Articles tagged “gett”

Uber Competitor Gett Is Reportedly Considering a Departure from U.S. Market

Uber Competitor Gett Is Reportedly Considering a Departure from U.S. Market

Christoph Rauwald, Giles Turner and Yaacov Benmeleh, Bloomberg

A year ago, we wondered if Uber would start to get worried as rivals teamed up to take it on. Sounds like there was not much need of that as Gett reportedly considers a sale of Juno and an exit from the U.S.

1 month ago

Ride-Hailing Company Gett Is Buying Juno to Better Compete With Uber

Ride-Hailing Company Gett Is Buying Juno to Better Compete With Uber

Joshua Brustein, Bloomberg

Rivals are joining forces as Uber continues to face bad press. Is the ride-hailing giant getting nervous yet?

1 year ago

Ride-Sharing App Gett Raises $100 Million: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Ride-Sharing App Gett Raises $100 Million: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Dan Peltier, Skift

With two big raises totaling $400 million this year, Gett is bent on challenging Uber in some of its most popular markets -- even if Uber has billions of dollars more to play ball with competitors.

2 years ago

Gett Raises $300 Million From Volkswagen to Better Challenge Uber, Lyft

Gett Raises $300 Million From Volkswagen to Better Challenge Uber, Lyft

Christoph Rauwald, Gwen Ackerman and Kim McLaughlin, Bloomberg

Rather than fade away, Gett appears determined to remain a player that will continue to challenge Uber and Lyft in additional markets.

2 years ago

Gett Would Control Half of London’s Taxi Market With Proposed Acquisition

Gett Would Control Half of London’s Taxi Market With Proposed Acquisition

Gwen Ackerman, Bloomberg

That's one way to both one-up your chief rival and solve your regulation challenges in one fell swoop.

2 years ago

Uber Rival Gett Said to Seek Up to $400 Million in New Funds

Uber Rival Gett Said to Seek Up to $400 Million in New Funds

Yaacov Benmeleh and Adam Satariano, Bloomberg

Operating in 57 countries worldwide, Gett is attempting to compete on a broader scale with Uber and Lyft by raising as much as $400 million, almost twice as much as it's raised since launching in 2011.

2 years ago

Gett Wades Into E-Hail Price Wars With Better Than Uber Fare Guarantee

Gett Wades Into E-Hail Price Wars With Better Than Uber Fare Guarantee

Dan Peltier, Skift

Prices for ride-hailing services will one day have to reflect the real cost of doing business β€” from realistic fares to local rules and regulations β€” and when that happens consumers won't be as nearly in love with them as they are now.

3 years ago

E-Hail Taxi Battles Move to Moscow With $1 GetTaxi Fares

E-Hail Taxi Battles Move to Moscow With $1 GetTaxi Fares

Ilya Khrennikov, Bloomberg

It's going to take more than cheap fares to battle a rival with deep, deep pockets.

4 years ago

Uber and Gett Launching On-Demand Courier Services in NYC

Uber and Gett Launching On-Demand Courier Services in NYC

Harrison Weber, VentureBeat

Uber has made it clear that its technology makes tasks both more transparent and faster. But how big a business it can make out of slapping a consumer-facing app on top of un-sexy, old-school businesses is its biggest challenge.

4 years ago