• Testing times for second wave scooter startups

    2 monthes ago - By TechCrunch

    Investors are still pouring millions into scooter startups , albeit sometimes at flat valuations. At the same time a little cash is flowing the other way, in cases where cities have realized the importance of prioritizing the needs of the local environment and its citizens, over and above the ambitions of VCs for a swift and lucrative exit.
    Scooter startups affected by such regulatory bumps in the road are, unsurprisingly, rather less keen to shout about this sort of policy friction and the negative cash and ride flow it generates.
    In one recent incident in Spain, in the Catalan capital of...
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