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President

Tracey Zhen

CEO Approval Rating

74/100

Founded:

2000

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Getaround has been one of Zipcar's top competitors. Getaround is a Private company that was founded in 2009 in San Francisco, California. Like Zipcar, Getaround also competes in the Ride Sharing sector. Compared to Zipcar, Getaround has 103 fewer employees.

Car2go N.A., LLC. is seen as one of Zipcar's biggest rivals. Car2go N.A., LLC. is a Private company that was founded in Austin, Texas in 2008. Car2go N.A., LLC. operates in the Road Transportation industry. Car2go N.A., LLC. has 453 fewer employees vs. Zipcar.

Enterprise CarShare is perceived as one of Zipcar's biggest rivals. Enterprise CarShare was founded in New York, New York} in 2005. Like Zipcar, Enterprise CarShare also operates in the Application Software sector. Compared to Zipcar, Enterprise CarShare generates $274.4M less revenue.

Zipcar Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Buffalo CarShare

Sep 2015

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undisclosed
Buffalo CarShare is an online portal that offers users with car sharing and rental services.
Local Motion, Inc.

Aug 2015

Source »
undisclosed
Local Motion is developing car-sharing technologies for fleets that enables users to access the fleet with their existing corporate badge.

These are all the companies that Zipcar has acquired. Zipcar has acquired 2 companies and its latest acquisition was Buffalo CarShare in Sep 2015. Buffalo CarShare is an online portal that offers users with car sharing and rental services.

Zipcar Funding History

Since Zipcar was founded in 2000, it has participated in 9 rounds of funding. In total Zipcar has raised $278.4M. Zipcar's last funding round was on Nov 2013 for a total of $2.0M

ROUND

FUNDING DATE

AMOUNT

INVESTORS

Equity
Nov 2013
$2M

Boston Community Capital

IPO
Apr 2011
$174.3M

Series G
Nov 2010
$21M
Equity
Nov 2007
$50M
Venture Round
Nov 2006
$25M
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Since Zipcar was founded in 2000, it has participated in 9 rounds of funding. In total Zipcar has raised $278.4M. Zipcar's last funding round was on Nov 2013 for a total of $2.0M

Zipcar Investments

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Wheelz owns and operates an online car sharing platform that connects students with cars to students who need them.
$13.7M
Feb 21, 2012
Series A
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These are all the companies that Zipcar has invested in. Zipcar's latest investment was Wheelz, Inc. in Feb 21,. Wheelz owns and operates an online car sharing platform that connects students with cars to students who need them.

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Zipcar Headquarters

35 Thomson Place

Boston, Massachusetts02210

617-995-4231

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Zipcar, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZIP) provides car sharing and rental services. Founded by Antje Danielson and Robin Chase in 2000 based on existing German and Swiss companies, it is headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts with 553 employees. It provides car on r...

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Zipcar's President, Tracey Zhen, currently has an approval rating of 74%. Zipcar's primary competitors are Getaround, Car2go N.A., LLC. & Enterprise CarShare.

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Frequently Asked Questions about Zipcar

  1. When was Zipcar founded?

    Zipcar was founded in 2000
  2. Who is Zipcar's CEO?

    Zipcar's CEO is Tracey Zhen
  3. How much revenue does Zipcar generate?

    Zipcar generates $278.9M in revenue
  4. How much funding does Zipcar have?

    Zipcar has historically raised $278.4M in funding
  5. Where is Zipcar's headquarters?

    Zipcar's headquarters is in Boston Massachusetts, USA
  1. How many employees does Zipcar have?

    Zipcar has 553 employees
  2. What sector does Zipcar operate in?

    Zipcar is in Ride Sharing, Application Software
  3. Who are Zipcar's competitors?

    Zipcar's top competitors are Getaround, Car2go N.A., LLC., Enterprise CarShare
  4. Who has Zipcar invested in?

    Zipcar's has invested in companies such as Wheelz, Inc.