Hear from our CEO how we survived one year of a global pandemic.
People turned to carpooling app Poparide to travel between Toronto, Kingston, Ottawa and Montreal amid the train cancellations which started on February 7, 2020.
In the last couple of years, Poparide has grown from 50,000 to over 250,000 members in Canada. We thought this would be a good opportunity to share some of our learnings in growing this business, to help fellow entrepreneurs and innovators with their own journey of building their businesses.
With ride-hailing imminently entering our home province of BC, we are frequently asked the question, “What will be the impact on Poparide?”. The quick answer is that Uber and Lyft are inherently different from Poparide and therefore we don’t think they will have a big impact on our business.
Poparide Selected by TransLink to Provide Carpooling Platform for Seamless Mobility Initiative Across Metro Vancouver
New Technology Partnership Makes Carpooling Easier and More Convenient for Metro Vancouver Residents October 28, 2019 – Vancouver, BC – Poparide, Canada’s leading carpooling platform, today announced a strategic partnership with TransLink to expand carpooling services across Metro Vancouver. The Vancouver-based technology company was selected amongst 90 organizations competing to provide innovative transportation solutions as …
You might have noticed, change is in the air at Poparide; in the last few weeks we’ve released a fresh look with a new app and a revamped website.
With gas prices recorded at over $1.70/L in Vancouver yesterday, many drivers are turning to Poparide to reduce costs with some drivers collecting over $500 a month in carpool money.
The campaign calls to fill empty seats in cars already on the road and create a Canadian ridesharing network to ensure Greyhound’s two million yearly passengers aren’t left stranded.