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Lime is a provider of a micro-mobility platform which distributes shared scooters, bikes and transit vehicles for short distance transportation. It offers an application to find a nearby bike in cities and campuses, scan and unlock, then park and lock the bike. The company's goal is to improve mobility in cities and campuses by empowering residents with cleaner, more efficient and affordable transportation options that improve urban sustainability.

HQSan Francisco, US
Employee Ratings4.2

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)1,121
Job Openings89
Revenue (Y, 2019)$420 M
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Lime

Brad Bao

Brad Bao

Co-Founder And Chairman
Wayne Ting

Wayne Ting

Toby Sun

Toby Sun

Andrew Savage

Andrew Savage

VP, Head of Sustainability & Impact / Founding Team
David Richter

David Richter

Chief Business Officer
Melissa Carson

Melissa Carson

Director, Global HR & Recruiting
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Lime Office Locations

Lime has an office in San Francisco
San Francisco, US (HQ)
85 2nd St, San Francisco
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Lime Financials and Metrics

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Lime total Funding

$935 m

Lime latest funding size

$170 m

Time since last funding

7 months ago

Lime investors

Lime's latest funding round in May 2020 was reported to be $170 m. In total, Lime has raised $935 m. Lime's latest valuation is reported to be $2.4 b.
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Lime Revenue

Lime's revenue was reported to be $420 m in Y, 2019

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Lime Operating Metrics

Lime's Registered Users was reported to be 500 k in Jun, 2018.
Oct, 2017Dec, 2017May, 2018Jun, 2018Jul, 2018Sep, 2018Dec, 2018Feb, 2019Apr, 2019


3 m6 m11.50 m26 m34 m50 m

Active Cities

12 30 46 100 100 127


27 k

Registered Users

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Lime Cybersecurity Score

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Lime Online and Social Media Presence

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Lime Blogs

Lime launches campaign to focus on important safety issues in run up to Christmas

Safety is the focus of everything we do here at Lime, so we’re excited to launch our new “Safer with Lime” campaign, aimed at informing and protecting our UK users over the Christmas period.

Lime teams up with the AA and DriveTech to launch online driving school to inform and protect e-scooter riders and fellow road users

Safety is our top priority at Lime, which is why we’re proud to announce the launch of our online e-scooter driving school - the first British online school of its kind - developed in partnership with  the AA and DriveTech. The school is designed specifically to provide assistance to rid…

Lime Announces the Gen4 Scooter as it Achieves First Profitable Quarter

Financial independence allows increased investment in new swappable-battery scooter model and the launch of a third mode in early 2021 to serve more trips under five miles We’re celebrating some big news today at Lime. For the first time in our company’s history, we’ve crossed th…

Gomi gives Lime scooter materials a second life

Tom Meades was taking a design course in 2017. The sustainability-minded student from Brighton, UK spent his final year of research exploring what everyday products might look like in the future, with an eye toward reducing plastic pollution. He began to experiment with second life uses …

Celebrating the Inaugural National Employee Resource Group Day

A diverse and inclusive workplace is not something that just happens. Lime and our employees work everyday to build a supportive environment where everyone feels valued. 

Lime Hero Spotlight: Matrix Human Services

In 2018, Lime became the first micromobility operator to offer an opt-in donation module allowing riders to round up the cost of each trip and donate the spare change to a community organization of their choice. Since then, nearly 40 local nonprofits have been added to the growing list o…
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Lime Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lime founded?

    Lime was founded in 2017.

  • Who are Lime key executives?

    Lime's key executives are Brad Bao, Wayne Ting and Toby Sun.

  • How many employees does Lime have?

    Lime has 1,121 employees.

  • What is Lime revenue?

    Latest Lime annual revenue is $420 m.

  • What is Lime revenue per employee?

    Latest Lime revenue per employee is $374.7 k.

  • Who are Lime competitors?

    Competitors of Lime include Scoot Networks, Spin and Bird.

  • Where is Lime headquarters?

    Lime headquarters is located at 85 2nd St, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Lime offices?

    Lime has an office in San Francisco.

  • How many offices does Lime have?

    Lime has 1 office.