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Pogoride is a platform for regional ridesharing and travel. Connect to global networks of reviewed drivers and riders.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Currency USD
  • Founded April 2013
  • Employees 4
  • Website

Company Summary

Pogoride is a web platform offering a more exciting way to travel regionally. Pogoride builds a network of the most popular destinations, creates a trusted community of drivers and riders, and offers reliable and valuable travel experiences. Pogoride is bringing more reliability and trust to 1-5 hour trips, and the massive market of people currently making regional trips and who want more options!


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    Ryder Pearce
    CEO / Founder

    Ryder is an urban planner and entrepreneur from New York. His passion is in transportation innovation and the sharing economy. He has several years of urban planning and transportation experience, having worked in New York City, the Republic of Georgia, and India. Ryder is a graduate of the Harvard Graduate School of Design and the recipient of the Outstanding Leadership Award in Urban Planning in 2011.

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    Sam Jiang
    Senior Designer

    Sam is a web designer based in Vancouver, BC with incredible talent and passion for design and user experience. He has experience with design teams as well as independent client-driven projects. He has start-up drive and leads the design and development process for Pogoride prototype and beta.

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    Jason Sie
    Senior Developer

    Jason has the in-depth development and user experience to build and scale the Pogoride platform. He has several years experience on game and interaction development, and a deep technical understanding. Jason is helping refine and iterate the MVP and build the Pogoride platform.

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    Josh Taylor
    Community Manager

    Josh is an urban and community planner from Ontario, and a talented community and partnership builder. He is helping lead the growth of the marketplace through networks and strategic partnerships, and has strong ties to Vancouver-based students.

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    Molly Turner
    Senior Advisor

    Molly Turner is Director of Public Policy at, and a leader in the urban planning and sharing economy space.