Bird is a dockless electric scooter company. It provides a mobile app that gives users an access to shared personal electric vehicles that can be picked up and dropped off anywhere. The Company aims to provide reliable last mile electric transportation for everyone.

Santa Monica, US
Size (employees)
86 (est)+31%
Bird was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Santa Monica, US
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Key People/Management at Bird

Travis VanderZanden

Travis VanderZanden

CEO and Founder
Justin Balthrop

Justin Balthrop

Stephen Schnell

Stephen Schnell

Patrick Studener

Patrick Studener

Head of EMEA
Ryan Fujiu

Ryan Fujiu

Head of Product and Growth
David Estrada

David Estrada

Chief Legal Officer
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Bird Office Locations

Bird has an office in Santa Monica
Santa Monica, US (HQ)
2621 Pico Boulevard Unit G
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Bird Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date


Total Funding

$115 m

Latest funding size

$100 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago


Bird's latest funding round in March 2018 was reported to be $100 m. In total, Bird has raised $115 m. Bird's latest valuation is reported to be $300 m.
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Bird Financials

Market valuation

300 m
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Bird Operating Metrics

Feb, 2018


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Bird News and Updates

'We’ve only seen, I believe, half of what he’s capable of doing'

"He hasn't come into this season wide-eyed. He's squinting."

There’s now yet another dockless scooter startup in San Francisco

The streets of San Francisco are getting overrun with venture-backed scooters. The creators of Boosted Boards, the popular skateboards with remote-controlled electric motors, have launched…

Lime is reportedly trying to squeeze up to $500 million out of VCs

Lime, the electric scooter and bike company, is looking to raise up to $500 million in new funding, Axios reports, citing sources. The round could come in the form of both equity and debt, according to Axios. To date, Lime has raised $132 million from investors. Its most recent round was just in Feb…

In a bid to corner supply, Bird locks in exclusive deals with the biggest scooter vendors

It seems like all is fair in love and scooter wars. In the battle royal to become the last dock-less scooter startup standing (and un-besmirched by poop), Bird has inked what it is characterizing as exclusive deals with Ninebot (the parent company of Segway) and Xiaomi (yes, that Xiaomi), for rights…

Two British firms crowned the top digital innovators in London

Two London-based digital companies have been recognised as the best examples of innovative companies which are changing people’s lives and transforming the markets. What3words and were last night selected as the winners of international law firm Bird & Bird’s Digital Innovators 2018, …

Yankees rally past Red Sox 9-6 for 17-1 surge

New York (26-10) broke a tie with Boston for first place in the AL East and has sole possession of the best record in the majors for the first time since July 27, 2012.
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