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HopSkipDrive: Scoops Up 37 million dollars Series D Round

LOS ANGELES, CA, HopSkipDrive announced today that it raised $37 million in a Series D funding round.
The leader in innovative, scalable school transportation solutions HopSkipDrive announced today that it raised 37 million dollars in Series D funding from Energy Impact Partners, Keyframe Capital, FirstMark Capital, Alumni Ventures, Transform Capital and others.

As the school districts are suffering due to major staffing shortages — 88% of districts report they are affected by school bus driver shortages — and pandemic learning loss, HopSkipDrive enables them to drive greater equity through transportation in an efficient, cost-effective, and safe way. With its innovative RideIQ solution, HopSkipDrive helps districts optimize their transportation plans and create more efficient multi-modal route solutions.

Designed by protective moms and driven by caregivers, HopSkipDrive is the leader in innovative, scalable transportation solutions for schools, districts, government agencies and families. HopSkipDrive’s advanced technology platform and industry-leading operational expertise provide school districts with safety, flexibility and visibility while helping to create opportunity for all through mobility. HopSkipDrive currently operates in 21 major markets across 12 states, and has contracts with 400+ school districts and county government agencies. HopSkipDrive CareDrivers have safely driven 2M Riders over 20M+ safe miles.

HopSkipDrive’s distinct industry-leading approach solves reduces school commute times, bus driver shortages, gives families and caregivers full transparency, visibility and saves districts money, and reduces the carbon footprint of school transportation.

 Joanna McFarland the Co-founder and CEO HopSkipDrive says, “This funding fuels our path toward achieving our vision of a modern school transportation system, one that is safe, equitable, efficient and resourced to give kids the opportunities they deserve with both in school and after-school activities. HopSkipDrive is revolutionizing school transportation through assessment, optimization and supplementation of traditional yellow bus solutions. With this funding, we’ll expand our reach, getting more kids to school safely and with lower commute times so they can focus on learning.” 

About HopSkipDrive

Designed by protective moms and driven by caregivers, HopSkipDrive is the leader in scalable, innovative transportation solutions for schools, districts, government agencies and families. HopSkipDrive’s advanced technology platform and industry-leading operational expertise provide school districts with flexibility ,safety and visibility while helping to create opportunity for all through mobility.

HopSkipDrive currently has contracts with 400+ school districts and county government agencies and operates in 21 major markets across 12 states,. HopSkipDrive CareDrivers have safely driven 2M Riders over 20M+ safe miles.

About Energy Impact Partners

Energy Impact Partners (EIP) is an investment platform leading the transition to a sustainable energy future. EIP convenes entrepreneurs and the world’s most forward-looking energy and industrial companies to advance innovation. With over $2.5 billion in assets under management, EIP invests globally across venture growth, credit and infrastructure — and has a team of more than 60 professionals based in its offices in San Francisco,  New York, Palm Beach, London, Cologne, and soon Oslo.

Hopskipdrive has immense potential to grow. I wish the entire team good luck for their future and may they keep moving up the ladder of success.

Shishir Gupta CEO & Founder startupalanes

Who is founder of hopskipdrive?

Joanna McFarland Carolyn Yashari Becher Janelle McGlothin are the founders of hopskipdrive.

Where is headquater of hopskipdrive?

Headquater of hopskipdrive is located in Los Angeles California, USA

When was Hopskipdrive founded?

Hopskipdrive was founded In the year 2014

What is company size of hopskipdrive?

According to linkedin it is 221 as of now.

Who is the CEO of hopskipdrive?

CEO of hopskipdrive is Joanna McFarland

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