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On-demand personal electric vehicles

Our personal electric vehicles are unlocked by the Bird app. Start your ride for $1 and pay 15 cents for each additional minute. Birds are convenient, easy to ride and fun. It's the best way to make a short trip to the office, the coffee shop or even a quick ride by the beach.
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A global perspective: COVID's impact on European and American female founders & VCs

  • Crunchbase News
  • 2 weeks ago

What exactly is the more medium-term effect that particularly early-stage companies expect the virus to have? And most importantly, how do these expectations differ between groups?

  • European companies had raised much less money than American companies ($500,000 versus $1.5 million) on average.
  • Higher percentage of EU startups claim they have already taken measures to counteract possible effects: ranging from cutting team expenses (75% in EU vs. 50% in the U.S.) to hiring freezes (42% vs. 29%, respectively).
  • Women in Europe felt more disadvantaged as founders because of their gender (58% vs. 50%), but also more supported in their ecosystem overall (58% vs. 45%)
A global perspective: COVID's impact on European and American female founders & VCs

Start-Ups are pummeled in the 'Great unwinding'

  • Nytimes
  • 2 months ago

Dozens have laid off thousands, slashed costs and changed their businesses to try to survive the pandemic. All that may not work. SAN FRANCISCO - After a crush of travel cancellations in March, WanderJaunt, a short-term home rental start-up in San Francisco, laid off 56 of its 240 employees last week.

Start-Ups are pummeled in the 'Great unwinding'

The inside account of how Bird laid off 406 people in two minutes via a Zoom webinar

  • dot.LA
  • 2 months ago

Last Friday morning, 406 Bird employees - who had been working from home for two weeks because of the coronavirus and bleary-eyed from putting in longer than usual days in an unprecedented effort to rapidly wind down global operations in cities around the world - received a generic-sounding Zoom webinar invitation titled "COVID-19 Update."

The inside account of how Bird laid off 406 people in two minutes via a Zoom webinar
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Valuation

$2.5B

Funded over

4 rounds

Latest round

Series D (Oct 2019)

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