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Bird expands its scooters in Europe and Middle East with Circ acquisition – Source CNET Tech


Bird acquires European scooter company Circ.


Bird’s stronghold has been the US, but the scooter company appears to be branching out further into the international market. On Monday, it announced that it acquired the European scooter company Circ, along with getting a new investment of $75 million. That means Bird’s scooters will now be available in more than a dozen countries.

Bird was the first company to scatter its vehicles across city streets in the US in 2018. Since then, the electric scooter market has exploded with more than a dozen companies operating around the world. Bird has raised $350 million in investor funding and its biggest competitor, Lime, has raised $765 million and has scooters in roughly 30 countries. 

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