Uber is getting into the scooter sharing business big time after considering the purchase of Bird and Lime scooter sharing companies, according to the latest reports.
Bird Scooters have finally touched down in England. The Californian electric scooter business – founded in 2017 by Travis VanderZanden, who was formerly an executive at Lyft and at Uber – has launched a pilot service in London’s Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. The company, which currently plies its trade in around 40 American cities and a few […]
Bird Scooters are an electric scooter rental company, based in Santa Monica, California. Despite being founded in 2017, Bird raised $15 million from investors in February 2018, another $100 million in March, and a further $335 million in September and is now valued at over $2 billion. Bird was founded in 2017 by Travis VanderZanden, who was formerly […]
It’s official, Lime scooters are coming to the UK. There has been grumblings for a while now that Uber, Lime or Bird Scooters were going to be making a play for the UK person transport market and now it seems Lime will be the ones to kick off the war, according to the Sunday Telegraph. […]
Lime Scooters or Lime (formally LimeBike) are a US transportation rental company owned by Neutron Holdings, Inc. According to their website, Lime ‘is founded on the simple idea that all communities deserve access to smart, affordable mobility.’ They add that ‘through the equitable distribution of shared scooters, bikes and transit vehicles,’ they ‘aim to reduce dependence on […]