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Dollaride

Dollaride is a mobility company serving people who live in transit deserts.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Transportation
  • Location NY, US
  • Currency USD
  • Founded December 2016
  • Employees 3
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website dollaride.com

Company Summary

Dollaride is a new micro-transit service providing transportation in communities underserved by public transit. 120K New Yorkers living in transit deserts use "dollar vans"every day. However, 2M+ residents need this service given their proximity to the MTA.
So Dollaride aims to expand the dollar van network by adding a digital platform (mobile & web), making the private network of drivers accessible in all neighborhoods with weak public transit.

Team

  • Su is a social entrepreneur and Boston College graduate (MS Busines Management, BA Psychology). In past ventures, he's helped thousands of nonprofits raise over $50M online using WeDidIt, an online platform for nonprofit fundraising. He also produced music and videos for creative artists in NYC as cofounder of the ALLSMiLES Media Group. Su has 8+ yrs experience with business devevelopment, marketing, B2B sales and fundraising.

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    Lead Engineer

    Chris leads all technical efforts at Dollaride. Chris has 5 years of experience as a lead engineer at venture-backed startups (Loverly, and Simplifeye) and a Computer Science degree from Columbia University. Chris has extensive experience with building mobile app products, leading and contributing to engineering teams.

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    Designer

    Has 10+ years experience designing mobile and web products for brands, startups, and Fortune 1000 companies. Ai is an expert in UI, UX and print design. Given her design experience, she's capable of executing overall brand design strategy as she's dealt with both digital and print mediums for clients like SF MoMA, Council on Foreign Relationsions, Manhattan Institute, Tiffany's, Hennesey, Info, Bloomberg, and Deloitte Digital. http://aikurobe.com

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    Eric Goldwyn
    Urban Planner

    Eric Goldwyn is a research scholar at NYU's Marron Institute of Urban Management and an Affiliated Assistant Professor, Faculty Fellow at NYU Shanghai. His research examines the impact of transportation technologies on human behavior and urban form. He is currently working on a large-scale project mapping unmapped transit networks across the globe. He has a BA in History from Bowdoin College, M.U.P from NYU, and Ph.D. from Columbia University.