taxify News of 08/21/19
Uber Rival Bolt Returns To London 21 Months After A TfL Investigation Shut It Down
Bolt , the Uber rival formerly known as Taxify , is taking a significant step this week in its effort to build out its transportation-on-demand business across the biggest cities in Europe and Africa, which currently covers 25 million users in 30 ...
South Africa’S FlexClub Raises $1.2m, Partners With Uber Mexico
FlexClub , a South African startup that matches investors and drivers to cars for ride-hailing services, closed a $1.2 million seed round led by CRE Venture Capital . The company will use the financing to add team members and expand off the ...
Taxify Rebrands As Bolt To Expand Its Transport Options Beyond Private Cars
Taxify , the ride-hailing company from Estonia backed by Didi and Daimler and now active in 30 countries, is making a key shift in its business today as it gears up for its next stage of growth. The company is removing “taxi” from its ...
Europe’S Ride-Hailing Companies Aren’T Scared Of Uber
Uber is speeding toward a historic IPO next year that could value it as high as $120 billion, but that doesn’t scare its rivals that operate across Europe. Speaking on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin , Markus Villig — the CEO of ...
Europe’S Most Popular Ride-Hailing Service Is Launching E-Scooters
Mytaxi , the Daimler-owned Uber competitor, announced today it would launch an electric scooter pilot in Southern Europe later this year, with a full international roll-out planned for 2019. Daimler initially took a 15 percent stake in ...