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About Wheelz

Wheelz operates a person-to-person car sharing platform for campuses which is designed to connect students who have cars with student who need them. The company launched initially at Stanford University and aims to allows students and other campus dwellers to connect safely and easily through Facebook integration, an iPhone app, and its proprietary in-car hardware system, called DriveBox. In May 2013, Wheelz was acquired by RelayRides. The valuation of Wheelz was undisclosed. Other terms of the deal were not released.

Headquarters Location

Palo Alto, California, 94302,

United States

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Expert Collections containing Wheelz

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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.

Latest Wheelz News

Soli-Rum 2022: Ron Pedalos White Edition von Punx on Wheelz und Team Schollenberger

Dec 15, 2022

Dass Rum hilft, hat sich ja nun wirklich rumgesprochen. Deshalb war nach dem Erfolg von Ron Pedalos im Jahre 2021 schnell klar, dass der Soli-Rum in die zweite Runde geht und auch im Jahr 2022 ein Teil der Spendenaktion der radelnden Punx aus Rostock ist. Klar ist aber auch, dass dieser Erfolg nur durch die […] Der Beitrag Soli-Rum 2022: Ron Pedalos White Edition von Punx on Wheelz und Team Schollenberger erschien zuerst auf

Wheelz Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • Where is Wheelz's headquarters?

    Wheelz's headquarters is located at Palo Alto.

  • What is Wheelz's latest funding round?

    Wheelz's latest funding round is Acquired.

  • How much did Wheelz raise?

    Wheelz raised a total of $15.7M.

  • Who are the investors of Wheelz?

    Investors of Wheelz include Turo, Zipcar, Fontinalis Partners, Sebastian de Halleux, Red Swan Ventures and 5 more.

  • Who are Wheelz's competitors?

    Competitors of Wheelz include Getaround, Flexcar, Turo, Uber, Lyft and 9 more.

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Turo is a peer-to-peer car sharing marketplace for people to book cars from a community of local hosts across the US, Canada, the UK, and Germany. Guests can choose from a selection of nearby cars, while hosts earn extra money to offset the costs of car ownership. Turo was founded in 2010 and is based in San Francisco, California.

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Tickengo, dba Wingz, enables travelers to schedule private, fixed-price, and door-to-door airport rides. Rides are provided by Wingz' local drivers using their own cars. As local residents, these drivers have a vast knowledge of their cities and provide travelers with a real local and social experience. All drivers are handpicked and trained, with their background and DMV records checked. In addition, Wingz inspects all vehicles and provides drivers with a $1M per incident liability insurance policy.

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BlaBlaCar is an online marketplace that connects drivers with empty seats with people looking for a ride or with travelers and commuters going the same direction. To ensure the quality of the matching between drivers and passengers, the website displays preferences such as smoking or not, animals accepted in the car or not, etc. BlaBlaCar was founded in 2006 and is based in Paris, France.


FlexCar is an international automotive leasing company aiming to render car ownership and usage as accessible and convenient as possible. The company minimizes advance payment, eliminates security deposits, and offers flexibility with regard to lease duration without any hidden fees, commitments, or charges. Flexcar offers solutions to both retail and corporate customers, enabling them to get the car they want for as long as they want. It was founded in 2018 and is based in Athens, Greece.


GOGOX is an app-based platform for moving and delivering goods in Asia. The company connects individuals and businesses directly to thousands of drivers and couriers for their delivery needs. On August 28th, 2018, GOGOX was merged with Kuaigou Dache.

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Kabbee is a minicab price comparison and booking service for Greater London. With thousands of quality minicabs from local providers, users have quick access to a choice of good value and safe minicabs in London. Users can pay by cash and card or can set up a prepaid account.

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