Business Model: Transaction Fee, B2C
Category: Collaborative Consumption, Ride Sharing, Transportation, Travel, Car Sharing
Geographic Markets: Paris, Russia, Turkey, Mexico, Brazil, India
BlaBlaCar is a community marketplace that connects drivers with empty seats to passengers looking for a ride. Over 15 million people use BlaBlaCar every quarter creating people powered transport network. With dedicated customer service, web and mobile platform, and a fast-growing community of users,
BlaBlaCar is making travel social, money-saving and more efficient for millions of members.
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Insight Venture Partners
Baring Vostok Capital Partners
Colle Capital Partners
Grape Arbor VC
Lead Edge Capital
Vostok New Ventures
The company has received several awards between 2013-2016. These include: the Hermes Innovation Award (2016), the Bronze Edison Award (2015), the ECCCO Award (European Confederation of Contact Centre Organisations Award)(2014), and Wired’s 100 Hottest Startups (2013).
BlaBlaCar currently has 65 million registered users on their platform, which is live in 22 countries.
BlaBlaCar has made nine acquisitions: Less and BeepCar in 2018, Jizdomat in 2016, Aventones in 2015, Carpooling.com in 2015, Autohop in 2015, Podorozhniki in 2014, Superdojazd in 2012, and PostoinAuto.it in 2012.
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