Paris-based ride-sharing startup Heetch raises $38 million

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 teams up with Uber for English course for drivers

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, […]