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Getaround is a provider of an on-demand carsharing marketplace powered by its proprietary hardware technology, the Getaround Connect. It allows users to rent, unlock and drive at affordable rates without membership fees. Getaround also helps car owners conveniently share their cars and earn.

TypePrivate
Founded2009
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitegetaround.com
Employee Ratings3.9
Culture scoreC

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Employees (est.) (May 2020)498(-4%)
Job Openings5

Key People/Management at Getaround

Sam Zaid

Sam Zaid

Founder & CEO
Jessica Scorpio

Jessica Scorpio

Co-Founder/Director of Marketing
Elliot Kroo

Elliot Kroo

Founder and Director of Engineering
Nitesh Banta

Nitesh Banta

Advisor and Founding Team Member
Alexander Lambert

Alexander Lambert

Creative Director
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Getaround Office Locations

Getaround has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
1157 Harrison St, San Francisco
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Getaround Financials and Metrics

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Getaround Revenue

Market valuation

1.7b
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Getaround Operating Metrics

Apr, 2019

Cities

310
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Getaround Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Nabobil.noJune 26, 2019$12 m
GetaroundApril 24, 2019$300 m

Getaround Online and Social Media Presence

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Getaround Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    67/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    75/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    58/100

  • Diversity

    C

    67/100

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Getaround News and Updates

Layoffs at Lime and Getaround herald rise of profit-hungry unicorns

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. A million dollars isn’t cool. You know what’s cool? Positive adjusted EBITDA, or something close to it. That’s the message from scooter unicorn Lime, which announced this week that …

Getaround is latest SoftBank portfolio company to announce layoffs

Silicon Valley’s top valued car rental startup, Getaround, announced layoffs today, making it the latest SoftBank-backed entity of late to pare down its workforce. The Information, which first reported the news, pegs the layoffs at 150 employees, amounting to around a quarter of the company. In the …

Drivy rebrands to Getaround six months after acquisition

European peer-to-peer car rental service Drivy has a new name. It is now called Getaround, which shouldn’t surprise anyone who has been following Drivy’s recent news. Back in April, Getaround announced the acquisition of Drivy for $300 million to expand to Europe. And Drivy is now 100% part of Getar…

VC-backed Getaround buys Nabobil for $12 mln

Getaround has acquired Norwegian carsharing platform Nabobil for $12 million. Getaround's investors include SoftBank, Menlo Ventures, Braemar Energy Ventures, Asset Plus, Triangle Peak Partners, SPARX Group, Toyota Motor Corporation, Cox Automotive Inc and SAIC Capital.

SoftBank-backed Getaround acquires Norwegian car rental startup for $12M

Fueled by its $300 million Series D round led by Softbank last August, Getaround is making its second-ever acquisition this year with a $12 million purchase of Norwegian car rental startup Nabobil. This acquisition brings Getaround into seven European countries, as opposed to just six. In April, Get…

Getaround, Facebook, AI chips, Nvidia, Africa, and immigration

Who helped your startup grow? Nominate a growth marketing agency. For those who have been members of Extra Crunch for a while now, you have seen us go through two cycles of Verified Experts, covering startup attorneys and brand designers. Now, we turn our attention to our third community of startup …
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Getaround Blogs

Home for the holidays? Check out our digital survival toolkit

Every now and then we need a break from the holiday hubbub—some alone time to relax, recharge, and shake off the rust (and extra calories from baked goods). That's why we've put together a list of our favorite digital tools to help you break out of the winter holiday doldrums.

Festive holiday day trips for warm-weather dwellers

These next few weeks provide a window for festive in-town excursions or day trips to the snowy mountains, so we've put together a list of destinations worthy of a trip from Los Angeles, Miami, and the Bay Area.

Last-minute holiday gifts for Getaround owners

If you’re still gift-hunting for someone who shares their car on Getaround, check out our tailored list of gift ideas.

Getaround at the movies: NYC holiday film scene locations

With the holiday season upon us, there’s no better time to get together with friends and family and Getaround to these iconic NYC holiday film scene locations.

It’s lit: Peep the best holiday lights near you

Holiday light peeping is quickly becoming our favorite outdoor December tradition. That's why we rounded up the best displays from across the country so you can Getaround to the glow.

Deck the halls and transport trees with Getaround

For some of us, the most wonderful time of the year is also the busiest. Thankfully, with rides suited for every task, we can help you Getaround town and get your errands done.
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Getaround Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Getaround founded?

    Getaround was founded in 2009.

  • Who are Getaround key executives?

    Getaround's key executives are Sam Zaid, Jessica Scorpio and Elliot Kroo.

  • How many employees does Getaround have?

    Getaround has 498 employees.

  • Who are Getaround competitors?

    Competitors of Getaround include car2go, Getaround and RideCell.

  • Where is Getaround headquarters?

    Getaround headquarters is located at 1157 Harrison St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Getaround offices?

    Getaround has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Getaround have?

    Getaround has 1 office.