October Update by Dan Stolar Alpha Venture Partners Portfolio News How a Middle East startup took on Uber—and won October 11th, 2018 “Dubai-based Careem is the ride-hailing king from Morocco to Pakistan. Its success holds lessons for Western startups with global ambitions.” Scooter Startups Lime and Bird Seek More Funding October 14th, 2018 Exciting times ahead for the scooter industry! Used car site Vroom is raising $70M September 2nd, 2018 “The startup wants to make the process of buying a used car as easy as ordering a pizza. With more than 3,000 cars for sale on the site, Vroom delivers directly to its customers’ doorsteps.” Alpha VP 2018 Investor Meeting October 11th, 2018 Thank you to all of our partners who came out last week for Alpha’s 2018 Investor Day, despite the rainy weather. Looking forward to another year of success!