The automaker [Nissan] has teamed up with up with Hytch to promote carpooling as a way to reduce congestion and explore future mobility solutions. As part of the initiative, the companies have launched the new Hytch Rewards app which aims to connect friends, co-workers and neighbors in an effort to …

Reliant Bank is paying incentives to motivate commuters to share rides in an eight-county area of Middle Tennessee and in Chattanooga’s Hamilton County. To help relieve traffic congestion and ease commutes, Reliant is partnering with Nashville-based Hytch Rewards, a free smartphone app that validates and rewards ridesharing behavior through synchronized …

Hytch, a sustainability-focused ridesharing tracking platform, is the first recipient of the first southeastern-focused impact investing fund. The $1.71 million fund was established last year by public-private entrepreneurial support organization LaunchTN and is funded by business consultancy firm XMI Growth, angel investors and family offices. Hytch, a two-year-old startup based …

ImpactAlpha, August 20 – LaunchTN, an organization that supports Tennessee-based startups, has made its first investment from its $1.7 million seed-stage impact fund, backing a Nashville-based ride sharing app called Hytch. Hytch isn’t the standard ride-sharing app; its rewards-based service aims to incentivize people to make more sustainably-minded travel decisions, …