Transportation Unicorns

45 Unicorn Companies in the Transportation Industry

Here’s a full list of unicorn companies in the transportation industry that have made it to the US$1B valuation.

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Think transportation is boring and everything’s been done before?

Think again.

If you’re in the transportation industry or are interested in starting a company in this space, this article dives into all of the hottest Transportation unicorn startups who are making their way to becoming worth more than US$1 billion.

45 Unicorn Companies in the Transportation Industry

Argo AI

Argo AI

Argo AI is an artificial intelligence company that designs, builds and deploys self-driving technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $7.25

    B (

    July 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Pittsburgh

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Bryan Salesky, Peter Rander

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,600,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    2

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Aurora

Aurora

Aurora is building self-driving systems that deliver safety, mobility, and productivity to the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $10.00

    B (

    February 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Mountain View

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Chris Urmson, J. Andrew Bagnell, Sterling Anderson

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Autonomous Vehicles, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,090,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Bird

Bird

Bird is the dockless, electric, connected scooter company that provides an affordable transportation alternative to communities across the world.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.40

    B (

    May 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Santa Monica

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    Travis VanderZanden

  • Industries:

    Electric Vehicle, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $623,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    32

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BlaBlaCar

BlaBlaCar

BlaBlaCar is a long distance ride-sharing platform that allows travelers to connect with other travelers and share the trip costs.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    September 2015

    )

  • Country:

    France

  • City:

    Paris

  • Started in:

    2006

  • Founders:

    Francis Nappez, Frédéric Mazzella, Nicolas Brusson

  • Industries:

    Car Sharing, Collaborative Consumption, Internet, Peer to Peer, Ride Sharing, Transportation, Travel

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $563,534,130

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    15

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Boom Supersonic

Boom Supersonic

Boom Supersonic is committed to developing 21st century airliners that combine speed, safety, and sustainability in one efficient package.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Englewood

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Blake Scholl, Joe Wilding, Joshua Krall

  • Industries:

    Aerospace, Air Transportation, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $241,131,868

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    27

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Cabify

Cabify

Cabify is the leading company in ride-sharing in Latin America, Spain, and Portugal. They are dedicated to providing a safe, affordable solution for urban transportation.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.40

    B (

    January 2018

    )

  • Country:

    Spain

  • City:

    Madrid

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Adrian Merino, Francisco Montero, Juan De Antonio, Sam Lown, Vicente Pascual

  • Industries:

    Internet, Logistics, Mobile, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $477,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    25

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Cambridge Mobile Telematics

Cambridge Mobile Telematics

Cambridge Mobile Telematics provides full-stack telematics solutions that connect data from vehicles to a suite of behavioral analytics tools.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    December 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Cambridge

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Bill Powers, Hari Balakrishnan, Sam Madden, Tim Vogel

  • Industries:

    Insurance, Mobile, Public Safety, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    $502,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    1

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Caocao Chuxing

Caocao Chuxing

Caocao Chuxing is a Chinese company that operates the world’s largest mobility platform, offering taxi-hailing, car-sharing, bus-hailing, and bike-sharing services.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.60

    B (

    January 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Hangzhou

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Jinliang Liu

  • Industries:

    Energy, Mobile Apps, Recreational Vehicles, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    CN¥1,000,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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Convoy

Convoy

Convoy is a real-time, demand-based digital freight network to bring efficiency and transparency between shippers and carriers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.75

    B (

    September 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Seattle

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Dan Lewis, Grant Goodale

  • Industries:

    Freight Service, Logistics, Service Industry, Supply Chain Management, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $665,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    8

  • Number of investors:

    45

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Delhivery

Delhivery

Delhivery is a modern logistics service provider that develops customized supply chain solutions for enterprises.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    February 2019

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Gurgaon

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Bhavesh Manglani, Kapil Bharati, Mohit Tandon, Sahil Barua, Suraj Saharan

  • Industries:

    E-Commerce, Freight Service, Last Mile Transportation, Logistics, Shipping, Supply Chain Management, Transportation, Warehousing

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $959,569,361

  • Number of funding rounds:

    10

  • Number of investors:

    9

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Didi

Didi

Didi is a leading transportation platform that offers a wide range of app-based ride-hailing, carpooling and supply-demand services.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $62.00

    B (

    March 2015

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Bo Zhang, Wei Cheng

  • Industries:

    Mobile Apps, Public Transportation, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $23,246,700,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    24

