Taxi service “Citymobil” came under the control of Mail.ru Group and “MegaFon”
Russian service for online ordering taxi “Citymobil” announced the transition under the management of the company Mail.ru Group and cellular operator “MegaFon”. Writes about this edition of TelecomDaily.
The new owners of the company were identified within the first stage of the investment process. They were Mail.ru Group and “MegaFon”. Together they own 33% of the taxi aggregator “Citymobil”.
At the moment, “Citymobil” is the second most popular service for ordering a taxi online. Industry leaders began Uber and Yandex.Taxi. The reason for such strong growth has been an aggressive advertising campaign in social networks, as well as the system of additional payments and premiums for drivers.
Received from investors the money will be spent on the development of the company, in particular, to open branches in St. Petersburg and other cities of Russia and also in CIS countries. The amount invested in the “Citymobil” means, according to the estimates of financial experts is around $ 35 million. Now, the service is engaged in search for new employees, including managers, are ready to lead large projects and to implement plans for expanding the package of services in Russia.