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Grab raises USD2 billion from Softbank, Didi
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Grab raises USD2 billion from Softbank, Didi

Uber’s arch-rival, is reported to have raised USD2 billion from Japanese telecom and tech investor, Softbank and China’s Didi. According to the Wall Street Journal report earlier today, the deal now values Grab at USD5 billion. Neither Grab, Softbank nor Didi has commented on the matter. Grab operates in 55 […]

Uber hits 5 billion trips
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Uber hits 5 billion trips

The world’s largest ride-hailing service, Uber Technologies Inc., said it has successfully completed 5 billion trips, seven years after the company started operations. According to its disclosure, Uber reached one billion trips back in 2010, exactly six months after it started operations. “Uber said in its upbeat statement that the […]

Why Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned
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Why Uber CEO Travis Kalanick resigned

Chief Executive of Uber, Travis Kalanick has resigned following pressure from shareholders and investors that he should step aside from the ride-sharing company he helped found in 2009. Despite his resignation, Mr Kalanick will remain on the board of the firm. “I love Uber more than anything in the world […]

Uber signs maintenance agreement with Germaine Auto center
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Cab drivers in Poland protest against Uber

Thousands of cab drivers in Poland’s four largest cities are reported to be driving at very slow pace blocking rush-hour traffic to protest the rising number of unlicensed drivers who offer transport services and the controversial Uber sharing app. The traditional cab operators argue that those unlicensed services, such as […]

Is Taxify a real threat to Uber in Nigeria?
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Is Taxify a real threat to Uber in Nigeria?

Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial capital was the first port of call for Uber when it came in 2014. This is 2017, there is Taxify, another competitor that will change the game for the company in Nigeria. Taxify came into Lagos from Europe, a market the company claimed that it already has […]

Revolutionising Consumer Behaviour Using Ondemand Service
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Revolutionising Consumer Behaviour Using Ondemand Service

The ondemand economy is revolutionizing commercial behavior in cities around the world; Nigeria is not left out especially Port-Harcourt. The technology startup companies are fulfilling consumer demand via the immediate provisioning of goods and services. This service is driven via an efficient, intuitive digital mesh layered on top. The growth […]