  • Number of investors:

    43

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FlixBus

FlixBus

FlixBus is an online platform that combines a great experience with premium tech and effective IT systems.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.25

    B (

    July 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Germany

  • City:

    Munich

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Andre Schwammlein, Daniel Krauss, Jochen Engert

  • Industries:

    Public Transportation, Transportation, Travel

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    €500,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    15

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G7

G7

G7 is a service provider in fleet management that strives to deliver efficient and convenient services with IoT/AI technology.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1

    B (

    December 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Wu Haibo, Zhai Xuehun

  • Industries:

    Fleet Management, Information Technology, Internet of Things, Logistics, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $510,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    13

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Getaround

Getaround

Getaround is the leading provider of peer-to-peer car sharing, offering an innovative alternative to traditional car rental.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.70

    B (

    September 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2011

  • Founders:

    Elliot Kroo, Jessica Scorpio, Sam Zaid

  • Industries:

    Car Sharing, Collaborative Consumption, Marketplace, Mobile, Peer to Peer, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $568,024,999

  • Number of funding rounds:

    16

  • Number of investors:

    55

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Gett

Gett

Gett is the company that provides a comprehensive technology platform for corporate ground transportation (GTM) management.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.50

    B (

    May 2016

    )

  • Country:

    United Kingdom

  • City:

    London

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Dave Waiser, Roi More

  • Industries:

    B2B, Enterprise Software, SaaS, Software, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $928,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Glovo

Glovo

Glovo is a hyper-local delivery service that you can order with one touch on your phone. It’s fast and convenient.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    December 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Spain

  • City:

    Barcelona

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Gerard Olive, Miguel Vicente, Oscar Pierre, Sacha Michaud

  • Industries:

    Delivery, Delivery Service, Food Delivery, Local, Logistics, Mobile, Mobile Apps, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,162,249,826

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    32

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Gojek

Gojek

Gojek is a fast-growing app that provides integrated services from quick payments to food delivery and transportation, and much more.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $18

    B (

    July 1905

    )

  • Country:

    Indonesia

  • City:

    Jakarta

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Kevin Aluwi, Michaelangelo Moran, Nadiem Makarim

  • Industries:

    Consumer Applications, Food Delivery, Logistics, Payments, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $5,293,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    32

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Grab

Grab

Grab is a multi-service platform that makes your transportation experience better.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $14.30

    B (

    December 2014

    )

  • Country:

    Singapore

  • City:

    Singapore

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Anthony Tan, Tan Hooi Ling

  • Industries:

    Car Sharing, Financial Services, Food Delivery, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $12,147,750,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    34

  • Number of investors:

    53

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Hello TransTech

Hello TransTech

Hello TransTech (formerly HelloBike) is a smart-sharing platform that develops innovative ways to experience travel in different cities.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.00

    B (

    June 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shanghai

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Han Mei, Jiang Wei, Li Kaizhu, Yang Lei

  • Industries:

    Apps, Customer Service, Cycling, Information Technology, Last Mile Transportation, Ride Sharing, Transportation, Travel

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,754,944,610

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    7

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Hesai Technology

Hesai Technology

Hesai has designed the first fully-autonomous radar based on laser-microwave technology that accurately detects moving obstacles and recognizes static obstacles with the highest accuracy.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.05

    B (

    August 2020

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shanghai

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Kai Sun, Shaoqing Xiang, Yifan Li

  • Industries:

    Autonomous Vehicles, Laser, Manufacturing, Sensor, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $231,151,155

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    11

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KeepTruckin

KeepTruckin

KeepTruckin provides cloud-based hours of service technology that helps trucking companies to manage their drivers and reduce their risk.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.25

    B (

    April 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Obaid Khan, Ryan Johns, Shoaib Makani

  • Industries:

    Fleet Management, Logistics, SaaS, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $227,300,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    6

  • Number of investors:

    11

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Lalamove

Lalamove

Lalamove is a logistics company that specializes in on-demand and same-day delivery. Delivering directly to your doorstep or preferred pickup location, they offer a convenient service that customers love.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $10.00

    B (

    February 2019

    )

  • Country:

    Hong Kong

  • City:

    Hong Kong

  • Started in:

    2013

  • Founders:

    Chow Shing Yuk, Gary Hui, Santit Jirawongkraisorn

  • Industries:

    Apps, Delivery, Logistics, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $2,476,500,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    18

