Zipcar Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 2000

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 735

Employees

  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Latest Deal Amount
  • $473M

Zipcar General Information

Description

Provider of car-sharing network services intended to make cities better places to live. The company offers self-service vehicles as an alternative to daily car rentals that are located in reserved parking spaces throughout the neighborhoods where they live and work, thereby helping users on-demand access to drive cars by the hour or the day in cities, airports and campuses around the globe.

Contact Information

Website
www.zipcar.com
Ownership Status
Acquired/Merged
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Formerly VC-backed
Primary Industry
Automotive
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 35 Thomson Place
  • Boston, MA 02210
  • United States

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Zipcar Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
11. Merger/Acquisition 14-Mar-2013 $473M 00000 00000 Completed Profitable
10. IPO 14-Apr-2011 00000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
9. Later Stage VC (Series G) 15-Dec-2010 0000 00000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
8. Later Stage VC 01-Apr-2010 0000 Completed Profitable
7. Later Stage VC (Series F) 19-Nov-2007 000.00 0000 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
6. Later Stage VC (Series E) 29-Nov-2006 0000 000.00 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Later Stage VC (Series D) 01-Jan-2005 000.00 000.00 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Later Stage VC (Series C) 18-Nov-2003 000 00.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Early Stage VC (Series B) 20-Dec-2002 $4.7M $5.74M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Early Stage VC (Series A) 12-Jan-2001 $1.04M $1.04M 00.000 Completed Product Development
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Zipcar Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate ($) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series G 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Series F 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series E 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.00
Series D 00,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series C 0,000,000 00.000000 00.00 00.0 00.0 00 00.0 0.000
Series B 9,408,742 $0.001000 $0.04 $0.5 $0.5 1x $0.5 9.41%
Series A 545,056 $0.001000 $0.15 $1.9 $1.9 1x $0.74 1.39%
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Zipcar Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last
Financing
Details
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Automotive
Boston, MA
735 As of 2012
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Berlin, Germany
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Paris, France
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Zipcar Competitors (19)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
SHARE NOW Corporate Backed or Acquired Berlin, Germany 000 000000&0
BlaBlaCar Venture Capital-Backed Paris, France 000 00000 000000000 00000
Cruise Private Equity-Backed San Francisco, CA 0000 000.00 0000000 0000 000.00
Sixt Rent a Car Corporation Pullach Im Isartal, Germany 0000 000000000
Limos.com Formerly PE-Backed San Francisco, CA 00 000.00 000000&0
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Zipcar Patents

Zipcar Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
EP-3132394-A4 Systems and methods for vehicle fleet sharing Inactive 14-Apr-2014 00000000000
EP-3132394-A1 Systems and methods for vehicle fleet sharing Inactive 14-Apr-2014 00000000000
AU-2015247845-A1 Systems and methods for vehicle fleet sharing Inactive 14-Apr-2014 00000000000
US-20150294403-A1 Systems and methods for vehicle fleet sharing Inactive 14-Apr-2014 00000000000 0
CA-2945787-A1 Systems and methods for vehicle fleet sharing Inactive 14-Apr-2014 G06Q30/0645
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Zipcar Executive Team (13)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Angelo Adams President
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Zipcar Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Growth
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

Key Data Points

Twitter Followers

5.5k

Similarweb Unique Visitors

15.0K

Majestic Referring Domains

314

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Zipcar Former Investors (16)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Atlas Accelerator Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Benchmark (San Francisco) Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
BlueHub Capital Impact Investing Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Evercel Corporation Minority 000 0000 000000 0
First Risk Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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Zipcar Investments & Acquisitions (10)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Buffalo CarShare 30-Sep-2015 0000000000 Automotive 0000000 0
Community Car 31-Aug-2015 0000000000 Other Commercial Services 0000 0000
Local Motion 13-Aug-2015 0000000000 Electrical Equipment
Denzel Mobility CarSharing 11-Jul-2012 0000000000 0000 Automotive 00000 000
Wheelz 22-Feb-2012 Early Stage VC 000.00 Automotive 00000 000
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Zipcar Exits (4)

Company Name Exit Date Exit Type Exit Size Status Buyers
Wheelz 22-Feb-2012 00000 00000 00 000.00 Completed
  • 2 buyers
Avancar 01-Feb-2012 000000000000000000 00.000 Completed
  • 000000
Avancar 01-Jan-2011 00000000000 0000 Completed
  • 000000
Avancar 01-Jan-2009 Early Stage VC 00000 Completed
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Zipcar FAQs

  • When was Zipcar founded?

    Zipcar was founded in 2000.

  • Who is the founder of Zipcar?

    Antje Danielson is the founder of Zipcar.

  • Where is Zipcar headquartered?

    Zipcar is headquartered in Boston, MA.

  • What is the size of Zipcar?

    Zipcar has 735 total employees.

  • What industry is Zipcar in?

    Zipcar’s primary industry is Automotive.

  • Is Zipcar a private or public company?

    Zipcar is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Zipcar?

    The current valuation of Zipcar is 00000.

  • What is Zipcar’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Zipcar is 00000.

  • How much funding has Zipcar raised over time?

    Zipcar has raised $238M.

  • Who are Zipcar’s investors?

    Atlas Accelerator, Benchmark (San Francisco), BlueHub Capital, Evercel, and First Risk Capital are 5 of 16 investors who have invested in Zipcar.

  • Who are Zipcar’s competitors?

    SHARE NOW, BlaBlaCar, Cruise, Sixt Rent a Car, and Limos.com are some of the 19 competitors of Zipcar.

  • When was Zipcar acquired?

    Zipcar was acquired on 14-Mar-2013.

  • Who acquired Zipcar?

    Zipcar was acquired by Avis Budget Group.

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