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Gett a Taxi from London to Dubai

Gett a Taxi from London to Dubai

Gett is developing a new service that will enable business clients to hail a taxi to the airport, input their flight number, and then book a ride that will be waiting for them at their destination—all within the same order

Lilach Baumer | 10:45  30.08.2018
Gett Inc. is developing a feature that lets business clients hail a taxi to the airport, input their flight number, and then book a ride that will be waiting for them at their destination when they land—all within the same order.

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Anton Macius, Gett's U.K. head of product and development and its global head of professional services, revealed a "sneak peek" of the feature in a short video uploaded to his LinkedIn account Wednesday. Macius referred to it as a feature for multi-international journey management, stating it is still under development.

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Gett, founded in 2010, offers a ride-hailing service in several international markets, including Israel—where it is the main player—Russia, the U.K., and New York. German carmaker Volkswagen is the company's biggest investor, following a $300 million investment in 2016. Volkswagen also led an $80 million round for the company in June. Gett raised $674 million to date, according to Pitchbook.

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In August, a quarterly filing by Stockholm-listed venture capital firm Vostok New Ventures Ltd., which holds a 5.6% stake in Gett, stated that the company makes 100 million rides a year and “generates around $1 billion in mobility services.”

A Gett spokesperson has been approached for further information but has yet to respond.

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