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Lilium

Lilium

Lilium is a German technology company developing all-electric, high-performance aircrafts.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    June 2020

    )

  • Country:

    Germany

  • City:

    Weßling

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    Daniel Wiegand, Matthias Meiner, Patrick Nathen, Sebastian Born

  • Industries:

    Aerospace, Air Transportation, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $376,400,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    6

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Mafengwo

Mafengwo

Mafengwo is a Chinese travel SNS website that allows users to share their travel experiences and enable other users to plan their trips effectively.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.00

    B (

    May 2019

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Gang Chen, Gang Lv

  • Industries:

    Internet, Public Transportation, Transportation, Travel

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $503,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    12

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Manbang Group

Manbang Group

Manbang Group is a technology-driven trucking company that offers an online platform matching shippers and drivers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $12.00

    B (

    April 2018

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Guiyang

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Apps, Freight Service, Logistics, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    No Data

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,600,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    15

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MLU B.V.

MLU B.V.

MLU B.V. is a joint venture between Yandex, the largest search engine in Russia and Uber, the world’s leading ride-sharing platform. With MLU, Yandex and Uber are making it easy for people to discover and book rides in more than 15 regions across Russia.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $3.40

    B (

    February 2018

    )

  • Country:

    The Netherlands

  • City:

    Schiphol

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Food Delivery, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1-10

  • Funding Amount:

    $325,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    2

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Nuro

Nuro

Nuro develops and operates a fleet of autonomous vehicles that operate 24/7 to safely deliver goods to their destinations efficiently.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.00

    B (

    February 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Mountain View

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    Dave Ferguson, Jiajun Zhu

  • Industries:

    Autonomous Vehicles, Fleet Management, Information Technology, Robotics, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,532,148,855

  • Number of funding rounds:

    5

  • Number of investors:

    9

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ofo

ofo

Ofo is a bike-sharing platform that allows bikes to be rented and retrieved through a mobile application, station-free.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    No Data

    B (

    -

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Haidian

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Wei Dai, Xue Ding, Yang Pinjie, Yu Xin, Zhang Siding, Zhang Yanqi

  • Industries:

    Cycling, Last Mile Transportation, Public Transportation, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $2,151,231,992

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    23

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Ola

Ola

Ola is India's leading mobile app that allows you to discover, book, and pay for rides seamlessly.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $6.30

    B (

    October 2014

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Kormangala

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    Ankit Bhati, Bhavish Aggarwal

  • Industries:

    Apps, Internet, Mobile, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,808,672,049

  • Number of funding rounds:

    25

  • Number of investors:

    44

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Pony.ai

Pony.ai

Pony.ai is revolutionizing the autonomous vehicle sector by providing a high-quality experience that surpasses its competitors.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $5.30

    B (

    July 2018

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Fremont

  • Started in:

    2016

  • Founders:

    James Peng, Tiancheng Lou

  • Industries:

    Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Autonomous Vehicles, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $1,093,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    28

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Qingju

Qingju

Providing bike-sharing platforms and services to bike-sharing providers, Qingju is the future of modern transportation and a smart way to reach customers.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    No Data

    B (

    -

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Chengdu

  • Started in:

    2018

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Electric Vehicle, Product Design, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $2,000,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    3

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Radius Payment Solutions

Radius Payment Solutions

Radius Payment Solutions is a high-tech payment processing company that provides secure, reliable, cost-effective, and integrated software-as-a-service technology solutions for commercial trucking companies.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.07

    B (

    November 2017

    )

  • Country:

    United Kingdom

  • City:

    Crewe

  • Started in:

    1990

  • Founders:

    Bill Holmes, Roy Sciortino

  • Industries:

    Finance, Financial Services, Fleet Management, Logistics, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    £150,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    1

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Rivian

Rivian

Rivian designs, develops and sells high-performance, electric driving vehicles to advance the Shift.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $27.60

    B (

    September 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Plymouth

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Robert J. Scaringe

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Electric Vehicle, Manufacturing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $8,201,250,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    9

  • Number of investors:

    14

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Rivigo

Rivigo

Rivigo, a technology enabled logistics platform provider, helps customers move goods from origins to destinations with efficiency and reliability.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.07

    B (

    July 2019

    )

  • Country:

    India

  • City:

    Gurgaon

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Deepak Garg, Gazal Kalra

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Freight Service, Logistics, Shipping, Software, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $268,701,256

  • Number of funding rounds:

