2018. 5. 1. - Scooter-sharing startups like Bird essentially make money in the same way their much larger car-sharing counterpart Uber does – they offer electric scooters to people looking to travel short distances. The scooters are GPS-enabled, so anyone with the app can find one in their vicinity and rent it. 2018. 6. 23. - Investors are highly overestimating the virtue of these businesses. So scooter sharing starts to look like a strategy for mobility startups to . 2018. 5. 30. - Electric Scooter Sharing Companies. The Business Model. We've written before about electric scooters, an article which has since become one . 2018. 7. 13. - The news came on the same day as reports that rival scooter startup Bird . while proponents of the scooter-sharing business model simply see . 2018. 6. 14. - Investors explain why they're racing to get into scooter companies like Lime and . The bike-sharing model has already turned into a multibillion-dollar at Uber and was hired to run Ofo's North America business in October. 2018. 7. 6. - The concept of scooter-sharing is comparable to the models of Uber, . while Lime provides the option to purchase one from the company . 2018. 6. 28. - As word spread that an electric scooter rental company called Bird . in revenue in San Francisco alone if everything goes according to plan. 2018. 4. 15. - One executive pointed out that if car-sharing services like Zipcar can make a . The basic business model for these companies is simple — get . Thanks to a business model that employs digital technologies, Bird's service has been rapidly adopted on a massive scale, and the company is currently .