SNCF has invested in BlaBlaCar, the buyer of its bus transport subsidiary, Ouibus, in a round that took the carpooling platform's total funding to $450m.

France-based car sharing marketplace operator BlaBlaCar raised €101m ($114m) yesterday from rail operator SNCF and existing backers including investment firm Vostok New Ventures. BlaBlaCar runs an online platform that allows users to connect with each other to share vehicles for medium and long-distance journeys. It has more than 65 million registered members across 22 countries.…

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