Gett

  • On-demand ride service Gett confirms acquisition of Juno for $200M

    On-demand ride service Gett confirms acquisition of Juno for $200M

    The competitive landscape for transportation apps has become a little smaller today. Gett has announced that it has acquired Juno, a rival in the New York market. Separately, Gett’s CEO and founder Dave Waiser has told TechCrunch in an interview that the price of the deal was $200 million, although the companies are not disclosing other terms such as whether the deal was in cash… Read More

  • Crunch Report | Self-Driving Company Waymo Launches Public Test

    Today’s Stories  Waymo begins first public on-demand self-driving service test in Arizona Google tweaks Search to help combat ‘fake news’ Facebook shows Related Articles and fact checkers before you open links Netflix enters China via licensing deal with top video streaming service iQiyi Gett in advanced talks to buy Juno for $250M as Uber rivals consolidate
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  • Gett in advanced talks to buy Juno for $250M as Uber rivals consolidate

    Gett in advanced talks to buy Juno for $250M as Uber rivals consolidate

    As Uber continues to work through its many layers of turmoil as a business, its smaller rivals are seizing the moment and consolidating to double down on their own ambitions in transportation-on-demand. Multiple sources tell TechCrunch that Gett — the taxi-hailing service backed by $300 million from Volkswagen — is acquiring Juno — one of the latest upstarts on the… Read More

  • Gett launches Gett Together carpooling service

    Gett launches Gett Together carpooling service

    Ride hailing provider Gett has a new service it’s launch on Monday – carpooling. The startup is kicking things off with a free service launch specifically for Disrupt London attendees, but the idea is to roll It out broadly, beginning in London and then expanding “across all markets” according to Gett founder and CEO Shahar Waiser. The new Gett Together offering has… Read More

  • Gett secures $100M loan from Sberbank to expand its on-demand ride service

    Gett secures $100M loan from Sberbank to expand its on-demand ride service

    After raising $300 million from Volkswagen earlier this year, on-demand ride service Gett is getting another tranche of financing. On Wednesday, the company announced that it has secured a $100 million, seven-year loan facility from Russia’s Sberbank. Gett said that it will use this to further expand the service with the bank — one of its big corporate customers — as well… Read More

  • Israeli technology and the future of transportation Crunch Network

    Israeli technology and the future of transportation

    The quantum leaps in productivity created by the car, train, ship and plane have dramatically changed our lives and movements. But today, we’re at the forefront of a new revolution in mobility, from on-demand ride-sharing and navigation, to car ownership and autonomous connected vehicles. And like most industries in which software is eating the world, Israeli innovation is playing an… Read More

  • Confirmed: Hailo sells 60% of company to Daimler as it merges with MyTaxi

    Confirmed: Hailo sells 60% of company to Daimler as it merges with MyTaxi

    Some more movement and consolidation is afoot in the on-demand transportation industry, specifically in Europe. Today, Hailo is announcing that it has sold 60% of its company to Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler, and Hailo will merge its and rebrand its operations under MyTaxi, another on-demand ride-sharing company that was acquired by Daimler subsidiary Moovel in 2014. The merged… Read More

  • Gett CEO claims his ride-share company is beating Uber in Europe

    It is a very competitive landscape for on-demand rides. While Uber dominates the market in the U.S., Didi Chuxing is the leader in China. And in Europe, there is another player that is making headway. Gett, formerly known as GetTaxi, is the “number one on-demand mobility company operating in Europe,” according to CEO Shahar Waiser. TechCrunch sat down with him for a video interview… Read More

  • VW invests $300M in Uber rival Gett in new ride-sharing partnership

    VW invests $300M in Uber rival Gett in new ride-sharing partnership

    The on-demand transportation service continues to heat up, and today the spotlight is shining on a New York startup whose business is based primarily in Europe. Gett, a cab-hailing startup with operations across some 60 cities, is getting a $300 million investment from German car giant Volkswagen. VW plans to use the investment to spearhead its own move into ride-sharing, on-demand… Read More