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Bike taxi operator Rapido rebrands rider app to ramp up network

Saturday, January 21, 2017 | More »

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Bike taxi operator Rapido has rebranded its rider app to Rapido Captain as it looks to get more riders on its network and strengthen its positioning as a pooling platform. The app was earlier called Rapido Partner. Using Rapido Captain, riders can join the startup’s bike-pooling network. The c...

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Uber India to focus on ride-sharing, localisation in 2017

Ride-sharing and localisation (tweaking the product according to local priorities) will be the top trends shaping India’s cab-aggregation space this year, Uber India’s strategy head Prabhjeet Singh told TechCircle. “Ride-sharing is the future of urban mobility…It enables more...

18 January, 2017 | More »

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We plan to scale up UberPool, UberMoto in 2017: Uber India strategy head

In an exclusive chat with TechCircle, Uber India’s strategy head Prabhjeet Singh talks about the company’s strategy, new announcements, competition, and trends that will shape the cab aggregation space in 2017....

17 January, 2017 | More »

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Exclusive: Uber puts a pause on bike-taxi service in Faridabad

US-based cab-hailing firm Uber’s bike taxi service UberMOTO seems to be unavailable in Faridabad. Users have claimed that they attempted to book the service multiple times, but failed to register a ride. This week, TechCircle.in too tried booking a bike taxi on UberMOTO on three days (Tuesday, Wed...

5 January, 2017 | More »

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Exclusive: Bike-taxi service Getbike raises angel funding worth $100K

Hyderabad-based Vave Infosolutions India Pvt. Ltd, which runs motorcycle-sharing startup Getbike, has raised $100,000 (around Rs 68 lakh) in angel funding from a group of investors, a top executive told Techcircle. Vamshi Reddy B, angel investor and co-founder of Apalya Technologies and investor Ven...

21 December, 2016 | More »

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Uber’s founder Travis Kalanick in India; launches UberMOTO in Hyderabad

Travis Kalanick, who coded and created Uber sitting or probably lying down at the serene beaches of Varkala in Kerala, is back in the southern part of India. This time, he is in Hyderabad, the capital city of the most newly formed state in India—Telangana, where he launched Uber’s bike (motorcyc...

13 December, 2016 | More »

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Bike taxi app Rapido adds pooling to its offerings

In its bid to improve unit economics, bike taxi app Rapido has added bike-pooling to its offerings. The startup will now offer both bike-pooling and regular bike taxis to consumers looking to hail two-wheeler rides. The new business strategy comes in the wake of a fund raise plan. Existing investors...

12 December, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Uber’s bike share service UberMoto goes cold in Ahmedabad

Is Uber’s bike-share service UberMoto facing viability issues in Ahmedabad? By the looks of it, it is. TechCircle tried to book UberMoto using various locations in Ahmedabad, at different times of the day, for two days (Thursday and Friday), but it showed ‘no motos available.’   Not ready...

23 September, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Bike taxi startup Hey Bob halts operations on fund crunch

Hey Bob, Bengaluru’s first bike taxi firm, has suspended operations barely a year after launching its services due to a shortage of funds, a co-founder told TechCircle. “We had to stop because of lack of funds. It is not that we have shut down but we have stopped operations for some time now,”...

7 September, 2016 | More »

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What nationalist Ola had to say against ‘foreign’ Uber in Karnataka High Court

Even as the Karnataka High Court heard a petition filed by cab drivers affected by the Karnataka On-Demand Transportation Technology Aggregators Rules, 2016, homegrown cab-hailing firm Ola has submitted an affidavit to the court in which it alleged that its US-based rival Uber’s business model...

28 June, 2016 | More »

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