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A user rides a Spin scooter on April 17, 2018 in San Francisco, California.

Ford is buying scooter startup Spin

The automaker is buying Spin and its 24 employees as it steps more firmly into the mobility revolution.
Spin CEO Euwyn Poon

A scooter company is turning to cryptocurrency to raise $125 million instead of getting traditional investors

Scooter startup Spin is looking to raise $125 million via a Secure Token Offering, where investors buy Spin's tokens in exchange for cryptocurrency backed by equity in the company.
A rider in San Francisco uses a Skip scooter.

This CEO says his hot startup is working on a fix for the most annoying thing about the San Francisco scooter craze

After electric scooters descended on San Francisco, city dwellers voiced their outrage over scooters routinely blocking sidewalks and building entrances. Parking startup SpotHero says it's in talks with several, unnamed scooter companies to help them move scooters off the sidewalks and into garages.

In two weeks, San Francisco will ban any companies renting out shared, dockless scooters unless they have a permit

Bird, Limebikes, and Spin have until June 4 to get their scooters off the streets.
Electric scooters are taking over San Francisco.

SCOOTER WARS: 3 startups are raising hundreds of millions to speed up your commute — but they’re annoying everyone in San Francisco

Electric scooters are taking over San Francisco. We talked with the founders of Spin and Bird about their bumpy rides.

San Francisco threatens to punish the controversial scooter startups for their riders’ bad behavior

The scooters have been annoying residents and commuters, and now San Francisco is taking a stand.
Bird CEO Travis VanderZanden

San Francisco might try to stop the electric scooter invasion by placing limits on how many each startup can rent out

Bird, one of the three companies with scooters in San Francisco, released usage numbers for the first time on Wednesday.