Contactless Commute: the future of Indian mobility.

Today, ‘Contactless’ is much more than just a buzzword. And in fact is the real need of the hour. That people can commute safely, including getting to and from work, without any human intervention, i.e. in a contactless manner, is important not just to the health of the individuals but also to the economy. The coronavirus pandemic has affected mobility in India in more ways than we could...

Urban Mobility in the face of a Pandemic.

The role of self-drive shared scooters Where do we stand? The rapid spread of the novel coronavirus and its resulting condition has caught much of the world off-guard. The story is yet to fully play out, but it is evident that the crisis is global in nature and that science is on the frontlines in the fight against the virus. This includes medical professionals attempting to heal those affected...

An all-weather protector – The Humble Helmet

We’re all aware of the great Nostradamus and his prophecies. But there’s one thing that even he couldn’t have predicted. It was that we would take safety seriously only when staying safe would be the only option left to live. COVID-19 has forced us to adapt & co-exist with the ‘new normal’. Maintaining social distancing, implementing best health practices, and stepping out only...

An Open Letter from our CEO

Dear Bounce riders and our extended family, Like you, I know what it is like to be restless. I can safely say that our whole organization does. In our short history at Bounce, we’ve seen many significant moments, but perhaps none other has been this important to our collective future.Unfortunately, it will be difficult to predict how things will look in the next few months. The uncertainty of...

Was it a bird? Was it a plane? NO! It’s Bounce. Back with a BANG!

Across the city, from Whitefield to Koramangala, organizations reported a sudden plunge in productivity as employees took to Twitter to report strange, jarring noises being heard from the sky. The ‘BOOM’ heard across Bengaluru led people to abandon all previous precautions and speculate endlessly about where it may have come from. Now, new details have emerged explaining the thunderous noise...

Changing the landscape of Indian economy – #VocalForLocal

How do you define ‘vision?’ Is it the foresight to see things clearer than others or the ability to plan for the future better than others? Implementing a vision involves laying out a blueprint after carefully assessing the risks and rewards in the current and future scenarios. Then, creating a list of goals to accomplish it. On the 12th of May 2020, PM Modi addressed the nation on a wide...

Taking Scooter safety to the next level – Our sanitization drive

After nearly two months in the abyss, we will now be able to step-out, gradually if not in full-flow. The government has relaxed the anti-lockdown measures in zones that have seen considerable improvement so that we can slowly return to normal life. So, where does that leave us? Raring to go, vying to move again. But it’s best we do by acknowledging the elephant in the room, COVID-19. The...

Commute to work post lockdown: Indian bike rentals are the safest way around

World over, the debilitating effects of Covid-19, on both human lives and economic growth, are no secret. The pandemic has forced thousands of people into ongoing isolation and brought cities across the globe to a standstill. Along with an unprecedented human toll, the coronavirus has triggered a deep economic crisis. On April 14,2020, the IMF released its global growth projections, revealing...

Introducing Bounce ScooterHero – Using citizens’ vehicles for frontline workers

The ‘new normal’, life under COVID-19 has been challenging in more ways than one. For starters, we have been confined indoors and have to maintain social distancing but what has really crippled us in this hour of need is a lack of choice, a recourse, an option to commute. Public transportation services have been rolled back. Mobility options are limited. But we aren’t the only ones bearing...
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