revel News of 09/25/20
The Station: Luminar Takes The SPAC Path And Voyage Lifts The Hood On Its Next-Gen Robotaxi
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every Saturday in your inbox . Hello and welcome back to The Station, a newsletter dedicated to all the present ...
Electric Moped Startup Revel Returns To New York With Helmet Selfie, Other In-App Safety Features
Shared electric moped startup Revel has resumed operations in New York City a month after shutting down its service following several deaths. The startup’s blue mopeds that had become a familiar sight in New York City are back, but with a ...
Revel Lands Permit To Bring Hundreds Of Electric Mopeds To San Francisco
Shared electric moped startup Revel received a permit that will allow it to operate in San Francisco, beginning in August. The startup will start with a fleet of 432 mopeds featuring a new paint scheme and a more powerful engine to help riders ...
AcreTrader Raises $5m To Help People Invest In A Fruitful Asset Class: Farmland
Carter Malloy thinks that lucrative investments include dirt, some seeds, maintenance, and growth — literally. So, he founded Fayetteville, Arkansas-based AcreTrader, an online farmland investment platform. AcreTrader wants to lower the ...
Maniv Mobility General Partner Olaf Sakkers Is Coming To TC Sessions: Mobility
In case you haven’t heard, TC Sessions: Mobility is back for second year. This one-day event, which will be held May 14 in San Jose, promises to feature some of best and brightest engineers, policymakers, investors, entrepreneurs and ...
Top Mobility VCs Discuss Their Current Investment Strategies
The mobility industry is rapidly shifting to readjust for an electric and autonomous future. Automotive companies are increasingly looking outside the manufacturing sector to fuel growth, and companies that used to bank on selling vehicles are now ...
No One Knows How Effective Digital Therapies Are, But A New Tool From Elektra Labs Aims To Change That
Depending on which study you believe, the wearable and digital health market could be worth anywhere from $30 billion to nearly $90 billion in the next six years. If the numbers around the size of the market are a moving target, just think about ...
Electric Moped Startup Revel Raises $27.6 Million As It Eyes New Markets
In less than two years, Revel has gone from an idea to a shared electric vehicle startup with more than 1,400 mopeds across Washington D.C., and Brooklyn and Queens, New York. Now, it’s ready to grow up — and beyond these three cities — ...
How Top VCs View The New Future Of Micromobility
Earlier this month, TechCrunch held its annual Mobility Sessions event , where leading mobility-focused auto companies, startups, executives and thought leaders joined us to discuss all things autonomous vehicle technology, micromobility and electric ...
Equity Transcribed: Slack’S IPO, The VCs Behind Facebook Libra, Founder Salaries And Trouble In Scooter-Land
Welcome back to this week’s transcribed edition of Equity. This week, TechCrunch’s Danny Crichton filled in for co-host Alex Wilhelm – who was out in preparation for his wedding this weekend – joining Kate to cover the big ...
Brooklyn And Queens Are Now Flush With 1,000 Of Revel’S Shared Electric Mopeds
Revel Transit has released 1,000 of its shared electric mopeds onto the streets of Brooklyn and Queens, following the end of a nine-month pilot program in the area. The New York-based startup pulled the original 68 mopeds it used in its limited ...