Berlin-based Wind Mobility raises $22M for its e-scooter rental service

Wind Mobility, a Berlin-based mobility startup that offers “dockless” e-scooter (and electric bicycle) rentals, has raised $22 million in seed funding, throwing its hat into the ring as European competitor to Bird and Lime. It follows recent raises by Sweden’s VOI ($50 million Series A led by Balderton) and Germany’s Tier (€25 million Series A…

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Toyota’s Mobility Grab Risks Being All Talk

Toyota Motor Corp. has big plans. But doesn’t it always? In a statement Wednesday, Toyota said it would spend $1 billion buying a stake in Grab. The investment, Toyota’s second collaboration with Southeast Asia’s biggest ride-hailing service, is as large as it is vague. The announcement came on the back of another from the Japanese automaker that centered on its ambitions to…

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