Unagi is the iPhone of scooters you actually buy

Can you never find a scooter to rent when you need one? Here’s a radical idea. Buy one. While Bird, Lime, Skip, Scoot, Uber, Lyft and more compete for on-demand micromobility, a new startup invented a vehicle worthy of ownership….

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Africas ride-hail markets are hot spots for startups and VC

When it comes to VC, vehicles, and startups, Africa’s ride-hail business are becoming a multi-wheeled and world affair. The big-hearted actors such as Uber and Bolt are competing in Kampala and Nairobi–where in addition to car-service–they offer rickshaw taxis. On-demand…

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These Cities Will Track Scooters to Get a Handle on Regulation

It’s moving day for a controversial data standard that has pitted cities against some private transportation companies, like Uber and Lyft, that want to operate on their streets. Tuesday, 15 cities, including New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, San Francisco,…

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Not Just Tech Bros: E-Scooter Fans Are Surprisingly Diverse

You’ve read the viral photos, examined the viral floors. E-scooters with clipped dampers; e-scooters drowned in lakes. E-scooter in a tree; e-scooter with graffiti. E-scooters caked with turd; e-scooters flown the coop. The backfire against the goofy, electric-powered, but likewise…

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Cities try to contain e-scooter takeover, but it might be too late

Scooter-shares speedily moved into cities so new regulations aim to crack down . Image: Justin Sullivan/ Getty Images The motorized scooters arrived with a vengeance–but municipals including San Francisco are putting up a fight. The municipality is magnetism all scooters…

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