Funding Received
$0 in 2 Rounds from 11 Investors
Most Recent Funding
February 19, 2014 / Undisclosed Amount and Round
Founded:
July, 2012
Headquarters:
San Francisco, CA
Description:
InstantCab is a mobile app that matches customers' transportation needs with a taxi driver or a community driver willing to provide a ride.
Founders:
Aarjav Trivedi
Categories:
Mobile
Website:
http://instantcab.com

Detailed Description

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Summon (formerly InstantCab) gets you a ride instantly. Currently the service operates in San Francisco. Summon operates with both taxis and vetted drivers.

When you install the Summon app, you enter in credit or debit card information, and all of the fares and tips are paid off of this card. Summon only charges you for a ride after you have been dropped off at your final destination.

The idea for Summon was born while Aarjav waited, with growing desperation, at this bus stop; first for a bus, and soon for a cab. Both were eventually over an hour late. He missed his international flight but found the motivation to start a company!

Current Team (1)

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Investors (11)

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    Greg Kidd

    Chief Risk Officer @ Ripple Labs
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    Initialized Capital

    Initialized Capital is a technology media property involved in profiling start-ups and reviewing...
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    Beenos Partners

    Beenos is a platform for startups. Our in-house team of entrepreneurs-in-residence and...
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    Khosla Ventures

    Khosla Ventures is a venture capital firm started in 2004 by Vinod Khosla, Co-Founder of Sun...
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    BMW i Ventures

    The field of location-based mobility services is emerging and continuously changing. In order to...
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    Y Combinator

    Y Combinator is a seed accelerator that provides financing services and business consulting to...
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    Redpoint Ventures

    Redpoint Ventures has helped entrepreneurs build innovative businesses that defy convention,...
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    Andreessen Horowitz

    Andreessen Horowitz is a Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm with $2.7 billion under...

Offices/Locations (1)

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  • Office

    San Francisco, CA

    USA

Images (2)

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