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.
BlaBlaCar withstands the crisis with 50 million passengers in 2020
As 2020 ends, BlaBlaCar looks back positively on a year marked by the COVID-19 crisis. Despite the drop in activity in Spring, 50 million passengers travelled by carpool or bus with BlaBlaCar around the world, demonstrating the resilience of its community-based travel network.
BlaBlaCar unveils its future Parisian headquarters
In spite of the health crisis, BlaBlaCar remains focused on its long-term development projects. At the beginning of 2022, its 400+ Parisian employees will move into the new headquarters. Currently under construction, the first images have just been unveiled.
In the press
BlaBlaCar and Voi join forces to offer BlaBla Ride scooters in France. Members will be able to select a scooter to ride for their journey, as well as for the last mile of a longer BlaBla carpool or bus trip, designed to power a convenient and environmentally efficient door-to-door journey. Read the article
BlaBlaCar’s revenue grew by 71% in 2019. Read the article
French Cosy Up in Carpools to Beat Transport Strike. Read the article
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