BlaBlaCar, the world’s leading long-distance carpooling platform, announced that it has offered to acquire Busfor, Russia and Ukraine’s largest online bus ticketing platform. Just last year, BlaBlaCar expanded beyond car sharing to incorporate bus service, aiming to increase its hold on road mobility and satisfy more passengers. With 7,000 bus carriers, Busfor will cement BlaBlaCar’s […]
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss the accidental votes against a Copyright Directive amendment, Spotify executing the playbook of Netflix, the scooter wars of the early 20th century, and more. We’ve also prepared an interview with Nicolas Brusson, the co-founder and CEO of BlaBlaCar.
This week, Natalie Novick and Andrii Degeler discuss what BlaBlaCar is going to do with the bus operator Ouibus, what the Brexit draft agreement means for the tech ecosystem in the UK, and much more. Also featured in the episode is a great and insightful interview with Simon Cook, the CEO of Draper Esprit.
BlaBlaCar, a French-founded carpooling platform, has announced its plans to move beyond ridesharing towards becoming a road travel platform. The company has offered to acquire the bus operator Ouibus from SNCF, the French national railway company. At the same time, BlaBlaCar announced a €101 million funding round from SNCF itself with participation from existing investors. […]
The popular French carpooling platform BlaBlaCar is acquiring the Russian startup BeepCar, a carpooling platform launched in 2017 by Mail.Ru Group. The acquisition was announced along with a partnership between the Mail.Ru Group, which is the largest internet business in Russia, and BlaBlaCar. BlaBlaCar launched in Russia in 2014 and quickly became the largest carpooling […]
Zenaton, a French startup founded in September 2017, has raised €2 million in a funding round led by Accel and Point Nine Capital for a toolkit that helps developers build workflows. The other participants in the round were the Slack Fund, Kima Ventures, and business angels including Julien Lemoine, CTO and co-founder of Algolia, and […]
On this episode of our podcast, we talk about Deliveroo’s major funding round, Uber’s troubles in London, and we interview folks from Typeform and SaaStock.