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Carpooling, Europe’s No. 1 ridesharing platform, debuts in U.S.

The number 1 European ridesharing platform, carpooling, announced it is launching in the U.S., making door-to-door, long-distance transportation convenient and affordable.

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Markus Barnikel, CEO of carpooling.com, will be speaking at this year’s EU-Startups Conference

We’re proud to announce that the second speaker of this year’s EU-Startups Conference will be Markus Barnikel, the CEO of the world’s leading ridesharing marketplace carpooling.com. We’re going to talk with him about the sharing economy, the challenges and opportunities of … Continue reading

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Carpooling.com reached 1 million downloads of its mobile apps

Carpooling.com, one of the world’s leading ridesharing marketplaces, today announced that it has reached 1 million downloads of its mobile apps. The Munich-based company has recently also released new apps with more payment features. Carpooling.com, which has about 4.7 million … Continue reading

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European expansion: BlaBlaCar rolls into Germany

BlaBlaCar, a distance ride sharing website that connects drivers with paying passengers, announces the launch of the service in Germany - BlaBlaCar now operates in more than 10 European countries! In tandem with the new market launch, BlaBlaCar also stated it has surpassed 3 million … Continue reading

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BlaBlaCar continues with its European expansion

BlaBlaCar, a leading long distance car sharing network, just announced its launch in three new regions: Benelux, Poland and Portugal. With the addition of these new countries, BlaBlaCar now is active in nine countries and is rolling out new features … Continue reading

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French P2P carsharing startup Voiturelib raises €2m

Voiturelib, one of the leading peer-to-peer car rental services in France, announced today that it secured a 2 million Euro series A round led by Alven capital, with significant participation from Index Ventures. Voiturelib, which was founded in 2010, lets … Continue reading

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Carpooling.com partners with Daimler and plans expansion

Daimler AG is investing in one of the leading ridesharing networks, carpooling.com. The main shareholders of the Munich based ridesharing company will still be the three founders, as well as venture capital firm Earlybird. The capital investment (about $10 million) will … Continue reading

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BlaBlaCar: Over one million seats av​ailable​!

BlaBlaCar, a leading European marketplace that connects any driver with empty seats with paying passengers to offset travel costs, has just reached over one million seats available. The Paris-based startup Comuto S.A.S., started out with a French carpooling platform (comuto.fr) in … Continue reading

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BlablaCar acquires Italian competitor PostoinAuto.it

BlablaCar, a leading European marketplace that connects drivers who have empty seats with paying passengers, has today announced a further expansion across Europe with the acquisition of the largest car sharing site in Italy, PostoinAuto.it. PostoinAuto offers more than 30,000 … Continue reading

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Carpooling: BlablaCar just launched in the UK

Comuto S.A.S., a Paris based provider of carpooling platforms just launched its UK subsidiary which was named BlablaCar. Aside of the French and English platforms, Comuto S.A.S. also operates a Spanish carpooling website (comuto.es). The three platforms are somehow a combination … Continue reading

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