Breather launched its “Zipcar for rooms” at the LeWeb conference today. The startup also revealed closing $1.5 million to accelerate development and growth.
Today, car sharing startup RelayRides announced that it has acquired competitor Wheelz to accelerate its growth.
Consumer attitudes and behaviors surrounding renting, borrowing, and leasing items, versus ownership, are shifting around the country, according to a study conducted by Sunrun and Harris Interactive.
Just days after the Avis officially acquires Zipcar, a small number of zipcars pop up at NYC regional airports.
Avis Budget Group officially signed the papers on its acquisition of Zipcar today. A few hours later, the ride-sharing company’s chief executive resigned.
Getaround, the car sharing service backed by investors like Marissa Mayer and Google’s Eric Schmidt, hopes its new iPhone app will prompt you to consider an alternative to car ownership.
Editor’s Pick The Zipcar sale will pave the way for the domination of peer-to-peer services.
News that Avis Budget Group plans to buy top car sharing network Zipcar for $500 million opened some eyes this morning. But the deal could have some trouble going through, with a law firm announcing it is investigating whether Zipcar didn’t get the best deal possible.
Rental car giant Avis Budget Group has agreed to buy car sharing network Zipcar for $500 million in cash.
In business for over a decade, car sharing network Zipcar has embraced mobile, driven forward by a generation of people 35 and under who prefer 4G to V8.
HTML5 development platform-maker Particle Code has beenacquired by Appecelerator for an undisclosed sum, the company announced Monday. The deal brings together the business side of the house, as well as deep tech, says Particle Code chief executive officer Galia Benartzi.
Zipcar launched a Facebook application today, for the company’s “tech-savvy” customers.
Continued uncertainty about financial stability in Europe and a government deadlock in the United States struck publicly-traded equities on Thursday, sending the tech-heavy NASDAQ index down 3.3 percent and below a technical level of support that might indicate future weakness.
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.
As the New York Stock Exchange saw major indices plummeting by five or six percent today, tech stocks dropped even further than many of their non-tech counterparts. The picture is especially clear if you look at the stock price changes since the market slide started August 4.
It’s day two of complete market mayhem. Has the chaos closed the window for companies looking to file for an initial public offering?
Vacation home rental site HomeAway on Thursday priced shares for its initial public offering between $24 and $27, which values the company at a surprisingly robust $2 billion. The company wants to raise as much as $248 million in its offering.