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Via makes $100 million acquisition

Israeli ride-sharing firm Via Transportation is acquiring US-based Remix for $100 million. Remix is used to design city transportation systems for more than 350 local governments. Its systems impact more than 240 million people in 22 countries. https://www.timesofisrael.com/israel-founded-ride-sharing-firm-via-buys-us-mapping-software-maker-remix/

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Via to open second Israeli R&D center

Israeli-founded ride-sharing company Via (reported here previously) already has one Research & Development center in Tel Aviv, with 250 employees.  It has just announced it will be opening a second R&D center in Jerusalem, employing another 50 staff. https://www.calcalistech.com/ctech/articles/0,7340,L-3776251,00.html

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Ride-sharing tech for NYC school buses

I’ve reported previously (see here) on Israeli-founded Via and its ride-sharing technology.  Now, Via is licensing its technology to the New York City Department of Education for its school bus system. Routes can be adapted to kids’ needs and GPS … Continue reading

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Bringing ride-sharing to Europe

Daimler’s Mercedes Benz Vans has invested $50 million and enlisted Israeli-founded startup Via to enter Europe’s ride-sharing market – initially in London. Passengers wanting to travel in the same direction will use Via’s mobile app to share a single Daimler … Continue reading

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Another year for the Bubble

The Israeli transportation ministry has approved Via’s ride-sharing 10-seater van shuttle service “Bubble” (reported here previously) for an additional period of one year. Via’s passengers book rides in and around Tel Aviv through an app, specifying their desired pick up … Continue reading

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$600 million funding for startups

The $350 average monthly influx of funds to Israel startups was boosted in September to $600 million thanks to Via (ride-sharing) which raised $250 million. Innoviz (automobile sensors) raised $65 million and StoreDot (fast-charge car batteries) raised $60 million. http://www.globes.co.il/en/article-israeli-startups-raise-nearly-600m-in-september-1001206663

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