Tagged: transportation

On-Demand Air Taxi Service Waves Technologies Quickly Secures £495,000 Through Seedrs Funding Round

Waves Technologies, a data-led on-demand air taxi service providing accessible point-to-point air travel, has successfully secured its initial £495,000 funding target on equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs. The company revealed that its service uses big data and intelligent technology to provide affordable and accessible point-to-point air… Read More

Success: Bolt Mobility Closes Seedrs Round With Over €3.2 Million in Funding

Netherlands-based scooter company, Bolt Mobility, completed its equity crowdfunding round on Seedrs earlier this week, which raised a grand total of €3,225,551 in funding. The company originally sought to raise €1.5 million for its product, AppScooter. As previously reported, The AppScooter is described as a scooter that accelerates 150%… Read More

Bolt Mobility to Close Seedrs Round With More Than €3 Million in Funding

Netherlands-based scooter company, Bolt Mobility, is set to close its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs with more than €3 million in funding from over 2,500 investors. The campaign was launched earlier this summer, seeking €1.5 million for its newAppScooter scooter.  AppScooter is described as a scooter that… Read More

Bolt Mobility Raises €2.3 Million During the Final Week on Seedrs

With its equity crowdfunding campaign set to close on Seedrs next week, Netherlands-based scooter company, Bolt Mobility, has raised more than €2.3 million from over 2,000 investors. The company launched the initiative earlier this summer, seeking €1.5 million for its new scooter, AppScooter. As previously reported, the AppScooter is… Read More

Update: Bolt Mobility Surpasses €2 Million Within First Month on Seedrs

Just one month after launching its equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs, Netherlands-based scooter company, Bolt Mobility, has successfully raised €2 million from more than 1,600 investors. The company originally sought to raise €1.5 million as it prepares to expand and develop its new AppScooter.  The… Read More

Overfunding: Bolt Mobility Secures €1.5 Million Funding Target on Seedrs

Netherlands-based Bolt Mobility has secured its initial €1.5 million equity crowdfunding target on Seedrs. The company launched the initiative late last month, seeking the funds for its first scooter, AppScooter. As previously reported, the AppScooter notably accelerates 150% faster and goes up to 400km with our modular electric drivetrain. With… Read More

Netherlands-Based Bolt Mobility Aims to Raise €1.5 Million Through Seedrs Campaign For New AppScooter

Netherlands-based Bolt Mobility has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Seedrs. The startup is currently seeking €1.5 million through the funding round as it prepares to create its first scooter, AppScooter. According to Bolt Mobility, the AppScooter notably accelerates 150% faster and goes up to 400km with our modular… Read More

On The Go: Family Transportation Mobile Service OneLane Captures Over £80,000 on Crowdcube

Last week, creators of the app-based family transportation service OneLane launched an equity crowdfunding campaign on Crowdcube to raise £200,000 for growth. Founded just one year ago, the app initially operates in London and its team consists of alums from JustEat, Groupon and E-Car Club. OneLane employs… Read More

Jumpstart’s Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Teams Up With Deutsche Bahn to Build Innovation Train

JumpStartFund’s Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) announced on Friday it has formed a partnership with Deutsche Bahn to create an “Innovation Train,” which is described as a conventional train that will use new technologies being developed by HTT that increases efficiency and to bring a modern digital presence to today’s train transportation. According… Read More

Seedrs: “Spot One of Our Ads on the Tube & Receive £10 to Invest”

On Thursday, Seedrs offered up a new incentive to those who see and share its latest ads on the London Tube or Underground. The funding portal shared: “Spot one of the Seedrs  ‘Boring is the new Exciting’ large format posters on the London Tube or in… Read More

Elio Motors Closes at $17 Million. Touts 50,000 Reservations

Elio Motors closed its crowdfunding offer on StartEngine this past Monday.  The company had revealed last month that it was nearing $16 million in funding. The equity crowdfunding campaign, under Regulation A+, had sought to raise $25 million.  While short of that goal, Elio has… Read More

XTI Aircraft Receives SEC Approval for Reg A+ Offer. Investors May Purchase Equity During Next 30 Days

XTI Aircraft has received approval by the SEC to sell equity in its company under Regulation A+. The offer is now live on StartEngine for the next 30 days and is available to all investors – globally. XTI Aircraft has designed a 6 seater, vertical… Read More

WEMOVO Books Companisto for Campaign, Seeks Expansion for European Coach Travel Services

The problem: As coach travel (traveling via bus) becomes increasingly more popular in Europe, comprehensive information on itineraries, available seating and current ticket pricing have not been as readily accessible as information for airline tickets and rental cars. As a result, not only do roughly 65,000 European coach… Read More

AutoCycle Legislation Entered into House & Senate. May Help Elio Motors

Elio Motors is one of the first companies nationwide to use Regulation A+ to “test the waters” and gauge investor interest in backing their company.  Launched on StartEngine, Elio Motors has designed a 3 wheel, enclosed “AutoCycle” but, according to Elio, regulations that apply to… Read More

‘Making Renting An Airplane As Easy As Renting A Car,” OpenAirplane Is Now Crowdfunding on SeedInvest

Glimmering just ahead, summer offers the hope of beach days, picnics, hikes, ice cream until it hurts and, if the petsitter is available, travel. The minor (major) hassles of transportation–airplane delays or cancellations, a sea of brake lights–will be worth it. Certainly. But if one could reduce… Read More

Hyperloop Test Track Receives First Test Tube Set: From Elon Musk’s White Paper to Reality

One of the companies planning to build a Hyperloop test track has begun receiving its first set of test tubes, reported Tech Insider’s Cadie Thompson. Hyperloop Technologies, which is located in the arts district of downtown L.A., tweeted dramatic images of the tubes. In March,  Hyperloop Transportation Technologies… Read More

Beep Beep: Australia’s Tapp a Taxi Debuts Crowdfunding Initiative on PledgeMe

Seeking to expand its services, Queenstown-based taxi app, Tapp a Taxi launched its equity crowdfunding campaign on PledgeMe earlier this morning. The app works by using peoples mobile phones and GPS location to make hailing a taxi more efficient. Unlike other taxi apps, Tapp works across… Read More

Avatar Airlines Seeks $5M in Crowdfunding; Campaign is Quickly Met With Criticism

Ostensibly hoping to become a low cost alternative, Avatar Airlines has launched a self-crowdfunding campaign at www.HelpAvatarFly.com. The funding project allows the public to give as much, or as little as they like, with donations ranging from $5 to $9,750 for perks.  If you want a T-Shirt though you will have… Read More

Miss Out on Lyft’s $530 Million Series E Funding Round? Maybe Not

This past March, UBER competitor Lyft closed a Series E funding round that delivered $530 million in capital to the young company and a hefty $2.5 billion valuation.  This funding round was led by Japanese firm Rakuten, but earlier rounds (and perhaps this one) included big… Read More

Connected Bike Pedal Launches Indiegogo Campaign and Secures $50,000 Within First Day

French startup Connected Cycle announced its Indiegogo campaign for the world’s first connected bike pedal has launched and hit its $50,000 funding goal within the first day. The autonomous pedal that garnered rave reviews at the 2015 Consumer Electronics Show is slated to ship holiday 2015 to… Read More