whatsthatstartup - January 3, 2021

Right now in the U.S. over 75% of commuters choose to drive to work alone in their car. This translates into nearly 115 million vehicles transporting exactly one person each, a statistic that is increasing as workforce continues to grow. As cities deal with a growing population, rising emissions and increasing congestion, one thing is certain, the future of transportation is shared mobility. The proliferation …

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whatsthatstartup - March 24, 2020

Instacart is an app created by co-founders Apoorva Mehta, Max Mullen, and Brandon Leonardo. Apoorva Mehta is currently the CEO and founder of Instacart. Before creating Instacart, Mehra was a Supply Chain Engineer at Amazon. He later quit, and wanted to do something that was challenging and involved software. While living in San Francisco, he loved to cook, but did not own a car. This …

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whatsthatstartup - April 10, 2019

Lime is a new and trendy electric scooter company. It is on the top-charts for being a successful start-up company alongside its rivals Bird and Spin. However the Lime electric scooter company continues to steadily keep progressing in popularity. Background about Lime The founders of the Lime electric scooter company is Toby Sun and Brad Bao. The Lime company is currently worth $2.4 billion. The …

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whatsthatstartup - May 9, 2018

Swipe. Match. Chat. Date. Tinder is one of the most popular dating platforms in the world. Tinder is available to use as an app on your smartphone on iOS and Android, or can also be accessed through your desktop. Tinder was created in September of 2012. It was founded by Sean Rad, Jonathan Badeen, Justin Mateen, Joe Munoz, Dinesh Moorjani, and Whitney Wolfe. Tinder became …

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whatsthatstartup - August 15, 2017

Ever got food delivered to you? Then there’s a good chance that you used the Postmates app. Postmates is an app that can be downloaded from the app store to your mobile device. The app allows you to order food from different locations and have it delivered to you. This is very convenient as you can get food from your favorite restaurant without having to …

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