Scooter startup Chicken, which is headquartered in Venice, Calif., is seeking to develop into Europe, in line with a brand new job posting. The job is for a basic supervisor based mostly in Europe to guide market administration and “increase the alternatives and considerations of the market and set the priorities that may develop Chicken in your house nation,” the itemizing states.
Obligations embrace “the profitable launch of Chicken in your house nation in Europe” and increasing Chicken by “launching new cities inside the area.” One other new job itemizing seeks an govt assistant based mostly in Amsterdam. TechCrunch has additionally heard Chicken has introduced on an govt to guide operations in Israel, however Chicken says it doesn’t touch upon launch plans.
Earlier as we speak, Chicken approved a brand new $200 million funding spherical that would worth the corporate at round $1 billion post-money. Again in March, Chicken expanded past Southern California into San Francisco, San Jose and Washington, D.C.
The scooter market is on fireplace proper now. Competitor Lime can also be reportedly elevating $250 million, whereas ride-hailing corporations like Uber and Lyft are additionally seeking to get into electrical scooters.