[Podcast Micromobility #75] A trip down memory lane with Jump founder, Ryan Rzepecki

This week we share a recent TripleM webinar where Oliver interviews Ryan Rzepecki. Ryan was the founder of Jump which sold to Uber and as of a few weeks ago, was sold to Lime. Ryan is a wealth of knowledge and understands this space inside and out. It’s a great discussion.

Specifically, they dig into: 

  • the Social Bike / Jump journey story including how it started, pivoted and what Ryan learnt along the way

  • the behind the scenes story - the highlights, lowlights and things people were not so privy to.

  • A discussion of why design was so important and how that came through in the scooters and bikes.

  • What Ryan thinks of the industry today, and why he believes it still so early. 

  • What his favourite Micromobility products are. 

  • His opinion of blitzscaling and the impact that had on Jump. 

  • A discussion of how the fundraising environment changed over time. 

  • Where he’s bullish on the industry overall, and their next steps.

  • Why the Jump hardware team was the best in the business.


If you like this, you’ll like our Micromobility Membership, or Triple M. We do exclusive calls like this on a regular basis. We’ve had Kara Swisher and Felix Salmon, the founders of Spin, the head of Segway’s business development and head of Lime Joe Kraus on the current state of the industry, along with webinars on things like insurance and city data. 

We have a Slack channel to talk with the others like you with an interest in building the future plus you get discounts on the Micromobility Conference, swag and more, all for $100 a year.


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