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Zum is an on demand car ride service. Zum offers family-focused rides and care services for busy families, when and how they need it, 7 days a week, with hyper-vigilant safety and security. Zum is building a network of highly vetted drivers with caregiving background. Parents are able to live-track their service on a map, get details of the driver upfront, and bundle rides and services together for complete peace of mind. 

HQRedwood City, CA, US
Employee Ratings4.2

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)95(+5%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Zum

Ritu Narayan

Ritu Narayan


Zum Office Locations

Zum has an office in Redwood City
Redwood City, CA, US (HQ)
275 Shoreline Dr #200
Redwood City, CA, US
555 Twin Dolphin Dr #350
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Zum Financials and Metrics

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Zum total Funding

$67 m

Time since last funding

2 years ago

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Zum Operating Metrics

Zum's Unique Users was reported to be 500 k in Mar, 2019.
Mar, 2019

School Districts


Unique Users

500 k
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Zum Cybersecurity Score

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Zum Online and Social Media Presence

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Zum Blogs

Zum CEO on SiriusXM’s Launch Pad

Zum CEO Ritu Narayan spoke with The Wharton School’s Karl Ulrich for a recent episode of Launch Pad on SiriusXM’s Business Radio. They discussed how Zum is modernizing student transportation. The episode also features the CEOs of Headspace and Ginger following their recent merger announcement. You c…

Zum Commits to Transition School District Partners to 100% Electric by 2025

Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA), Representative Barbara Lee (D-CA), Oakland Unified School District Superintendent, and more come together to share zero emission vision for student transportation. As we welcome our children back to school campuses, our work to reimagine student transportation has never …

Zum Goes Carbon Neutral, Leads Student Transportation Toward an Electric Future

Student transportation leader unveils Zum Net Zero, a program rooted in creating a safer, healthier, more sustainable planet Today, we’re announcing that Zum is offsetting 100% of the carbon emissions for our entire fleet in 2021. While we’re transitioning our full fleet to electric vehicles by 2025…

New Student Transportation Provider at SFUSD

Editor Note: This guest post is cross-posted from the San Francisco Unified School District’s blog Zum Promises Modernized Transportation With Upgrades in Service, Safety and Reliability The SFUSD Transportation Department strives to create safe, reliable, and environmentally sustainable transportat…

Sequoia Capital’s Seven Questions With Ritu Narayan

Zum has the privilege of working closely with the team at Sequoia Capital since early on in our history — with the well known and respected venture capital firm investing in Zum as part of our Series A, B and C rounds.  They’ve recently published an interview with Zum Founder and CEO Ritu Narayan he…

Zūm in TechCrunch and Forbes today

Our partnership with Autogrid was covered in TechCrunch and Forbes today. Check out the news below: TechCrunch: Zūm wants to use its electric school buses to send power back to the electrical grid (link) Forbes: Electric Yellow Schoolbus Will Try To Make Vehicle To Grid Power Work (link) We’re thril…
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Zum Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Zum founded?

    Zum was founded in 2015.

  • Who are Zum key executives?

    Zum's key executives are Ritu Narayan.

  • How many employees does Zum have?

    Zum has 95 employees.

  • Who are Zum competitors?

    Competitors of Zum include Splyt, Ola and GoKid.

  • Where is Zum headquarters?

    Zum headquarters is located at 275 Shoreline Dr #200, Redwood City.

  • Where are Zum offices?

    Zum has an office in Redwood City.

  • How many offices does Zum have?

    Zum has 2 offices.