Joanna McFarland got the idea for HopSkipDrive in 2014 because she needed a solution to a problem that many working parents like herself face: How do you consistently get your kids where they need to
Students around the country are about to return to school after the summer holiday, and they’re doing so at a time when both coronavirus transmission and the effects of climate change are mounting.
Ridesharing isn’t just for transporting teenagers and adults anymore. Zūm, a ridesharing startup for kids, just raised a $40 million Series C round led by BMW i Ventures with participation from
Uber and Lyft have made it easier to get around town, but the service isn’t designed for young people. Unaccompanied passengers under the age of 18 are forbidden from ordering cars. So how are c
Busy parents could benefit a lot from ridesharing, but they can't send their children alone in an Uber until they are 18 years old. That's why several startups are trying to build an "Uber for kids"
TechCrunch recently went down south to Los Angeles for our mini-meetup and to catch up with the region’s burgeoning tech scene. One of the startups that caught our attention is HopSkipDrive, which a
HopSkipDrive, The LA-based “Uber for Kids”, has closed a $10.2M Series A round co-led by FirstMark Capital and UpFront Ventures, with participation from existing investors BBG Ventures an
Unless you’re Jaqueline Voorheese from The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, chances are you’re not letting Uber drivers shuttle around your kids to and from school, practice, classes, etc. But t