French ride-sharing platform Heetch has landed $38 million in a funding round led by Cathay Innovation and Total Ventures, with participation from existing shareholders Idinvest Partners, Innov’Allianz, Alven, Felix Capital, and Via-ID. Heetch, which targets primarily the French-speaking markets, is currently present in France, Belgium, Morocco, and Ivory Coast. In 2019, the company plans to […]
Language learning app busuu has announced a partnership with Uber to offer free English language lessons for its drivers in London. The optional course has been designed by the London-based startup with drivers in mind, focusing on conversation topics like discussing routes and handling customer service. The course will involve a mix of speaking, listening, […]
The startup behind Turkish urban ride-sharing app Volt has raised $550,000 from MEVP and Saned Partners in Beirut. The company aims to tap into the sharing economy by matching individual drivers with passengers who’d like to go in the same direction.
French sharing economy startup extraordinaire BlaBlaCar just raised a massive $200 million in funding, valuing the company at $1.6 billion.