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Wheeli

Wheeli is the carpooling app for college students. Think of it as the Airbnb for the empty car seats on the road - 80% of which are empty when people drive.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Transportation
  • Location New York City, NY, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2014
  • Employees 5
  • Incorporation Type C-corp
  • Website wheeli.us

Company Summary

Industry leaders as Investors & Advisors: BlaBlaCar, Lyft, Zimride & Chariot
Frédéric Mazzella, founder of BlaBlaCar
Curtis Rogers 8th employee at Zimride/Lyft
Evan Goldin Head of Product at Chariot + 12th employee at Lyft
Daniel Riaz former Head of Mobile Acquisition at Lyft

Traction and Stickiness
Doubled the size of the UVM market in 2017
Tripled the number of passengers transported in 2017
47% retention from fall semester to spring semester

Team

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    Founder/ CEO

    Serial entrepreneur, launched his first business, Touche de Finesse (tdfcatering.com a high end French catering service), at 19. At age 22, he partnered up with a high school classmate to launch Authorized Dealer Films (adfnyc.com, movie production company) and the Alphabet City Dolly Film Festival (abcdfilmfestival.com). Jean-Pierre also enjoys applying his competitive spirit to non-professional basketball and soccer leagues.

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    CTO/ Lead Developer

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    CFO/ Lead Developer

Advisors

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    Latham & Watkins LLP
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed