Editor Note: This guest post is cross-posted from the San Francisco Unified School District’s blog Zum Promises Modernized Transportation With Upgrades in Service, Safety and Reliability The SFUSD Transportation Department strives to create safe, reliable, and environmentally sustainable transportation to and from school for our students. To that end, the District engaged in a rigorous […]
Zum has the privilege of working closely with the team at Sequoia Capital since early on in our history — with the well known and respected venture capital firm investing in Zum as part of our Series A, B and C rounds. They’ve recently published an interview with Zum Founder and CEO Ritu Narayan here […]
Our partnership with Autogrid was covered in TechCrunch and Forbes today. Check out the news below: TechCrunch: Zūm wants to use its electric school buses to send power back to the electrical grid https://techcrunch.com/2021/07/15/child-transpo-startup-zum-aims-to-create-1-gigawatt-of-energy-with-electric-school-buses/ Forbes: Electric Yellow Schoolbus Will Try To Make Vehicle To Grid Power Work https://www.forbes.com/sites/bradtempleton/2021/07/15/electric-yellow-schoolbus-will-try-to-make-vehicle-to-grid-power-work/?sh=54c7f6ea675a We’re thrilled to be innovating to make […]
Zūm and AutoGrid Partner to Deploy 10K Electric School Buses to Create 1 Gigawatt of Flexible Capacity for the Grid
Partnership to accelerate electrification of student transportation
It should come as no surprise a company founded on challenging industry conventions would explain itself a bit unconventionally. Here at Zūm, we’re constantly questioning traditional ways of doing things as we reimagine better alternatives. So it’s only natural our film starts by questioning the old adage ‘going the extra mile’. We reflected on this […]
No matter how many years pass after high school graduation, it’s hard to forget how you got to and from school. Whether you walked, biked, carpooled or took the yellow school bus, it’s one of those things that sticks with us. And that’s not just because of fond (or not so fond) memories; it’s because […]
Our Founder and CEO, Ritu Narayan, spoke with Authority Magazine about her road to becoming a female disruptor and the advice and guidance she received along the way. Read the full article here.
Zūm’s new platform for school districts, drivers, and parents alleviates real problems ahead of the upcoming school year.
Ensuring safe student transportation as schools reopen during COVID-19.
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