About

Spin provides your community with dockless bike and scooter-share options to get you where you need to go—whether you’re commuting to work, going to class, running errands on the weekends or exploring your city. With Spin, you’re free to roam.

 
 
 
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Founded in San Francisco in 2016, Spin has raised an $8M Series A to launch operations in dozens of cities and campuses around the country. Our core team is comprised of engineers, designers, operators, lawyers, and public policy makers with experience from Y Combinator, Uber, Lyft and other technology companies.

 
 

Meet the Team

 
 
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Derrick Ko • CEO & Co-founder

Derrick was formerly a growth product manager at Lyft by way of acquisition of a Y Combinator company, Kicksend, where he was the first employee. He previously was a lead at Pivotal Labs - where he worked with Rakuten and IDEO - and had stints at Microsoft and Hewlett-Packard. He graduated from Purdue University with a B.S. in Computer Engineering.

 
 
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Euwyn Poon • President & Co-founder

Euwyn was the founding partner of Exponent, a venture firm started by Y Combinator alumni that has invested in over 25 early-stage companies. A two-time Y Combinator founder, he co-founded Delta Financial, a startup backed by YC, Initialized Capital and Winklevoss Capital, which created one of the first interest-bearing Bitcoin products in 2014, and Opzi, an enterprise collaboration startup funded by YC, First Round Capital and SV Angel. He began his career practicing M&A and securities law at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett in New York City, and earned a CS degree and JD from Cornell.

 
 
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Zaizhuang Cheng • CTO & Co-founder

Zaizhuang was formerly a Software Engineer Lead at Disqus ($90M exit) and an Engineering Manager at the Defense Science and Technology Agency in Singapore. Zaizhuang holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Purdue University and a Masters in Management Science and Engineering from Stanford University.