Bonzer Gears Up for Car Sharing Pilot Program in Boston

  • Emma Sandler
  • March 6, 2017
Bonzer, a new eco-friendly, electric car sharing startup, is preparing for its initial pilot launch in Greater Boston, Mobility Buzz has learned. The company — offers small, smart-car sized electric vehicles at currently $0.41 a minute — has so far raised $70,000 off the $100,000 needed for the pilot from angel investors, and is in discussions with […]

Alt Rideshare Startup Fasten Seeks $20 Million in Series B

  • Emma Sandler
  • March 3, 2017
Ridesharing company Fasten is gearing up for an onslaught of riders and drivers during SXSW in Austin this month, but, meanwhile, is also in talks to raise $20 million in a Series B funding, which it hopes to close it by summer, Mobility Buzz has learned. Fasten, headquartered in Boston and operating there and in […]

nuTonomy CEO Talks About Expanding Its Test Area, Autonomous ‘Progress,’ and More

  • Emma Sandler
  • March 3, 2017
BOSTON — For an inside perspective on autonomous distruption, look no further than nuTonomy. The Boston-based autonomous vehicle company run by chief executive Karl Iagnemma is developing the first complete solution for providing point-to-point mobility via large fleets of autonomous vehicles, including software for autonomous vehicle navigation in urban environments, smartphone-based ride-hailing, fleet routing and […]

Up Sonder Eyes Drone Delivery Partnerships Post Nationwide Launch

  • Emma Sandler
  • March 1, 2017
Up Sonder launched today with the help of UberRUSH and Postmates, but that’s only a fraction of the company’s ambitions. The online drone rental company will also expand internationally, develop corporate partnerships, and ultimately own enough rooftop real estate to create a drone super highway, Mobility Buzz has learned. National drone rental is only Phase 1 of Up Sonder’s […]

Rideshare Startup SPLT Seals Funding From Jaguar-Backed InMotion Ventures

  • Natalie Mattila
  • February 23, 2017
InMotion Ventures — powered by Jaguar Land Rover — has inked a deal with SPLT, sealing the rideshare startup’s second round of seed funding. So far, the startup raised $1.2 million in total funding, from investors including Techstars, Verizon Ventures, and Wells Fargo. SPLT joins GoKid, the ridesharing platform for families, in the InMotion Ventures portfolio. […]
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