Ara Overview

  • Founded
  • 2016

Founded
  • Status
  • Private

  • Employees
  • 65

Employees
  • Latest Deal Type
  • Later Stage VC

  • Investors
  • 39

Ara General Information

Description

Operator of in-car commerce platform for the rideshare economy intended to help drivers earn additional income. The company's platform lets rideshare passengers instantly order snacks, gum, premium electronics, cosmetic and personal care items, or access exclusive digital offers on their smartphone while in transit, enabling drivers to increase their tips and ratings, helping them earn an extra livable wage.

Contact Information

Ownership Status
Privately Held (backing)
Financing Status
Venture Capital-Backed
Primary Industry
Automotive
Other Industries
Media and Information Services (B2B)
Primary Office
  • 36 East 12th Street
  • Floor 3
  • New York, NY 10003
  • United States
+1 (929) 000-0000

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Ara Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Raised to Date Post-Val Status Stage
6. Later Stage VC 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
5. Early Stage VC (Series A) 01-Jan-2020 00.000 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
4. Early Stage VC (Series A) 21-Sep-2018 000.00 000.00 000.00 Completed Generating Revenue
3. Seed Round 22-Jan-2018 00.00 00.000 0000 Completed Generating Revenue
2. Seed Round 21-Nov-2016 $1.73M $1.85M 00.000 Completed Generating Revenue
1. Accelerator/Incubator 10-Jun-2016 $120K $120K 00000 Completed Generating Revenue
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Ara Cap Table

Stock # of Shares
Authorized
Par Value Dividend Rate (%) Original
Issue Price
Liquidation Liquidation
Pref. Multiple
Conversion Price % Owned
Series A-2 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Series A-1 000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.00
Seed-4 0,000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 00.000
Seed-3 000,000 00.000000 00 00.00 00.00 00 00.00 0.000
Seed-2 276,083 $0.000100 6% $0.48 $0.48 1x $0.48 1.03%
Seed-1 2,524,957 $0.000100 6% $0.59 $0.59 1x $0.59 9.39%
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Ara Comparisons

Description
Primary
Industry
HQ Location
Employees
Total Raised
Post Valuation
Last Financing Details
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New York, NY
65 As of 2022
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Ara Competitors (1)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
000 00000 Venture Capital-Backed London, United Kingdom 0 00000 000000000 00000
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Ara Patents

Ara Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20210310294-A1 Overhead door lift assembly and tensioner Pending 10-Jul-2018 0000000000
US-20190023168-A1 Vessel Active 20-Jul-2017 000000000
US-10384584-B2 Vessel Active 20-Jul-2017 000000000
US-20190389355-A1 Vessel Inactive 20-Jul-2017 000000000
US-7419204-B2 Powered ramp door lift Inactive 19-Aug-2005 B60P1/435 0
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Ara Executive Team (10)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Jeffrey Cripe Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Jay Woodhull Co-Chief Operating Officer
Raj Bhortake Co-Chief Operating Officer
Ron Qiao Director of Finance and Analytics
Jasper Wheeler Co-Founder, Board Member & Chief Product Officer
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Ara Board Members (6)

Name Representing Role Since
Cyan Banister Ara Board Member 000 0000
Dmitry Shevelenko Self Board Observer 000 0000
Jeffrey Cripe Ara Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer & Board Member 000 0000
Michael Murphy Rosecliff Venture Partners Board Member 000 0000
Toby Zhang CRCM Ventures Board Member 000 0000
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Ara 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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Ara Investors (39)

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info
Interlace Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Jigsaw Ventures Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Operator Partners Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Service Provider Capital Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
Stormbreaker Venture Capital Minority 000 0000 000000 0
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