micromobility

Bird’s Q4 revenues beat expectations, but investors don’t love its conservative 2022 growth forecast

Shared micromobility company Bird disclosed its 2021 fourth quarter and full year earnings on Tuesday after the bell. The report was the company’s second public earnings release after finalizing

Founders: Connect with influential movers and shippers at TC Sessions: Mobility 2022

If you’re itching to get your game-changing product out of the garage, onto the streets or into customers’ driveways, we not-so-humbly suggest that you do whatever it takes to attend TC Sessions:

Berlin-based Swobbee wants to bring micromobility battery swapping to Europe

Swobbee, a Berlin-based startup that’s working on commercializing battery swapping for micromobility vehicles, has raised a $6.5 million Series A led by new strategic investor EIT InnoEnergy, a majo

TC Sessions: Mobility 2022 goes live and doubles down on content, demos, expo space and opportunity

It’s hard to believe, but 2019 was the last time the mobility community’s greatest visionaries, founders, builders and investors gathered in-person to connect and go deep at TC Sessions: Mobility.

Tier Mobility acquires Spin from Ford, marking entry into North America

Tier Mobility, the Berlin-based micromobility operator that has been steadily taking over Europe, is making a sweeping entry into North America by acquiring Spin from automaker Ford. Tier will acquire

Singapore-based micromobility startup Beam secures $93M Series B, enters new markets

Beam, a Singaporean shared micromobility operator, announced today that it has raised $93 million in a Series B round to accelerate growth into new countries in Asia. The fresh capital, which brings i

The Station: Tesla’s rough week, China’s AV strategy and Joby’s air taxi play in South Korea

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station

Acton’s latest acquisition hints at the future of docked micromobility

The term “shared micromobility” often calls to mind that Lime e-bike on the nearest street corner or the Voi e-scooter parked next to the bus stop, either of which could on any given day b

Shared mobility company GoTo Global is going public through a shell company merger

GoTo Global, an Israeli mobility company that offers shared micromobility and car-sharing services in Spain, Israel, Malta and Germany, is going public on the Tel Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE) through a

Korean micromobility startup Swing grabs $24M for growth, expands to Japan 

Swing, a South Korean electric scooter and micromobility startup, announced today it has raised $24 million in a Series B round to spur its growth and expansion to Japan.  The funding was led by Whit

European micromobility startup Dott grabs $70 million

Urban mobility startup Dott has raised an extension to its Series B round. Originally announced in the spring of 2021, the company raised an $85 million Series B round — it was a mix of equity and a

Cowboy raises $80M to take its e-bike business up a gear

The pandemic spurred a boom in electric bikes and other alternative urban transportation modes as city dwellers looked for less-crowded ways to get around their streets quickly and easily without reso

Lime’s new e-bike has a swappable battery that also works with its scooters

Lime is finally making good on its promise to deliver its Gen4 e-bike to the streets after first announcing plans to introduce the new hardware last March. The new bikes will have a swappable battery

Smarter, more powerful e-bikes and scooters take charge at CES 2022

Even though we didn’t make it to CES 2022 in person this year, we certainly heard about the “eMobility Experience,” a test track for demo rides of all the e-scooters, e-bikes and whatever other

The Station: TuSimple loses the driver, Nikola settles and transpo predictions for 2022

The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hello readers: Welcome to The Station

Micromobility in 2022: Refined, mature and packed full of tech

2021 was the year micromobility as a concept, a solution and a way of life really started to settle in. Increased shared micromobility and COVID-ridden public transit helped make small electric vehicl

Voi scooters raises $115M Series D round as it preps to enter new cities — and for an IPO

The European e-scooter market is currently the main battleground for companies playing in the micromobility space, taking advantage as they are of Europe’s relatively compact cities and the desire o

Nigerian mobility-tech startup MAX bags $31 million in Series B round, set to expand across Africa, build EV infrastructure

Nigerian mobility tech startup Metro Africa Xpress Inc. (MAX) is planning to enter more markets across Africa as it races toward formalizing the continent’s transportation sector after securing $31

E-scooter company Tier acquires Wind Mobility’s Italian subsidiary

Tier, a Berlin-based e-scooter company that’s quickly expanding throughout Europe, has acquired Vento Mobility, the Italian subsidiary of Wind Mobility. The companies are not sharing the terms o

Shared micromobility company Bird launches two retail scooters, available at Target

Bird, the shared micromobility company that recently went public by merging with a special purpose acquisition company, has launched two new kick scooters for sale. The Bird Flex, a foldable personal
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