Tech Company Financing Transactions

Zipcar Funding Round

Zipcar closed a $10 million funding round on 7/11/2005. Investors included Benchmark Capital.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity

Benchmark Capital (Lead Investor) (Robert Kagle)

Proceeds Purpose
The funding will help establish a West Coast beachhead and roll out service in San Francisco, Seattle, and Portland, Ore.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
25 First Street 4th Floor
Cambridge, MA 02141
Email Address
Zipcar is a Web-based car-sharing service. Z2B (business) and personal drivers alike are loving the freedom and cost savings a Zipcar brings to their life - many have even achieved transportation nirvana.
Zipcar LinkedIn Company Profile
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Company News
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Management Team

Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Scott Griffith
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Chief Financial Officer
Ed Goldfinger
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Chief Marketing Officer
Rob Weisberg
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Mark Norman
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VP - Bus. Development
Jon Zeitler
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VP - Engineering
Doug Williams
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VP - General Counsel
Dean Breda
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