Podcast: Getaround Founder & CEO Sam Zaid and Interprivate II Chairman & CEO Ahmed Fattouh
Is it possible to do to the car rental industry what Airbnb has done for travel accommodation? That is Getaround’s thesis as it runs a marketplace where people can rent out their personal cars for short trips, and it announced a $900 million combination agreement with Interprivate II Acquisition Corp. in May.
This week, we speak with Getaround founder and CEO Sam Zaid about how the pandemic accelerated shifts in the way we drive and how car sharing fits into future.
Interprivate II Chairman and CEO Ahmed Fattouh also joins to discuss why Getaround fits the profile of companies the market is ready for now. As a serial SPAC sponsor, Ahmed also shares his take for how the SPAC landscape is shaping up.
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