• Ride-Sharing Platform Zimride Raises $6 Million Series A

    Ride-Sharing Platform Zimride Raises $6 Million Series A

    Zimride, a service that makes it easy to find people to ride-share with, has raised a $6 million Series A funding round led by Mayfield Fund. This round brings Zimride’s total funding to around $7.2 million, after a $1.2 million seed round last year that included Floodgate, K9 Ventures and Keith Rabois. Zimride’s platform solves a common issue: helping people coordinate their carpools. Read More

  • Carpooling Startup Zimride Hits 100 Million Miles Served [Infographic]

    Though The American Automobile Association (AAA) is only expecting a relatively marginal 2.5 percent decrease in travel over the holiday weekend compared to last year, gas prices are currently averaging $3.57 across the U.S. — an 82-cent increase from the same time last year. In a timely piece of news for all those weekend riders out there, the social ride-sharing startup Zimride… Read More

  • Zimride: A Carpooling Startup That Actually Makes Money

    Zimride – a startup with a tagline that reads “A Carpool Community” – sounds exactly like the sort of benevolent Web 2.0 service that will never make a cent. As it turns out, since launching in 2007 and winning fbFund last summer, the company has managed to carve out a nice niche for itself that saves its users money, helps the environment, and actually manages to… Read More