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2017

March 17, 2017 | PYMNTS.com

Uber of X: Kango is The Uber of Ride Share For Kids

Kango is looking to take a load off parents’ backs by offering on-demand rides by vetted individuals for kids under the age of five.

March 8, 2017 | Inc.

11 Fearless Leaders Who Changed The Game For Women

Every day is #InternationalWomensDay thanks to the founders of these incredible women-centric companies

March 5, 2017 | Eighty MPH Mom

Bay Area Parents Guide

There is an app called Kango, which is an app just for Bay Area parents!

2016

December 20, 2016 | Baby Center

Would you use an “Uber for kids” app for dropoff and pickup?

Here to save San Francisco Bay-area parents from logistical insanity is a service called Kango. It’s both a childcare and a kid transportation solution all wrapped into a family-centered service.

November 27, 2016 | Paste Magazine

Kango is the New Rideshare App Taking Kids to School in San Francisco

This school year, some parents in San Francisco are opting out of the traditional bus route.

September 2, 2016 | Tech.io

Kango Is the Uber for Kids Carpooling and Childcare

Kango is an app-based service that enables you to schedule rides and childcare for kids, from preschool to high school.

August 28, 2016 | KTVU Fox 2

Kango : Carpool for Kids

KTVU: Kango is a new mobile service which provides rides, carpools and childcare for kids

July 26, 2016 | Trend Hunter

Child-Friendly Rideshares

The Kango Rideshare Service Offers Parents a Safe Driver for Their Kids

July 18, 2016 | Entrepreneur

How This Working Mom Figured Out The Future of Parenting

One working mother has figured out how to lend a hand to more than just her neighbors. In doing so, she is reshaping what it means to parent in the 21 century.

March 11, 2016 | PJ media

Uber for Your Kids?

Like Uber and Lyft, Kango books rides using an app. But unlike them, most of the rides are booked in advance, and the drivers undergo a much more stringent screening service.

March 3, 2016 | inflection point radio.

Conversations with women changing the status quo.

Meet Sara Schaer, the founder of Kango -- a babysitting and transportation service based in Northern California. She shares how they ensure a safe experience for kids and parents. Plus she tells us why, as an entrepreneur, why you don't have to be 25 and single to start a business.

February 22, 2016 | Inc.

How Safe Is the Guy You Just Ordered On-Demand?

If you can't get it on-demand yet, chances are that you won't have to wait too much longer.

January 26, 2016 | San Francisco Chronicle

Mary Poppins in an Uber?

Kids’ ride services go beyond transport

2015

July 1, 2015 | CBS Marketwatch

An 8-year-old's take on 'Uber for kids'

Ride-hailing services tailored for kids are gaining traction.

June 2, 2015 | streetfightmag.com

5 Hot Startups Connecting the Local Economy

Kango at Street Fight Summit West in San Francisco.

Aprl 07, 2015 | mamasguide.co

Kango: Drivers And Sitters Across SF

Getting around San Francisco with kids is an riddle wrapped in a mystery inside the funk of the weird guy on the bus. MUNI is an option, but it can be slow and crowded.

Feb 27, 2015 | about.com

10 On-demand Delivery Apps Inspired by Uber

Thanks to Uber's wild success, tech savvy entrepreneurs everywhere are taking inspiration from Uber to create their own on-demand apps for different products and services. Have a look at the list of apps below that let you instantly place an order for on-demand delivery of all sorts of useful and interesting things.

Jan 07, 2015 | NEXTbiGPRODUCT.net

Instant Car Pools, Childcare, Playdates And More

Whether it is scheduling a car pool or arranging for a nanny, talking about child diets or just picking up your kid from school, you can use the Kango app to organize it all.

2014

Oc 25, 2014 | businessinsider.com

13 Apps For Getting What You Need, Fast

We've chosen our favorites and added a couple of own.

Jul 30, 2014 | businessinsider.com

This App Creates A Digital Village To Raise A Child

They say it takes a village to raise a child, but a new app called Kango is bringing that idiom into the 21st century.

Jul 30,2014 | techcrunch.com

Our Nine Favorite Companies From The 500 Startups Demo Day

The app is by parents for parents, allowing them to coordinate playdates and rides for their children to and from school and practices.

Jul 30, 2014 | thenextweb.com

Our 9 favorite startups from the 500 Startups Demo Day

Before the internet, parents would call each other to plan carpools and babysitting. It was a solution that worked most of the time, but even then, a misunderstanding could leave a kid stranded or home alone. Then email hit the scene, but it actually didn’t get much better. Kango wants to fix the situation once and for with an app that lets parents make a carpool or childcare request, which a trusted friend can accept, so your kids won’t get left on the soccer field until the sun goes down.

Jul 30, 2014 | bizjournals.com

500 Startups Demo Day: 7 favorites from an unusually musical batch — plus a kick

This is a mobile service out of San Francisco for moms and dads for whom getting their kids to all their activities demand more time than they can handle. Founders Sara Schaer and Kaliyuga Sivakumar provide a way to chat and organize activities with friends, family, and caregivers.

Apr 30, 2014 | techcrunch.com

500 Startups Accelerator Announces Its Ninth Batch Of Companies

Kango is proud to be part of the 500 Startup Accelerator program..

Apr 30, 2014 | bizjournals.com

What's in 500 Startups' new batch?

This is a mobile service where moms and dads can chat and organize activities with friends, family, and caregivers. Founded by Sara Schaer and Kaliyuga Sivakumar.