switch to a new plan once you’ve chosen one.
But let us tell you about why Jerry was founded, our plans for the future, and the lengths we go to for protecting your privacy.
This is everything you’ve ever wanted to know about Jerry. Buckle up for an in-depth look at the company that lets you buy insurance in less time than it takes to walk your dog.

What is Jerry?

Sure, Jerry is a name—but it’s more than that. It’s the belief that car ownership should be affordable and accessible for everyone.
Jerry is a licensed insurance broker that also functions as your personal car ownership assistant. Jerry is incredibly smart, has access to all the data all the time, works only in your interest, and knows all the tips and tricks to save you money on your car expenses.
Jerry has all the ease and functionality of an app with the warmth of human connection, too. And most importantly, Jerry can easily save you hundreds of dollars per month on your car insurance!
Key Takeaway Jerry is a licensed insurance broker and the easiest, most effective way for you to compare insurance policies to find the best deal.
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How was Jerry founded?

At some point, the quintessential American dream of owning a car turned into an expensive hassle.
Jerry’s founders were frustrated with the various requirements for buying and maintaining a car. From financing, licensing, and insuring to dealing with warranties and repairs. They decided it was time for a different approach—and the idea for Jerry was born.
Their goal is to create a super app that helps reduce the stacks of paper, long phone calls, and massive headaches to a simple click or swipe, all while reducing costs wherever possible.
And with a fantastic comparison shopping service, new roadside assistance offering, and auto refinance programs, their goals are well on their way to being realized!
Key Takeaway Car ownership and all it entails can be intimidating and painful—but Jerry makes it effortless.

What does Jerry do?

Jerry is building the first super app for car owners. And as your virtual assistant for all your car-related expenses, Jerry’s goal is to save you as much money and time as possible
Cars are the second-largest household expense, and Jerry wants to change that. We’ve been consistently saving customers time and money on shopping for car insurance—but now we’re using artificial intelligence and machine learning to make loans, repair, maintenance, and parking just as easy and inexpensive.
Jerry is already #1 app in the insurance category with 1 million customers—and we’re just getting started.

How do we do it?

Remember we said that Jerry has access to all the data, all the time? We cross-reference various databases—some public, some internal to Jerry—to pull the most accurate information on insurance plans and pricing.
This allows Jerry to offer multiple accurate quotes without requiring tons of personal information, phone calls, or in-person meetings.
We know you don’t want to spend time doing paperwork or fielding sales calls, so we make it quick and easy for you to get the information you need to choose the right insurance policy.

What makes Jerry different?

Three key things set Jerry apart from competitors:
  • Speed. We get you over 50 competitive quotes in 45 seconds—and if you want to switch policies, we can set you up with a new plan in minutes.
  • Scope of assistance. Ever been redirected to the provider’s site after receiving a quote? Not with Jerry. Jerry handles everything through the app, from purchasing your new policy to helping you cancel your old one to comparing rates when it’s time to renew.
  • Respect for your privacy. Unless you want it, no human interaction is ever required—and we will never sell your information to anyone.
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How secure is your data with Jerry?

In a word: very.
Jerry has multiple layers of protection to ensure your security. We store very little data—and what we do store is protected with end-to-end encryption and granular access control.
Jerry will never sell your data to any third parties. Your information is safe with us, without exception.

What does the Jerry logo represent?

The Jerry logo puts our customer front and center and demonstrates the protection that we provide. It also resembles a radar symbol, since we’re always on alert to find new ways to save you money!
And if that wasn’t enough, the logo is reminiscent of a steering wheel with the hub and wheel well, since everything we do revolves around you and your car.
Key Takeaway Jerry’s logo focuses on our customer, our level of attention, and cars as a whole.

What comes next?

Jerry tackled insurance and easily won—so next up, we’re focusing on launching additional services to save our customers money.
Here’s what you can look forward to in Jerry’s future:
  • Auto refinancing
  • Roadside assistance programs
  • Initiatives to make maintenance, repairs, and parking just as effortless as Jerry has made insurance shopping

Why choose Jerry?

Jerry has you covered in all the areas that matter most and saves you money. You get competitive quotes in seconds, help switching to your new insurance policy, and even roadside assistance and auto refinancing options.
What’s not to love?
If you want to take back your savings, your time, and your life, Jerry is the right choice for you.
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FAQs

How much do Jerry customers save?

Using Jerry, the average customer saves about $879 per year.

Do you have actual customer testimonials that back this up?

You bet we do! Here’s a note from a satisfied customer.
"Jerry had a super simple app that was easy to navigate. And their terrific customer service made everything even easier. Plus I saved $700 in a single year."—Lucinda M.
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