Scoop​ Tech­nolo­gies Raises $31M in Funding

Scoop​ ​Tech­nolo­gies,​ ​Inc.,​ ​a​ ​San Francisco, CA-based ​mo­bile car­pool­ing​ ​ser­vice​ ​that​ ​offer​ ​com­muters​ ​a​ ​ ​way​ ​to​ ​com­mute​ ​to​ ​work, announced it raised $31m in funding.

This included: ​
– a​ ​$20​m Series​ ​B​ ​round​ ​led​ ​by​ ​Brook​ ​Porter​ ​at G2VP​ ​and​ ​
– a​ ​pre­vi­ously​ ​unan­nounced​ ​$11​mn​ ​Se­ries​ ​A​ ​led​ ​by​ ​Danny​ ​Rimer​ ​at​ ​Index​ ​Ven­tures.

These round brought the​ ​total​ ​fi­nanc­ing​ ​to​ ​$36​m.​ ​In conjunction with the funding rounds, Brook​ ​Porter​ ​and​ ​Danny​ ​Rimer​ ​joined​ ​Scoop’s Board​ ​of​ ​Di­rec­tors along with Dan​ ​Shap­ero,​ ​VP​ ​of​ ​LinkedIn’s​ ​Tal­ent​ ​So­lu­tions,​ ​Ca­reers,​ ​and​ ​Learn­ing busi­nesses.

The company will use the funds to ​ex­pand­ into​ ​new​ ​cities​ ​around​ ​the​ ​coun­try.

Co-founded in 2015 by Jon​ ​Sadow,​ ​Chief​ ​Prod­uct​ ​Of­fi­cer​, and Rob​ ​Sadow,​ ​CEO​, Scoop Tech­nolo­gies is a car­pool­ing app that part­ners with em­ploy­ers of any size, en­abling them to offer a car­pool so­lu­tion to their work­force. Com­muters can down­load Scoop in the iOS or An­droid app store and enter their nor­mal route to and from work.
It is cur­rently avail­able​ ​to​ ​com­muters​ ​who​ ​work​ ​in​ ​the​ ​San​ ​Fran­cisco​ ​Bay​ ​Area​ ​and​ ​Seat­tle,​ with more than 100k car­pool­ers on the plat­form.



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