Zimride

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  • Corporate name: Zimride
  • Founded: /2011
 
Short Description:

Zimride makes sharing rides for drivers and passengers fun and easy. It’s a new spin on ridesharing, using social networks to enable real connections. In seconds you can set up a profile, see and book a ride in your area, or post a ride of your own. With Zimride profiles, you can view photos, music and radio preferences to ensure an enjoyable ride.

Long Description:

Zimride makes sharing rides for drivers and passengers fun and easy. It’s a new spin on ridesharing, using social networks to enable real connections. In seconds you can set up a profile, see and book a ride in your area, or post a ride of your own. With Zimride profiles, you can view photos, music and radio preferences to ensure an enjoyable ride.

Zimride is building a marketplace for drivers to sell empty seats in their car by matching them with passengers traveling along the same route. In addition to public routes, Zimride has an organization-based network approach with over 100 large universities, companies, and event partners paying for the service. Clients include Stanford, Harvard, all 10 UCs, Intuit, Facebook, PricewaterhouseCoopers, and LiveNation.

 
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  • State: California
  • Country: United States
  • City: San Francisco
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Fundings
Funding Total: $1,200,000
Round Date Amount Pre Amount Post Amount
Series A 09/21/2011 $1,200,000
Investors: Floodgate Fund Funding: Zimride Raises $1.2 M of Series A Funding
 
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