Micromobility start-up Helbiz to go public through a SPAC, and will broaden into ghost kitchen areas

Micromobility start-up Helbiz to go public through a SPAC, and will broaden into ghost kitchen areas

Micromobility start-up Helbiz, which now operates across Europe and the USA, is combining with a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) to end up being an openly listed company, providing it a war chest to potentially roll-up smaller rivals in the area, in addition to the resources to expand into “cloud” or “ghost” cooking areas as part of a […] Helbiz means to combine with GreenVision Acquisition Corp. (Nasdaq: GRNV) in the second quarter of 2021. Key to Helbiz’s offering is an integrated geofencing platform that tends to appeal to city authorities who do not want scooters left in random places, as well as a swappable battery that makes it possible for simpler charging of the devices. …]…

As Europe slowly unlocks, e-scooter start-ups, like Helbiz, are wooing with offers

As Europe slowly unlocks, e-scooter start-ups, like Helbiz, are wooing with offers

At the start of the year, it appeared like Europe would remain in for a “Summertime E-Scooters/ E-Bike War,” as both u.s.-backed unicorns and regional startups competed for the pockets of city commuters. When German startup Circ was taken over by U.S. competitor Bird at the start of the year, combination came. Still on […] Still on the battlefield was U.S. business Lime (which was leading in many markets), Bird, Circ, Swedish startup Voi and German start-up Tier. Helbiz is working together straight with Dr. Filomena Maggino, the head of the Control Space for Benessere Italia– the movement for Italy’s post-virus reconstruction– and the head of the Council of Ministers. At EUR29.99 a month, Helbiz Unlimited will cost less than EUR1 a day and allows users to ride Helbiz’s fleet of e-scooters or e-bikes for 30 minutes at a time.