Zum was founded in 2015 by Ritu Narayan and Vivek Garg. The company has not publicly endorsed plans to participate in an IPO.

Zum helps school districts optimize their student transportation services. The company uses an integrated platform to schedule pickups, share route changes, and allow parents to track the status of their child's bus. The company announced plans to transition to a completely electric bus fleet by 2025. In 2022, Zum earned a place on CNBC's Disruptor 50 list. The company has raised more than $200 million in venture capital funding from investors including SoftBank Vision Fund II, Sequoia, BMW, Spark Capital, and Sand Hill Angels. Zum was valued at $937 million after a $130 million fundraising round in 2021.

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What is Zum's funding to date?

Zum has raised $351.53MM to date.
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When was Zum founded?

Zum was founded in 2015.

Who are Zum's major investors?

Citi Ventures
Sand Hill Angels
BMW i Ventures
NGP Capital

Zum Funding Rounds and Last Known Valuation

Date Funding Round Funding Raised Price per Share Last Known Valuation
9/6/2023 Series E $144.53MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
10/6/2021 Series D and D-1 $136.42MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
2/28/2019 Series C $43.86MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
3/13/2018 Series B $19.05MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
8/29/2017 Series A $5.51MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
2/10/2016 Series AA-1, AA-2, AA-3 and AA-4 $2.16MM raised $XXX.XX $XXX.XX
Based on primary financings
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