• Accel Leads $10M Round In European Airbnb For Car Ride-Sharing, BlablaCar

    BlablaCar, a European carpooling marketplace that connects any driver who has empty seats with paying passengers, has raised $10 million from Accel Partners and existing investors ISAI and Cabiedes & Partners. This brings BlablaCar’s total funding to $12.5 million. On BlablaCar, drivers can register, publish their trips and contact other members who are making the same trip as you… Read More

  • Need a ride? Carpooling platform Blablacar launches in the UK

    The first time I ever wrote about carpooling service Comuto was when Iceland’s unpronounceable volcano first errupted in Sping of 2010 (at least this last volcano that errupted in May had an almost pronounceable name). At a time when most of Northern Europe was freaking out – with canceled flights and sold-out trains leaving travelers with little or no hope – Comuto stepped… Read More