BlaBlaCar reaches 100 million members for its 15th anniversary
BlaBlaCar was created in 2006 with the simple idea of turning wasted car capacity into a community-based travel network. After 15 years of building a global shared mobility solution, BlaBlaCar’s community now counts 100 million members around the world. Doubling in size since 2018, the company pursues its major growth in Eastern Europe and LATAM.
BlaBlaCar offers to all its employees the opportunity to become shareholders
• 100% of employees will be equity holders • This new equity policy aims to attract more talent, with plans to recruit 260 people in 2021, and foster the team’s entrepreneurial mindset • $15M worth of shares have already been cashed-out by employees or ex-employees in secondary deals.
BlaBlaCar announces a $115M funding to boost its growth ambitions
BlaBlaCar announced today that it has raised $115M (€97M) to support its growth strategy, as it plans to expand its lead. BlaBlaCar showed strong resilience throughout the Covid-19 crisis, offering a travel solution better suited to the constraints of the crisis and benefitting from a more agile, fast-adjusting travel network. BlaBlaCar gained market-share across its markets, and is well positioned to respond to evolving travellers’ needs in the post-crisis new norm. The platform also announces the acquisition of Ukrainian company Octobus as part of its plan to foster the digitalisation of bus operators outside of Europe.
In the press
BlaBlaCar launches insurance and driving coach. BlaBlaCar's insurance offer is accompanied by a smartphone application that studies driving and provides road safety advice. Read the article.
BlaBlaCar, leader in carpooling, opens its capital to all its employees. On the eve of the opening of the Vivatech trade fair, BlaBlaCar hits hard by unveiling its new employee shareholding policy. The goal: to attract new talent and increase team engagement. Read the article.
BlaBlaCar speeds up on daily carpooling. Better than the subway or train? With BlaBlaCar Daily, the carpooling leader hopes to reach 300,000 monthly trips by September and attract about 10 million users in the long term. Read the article.
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