Bolt was founded in 2013 by Markus Villig, Martin Villig, and Oliver Leisalu. According to a Reuters report in July 2023, “Bolt expects to become profitable in the next 12 months and be ready for an IPO in 2025.”

Bolt is a rideshare company that provides services such as car-sharing, food delivery, and scooters. Per Forge data, Bolt raised $2 billion in funding over 18 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Oct 18, 2023. Key investors include the European Investment Bank, Korelya Capital, Bolt Start Up Development, Fidelity Management and Research Company, Naya Capital, and D1 Capital Partners.

These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.

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What is Bolt's IPO price?

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What is Bolt's funding to date?

Bolt has raised $309.56MM to date.
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When was Bolt founded?

Bolt was founded in 2013.

Who are Bolt's major investors?

Invus Opportunities
International Finance Corporation
Hemisphere Ventures
D1 Capital Partners
G Squared
Luxor Capital Group
Manhatten Venture Partners
StartX (Stanford-StartX Fund)
Global Tech Ventures
305 Ventures
Reform Ventures
SV Pacific Ventures
Man Capital
Updated on: Jun 21, 2024


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