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Meet the Uber for Kids

With extra layers of security and a pricing model that differs from other transportation network companies, HopSkipDrive is looking to tap into the crucial "busy parents" demographic.
July 21, 2015, 1pm PDT | James Brasuell | @CasualBrasuell
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"HopSkipDrive, a startup that just received $3.9 million in seed funding, is looking to hook up cautious yet busy parents," reports Jordan Crook. "The startup lets parents set up pre-scheduled pick-up times for their kids with trusted, thoroughly vetted drivers to help get kids around town when time simply doesn’t allow parents to do it themselves."

The article goes on to detail the features of HopSkipDrive that tailor the system to the needs and concerns of parents, though the article withholds any commentary about this newest innovation in microtransit, following in the footsteps of Uber and its competitors as well as newer entries into the market, like Bridj

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Published on Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in TechCrunch
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