    11

  • Number of investors:

    6

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Shanghai ANE Logistics

Shanghai ANE Logistics

Shanghai ANE Logistics is an LTL freight forwarder with a franchise model that offers local touch and cost efficiency.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.20

    B (

    July 1905

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shangzhou

  • Started in:

    2010

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Delivery, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    10,000+

  • Funding Amount:

    $970,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    13

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Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur

Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur

Shouqi Limousine & Chauffeur is a Chinese limo booking app and offshoot of the state-owned Shouqi Group that aims to bring premium service to everyday life.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1

    B (

    November 2017

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Beijing

  • Started in:

    2015

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Mobile, Mobile Apps, Reservations, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    500-1,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $229,903,439

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    6

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SITECH DEV

SITECH DEV

SITECH DEV is a company focused on bringing space travel to our fingertips. From rockets and spacecrafts to satellites, they provide unique solutions for all of your needs.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    May 2019

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Guiyang

  • Started in:

    2017

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Logistics, Space Travel, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1-10

  • Funding Amount:

    No Data

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    3

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Socar

Socar

Socar is the Kora Eco-friendly car sharing community. It allows travelers to share ecologically friendly vehicles with others who are going on the same trip as them.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    October 2020

    )

  • Country:

    South Korea

  • City:

    Busan

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Jimahn Kim

  • Industries:

    Car Sharing, Communities, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    100-250

  • Funding Amount:

    ₩294,000,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    13

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SpaceX

SpaceX

SpaceX is space technology company involved in aerospace manufacturing, design of rockets and spacecraft.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $74.00

    B (

    December 2012

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Hawthorne

  • Started in:

    2002

  • Founders:

    Elon Musk

  • Industries:

    Aerospace, Manufacturing, Space Travel, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    5,000-10,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $7,460,112,010

  • Number of funding rounds:

    39

  • Number of investors:

    39

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Teld New Energy

Teld New Energy

Teld New Energy is a dedicated team of industry-leading experts who are passionate about finding and implementing the technology that powers electric vehicles.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.12

    B (

    December 2019

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Qingdao Shi

  • Started in:

    2014

  • Founders:

    Yongguang Guo

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Electric Vehicle, Energy, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    CN¥2,753,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    4

  • Number of investors:

    8

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Turo

Turo

Turo is a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace built to make the car renting and sharing process transparent, simple, and enjoyable.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1

    B (

    July 2019

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    San Francisco

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    Shelby Clark

  • Industries:

    Car Sharing, Marketplace, Peer to Peer, Recreational Vehicles, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    250-500

  • Funding Amount:

    $467,400,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    12

  • Number of investors:

    30

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Via

Via

Via offers a flexible, on-demand transportation service to help you get from home to work in a safe, fun, and affordable way.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $2.25

    B (

    March 2020

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    New York

  • Started in:

    2012

  • Founders:

    Daniel Ramot, Oren Shoval

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Mobile Apps, Real Time, Ride Sharing, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $647,064,111

  • Number of funding rounds:

    7

  • Number of investors:

    23

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Waymo

Waymo

We focus on self-driving technology to improve transportation and bring their customers an amazing experience.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $30

    B (

    April 2021

    )

  • Country:

    United States

  • City:

    Mountain View

  • Started in:

    2009

  • Founders:

    No Data

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Autonomous Vehicles, Robotics, Sensor, Software, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    $3,000,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    11

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YH Global

YH Global

YH Global provides comprehensive transport distribution solutions that enable cost savings, faster turnaround times, and improved efficiency. They have a full service logistics company that integrates all modes of transportation including air, sea, road, and rail to transport your goods worldwide.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.00

    B (

    September 2017

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Shenzhen

  • Started in:

    1997

  • Founders:

    Zhang Quan

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Freight Service, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    50-100

  • Funding Amount:

    $182,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    1

  • Number of investors:

    5

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Zhidou

Zhidou

Zhidou is a leading pure electric vehicle brand that offers “micro-travel vehicles”.

Details of the startup:

  • Valuation:

    $1.26

    B (

    December 2017

    )

  • Country:

    China

  • City:

    Ninghai

  • Started in:

    2006

  • Founders:

    Wenguang Bao

  • Industries:

    Automotive, Transportation

  • Number of employees:

    1,000-5,000

  • Funding Amount:

    CN¥3,000,000,000

  • Number of funding rounds:

    2

  • Number of investors:

    1

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