You can “order-a-car” on Revv, whose pricing plan is based on “unlimited kilometres”, i.e. pricing plans are based only on hours of usage. The company is starting with a fleet of 50 cars from Delhi-NCR and is currently valued at $11.5mn.
The $15mn funding will mainly be used to further strengthen its capabilities on Content, Mobile and Product. Currently, HolidayIQ has over a million holiday reviews from Indian travellers which is expected to increase multi-fold over the next two years. HolidayIQ had raised series A before from Tiger Global and Accel Partners.
KFC will deliver meals on 12 trains passing through the New Delhi railway station. IRCTC had earlier partnered with pizza chain Domino’s to offer a similar service. The service will be expanded to trains passing through Vishakhapatnam, Hyderabad and Bengaluru in 10 days. Passengers can prebook meals by logging into IRCTC E-catering website.
In the last 8 weeks MoveInSync has signed up 6 new marquee clients adding 10,000 users to the platform, taking its total number of users to more than 100,000. This investment will enable MoveInSync in meeting its working capital requirements and bring onboard more users seamlessly.
The service will eliminate the need for customers to travel to designated Zoomcar pickup/drop points. Executives will drop the car off at a customer’s choice of location and pick it up on their return. The move is in line with the company’s aim to improve customer convenience and grow its user base.
The service will relaunch on July 13 for Android users in India. Complying with RBI guidelines, Uber has built 2-factor authentication flow right into its app. Customers will be asked to enter their online banking PIN or OTP in order for the company to charge the fare onto their credit cards. Paytm’s digital wallet will remain to be a mode of payment.
Uber has signed a MoU with Telegana government to create thousands of jobs and entrepreneurship opportunities, foster technical innovation and research into smart city initiatives and a commitment to make significant investments ($50mn).
ConfirmTKT is an IRCTC train PNR predictor which is backed by a unique and efficient algorithm which predicts your IRCTC PNR in seconds based on historical trends.It also assists you in deciding whether to book or not if the train is in waitlist.
Paytm has announced the launch of its Bus Ticket Marketplace. It has tied up with four travel aggregators to get almost all bus routes on its system, and claims to have achieved 100% growth since launch.
We want to make it easier for a traveler to not only plan the trip but maximize his time during the trip by having all information at his fingertips. The funding will help us create curated content for the top 25 inbound destinations globally and build a solution for India specifically, which will be available in multiple Indian languages.
The Delhi Government has rejected all three applications for registration under the modified Radio Taxi Scheme 2006. The rejection was based on the grounds of their failure to declare that they were complying with a Home Ministry-imposed ban on their services last year. The news follows yet another case of a woman allegedly being molested by an Uber driver in Delhi.
The company claims it has reduced the time it takes to book a cab on its apps from 15 seconds to 10 seconds with the single tap feature. Further, customers will be able to pay for rides through Paytm’s digital wallet, in which case the bill amount will be deducted directly from their wallets at the end of a trip. The new in-app features will be rolled out across Android, Firefox OS, iOS and Windows Phone platforms.