The frenzy of the electric scooter turns into one. Two companies (Bird and Lime) who started a new traffic flow when they began dropping motorized scooters to the streets of the city a year ago are celebrating the first 12 months (or passenger number and city and Cooperating companies are also thinking about the following for this newly published and highly polarized transportation.
However, although scooter startups are busy while fighting for solid growth, they are paying attention to the movements of Uber and Lyft trying to take a large share of the market. Earlier this month, Lyft started the first scooter sharing service in Denver. Next is Santa Monica, Uber should drop the first scooter. Other startups are actively developing and the early pioneers suggest that they can not afford to miss if they want to maintain their pole position.
Bird initiated a scooter sharing service in Santa Monica for the first time in September 2017. Since then, we have reached more than 100 cities, promoted more than 10 million travels and raised funds at unprecedented rates. Recently, it was the earliest start to reach the $ 2 billion rating.
If Uber and Lyft were in the first phase of the car pool, Bird's CEO, Travis Vander Zanden said in an interview that the electric scooter represents "road sharing 2.0" Hatsuko. In the second year of Bird, Mr. VanderZanden aims to "double" recent GovTech cooperation with cities and make scooters "the most community-oriented, safest and safe" one. .
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