Citymapper lowers the paywall for premium features but keeps monthly subscription for removing ads

Citymapper is lowering the paywall around its premium features and introducing a new subscription plan purely for removing ads. The move comes less than two months after the popular transit and travel

Via confirms it’s acquired trip planning app Citymapper to boost its transit tech

Last month, when transportation startup Via raised $110 million at a $3.5 billion valuation, CEO Daniel Ramot said it planned to make acquisitions to grow its transportation technology stack. Now, a p

Cosmos Video — a ‘Club Penguin for adults’ to socialise and work — raises $2.6M from LocalGlobe

All over the world startups are piling into the space marked “virtual interaction and collaboration”. What if a startup created a sort of “Club Penguin for adults”? Step forward Cosmos

Deliveroo, Graphcore and other big UK startups say they’re being cut out of COVID-19 lending relief

The U.K. government, like a number of other countries around the world such as the U.S., has stepped up its pace in providing relief in the form of loans for businesses being impacted by the coronavir

Google, Toyota Tsusho invest in WhereIsMyTransport to map transport in emerging cities

In emerging markets, up to 80% of the population may have to rely on informally-run public transport to get around. Literally, privately-run buses and cars. But journey-planning apps that work well fo

Citymapper is shutting down its efforts to reinvent the bus

City navigation and public transit app Citymapper is ending the program it called “Citymapper Ride,” which has gone through a number of incarnations since its introduction back in 2017. Si

Citymapper announces subscription service for multiple transportation methods

Citymapper is becoming a fintech startup, sort of. The company announced a prepaid card called Citymapper Pass for users based in London. This new product is both a subscription service to aggregate a

Citymapper lets you find Ofo, Mobike and scooters around you

Urban transportation app Citymapper quietly rolled out an app update that lets you find many alternative mobility services in the app. You can now find the nearest dockless bike or electric scooter ar

CityMapper, the urban transportation app, is integrating with bike-sharing company Mobike

Hot on the heels of getting acquired for $2.7 billion by on-demand services startup Meituan-Dianping en route to its own $60 billion IPO, Chinese bike-sharing startup Mobike is ramping up its interna

Transit raises another $5M from Accel to become a hub for public transportation

Transit started off as a slick app that helped you get in a complex metro area with public transportation, but now co-founder Jake Sion has higher ambitions than that: being the go-to spot for getting

Citymapper ties with Gett to launch shared taxi commuter route in London

Urban transport navigator app Citymapper has announced a tie-up with Gett's UK black cab hailing app to run two commuter lines of shared taxis in London, morning and evenings, between Highbury in Nor

Citymapper will offer actual paid bus service in London this year

Citymapper has long been a top option for navigating in major urban centers thanks to its app, but now it’s getting even closer to the heart of the problem – by operating its own buses, starti

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

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 invest

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 previ

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

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 cr

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 t

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 hav

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 Par