Bird shuts down Circ operations in Middle East, scraps as many as 10,000 scooters

Bird has shut down scooter sharing in several cities in the Middle East, an operation that was managed by Circ, the micromobility startup it

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Why micromobility may emerge from the pandemic stronger than before

Since its inception, shared micromobility services have been in a precarious position — one supported by millions of dollars in venture capital. But the

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Is it better to be a private or public company right now?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. Every week we write this post with

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Lime now owns Uber’s Jump bike and scooter service

With most people social distancing and working from home, ride sharing services have seen dramatically less usage. The Information reported last month that Uber’s

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The great unicorn retreat

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. Today we’re taking stock

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As Uber (reportedly) squeezes Lime, scooter startups run low on juice

Hello and welcome back to our regular morning look at private companies, public markets and the gray space in between. In December of 2019,

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