Latin America is the next stage in the race for dominance in the ride-hailing market
As the number of competitors in the ride-hailing industry dwindles, geographic expansion is emerging as the next proving ground to determine who will be the victor in the ride-hailing market.
Orange invests $85M in Africa Internet Group, Africa’s first billion dollar tech firm
There's more money for Africa Internet Group (AIG), the Rocket Internet-backed company that became Africa's first tech unicorn last month when it landed a $326 million investment at a valuation of mor
Rocket Internet-Backed Easy Taxi Confirms Asia Exit, Doubles Down On Latin America
Easy Taxi, the Uber and GrabTaxi rival backed by Rocket Internet and among other investors, has confirmed that it has exited Asia in order to focus on the ride on-demand market in its native South Ame
Easy Taxi And Tappsi Merge To Try To Run Uber Off The Road In LatAm
Rocket Internet-backed Easy Taxi is joining forces with Colombian taxi app startup Tappsi in a merger the pair will be hoping helps them keep accelerating ahead of Uber, which only has a limited prese
The Philippines To Introduce Regulations For Ridesharing Apps
The Filipino government is working on a new category of regulations specifically tailored for ridesharing apps like Uber. According to an announcement on the Department of Transportation and Communica
Rocket Internet’s Easy Taxi Gives Up Battling Uber In India, Indonesia And Hong Kong
Easy Taxi, the Rocket Internet-backed rival to Uber and others, is aborting plans to launch in India and ducking out of two other markets in Asia.
Rocket Internet’s Easy Taxi Raises $40M Series D To Expand In Asia, Latin America
Easy Taxi, Rocket Internet's taxi calling app, announced today that it has raised a Series D round of $40 million, led by Phenomen Ventures with participation from Tengelmann Ventures, the investment
Rocket Internet’s Easy Taxi Lands $7M From iMENA To Expand In The Middle East
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocket-internet.de/">Rocket Internet</a> and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.imena.com/">iMENA Holding</a> have announced that they will partner together to lau
Easy Taxi, Rocket Internet’s Latin American Hailo, Comes To Africa With Another $10M In Funding
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.easytaxi.com">Easy Taxi</a>, a Brazil-based Hailo-like app incubated by the Samwer brothers' Rocket Internet, is today announcing a $10 million round of funding and
Taxibeat Raises $2M And Rides Into Mexico To Start The Meter On Rocket Internet’s Easy Taxi
<a target="_blank" href="http://taxibeat.com/">Taxibeat</a>, the hail-a-cab smartphone app and taxi driver marketplace, has raised an additional $2 million, adding to the approximately $1.4 million ra
Rocket Internet Revs Up Easy Taxi, Its Latin American Hailo, With $15M In Funding
<a target="_blank" href="http://www.rocketinternet.de">Rocket Internet</a>, the Samwer Brothers' Berlin-based e-commerce startup incubator, is taking its Latin American ambitions up to the next gear.