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Colorado Springs School District 11 hires rideshare company, HopSkipDrive to combat bus driver shortage

Colorado Springs School District 11 hires rideshare company, HopSkipDrive to combat bus driver shortage

School has been back in session for a couple of months, but hiring bus drivers is still a problem in Colorado and locally.

District 11 in Colorado Springs is trying to combat the issue by hiring a third-party rideshare service to bring kids to and from school. The company is called HopSkipDrive and specializes in transporting children.

Koaa News5

October 10, 2022

How HopSkipDrive will use $37M in funding to modernize school transportation

How HopSkipDrive will use $37M in funding to modernize school transportation

Today, we announced that we raised $37M in Series D funding from Energy Impact Partners, Keyframe Capital, FirstMark Capital, Alumni Ventures, Transform Capital, Upfront Ventures, Gingerbread, 1843, Artemis Fund, 1776, Halogen Ventures, Cap Table Coalition and others who believe in our mission. This capital enables us to help even more kids, families and schools as we pursue our mission of creating opportunity for all through mobility.

HopSkipDrive.com

September 13, 2022

40 Under 40 Class of 2022: Hello Heart's Maayan Cohen

40 Under 40 Class of 2022: Hello Heart's Maayan Cohen

This year’s 40 under 40 event honors the rising entrepreneurs, influencers, creators, and executives that have shaped the bay area —and are paving the way for what comes next. Hello Heart's Maayan Cohen is chosen as Silicon Valley Business Journal 2022 40 Under 40 honoree.

Silicon Valley Business Journal

August 11, 2022

Investing platform Yieldstreet nabs $400m credit facility

Investing platform Yieldstreet nabs $400m credit facility

Direct-to-consumer investing platform Yieldstreet has closed a $400m credit facility from Monroe Capital. This is the largest financing Yieldstreet has raised to date and for any alternative investment platform in the industry, it claimed. This capital will help it scale over the coming years.

FinTech Global

August 10, 2022

Truework, which helps lenders verify borrowers’ income and employment, raises $50M

Truework, which helps lenders verify borrowers’ income and employment, raises $50M

Truework, a company that builds technology for mortgage and consumer-centric lenders to instantly verify the income and employment of borrowers, has raised $50 million in a Series C round of funding led by G Squared.

TechCrunch

August 9, 2022