Scope: This report covers companies providing and enabling online rental of products to consumers as well as businesses.
We have analysed 300+ Start-up companies (94 Funded and 233 Unfunded) from Horizontal, Transport, Fashion, Adventure, Camera, Books, Gaming and Video, Tools, Furniture, Heavy Equip., Healthcare Equip. & Other sectors. Pley (Online rental for toys), The Black Tux (Online rental for tuxedos) and eHi Car Rental experienced notable investments in last six months.
Top investors such as 500 Startups, Y Combinator, FundersClub and others have shown proclivity towards Fashion and Transport sector. Reocar, Yongche, Chegg, RentTheRunway, Pley, TheBlackTux, iCarsclub, RelayRides, FlightCar and eHI have a combined funding of $500 million +
- Over $1B invested in last 5 years, with ~ $200M invested in H1 2015.
- Transport and fashion are the most funded sectors while ~ $1B invested since 2012.
- Transport - 21 investments worth ~ $300M and Fashion - 10 investments worth ~ $90M.
- 2014 - H1 2015 has seen 59 rounds of funding.
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