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Overview

Number of Acquisitions 
11
Total Funding Amount 
$448.5M
BlaBlaCar
BlaBlaCar is a long distance carpooling platform that connects drivers with empty seats and passengers to share travel costs.
Categories 
Artificial Intelligence, Car Sharing, Collaborative Consumption, Internet, Peer to Peer, Ride Sharing, Transportation, Travel
Headquarters Regions 
European Union (EU)
Founded Date 
2006
Founders 
Francis Nappez, Frédéric Mazzella, Nicolas Brusson
Operating Status 
Active
Last Funding Type 
Corporate Round
Number of Employees 
251-500
Also Known As 
Comuto SA
Hub Tags 
Unicorn
IPO Status 
Private
Company Type 
For Profit
Website 
www.blablacar.com
Facebook 
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LinkedIn 
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Twitter 
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Contact Email 
diane.prebay@blablacar.com

BlaBlaCar is the world’s leading long-distance carpooling community, connecting people looking to travel long distances with drivers going the same way. They travel together and share the costs of the journey.

The platform is engineered to create a secure, trust-based community with declared identities and full member profiles. Members can even specify how chatty they are from “Bla” to “BlaBlaBla”, hence the name BlaBlaCar.

BlaBlaCar is creating a global people-powered network with a trusted community of drivers and passengers.

Backed by Accel Partners, Insight Ventures, Index Ventures, Lead Edge Capital, Baring Vostok and ISAI, it operates in 22 countries across Europe, Russia, Turkey, Mexico, Brazil and India. The site and free mobile apps provide a range of features to create a secure, trust-based community and easy connections between drivers and passengers.

BlaBlaCar is based in Paris with offices across a dozen of countries.

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Funding Rounds

Number of Funding Rounds 
6
Total Funding Amount 
$448.5M
BlaBlaCar has raised a total of $448.5M in funding over 6 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Nov 12, 2018 from a Corporate Round round.
Announced Date  
Transaction Name  
Number of Investors  
Money Raised  
Lead Investors  
Nov 12, 2018
Corporate Round - BlaBlaCar
1€101M SNCF
Sep 6, 2016
Private Equity Round - BlaBlaCar
1€21M Baring Vostok Capital Partners
Sep 17, 2015
Series D - BlaBlaCar
5$200M Insight Partners
Jul 1, 2014
Series C - BlaBlaCar
5$100M Index Ventures
Jan 16, 2012
Series B - BlaBlaCar
4$10M Accel
Jun 14, 2010
Series A - BlaBlaCar
3€1.3M

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Company Tech Stack by Siftery

BlaBlaCar uses 26 technology products and services including Google AnalyticsWordPress, and G Suite (formerly Google Apps for Work).

Website Tech Stack by BuiltWith

BlaBlaCar is actively using 32 technologies for its website. These include Viewport MetaIPhone / Mobile Compatible, and SSL by Default.

Web Traffic by SimilarWeb

BlaBlaCar is ranked 67,674 among websites globally based on its 669,879 monthly web visitors.

Competitors & Revenue by Owler

BlaBlaCar has $100M in estimated revenue annually. BlaBlaCar competes with TripdaZify, and Zimride.

Current Team

Number of Current Team Members 
20
BlaBlaCar has 20 current team members, including Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer Nicolas Brusson.
Nicolas Brusson
Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
Francis Nappez
Co-Founder & Chief Technology Officer
Frédéric Mazzella
Founder & Executive Chairman
Aleksey Lazorenko
Country Manager Russia & Ukraine
Simon Berger-Perrin
Head of BlaBlaLines
Gregor Pawlowski
Country Manager Germany
Andrea Saviane
Country Manager Italy
Ricardo Leite
Country Manager - Brazil

Board Members and Advisors

Number of Board Members / Advisors 
5
BlaBlaCar has 5 board members and advisors, including Jean-David Chamboredon.

Past Team

Number of Past Team Members 
11
BlaBlaCar has 11 past team members, including Corporate Strategy Analyst Milena Court.
Person Name  
Title At Company  
Start Date  
End Date  
Milena Court
Corporate Strategy AnalystJun 8, 2015Oct 31, 2017
Pavan Konanur
Global Head of Strategy & Insights2017
Alberto Padilla Luengas
Country Manager MexicoApr 2015Dec 2016
Gregor Pawlowski
Marketing Team Lead GermanyJan 2015Dec 2016
Nicolas Brusson
Co-Founder & Chief Operating OfficerApr 2007Sep 2016

Events

Number of Events 
5
BlaBlaCar has participated in 5 events. Recently, they attended Startup Weekend Mega Centro (Vertical Innovación Social) on Apr 15, 2016.

Recent News & Activity

Number of Articles 
565
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