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BlaBlaCar provides an online platform connecting car drivers with empty seats to passengers.

BlaBlaCar is a French online marketplace for carpooling. Its website and mobile apps connect drivers and passengers willing to travel together between cities and share the cost of the journey. The company does not own any vehicles; it is a broker and receives a commission (between 18% and 21%) from every booking.

The platform has 90 million users and is available in 22 countries, almost all of which are in Europe and Latin America – countries include: Belgium, Brazil, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, India, Italy, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Spain, Turkey, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom.

The service is named for its rating scale for drivers' preferred level of chattiness in the car: "Bla" for not very chatty, "BlaBla" for someone who likes to talk, and "BlaBlaBla" for those who can't keep quiet.


April 20, 2021
BlaBlaCar raises $115,000,000 funding round led by VNV Global .
May 26, 2020
BlaBlaCar partners with scooter startup Voi to launch new BlaBla Ride app.
September 17, 2015
BlaBlaCar raises a $200,000,000 series D round from Grape Arbor VC, Insight Partners, Lead Edge Capital and blisce/.

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