Posts tagged as Bolt

Bolt aims to be climate positive with its e-scooters globally by year end

Friday, September 18, 2020

Estonian-founded taxi hailing app tech and mobility platform Bolt says it will have achieved climate-positive e-scooter operations by year-end, meaning it will remove more carbon from the environment than producing and maintaining its scooters add to it. Bolt says recent data shows around a 9-percent swing towards micro-mobility journeys, meaning the electric scooters which can be booked via the same app used for ordering taxis, and away from ride-hailing. Bolts…

Finance minister: State should not provide Bolt with direct support

Monday, April 13, 2020

The state should not support debt-laden sharing economy enterprises that generate little tax revenue to the state, Minister of Finance Martin Helme wrote on social media on Monday, referring to the Estonian ride-hailing, electric scooter and delivery service Bolt. Bolt founders Bolt Martin and Markus Villig have sent a letter to the government requesting for Kredex to provide them with an extraordinary direct loan of €50 million or a fixed-guarantee…

Bolt expands to Armenia, Malta

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Beginning on Tuesday, rides via the Bolt online transport platform can be ordered in Armenia and the food delivery service of Bolt Food in Malta, evgeni Belussov, executive responsible for enlargement at Bolt, said. “Our goal is to make people’s lives more convenient by making their day-to-day chores simple and easily accessible. Be it urban transport or ordering food to one’s home or office. We understand that these are very…