Drivy rebrands to Getaround six months after acquisition
European peer-to-peer car rental service Drivy has a new name. It is now called Getaround, which shouldn’t surprise anyone who has been following Drivy’s recent news. Back in April, Getaround anno
SoftBank-backed Getaround is raising $200M at a $1.5B+ valuation
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A few years ago, Silicon Valley couldn’t stop using a trendy buzzword — the sharing economy. The good old top-down economic model with a clear separation between service providers and clients was
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Getaround acquires European car rental platform Drivy for $300 million
Getaround, the peer-to-peer car-sharing startup that launched at TC Disrupt back in 2011, is making moves to become a global car rental service. Today, the SoftBank-backed startup announced its acquis
Drivy launches its car rental marketplace in the UK
French startup Drivy is expanding to another European country. This time, the company is launching in the U.K. For now, the service is mostly live in London and it’s slowly going to expand across
Drivy grabs $35 million for its car rental marketplace
French startup <a target="_blank" href="https://www.drivy.com/">Drivy</a> has raised another $35 million (€31 million) from Cathay Innovation, Nokia Growth Partners and existing investors Bpifrance,
Community-Based Car Rental Service Drivy Grabs Another $8.6 Million, Acquires Buzzcar
French startup Drivy raised $8.6 million (€8 million) from Bpifrance, Via-ID as well as existing investors Index Ventures and Alven Capital. The company is also acquiring its smaller competitor Buzz
Drivy Raises $8.3 Million For Its Community-Based Car Rental Service
French startup Drivy raised a Series A round of $8.3 million (€6 million) from Index Ventures and Alven Capital. These two investors already put $2.8 million (€2 million) in seed funding. As a rem