RelayRides has scored a major victory for car-sharing startups. Today the company announced that it will launch free parking for its peer-to-peer car rental service at SFO.
New York’s Mayor Bloomberg announced that New York’s highest court unanimously upholds the state law authorizing “street hail livery service.” This means that startups like Uber, Lyft, SideCar, Hailo, Relay Rides, and Instacab are allowed to operate.
Sometimes regulation puts the brakes on innovation. Now car-sharing startup RelayRides has suspended its service in New York City after being served with a cease-and-desist letter.
Today, car sharing startup RelayRides announced that it has acquired competitor Wheelz to accelerate its growth.
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Car sharing website Getaround announced a large seed round of $3.4 million today from a number of investors including the recently publicized CrunchFund.
Car sharing startup RelayRides has raised $3.6 million in a round of funding only five months after its last, according to a form D filed with the SEC. Involved in the round are Google Ventures, August Capital.