Blue Duck Scooters will be gone from San Antonio in January, but the company isn’t dwelling on its past missteps as it aims to break into smaller cities.
Hoping to pick up the pieces after a few public blunders, Blue Duck Scooters has taken the first steps toward raising $30 million in capital.
Blue Duck Scooters has raised $4.2 million in funding despite recent dysfunction that played out publicly after it failed to meet a crucial City deadline.
In a letter to the City of San Antonio, Blue Duck Scooters said it is considering legal action after the City rejected its 1-minute-late scooter-share bid.
Blue Duck Scooters had hoped to mount a David-versus-Goliath challenge to Bird and Lime’s incumbency in the local scooter market. But the company missed a crucial City deadline by one minute.
Ten companies – including all the current operators – are gearing up to bid on three City contracts to operate dockless scooters in San Antonio.
As its six-month pilot winds down, the City of San Antonio is considering limiting the number of scooters and scooter companies that can operate in the city.
Of the 83 injuries reported by the San Antonio Fire Department, more than two-thirds needed emergency medical assistance for lacerations, head injuries, and more.
Homegrown e-scooter company Blue Duck Scooters keeps raking in millions in capital, but its local fleet is dwindling in the face of new competition.
Blue Duck Scooters has closed on more than $18 million in capital to purchase 35,000 to 40,000 dockless, electric scooters and expand its scooter-share program throughout the Southern U.S.