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Zoom

Zoom is India's first membership-based self-drive car hire service. The service launched in Bangalore in February 2013.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location India
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2012
  • Employees 3
  • Website zoomcar.in

Company Summary

Zoom's innovative vehicle hiring model provides the benefits of vehicle ownership for a fraction of the cost of traditional ownership. Zoom sites vehicles within a 5 minute walk of an individual's place of residence or work. Members can hire vehicles by the hour or by the day. Reservations are made online or through a mobile app. Zoom is targeting the 25-40, tech savvy, early-adopter demographic. Zoom is perfect as a 2nd or 3rd car option.

Team

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    David Back
    Co-Founder, President

    David recently was enrolled at the Cambridge Judge Business School. He completed his JD from Harvard Law School, where he served as the “Director of Entrepreneurship” for the Harvard Association of Law and Business. Previously, he spent time at Goldman Sachs, McKinsey, and the Kauffman Foundation (entrepreneurship research think tank). David is the founder of Back Energy, an energy research firm and the co-founder of Philly Start-Up Leaders.

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    Greg Moran
    Co-Founder, CEO

    Greg recently took a leave of absence from the USC Marshall School of Business to pursue Zoom full-time in Bangalore. He is Founder and President of the USC Energy Club, southern California’s only inter-disciplinary student-led group. Prior to business school, he led renewable energy investment evaluation and new business development for a FTSE 100 listed global power producer. He has worked on financial transactions on six continents.

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    Bharath Nathan
    COO

    Bharath has spent his entire 14 year career in the car rental segment. Bharath has managed self-drive, chauffeur driven and employee transportation focused organizations. Bharath is an expert in designing innovative, customer friendly policies that promote strong brand retention. Prior to Zoom, Bharath worked at Orix Auto Infrastructure Bangalore as branch lead. Bharath has also worked for Avis, Budget and Europcar,

Advisors

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    NDS Law Partners
    Lawyer
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    Saraf & Chandra
    Accountant
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Previous Investors

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    Empire Angels
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    Barbara Lady Judge
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    High Net Worths in US and UK
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