While Uber pioneered the concept of on-demand taxi-hailing, the idea was cloned by many smart entrepreneurs globally. Tracxn takes a look at these clones through an infographic
Uber, started in 2009, inspired many an entrepreneur across the world to plunge into the on-demand taxi-hailing domain. From Ola to TaxiForSure and Didi Kuaidi to Lyft, Uber witnessed its ideas being ‘hijacked’ by smart people in India, China, and Europe, and most of these are successful and have got backings from prominent VC investors, such as Tiger Global, Accel Partners, Rakuten, Sequoia and SoftBank. What’s more, many of these copy-cats are now members of the so-called Unicorn Club.
Indian startup discovery platform takes a look at these clones and their funding trends and the investors behind them, who have helped make this space so exciting.
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