Europe’s largest e-scooter companies, TIER, Voi and Dott, are committing to a set of sustainability standards that address environmental and social issues related to the industry. According to a press release, the coalition will appoint an independent body to monitor, evaluate and transparently report progress on all commitments. The new sustainable practices consider the full […]
Stockholm-based Voi Technology, a pan-European micromobility company, announced it has reached profitability and secured another $30 million in funding from existing investors, after an $85 million round last November. With the new investment, the Swedish business hopes to enter the UK market, where the government is allowing some test runs of e-scooters. The Swedish company […]
BOND Mobility, the Swiss-American micromobility operator, has acquired a small Belgian mobility technology company called e-motionlabs, which has been operating a fleet of e-bikes in Belgium, Germany, France and Netherlands under the brand KINGO. Headquartered across Zurich and Palo Alto with 60+ staff, BOND Mobility provides a ‘premium, sustainable and healthy’ e-bike experience and will […]
The city authorities of Barcelona have announced the winners of micromobility licenses, which came in a batch of 19: 12 for e-moped companies and seven for the operators of bicycles and e-bikes. Notably, e-scooter sharing platforms are still not welcome in the city. Here’s a list of the companies that have received the licenses, courtesy […]
In this week’s episode of Tech.eu Podcast, we give you an overview of the most important tech news in Europe, talk about the VC sustainability clause with Robin Wauters, and discuss the future of shared micromobility with Alexandre Gauquelin.
Update: This story has been butchered edited to reflect a misunderstanding between Tech.eu and a spokesperson of the City of Amsterdam, who initially replied to our questions thinking that they were about e-mopeds (like Felyx) rather than kick e-scooters (like Voi or Dott). The previous version of the article stated that e-scooters will appear in […]
VOI, the Swedish e-scooter operator, has announced $85 million in Series B funding. The round, led by Vostok New Ventures, was joined by many other investment firms: Balderton Capital, Creandum, Project A, BME Ventures, Raine Ventures, Kreos Capital, Inbox Capital, Rider Global, Black Ice Capital, and others. The Stockholm-based micro-mobility startup has raised $135 million […]