The administrators of women-only rideshare business Shebah say the startup has been saved from collapse. The Melbourne startup Shebah was placed in voluntary administration last October, a victim of ongoing lockdowns during the Covid pandemic. Shebah founder Georgina McEncroe tried to find new investors to ride out the pandemic, especially after revenues plummeted 70% due… Read more »
Melbourne startup Shebah has been placed in voluntary administration, a victim of ongoing lockdowns during the Covid pandemic. Administrators Sam Kaso and Rachel Burdett of Cor Cordis said they will try to save the country’s only women-focused rideshare business through a sale or restructure. “Shebah will continue to operate as normal while we stabilise the… Read more »
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The next battleground in the disruption of transport will be arguably its most important – safety. Uber has recently been refused a new licence to operate in London by UK capital’s transport authorities which cited breaches placing “passengers and their safety at risk”. This comes after it controversially released a new safety measure allowing riders… Read more »
Shebah founder and CEO George McEncroe is particularly proud of the fact that 95 percent of its investors are women.
Women-focused ridesharing service Shebah has launched an equity crowdfunding campaign to raise funds for expansion.
Rideshare vehicle rental startup Splend has raised $7.2 million in funding, handing over a 12.5 percent stake to Toronto Stock Exchange-listed company Element Fleet Management.
Estonia-founded rideshare company Taxify has launched in Australia, naming Zomato’s former head of growth and partnerships, Samuel Raciti its local country manager.
Splend, a company which hires out cars to those wanting to join the ranks of rideshare drivers, has received backing from Investec Australia.
Shebah is a rideshare service for female-identifying drivers and passengers only, with boys to the age of 12 travelling with a woman welcome.