Uber to offer scooter rentals as it reveals investment in Lime [Video]

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Uber jumps on the scooter craze with plans to offer rentals through its app as it invests in LimeUber announced on Monday that it"s partnering with scooter-rental startup LimeThe firm also revealed that it"s participating in a $335 million investment round Uber will promote Lime on its app...

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Uber jumps on the scooter craze with plans to offer rentals through its app as it invests in Lime

  • Uber announced on Monday that it’s partnering with scooter-rental startup Lime
  • The firm also revealed that it’s participating in a $335 million investment round
  • Uber will promote Lime on its app and include the Uber logo on …

Uber announced on Monday it's partnering with electric scooter startup Lime as part of a $335 million funding round that also includes GV, the venture capital arm of Google parent Alphabet

Neither Uber nor Lime indicated when the scooters will become available on the Uber app, but the firm said it will also integrate the Uber logo on the LimeBikes

Lime, which now operates in 70 markets across the US and Europe, plans to use the fresh funding to purchase additional scooters, Bloomberg said. Pictured are the firm's co-founders

Pictured is the bike rental feature of the Uber app