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Bird, Lime and Uber just got shut out in SF scooter battle

San Francisco shuts major mobility start-ups Uber, Lyft, Bird and Lime out of first year program to test scooter rentals in the city......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 30th, 2018

Battery And Design Woes Continue To Torment E-Scooter Startup Lime

E-bike startup Lime has been in a spot of bother over the last month, as reports surfaced of its scooters breaking down - both literally and figuratively - when under constant use. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 19th, 2018

Ford Jumps Onto the E-Bike Bandwagon, Buys Scooter Startup Spin

In what can be called Ford Motor Company (NYSE: F)'s fight to gain relevance over different transport modalities, the automaker has reportedly agreed to buy elect read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaNov 8th, 2018

Lime Aims to Make Its Bike and Scooter Sharing Business Carbon Neutral

The bike and scooter company aims to increase sustainable practices through a partnership with NativeEnergy. Lime--known for its free-floating, bright green scooters and bikes that provide an alternat.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 9th, 2018

Lyft challenges residents to "ditch their cars" for one month

The 30-day challenge will offer 50 Pittsburghers transportation credits to form ride share, car share and bike share habits......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 26th, 2018

Lime"s next stop in scooter global expansion: Florida and Austria

Scooter- and bike-rental startup Lime is expanding to dozens more cities this year, its CEO said, leveraging the hundreds of millions of dollars in funding it has raised in an effort to dominate the North American and European markets......»»

Category: topSource: reutersSep 20th, 2018

Lime hits 11.5 million bike and scooter rides - TechCrunch

TechCrunchLime hits 11.5 million bike and scooter ridesTechCrunchBike and scooter company Lime recently hit 11.5 million rides, a couple of months after.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 20th, 2018

Lyft launches a scooter service, with Uber close behind

Read full story for latest details......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 7th, 2018

Lyft launches a scooter service. Uber is close behind - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyLyft launches a scooter service. Uber is close behindCNNMoneyLyft launched a fleet of electric scooters in Denver on Thur.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 6th, 2018

Lyft launches a scooter service. Uber is close behind

Lyft launched a fleet of electric scooters in Denver on Thursday, stepping squarely into the rapidly growing scooter-sharing market so far dominated by the likes of Bird and Lime......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 6th, 2018

Bumpy roads for U.S. bike, scooter sharing

Cities across America are putting on the regulatory brakes on bike and scooter sharing businesses, forcing some companies out of the market......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 4th, 2018

San Francisco Denies Scooter Permits for Bird, Lime, Uber and Lyft

The nation’s tech capital dealt a blow to the largest shared-scooter companies on Thursday, awarding two smaller startups exclusive rights to rent the electric-powered vehicles for a year in a decision that could change the course of the nascent market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 30th, 2018

Uber, Lyft and the electric scooter wars

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters In an effort to curb the onslaught of electric scooters, Santa Monica, California, is moving to limit the number of companies that can operate dockless vehicles there. A.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 15th, 2018

Uber and Lyft have won a key battleground in the electric scooter wars — and it"s a huge blow to the $2 billion startup that created the scooter phenomenon

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters In an effort to curb the onslaught of electric scooters, Santa Monica, California, is moving to limit the number of companies that can operate dockless vehicles there. An internal.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 2018

Bird, Lime pull scooters from Santa Monica for a day after losing out to Uber, Lyft

Santa Monicans who planned to ride a Bird or Lime scooter on Tuesday will be out of luck. The shared electric vehicle companies have declared “A Day Without a Scooter” to rally public support for their brands. Bird and Lime scooters will be un.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2018

Saudi prince buys a 2.3% stake in Snapchat

The investment, at about $11 a share, expands a portfolio that includes Twitter and Lyft......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 8th, 2018

Saudi Prince Alwaleed buys a 2.3% stake in Snapchat

The investment, at about $11 a share, expands a portfolio that includes Twitter and Lyft......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 8th, 2018

Startup links: deal flow

Thursdays at Abnormal Returns are all about startup and venture capital links. You can check out last week’s links including a look... CompaniesBird is starting to test scooter rentals overseas.....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsAug 2nd, 2018

Uber and Lyft are gaining even more market share over taxis and rentals

REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo How consumers use company-reimbursed private transportation companies is changing.  The numbers show rideshare companies are gaining market share over taxis and rentals. They have huge comp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 30th, 2018

Uber joins $335 million investment in Lime, will make the scooters available in the Uber app

Ride-hailing giant Uber is continuing its expansion into other types of transportation with an investment Monday into bike and scooter company Lime. Lime said it raised $335 million in the new round that included Uber. This brings the total funding for .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2018