Way

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Way
Inc
ISIN🆔
IndustryOnline marketplace
Founded 📆2014
Founder 👔Binu Girija[1]
Headquarters 🏙️, ,
United States
Area served 🗺️
Global
ServicesLifestyle services
Members
Number of employees
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📇 Address
📞 telephone

Way is an online marketplace based in Silicon Valley giving the consumer lifestyle services on its platform.[1][2][3]

History[edit]

Way was founded by Binu Girija in 2014 and raised $1 million in seed funding by 2016.[1][4][5][6][7]

The company is notable for its lead role in online parking reservations, and has above 20,000 partners in the United States and Canada.[8] The platform allows its users to book parking, dining, movie tickets, events, and activities, for adventures at different locations.[9][10][11][12]

In popular culture[edit]

  • T.J. Miller's character (Erlich Bachman) in the TV series, Silicon Valley, is based on the Way.com founder Binu Girija.[1][13]

References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "We talked to the startup founder Erlich Bachman from HBO's 'Silicon Valley' is based on". businessinsider.com. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  2. Martin, Ellie (16 August 2016). "Why Women Entrepreneurs Can Do More With Less". entrepreneur.com. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  3. Avenue, Next. "12 Ways To Save Big Bucks On Movie Tickets". forbes.com. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  4. Olenski, Steve. "The Effect Of Cyber Crime On Online Shopping". forbes.com. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  5. "Seed Round - way.com - What's Around You - 2014-01-18 - Crunchbase". Crunchbase. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  6. "Seed Round - way.com - What's Around You - 2016-04-04 - Crunchbase". Crunchbase. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  7. "way.com - What's Around You - Recent News & Activity - Crunchbase". Crunchbase. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  8. Bose, Sharada (17 February 2017). "Way launches AirTap, a free Shuttle Tracking service". parking-net.com. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  9. Pfeiffer, Gabrielle (23 September 2016). "How Small Businesses Can Attract and Keep Customers". huffingtonpost.com. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  10. "Founder Failed Four Times Before His Startup Was a Success". inc.com. 10 April 2017. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  11. "Public Access - Technology is Changing Modern Travel for the Better in 2016". engadget.com. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  12. McAlone, Nathan (12 September 2016). "We talked to the startup founder Erlich Bachman from HBO's 'Silicon Valley' is based on". businessinsider.com.au. Retrieved 8 June 2018.
  13. "Silicon Valley Creators Say Entourage Was Way Harsher – TechCrunch". techcrunch.com. Retrieved 8 June 2018.


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