Bolt (company)

FormerlymTakso, Taxify
IndustryTransportation network company
FoundedAugust 2013 (2013-08)
FounderMarkus Villig
HeadquartersTallinn, Estonia
Area served
40 countries in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Asia and Latin America
ProductsMobile app
ServicesTransportation network company, Scooter-sharing system, Food delivery
RevenueIncrease €150 million (2019)[1]

Bolt offers vehicle for hire, micromobility, and food delivery services. Bolt is headquartered in Tallinn, Estonia and operates in over 200 cities in 40 countries[2] in Europe, Africa, Western Asia and Latin America. The company has 50 million customers globally[3] and more than 1 million drivers use Bolt platform to offer rides.[4][5][6][7][8][9][10]

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  2. ^ Busvine, Douglas (2020-12-16). "Estonian mobility startup Bolt raises 150 mln euros from investors". Reuters. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  3. ^ Browne, Ryan (2020-12-16). "European Uber rival Bolt raises more than $180 million for A.I. drive". CNBC. Retrieved 2020-12-18.
  4. ^ "Taxify rebrands as Bolt to expand its transport options beyond private cars". TechCrunch. Retrieved 2019-03-07.
  5. ^ "New Ride-Hailing App Taxify to Launch in Egypt and Compete with Uber, Careem, and Ousta". Cairo Scene. Archived from the original on 2017-03-30. Retrieved 2017-03-30.
  6. ^ ERR (2017-04-12). "Estonian taxi-hailing app Taxify expands to Baku, Malta". ERR. Retrieved 2017-05-04.
  7. ^ ERR (2017-10-05). "Estonia's Taxify expands ride-hailing platform to Paris". ERR. Retrieved 2017-11-23.
  8. ^ Taxify (2018-04-27). "Taxify Hits 10M Users Globally". Taxify. Retrieved 2018-05-19.
  9. ^ Almeida, Goncalo. "Taxify aims for 10-fold Africa growth, to overtake Uber in Europe". U.S. Retrieved 2018-11-30.
  10. ^ "Press corner". European Commission – European Commission. Retrieved 2020-02-28.