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Bird

Bird is an online application that offers electric scooters and cruiser bikes rental services for short-distance transportation. Read more

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Founder & CEO

Travis VanderZanden

CEO Approval Rating

66/100

Founded:

2017

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Lime is perceived as one of Bird's biggest rivals. Lime was founded in 2016 in San Francisco, California. Lime is in the Application Software field. Lime generates $300M more revenue than Bird.

Skip Scooters is Bird's #2 rival. Skip Scooters is a Private company that was founded in 2017 in San Francisco, California. Skip Scooters competes in the Application Software field. Compared to Bird, Skip Scooters has 470 fewer employees.

Spin is one of Bird's top competitors. Spin's headquarters is in San Francisco, California, and was founded in 2016. Like Bird, Spin also operates in the Application Software industry. Spin generates 37% of Bird's revenue.

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Bird Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
LMTS Holding S.C.A.

Jan 2020

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undisclosed
Circ is an online platform that offers electric scooters and cruiser bikes rental services for short-distance transportation.

These are all the companies that Bird has acquired. Bird's latest acquisition was LMTS Holding S.C.A. in Jan 2020. Circ is an online platform that offers electric scooters and cruiser bikes rental services for short-distance transportation.

Bird Funding History

Since Bird was founded in 2017, it has participated in 8 rounds of funding. In total Bird has raised $933.0M. Bird's last funding round was on May 2021 for a total of $160.0M

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FUNDING DATE

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May 2021
$160M

Fidelity Management & Research Co.

Debt - PPP (CARES Act)
Apr 2020
$5M - $10M
Series D
Jan 2020
$75M
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Series D
Oct 2019
$275M
Series C
Jun 2018
$300M

Since Bird was founded in 2017, it has participated in 8 rounds of funding. In total Bird has raised $933.0M. Bird's last funding round was on May 2021 for a total of $160.0M

Bird Investments

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These are all the companies that Bird has invested in. Bird's latest investment was LMTS Holding S.C.A. in Jan 2020. Circ is an online platform that offers electric scooters and cruiser bikes rental services for short-distance transportation.

Bird News

May 13, 2021Techstory

EV Scooter Maker Bird Going Public With Fidelity's Support EV scooter maker Bird going public with Fidelity's support

Bird Electric Mobility is a subsidiary of Bird Group, California. For almost a decade the company has... See more »
May 13, 2021Automotive News Europe

Scooter startup Bird to go public through merger with SPAC

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May 12, 2021TechCrunch

Bird to go public via SPAC, at an implied value of $2.3B

Bird, the shared electric scooter startup that operates in more than 200 cities across three continen... See more »
May 12, 2021TechCrunch

Bird's SPAC filing shows scooter-nomics just doesn't fly

What drove the company's hugely unprofitable revenues and resulting net losses? Unit economics that w... See more »
April 14, 2021TechCrunch

Bird, Lime and VeoRide selected for NYC e-scooter pilot

Lime, Bird and VeoRide have scored coveted permits to New York City's first e-scooter pilot. The New ... See more »
March 29, 2021RushLane

Bird ES1+ Electric Scooter Price Likely To Be Rs 50k - Based On SuperSoco CUx

Bird ES1+ is essentially a rebadged SuperSoco CUx electric scooter that will be assembled at Bird Mob... See more »

Bird Press Releases

August 6, 2019Business Wire

Bird Canada Brings s.h.a.r.e. Safe Streets Tour to Calgary on Aug. 8, 2019

CALGARY, Alberta--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#birdcanada--Bird Canada Brings s.h.a.r.e. Safe Streets Tour to Ca... See more »
August 1, 2019PR Newswire

Bird Unveils Bird Two

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bird today unveiled Bird Two, a next generation e-... See more »
June 26, 2019streetinsider

Bird Kicks off 100 City s.h.a.r.e. Tour to Make Streets Safer for All

SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bird today announced this summer it will host a 1... See more »
June 20, 2019PRWeb

Ride Report Partners with Bird and Lime to Deliver Trustworthy Micromobility Data to Cities

Industry's first MDS auditing service verifies operators with proven track record of providing honest... See more »
June 12, 2019PR Newswire

Bird Acquires Scoot

SANTA MONICA, Calif. and SAN FRANCISCO, June 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Bird and Scoot today announced ... See more »
April 3, 2019StreetInsider

Bird Publishes e-Scooter Safety Report

Bird today released a report, "A Look at e-Scooter Safety: Examining Risks, Reviewing Responsibilitie... See more »
March 7, 2019StreetInsider

Bird Platform to Launch Throughout Canada, Latin America, and New Zealand

Bird today announced it's rolling out Bird Platform to providers in Canada, Latin America and New Zea... See more »

Bird Videos

June 28, 2019Bird Youtube Channel

"Community Mode - Bird" on YOUTUBE

June 28, 2019Bird Youtube Channel

"Be Free - Bird" on YOUTUBE

May 29, 2019Bird Rides Vimeo Channel

"DRONE - SUNSET ON THE EDGE" on VIMEO

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May 28, 2019Bird Rides Vimeo Channel

"KALENJI_TRAIL_SAC_FINAL_UK_STFR" on VIMEO

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Bird Headquarters

406 Broadway Ave. Suite 369

Santa Monica, California90401

1-866-205-2442

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Bird Summary

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Overview

Bird is an online application that offers electric scooters and cruiser bikes rental services for short-distance transportation. Bird was founded in 2017. Bird's headquarters is located in Santa Monica, California, USA 90401. It has raised 933.0M in 8...

CEO

Bird's Founder & CEO, Travis VanderZanden, currently has an approval rating of 66%. Bird's primary competitors are Lime, Skip Scooters & Spin.

Website

bird.co

Frequently Asked Questions about Bird

  1. When was Bird founded?

    Bird was founded in 2017
  2. Who is Bird's CEO?

    Bird's CEO is Travis VanderZanden
  3. How much revenue does Bird generate?

    Bird generates $120M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Bird have?

    Bird has historically raised $933M in funding
  1. Where is Bird's headquarters?

    Bird's headquarters is in Santa Monica California, USA
  2. How many employees does Bird have?

    Bird has 600 employees
  3. What sector does Bird operate in?

    Bird is in Application Software, Ride Sharing
  4. Who are Bird's competitors?

    Bird's top competitors are Lime, Skip Scooters, Spin