An electric scooter company vying for a location in New York City’s trip-share pilot system has secured $60 million in funding from investors, which includes the sponsor of the city’s common bicycle-share plan.
joined enterprise money business OurCrowd, private-fairness agency Winthrop Sq. Capital, and other folks to devote in Superpedestrian, a agency that has been awarded contracts in 12 towns given that launching at the commencing of this yr.
executive vice president of international community affairs at Citi, declined to disclose the dimension of the bank’s expense in Superpedestrian. But he said Citi believes the company has a excellent management crew and a nicely-designed solution. The funding was built by way of Citi’s $200 million effects fund, which is developed to produce returns when tackling societal difficulties.
Citi is synonymous in New York Town with its sponsorship of Citi Bike, the docked bicycle share system that