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.
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.
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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