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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, CA, US
Websitegetaround.com
Employee Ratings3.6
Overall CultureC

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2021)386
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

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, CA, US (HQ)
55 Green St, San Francisco
San Francisco, CA, US
1177 Harrison St, San Francisco
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Getaround Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2009

Getaround total Funding

$743 m

Getaround latest funding size

$140 m

Time since last funding

5 months ago

Getaround investors

Getaround's latest funding round in October 2020 was reported to be $140 m. In total, Getaround has raised $743 m. Getaround's latest valuation is reported to be $1.7 b.
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Getaround Revenue

Market valuation

1.7b
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Getaround Operating Metrics

Getaround's Users was reported to be 6 m in Oct, 2020.
Apr, 2019Oct, 2020

Cities

310

Users

6 m
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Getaround Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

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

Getaround Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

D

66/100

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Getaround Online and Social Media Presence

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Getaround Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    C

    69/100

  • CEO Rating

    B

    76/100

  • Compensation

    D+

    59/100

  • Diversity

    C

    69/100

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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

Announcing: Power Host™ Program

Our Power Host™ Program is here. We’ve seen hosts grow and scale with us, committed to this opportunity of running their own business. We want to continue growing in this direction with you to help you succeed in your car sharing business in the easiest way possible.

Incoming Polar Vortex: Our guide to weathering the storm

With this arctic blast likely affecting most of our markets, we want to remind our community of owners to prioritize safety during this time — the safety of yourselves, your renters, and your car(s).

Product update: NEW Claims Manager

We’re excited to introduce a brand new tool for owners: Claims Manager, available on desktop!We heard from owners that claims had been a significant challenge, and we listened—we’re excited to roll out this solution and plan to develop it even further.The Claims Manager is a

Product update: Car Management

We're excited to introduce our revamped car management desktop experience for owners! We’ve redesigned the interface, improved load times, and added some brand new features.

Announcing our $140M Series E round

We are excited to announce our $140M Series E financing round, led by PeopleFund, with participation from an impressive global group of new and existing investors, including Reid Hoffman’s and Mark Pincus’ Reinvent Capital, Menlo Ventures, SoftBank, Braemar Energy Ventures, and others.

Owner Success: How to Win Repeat Renters

When you provide an excellent service to Getaround renters, they will be inclined to reciprocate with positive reviews and feedback, repeat business, and potential referrals.
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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 386 employees.

  • Who are Getaround competitors?

    Competitors of Getaround include car2go, Getaround and RideCell.

  • Where is Getaround headquarters?

    Getaround headquarters is located at 55 Green St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Getaround offices?

    Getaround has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Getaround have?

    Getaround has 2 offices.