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  • Carpooling Marketplace BlaBlaCar Reaches 3 Million Members, Rides Into Germany

    Carpooling Marketplace BlaBlaCar Reaches 3 Million Members, Rides Into Germany

    Well, it looks like the carpooling race in Europe continues. BlaBlaCar, the European carpooling marketplace and competitor to Carpooling.com, has announced that it’s reached the milestone of 3 million members, almost double from this time last year. It’s also expanding to Germany, giving testimony to being a truly pan-European player. Read More

  • Carpooling Marketplace Blablacar Acquires PostoinAuto To Drive Into Italy

    Carpooling Marketplace Blablacar Acquires PostoinAuto To Drive Into Italy

    Back in January BlablaCar, a European carpooling marketplace that connects any driver who has empty seats with paying passengers, raised $10 million in funding from Accel Partners and existing investors, taking it to $12.5 million. And today the startup is putting those funds to good use, rolling up other players. It’s acquiring PostoinAuto.it, the largest car sharing site in Italy, in… Read More

  • 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