Citymapper

  • Citymapper will start monetizing in 2017

    Citymapper will start monetizing in 2017

    Citymapper founder and CEO Azmat Yusuf took the stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt London to talk about the future of cities and Citymapper. Now that the startup works in dozens of cities, it plans to start monetizing in 2017. While Citymapper is a mobile star in Europe and most people living in big cities are using it every day to use public transportation, it has been a long ride. Originally… Read More

  • GoEuro in talks with Uber to loop in last mile transport

    GoEuro in talks with Uber to loop in last mile transport

    European long distance travel booking platform GoEuro is in talks with Uber about an integration to cover the last mile of a journey, an area GoEuro does not focus on. The startup does share an investor with Uber — with Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers joining its $70M Series C round last month. Read More

  • Citymapper founder Azmat Yusuf to join us at TechCrunch Disrupt London, Dec 5-6

    Citymapper founder Azmat Yusuf to join us at TechCrunch Disrupt London, Dec 5-6

    We’re excited to announce that Azmat Yusuf, the founder of the incredibly useful Citymapper urban transit app, will be joining us onstage at TechCrunch Disrupt in London on December 5-6. Yusuf previously worked at Google, as well as in the venture capital and equities fields for international banks. He started the Citymapper app in 2011, originally as a guide for Londoners to navigate… Read More

  • Google Maps is gaining a Wifi-only mode

    Google Maps is gaining a Wifi-only mode

    Cellular data can be expensive and Wi-Fi is often free. Thankfully it seems Google Maps will soon work on just Wi-Fi. Google has yet to announce this option. Users are reporting the additional mode is found in the settings of Google Maps and replaces the “Offline areas” option. Once activated, Google Maps will load the majority of the data through Wi-Fi signals, though, as a… Read More

  • Citymapper launches seamless routing between Cabs and Public Transit

    Citymapper launches seamless routing between Cabs and Public Transit

    Citymapper is making a significant change to its routing app with the news that it has added what it is calling a “SuperRouter” capability. This effectively combines public transit with cabs to create completely new integrated routes. In simple terms, it means you could ask Citymapper’s app to come up with a route, and it would give you options both a cab service like Uber and… Read More

  • Meet The Apps Vying For The Crunchie For Best Mobile App Of 2015

    Meet The Apps Vying For The Crunchie For Best Mobile App Of 2015

    The 9th Annual Crunchies are right around the corner. On February 8, some of your favorite startups, entrepreneurs and investors will make their way to San Francisco’s War Memorial Opera House for the Oscars of startups and technology. They’ll be hoping to win a Crunchie award in one of 12 categories up for grabs at this year’s show. Read More

  • Urban Transport App Citymapper Snags $40M From Index, Benchmark, Yuri Milner, Others

    Urban Transport App Citymapper Snags $40M From Index, Benchmark, Yuri Milner, Others

    People who don’t take Uber frequently take the bus. And those Europeans folks now include some rather high profile investors in London-based urban transport startup Citymapper — who have just poured $40 million into a new Series B round for its app which algorithmically knits together different transit options to help city dwellers quickly figure out how to get from A to… Read More

  • Urban Transport App, Citymapper, Pulls In $10M, Led By Balderton, To Roll Into More Cities

    Urban Transport App, Citymapper, Pulls In $10M, Led By Balderton, To Roll Into More Cities

    Urban transport app Citymapper has just announced a new Series A funding round of $10 million, led by Balderton Capital. Connect Ventures (Bill Earner), Index Ventures (Robin Klein) and Greylock Partners (Laurel Bowden), also participated in the round, along with as a number of unnamed angels. The startup said it plans to use the new funding for launching in new cities, and expanding the… Read More