Zipp Mobility closes €1.3m funding round as it plans e-scooter roll-out

Start-up plans to grow its staff as it prepares to roll out its shared e-scooter service across Ireland as soon as legislation is approved

Zipp Mobility said it expects the Dáil to approve legislation later this year which would allow for the regulation of e-scooters in Ireland. Picture: Zipp Mobility

Zipp Mobility, the Irish e-scooter start-up, has closed a €1.3 million funding round that will help it grow its employee headcount to 35 people by the end of the year.

The micro-mobility company secured €500,000 from two angel investors, €250,000 from Enterprise Ireland and €562,000 raised via a campaign on the Spark Crowdfunding platform.

This brings the total amount of funding raised by Zipp Mobility so far to €2 million. A number of high-profile private ...