Estonia-founded rideshare company Taxify has launched in Australia, naming Zomato’s former head of growth and partnerships, Samuel Raciti its local country manager.
Shebah is a rideshare service for female-identifying drivers and passengers only, with boys to the age of 12 travelling with a woman welcome.
The main difference between Hop and the other players is in the cars drivers use, with Hop connecting drivers to Hertz rental cars. Through this partnership, drivers pay to rent a car from Hop and then keep 100 percent of all fares.
Aussie startup Taxi Lineup is the latest to enter the same day delivery space. The service used online technology and mobile apps to connect people with their parcels to taxis in their local area.
The taxi industry has received severe backlash thanks to years of poor customer service and PR campaign disasters – the Victorian Taxi Association had a shocker just last week with their #YourTaxi campaign. Knowing they’re working in an industry where you either drown or swim, taxi booking and payments app goCatch has unveiled its new branding in order to compete with the sharks.
While many are now Uber devotees, others have tried the service and decided it’s not for them. John Sajadi is one of them. While running a hire car business, he decided to try his hand at driving for Uber. Through both these experiences he saw first-hand the issues that passengers and drivers were facing and decided to solve them with a new app called TickToc
Ernst & Young has become the first company to trial a new corporate solution from taxi booking and payments startup goCatch that will allow organisations to easily charge staff travel back to a single business account.