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Bird is an electric vehicle sharing company. It provides a mobile app that gives users access to shared personal electric vehicles. The Company provides new transportation options and invests in safety infrastructure.

HQSanta Monica, US

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Employees (est.) (Mar 2019)920(-4%)
Job Openings168

Key People/Management at Bird

Travis VanderZanden

Travis VanderZanden

CEO, Founder
Rebecca Hahn

Rebecca Hahn

Senior Vice President, Global Communications & Public Affairs
Stephen Schnell

Stephen Schnell

Taylor Rose

Taylor Rose

Director, Talent
Scott Rushforth

Scott Rushforth

EVP, Vehicles
Chase Brogan

Chase Brogan

VP, Business
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Bird Office Locations

Bird has offices in Santa Monica and Amsterdam
Santa Monica, US (HQ)
406 Broadway #369
Amsterdam, NL
Weesperstraat 61
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Bird Financials and Metrics

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Bird total Funding

$415 m

Bird latest funding size

$300 m

Time since last funding

9 months ago

Bird investors

Bird's latest funding round in June 2018 was reported to be $300 m. In total, Bird has raised $415 m. Bird's latest valuation is reported to be $2 b.
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Bird Revenue

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Bird Operating Metrics

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Bird Online and Social Media Presence

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Bird News and Updates

Bird celebrates after Britain signals it is ready to trash a 184-year-old law banning electric scooters

Electric scooter firms could finally enter the British market after the UK government announced a review of some of its oldest transport laws. Electric scooters are currently illegal in Britain due to 1835 legislation, originally aimed at restricting the use of horse-drawn carriages. In a statemen…

Bird lays off up to 5% of workforce

Electric scooter startup Bird has laid off between four to five percent of its workforce, The Information first reported. That comes out to about 40 people of its ~900-employee workforce. This comes shortly after Lyft laid off up to 50 employees in its bikes and scooters division. “As we establish l…

Bird Scooters Ditches Gig Economy Mechanics in Favor of In-House Repairs

“In order to better serve the community, we are expanding our in-house repair facilities,” Bird said in an email to San Diego mechanics.

Scooter unicorn Bird aims to speed its global expansion with new Bird Platform

Bird Rides Inc., the scooter-sharing unicorn reportedly valued at $2 billion, wants to build a global partner ecosystem to accelerate its expansion roadmap. The startup today launched Bird Platform, a partner program that will enable other companies to build their own scooter networks using its tec…

Bird Goes Global With Franchises, Letting Local Entrepreneurs Run Their Own Scooter Business

Limited risk, but limited profits: Entrepreneurs in Canada, New Zealand and Latin America can buy Bird scooters to build out their own scooter businesses.

Bird launches platform to let entrepreneurs manage their own fleet of scooters

Bird is launching its new program, Bird Platform, in New Zealand, Canada and Latin America in the coming weeks. First up is New Zealand, where Bird has partnered with a local entrepreneur to manage a fleet of Bird electric scooters. Residents of New Zealand will start to see Bird scooters on the str…
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Bird Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Bird founded?

    Bird was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Bird key executives?

    Bird's key executives are Travis VanderZanden, Rebecca Hahn and Stephen Schnell.

  • How many employees does Bird have?

    Bird has 920 employees.

  • Who are Bird competitors?

    Competitors of Bird include Skip Scooters, Lime and Spin.

  • Where is Bird headquarters?

    Bird headquarters is located at 406 Broadway #369, Santa Monica.

  • Where are Bird offices?

    Bird has offices in Santa Monica and Amsterdam.

  • How many offices does Bird have?

    Bird has 2 offices.