Lime was founded in 2017 by Toby Sun and Brad Bao. TechCrunch reported in September 2023 that Lime is eyeing a potential IPO. CEO Wayne Ting spoke to TechCrunch saying: “we have the economics, the growth, the profitability to take Lime public hopefully as soon as the market permits.”

Lime is a transportation company that provides an operated network of bikes and scooters. Per Forge data, Lime raised $1.5 billion in funding over 11 rounds. Their latest funding was raised on Nov 5, 2021. Key investors include Uber, Bain Capital Ventures, Google Ventures, Croatue, Rainbow Technologies, KDDI Open Innovation Fund, and Fifth Wall.

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

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What is Lime's IPO price?

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What is Lime's funding to date?

Lime has raised $744.97MM to date.
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When was Lime founded?

Lime was founded in 2017.

Who are Lime's major investors?

Fidelity Investments
Bain Capital Ventures
Prelude Ventures
Akkadian Ventures
Coatue Management
Bling Capital
Ethos VC
Ajax Strategies

Lime Funding Rounds and Last Known Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation
2/6/2019 Series D $310MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
8/20/2018 Series C $335.1MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
2/16/2018 Series B $87.36MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
4/6/2017 Series A and A-1 $12.51MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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