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The new debt facility comes from Mudrick Capital Management and gives it up to $20 million to work with for its 2024 operating plan. Getaround notes that is has already pulled $5 million of the funds available to it from this agreement.
Getaround founder and CEO Sam Zaid said the following about this new funding.
“This financing round marks another step in our mission to shape the future of mobility. Getaround is grateful for Mudrick’s continued support and confidence in our innovative approach, patented technology, and our focus on delivering profitable, sustainable growth.”
Tied to the new funding facility is the departure of Board member Ahmed Fattouh. Fattouh is the CEO of InterPrivate, which was the sponsor of the company’s special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) merger taking it public.
GETR Stock Boosted by Q3 Results
Getaround notes that the new funding comes after the company released positive results for the third quarter of 2023. That includes service revenue of $23.39 million. That’s a 43% increase year-over-year compared to $16.36 million in service revenue.
All of this news brings with it heavy trading of GETR stock on Wednesday. That has more than 32 million shares changing hands. For the record, the company’s daily average trading volume is about 3.7 million shares.
GETR stock is up 88.6% as of Wednesday morning.
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