Tunisian taxi scooter startup IntiGo raises over $300k from angel investors

Tunisia’s IntiGo, a taxi-scooter startup, has raised over $300 000 in investment from angel investors.

An article in Tunisian business news site El Boursa yesterday reported that the company had raised 900 000 dinars from angel investors, after having launched three months ago.

The news site said the startup will use the investment to add a food delivery service. It brings the total raised by the startup to 1.7 million dinars (almost $600 000).

According to a page on the startup’s website, its investors include Aziz Ketari, Hedi Ketari, Ahmed Mhiri, Welid Mnif, Hedi Hachouch, Slim Bouzguenda, Malek Ben Ayed, and Mehdi Triki.

Tunisian taxi-scooter startup IntiGo was launched by Bassem Bouguerra and Nebil Jridet last year

Menabytes reported in an article yesterday that the startup was founded last year by Bassem Bouguerra and Nebil Jridet.

It said the startup facilitated over 11 000 rides in January, with 50 scooters it owns, adding that the startup allows users to book rides that are over 20% cheaper than a regular taxi.

The publication said the startup currently operates in only the capital, Tunis, but is looking to expand to more Tunisian cities in the coming months and is considering entering other African countries too.

Featured image: IntiGo via Facebook

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