Bird (company)

Bird (company)

Bird is a company developing a vehicle sharing platform for dockless electric scooters.

A year ago, electric rental scooters were hailed as the next big thing in transportation. But their troubles in San Diego show how the services have now hit growing pains.
Bird has officially launched its dockless electric scooters in Edmonton. Over 400 Bird One e-scooters are now available throughout the city.
Cycling-friendly cities like Copenhagen and Amsterdam are learning e-scooters and bikes don't necessarily play well together.
The new valuation is only slightly above the $2.3 billion that Bird was pegged at last year.
Scooter startup Bird is betting on the French market in a significant way. The company plans to open up its biggest European office in Paris. Eventually, Bird wants to hire 1,000 people by mid-2021, which is a meaningful number for a company that has been around for a couple of years. Paris is an...
The LA-based VC closed on $400 million for its latest early-stage fund in 2017.
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Bird is gearing up to launch in more than 50 additional cities throughout Europe this spring. Bird began its expansion into Europe less than one year ago. Today, Bird operates its scooters in Paris, Brussels, Vienna, Zurich and other European cities. This launch will increase its European fleet...
City councilors moved Wednesday to bring electric scooters to Boston's streets, voting unanimously on an ordinance from Mayor Martin Walsh.
"Year after year, Congress has doubled down on its investment in our cherished landscapes, rejecting administration budget proposals that would devastate the protections and places that both birds and people need," said Sarah Greenberger, National Audubon Society's senior vice president of...
Bird is launching its new program, Bird Platform, in New Zealand, Canada and Latin America in the coming weeks. First up is New Zealand, where Bird has partnered with a local entrepreneur to manage a fleet of Bird electric scooters. Residents of New Zealand will start to see Bird scooters on the...
Well, that didn't take long. Just three months after raising $50 million in Series A funding, e-scooter rentals startup Voi Technology has added another $30 million to its balance sheet. The new round sees existing investors Vostok New Ventures, Balderton Capital, LocalGlobe and Raine Venture...

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