Our Mission & Values
At WooHoo Rides, our mission is to provide unforgettable and joyful experiences to our customers through unique and exciting transportation options. We believe that life is meant to be celebrated and enjoyed, and we strive to create memorable moments that will be cherished for a lifetime.
We are committed to providing unparalleled customer service and ensuring that every detail of our customers' experiences is carefully considered and executed. From the moment they make a reservation to the moment they step out of one of our vehicles, our customers can trust that they will be taken care of and treated with the utmost respect and care.
We also believe in supporting our local communities and building meaningful relationships with our providers and partners. We understand the importance of collaboration and strive to create a network of like-minded individuals and businesses who share our passion for creating joy and happiness.
Ultimately, our goal is to be the premier provider of unique and exciting transportation options, bringing joy and excitement to our customers and communities.
WooHoo Rides has a wild and resilient history that's worth sharing. It all started in 2016 when founder Julie Green was studying computer science at the University of New Orleans. To make ends meet, she took a job pedicabbing. Julie is a serial entrepreneur, always looking for business ideas to explore and test. She quickly added lights and sound to her pedicab and created a unique and unforgettable experience for her customers.
In 2018, Julie formed an experimental company called Transportainments with a goal to facilitate reservations for unique and unusual vehicles. After a handful of experiments, she found that the marketplace app model was the best fit for the business. The company was growing, but then Covid hit. Instead of giving up, Julie shifted her focus to helping others by receiving PPP gear donations and designing walk-up Covid testing sites for a non-profit called CORE.
In 2021, Julie was rebooting Transportainments when she got a cease and desist letter for the company's name. Oops! After struggling to find a new name, WooHoo Rides emerged. Investors and mentors came forth, and the co-founding team was complete and rocking it!
The MVP launched in Beta in July 2022 and opened for public use in August. By November, WooHoo Rides had a presence in nine states. It's been a wild ride full of hurricanes, fires, and Covid, but the WooHoo Rides team is resilient and committed to bringing joy to their customers.
WooHoo Rides’ culture is all about doing what's right and making the world a better place. We believe that by living these values every day, we can make a real difference in the world.
WooHoo Rides values inclusion across age, gender, religion, abilities, and race, recognizing that diversity in perspectives and experiences can lead to better outcomes and more creative problem-solving. We encourage our employees to be open-minded, respectful, and empathetic towards others, and to actively seek out opportunities to collaborate with people who may have different backgrounds, skills, or perspectives.
WooHoo Rides uses a Code for Ethics known as IMPACT, which outlines the company's values and principles. This code highlights six key values that guide the company's work and its approach to ethical business practices.
WooHoo Rides values Integrity and encourages its employees to be honest in all their dealings and treat people fairly. The company also emphasizes the importance of honoring commitments in pursuit of the company's mission.
The company values Mission and encourages its employees to articulate a large vision to make the world a better place. The company encourages its employees to make it their mission to achieve this vision.
Pay it Forward
WooHoo Rides values Pay it Forward and encourages its employees to proactively help others succeed by sharing their wisdom from failures and successes.
The company values Adaptability and encourages its employees to continuously learn and improve the business over time in pursuit of the company's vision.
WooHoo Rides values Collaboration and encourages its employees to work with others and practice inclusion across age, gender, and race to realize the company's vision.
Lastly, the company values Transparency and encourages its employees to foster a culture that openly shares all reasonable operational details of the business to develop the company's vision. Overall, WooHoo Rides is committed to upholding these values and principles to ensure the highest ethical standards in its work.
What Sets us Apart
WooHoo Rides builds community and shapes the industry. We understand our customers and the providers who list with us. We care!
WooHoo Rides is a force of good. We have a mission to make our communities safer, healthier, friendlier, and more beautiful.
WooHoo Rides is a FOR PROGRESS COMPANY! This initiative was created by The United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs for Sustainable Development. At WooHoo Rides, we support all the Division for Sustainable Development Goals (DSDG). We are especially focused on Gender Equality, and Decent Work & Economic Growth. By keeping track of iKPI's for the Proportion of Women in Managerial Roles, Increasing the Number of Registered Businesses, and Reduction of Informal Employment Rates, WooHoo Rides aims to intentionally progress these agendas in a meaningful way.
We care about our community and our planet! We demonstrate this through our commitment to strive to be carbon neutral company and by beautifying as much as we can.
For our hosts: WooHoo Rides provides opportunities for you to do all your good-doing! Let us know if you have a vehicle that is offered only for a good cause event. Let us know if you are wanting to put together a fundraiser. We love to support you with your efforts to also be a force of good.