Juliette Kayyem’s new security challenge: Transporting kids

Published at Oct 10, 2017 by Shirley Leung

When Juliette Kayyem met Zemcar founder Bilal Khan last year, she asked him: “Where have you been all my life?”
The homeland security expert and former gubernatorial candidate is a working mother of three, and she was all too familiar with the stress of coordinating transportation for after-school activities.
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Zemcar Appoints Juliette Kayyem and Shahid Azim

Published at 6:11 PM EST Oct 10, 2017

Zemcar Appoints Juliette Kayyem as CEO; Shahid Azim as President & COO. Family-focused rideshare expands leadership team and adds to Board of Advisors.
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A Video Message from Our New CEO: Juliette Kayyem

Published at 5:31 PM EST Oct 10, 2017

Our new CEO, Juliette Kayyem, shares why she joined Zemcar and how she’ll leverage her security passion and background – working in counter terrorism, homeland security and more – to create a new, innovative type of rideshare.
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Transportation Solutions for Parents

Published at 5:31 PM EST Aug 22, 2017

JPA recent survey finds that 35 percent of parents think managing their child's transportation needs is more stressful than filing their taxes. Now with kids getting ready to go back to school, there are a few Apps that may help take you off the road and give you your time back, while still getting the little ones to their activities.
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Zemcar and J.P. Licks Announce Neighborhood Campaign Partnership Benefitting the Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston

BOSTON, MA (PRWEB) JUNE 21, 2017

JP Licks, Boston's best place for homemade ice cream, frozen yogurt and fresh-roasted coffee, and Zemcar, a new transportation solution to make life easier for families - and a great new side gig for local people looking for more income as a driver - have partnered to create a Boston Neighborhood Campaign to Benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Boston (BGCB).
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Parents, Help Make Zemcar an Alternative to Uber

Jun 15, 2017 by Juliette Kayyem

If you’ve read my memoir Security Mom (if you haven’t you should!) you know much of my professional life has been about empowering people to take their security into their own hands. Whether it’s being prepared for the next hurricane or empowering children in the event something happens, security starts at home.
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Boston Startup Company Offers Ride-Hailing App For Children

June 5, 2017 5:22 PM by Kate Merrill

BOSTON (CBS) – Between work, school, sports, and other activities juggling schedules can be a major struggle for any busy family.
But there’s now a new option for getting kids where they need to be. It’s Boston-area start-up called Zemcar. Read More

Cambridge-based Zemcar provides ride-sharing service for kids

April 11, 2016 at 1:46 pm by Natalie Handy

For busy parents hesitant to use apps like Uber or Lyft for transporting their children, a ride-sharing service with a specific emphasis on safety has emerged.
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A Verizon Vet Is Launching an ‘Uber For Kids’

Oct. 2, 2016. at 9:25 am by Dylan Martin

Cambridge-based Zemcar, an app-based ridesharing service for kids ages eight and up, is expected to launch later this month, says the startup's founder and CEO, Bilal Khan. The plan with Zemcar is to let parents hail on-demand rides for their children and also schedule rides.
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A baby sitter at the push of a button? Yes, and a ride for your kids, too

Mar 27, 2016 by Janelle Nanos

One Saturday afternoon last month, Brian Worobey found himself in a mild panic. The 53-year-old divorced father of two had his 6- and 9-year-olds with him for the weekend, and both were feeling miserable. His daughter, in particular, had a cold and a fever. And Worobey was out of medicine.
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Zemcar, The Kid-Friendly Uber, To Launch In Boston

Feb 11, 2016 By PYMNTS

BostInno reported that Zemcar, the Cambridge-based startup that bills itself as a child-friendly Uber, is set to launch sometime in late February. Founded and led by former Verizon Wireless executive Bilal Khan, Zemcar plans to vet drivers more stringently and build in more redundant safety checks than its adult-sized counterpart.
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Here Are 6 Boston Startups That Are Changing the Face of Transportation

April 13, 2016. at 6:12 pm by Dylan Martin

While San Francisco may be home to Uber and Lyft, Boston is the hub of many emerging tech companies that are changing the face of transportation, whether it’s an "Uber for women" service or software that powers self-driving cars.
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Cambridge-based startup offers ride services for children

Feb 10, 2016. at 4:11 pm

Zemcar, a Cambridge-based startup founded by Bilal Khan, is designed to connect busy families with reliable drivers for safe paid ride services via a mobile application. “It enables parents to arrange affordable rides for their kids, senior dependents or themselves,” the company says on its website.
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