Zenefits reviews from startup founders

66 reviews by founders
Dec. 11, 2017

Zenefits was a great way to get started with the administration aspect and their insurance brokerage was very helpful. When we signed up, they coordinated with Gusto because they weren’t competitors yet.

Ari Paparo

CEO - Beeswax

Sept. 8, 2017

We looked at Gusto and I like how the interface looks, but it needs to have more functionalities not just payroll.

John Furneaux

CEO - Hive

Sept. 8, 2017

Zenefits is very low cost and does everything we need. I think it will hold great for a company up to maybe 25 people. It’s nice because it keeps everything in one place: onboarding & payroll.

John Furneaux

CEO - Hive

Zenefits - Best Benefits Tools for Startups

Zenefits is an HR administration tool that helps you automate a broad range of HR tasks, including benefits, hiring and compliance. It also streamlines communication between employees and employers on any manner of HR questions, including time off and managing stock options, and--when integrated with ZenPayroll--it covers the full spectrum of HR needs. Zenefits’ stated priority is to create a clean interface that’s easy to use and 100% free.

How startups use Zenefits?

Zenefits’ price point (free!) makes it a popular choice among Seed and Series A companies. However, because its services aren’t quite as in depth as those offered by PEOs, many larger startups tend to go for TriNet or Insperity (until they bring on a full-time HR person and bring those tasks in house).

How much does Zenefits cost?

Free! Zenefits receives payment from your benefits providers without affecting your pricing. There are no contracts with Zenefits and no fee required to use any of their services.

Vendor info

Visit the website: https://www.zenefits.com/

Zenefits Alternatives


Bring clarity to your candidate


Hiring made easy!


In the business of your success.


More than benefits, HR, and payroll all in one place.

Bayzat Benefits

Simple HR tools to automate your admin work.

Bullhorn Reach

Recruit the best talent