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MOBILE & TELECOMMUNICATIONS | Mobile Commerce / Travel (mobile)
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Founded Year

2013

Stage

Series E | Alive

Total Raised

$1.262B

Valuation

$0000 

Last Raised

$713.1M | 2 mos ago

Revenue

$0000 

About Bolt

Bolt is an international transportation network company headquartered in Tallinn, Estonia, and operating in countries in Europe, West Asia, Africa, and Mexico. The company develops and operates a mobile application that allows people to request a taxi or private hire driver from their smartphone.

Bolt Headquarter Location

Vana-Lõuna 15

Tallinn, 10134,

Estonia

+372 634 7282

Latest Bolt News

Skype, Smart, Bolt thrive in absence of tech giants – EAST AUTO NEWS

Sep 17, 2021

EAST AUTO NEWS & TRENDS Skype, Smart, Bolt thrive in absence of tech giants Bolt CEO Markus Villig speaks on stage on the 2019 Internet Summit expertise convention in Lisbon, Portugal. Horacio Villalobos | Corbis through Getty Photos Estonia’s tech firms have been in a position to thrive within the absence of enormous multinationals like East Auto Information and Microsoft, the nation’s president informed CNBC. Residence to simply over one million individuals, Estonian founders have produced a number of tech corporations with multibillion-dollar valuations. Skype, which was offered to eBay after which Microsoft, is probably the most well-known, whereas others embody the just lately listed foreign money trade app Smart and mobility app Bolt, which is backed by Silicon Valley VC heavyweight Sequoia. President Kersti Kaljulaid stated multinationals have historically arrange their abroad headquarters in international locations with beneficiant tax methods, including that Estonia has by no means been a tax haven. East Auto Information, Google and Apple all make use of hundreds of individuals at their European headquarters in Eire, the place company tax is 12.5%. In Estonia, it is 20%. The tech giants additionally make use of hundreds of employees throughout different European international locations together with the U.Ok. and Switzerland, however they do not have a big presence in Estonia. “Estonia is a rustic that has by no means provided particular offers or particular therapy to any type of firm,” Kaljulaid stated in an unique interview final week. “Once I was advising the prime minister 20 years in the past, everyone all the time got here and requested what are your particular circumstances? We stated none and I believe it has served us proper.” She added: “This most likely, may be, one of many the explanation why Estonia has so many homebred start-ups from which you now see unicorns popping out extra typically.” Estonia has developed a fame for being one of the crucial technology-friendly international locations on this planet, with the federal government transferring many processes on-line properly earlier than different nations. It has embraced on-line voting and digital IDs, for instance, and free wi-fi is extensively discovered throughout the nation. Kaljulaid stated the nation’s leaders need to make certain Estonia’s authorized area is protected however permissive for brand spanking new applied sciences just like the grocery supply robots which were constructed by Starship Applied sciences, which was arrange by Skype co-founder Janus Friis. Kaljulaid stated the nation’s entrepreneurs and coders have been educating politicians on the applied sciences which might be poised to vary the world. For instance, Skype co-founder Jaan Tallinn has been educating her and others all about synthetic intelligence. “In Estonia, he [Tallinn] is properly often known as someone who warns us and informs us,” she stated. “He is fearful, however not unnecessarily.” Tallinn informed CNBC that he has one main concern with regards to AI. “AI remains to be pretty area particular and fragile,” he stated. “The one massive concern I’ve is that international locations will begin making use of extra AI to a navy context.” Did you like this article? Share it now privacy-friendly!

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Expert Collections containing Bolt

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

Bolt is included in 3 Expert Collections, including Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups.

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Unicorns- Billion Dollar Startups

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Mobility-as-a-Service

548 items

Companies developing solutions to streamline the way people move themselves. Includes companies providing on-demand access to passenger vehicles and micromobility solutions as well as companies integrating multiple modes of transport, including public transit, into one service.

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Smart Cities

1,344 items

Bolt Patents

Bolt has filed 26 patents.

The 3 most popular patent topics include:

  • Vascular diseases
  • Hematology
  • Clusters of differentiation
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