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European Taxi Startup MyTaxi Makes Natural Progression into Deliveries

Excerpt from The Next Web

Aug 13, 2013 1:05 am

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It’s an idea that Uber CEO Travis Kalanik hints the car service startup could venture into one day and MyTaxi’s experiences, first in Germany and then abroad, could lend some useful lessons.

— Samantha Shankman

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Why ride one hot startup trend when you can ride two? Mytaxi, the European taxi startup that launched a US presence late last year, is now expanding into the field of one-hour deliveries.

Yes, backed by a new round of funding that we’re told runs into “tens of millions,” the Germany-based startup is getting into the same game as companies like Shutl and indeed eBay, by allowing businesses to offer one-hour deliveries using its roster of 35,000 drivers.

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