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Used-car marketplace Vroom nabs $254M to take its growth up a gear

There have been a lot of bumps in the road for startups building used-car marketplaces, but now one of the longer-standing of them has closed a major round of funding — a clear sign of the milea

Cars-as-a-service, Alibaba and ridehailing, mental health, and the future of financial services

The future of car ownership: Cars-as-a-service It’s Mobility Day at TechCrunch, and we’re hosting our Sessions event today in beautiful San Jose. That’s why we have a couple of related pieces on

Do VC associates matter, women’s fertility, online auto marketplaces, and Salesforce + Tableau

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The future of car ownership: Building an online dealership

Buying a car is painful. Dealerships are the worst, and the options are endless. The rise of the Internet produced powerful tools for shoppers, but in the end, most buyers still have to trudge down to

Vroom nabs $146M from AutoNation, VCs for its used car site

Vroom, an online platform for buying and selling cars, has raised $440 million to date.

Used car site Vroom is raising $70M six months after a big round of layoffs

After cutting a big portion of its staff in March, Vroom is back pitching investors. Yesterday, the site for buying and selling used cars filed to raise $70 million in new equity funding.

Used car site Vroom lays off staff, 25%-50% says source, as it halts Dallas and Indiana operations

Vroom, an on-demand car buying and selling startup that has raised over $300 million in venture funding, has hit a bump in the road. TechCrunch has learned and confirmed that the company has laid off

Vroom raises $50 million to make buying a used car as easy as shoe shopping online

Gunning to become the top seller of used cars online, Vroom Inc. has raised $50 million in a Series E round of equity funding, bringing its total capital raised to $218 million. The market for used ca

Online used car dealer Vroom leverages virtual reality to bring the showroom to you

It would be a shame if we were able to build autonomous cars before we could simplify car buying. Today, buying a used car means booking multiple weekends to test drive and examine every car at every

Israeli technology and the future of transportation

The quantum leaps in productivity created by the car, train, ship and plane have dramatically changed our lives and movements. But today, we’re at the forefront of a new revolution in mobility, from