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Zum's mission is to provide most trustworthy resources to busy parents who feel the pressure to be in two or more places at the same time.

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ZUM: On-Demand Rides and Child Care for Busy Parents • Sept. 6, 2016

Kids require a lot of attention, and if we ourselves are not available to give that extra care to our kids, we are keen on finding someone who we trust would do a great job.

Zum aims to conquer on-demand care for kids

San Francisco Business Times • Jan. 21, 2016

Hailing a ride for yourself on Uber or Lyft is one thing. But getting your kids around is a different beast – and so far, no one company has been able to bring “on-demand” rides for minors to the masses. Zum is looking to change that with a service that merges transportation and childcare into one on-demand system.

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Founders / Key Team

Ritu Narayan
Ritu Narayan
CEO & Co-Founder

Ritu is a seasoned Silicon Valley Product Manager with the background in building and growing global Marketplaces and Commerce platforms at eBay, Oracle, and Yahoo!. Ritu is skilled in hiring and leading high-performing teams. Ritu received her undergraduate degree in Computer Science from top school in India and is a graduate of Stanford Business School.

Vivek Garg
Vivek Garg
COO & Co-Founder

Vivek is an expert in Operations and Logistics involving complex assets and humans. He was GM of Operations at Safe Expressway (FedEx of India). Vivek is also a founder of an impact marketplace for connecting micro-entrepreneurs to opportunities. Vivek is a graduate of Stanford Business School.

Abhishek Garg
Abhishek Garg

Abhishek is a data scientist and a PhD. in Computer Science from EPFL, Switzerland and Harvard. He is a winner of ACM Programming contest and loves to build scalable systems that solve real world problems.

Hans Galland
Hans Galland

Hans has over 10 years of experience in Private Equity and Corporate Development in US, China, and Europe. Hans is gifted in financial models taking into account macro and micro-level trends, and coming up with solid plans for capital and growth for a project. He is a graduate of Stanford Business School.