Users can book a minicab fare from any airport and halve, third, quarter… their journey by sharing it with another member.
Build up loyalty points to further drop the cost.
Founder Davide Machado has extensive experience running London private hire firms but realised that the value in a taxi app post-Uber could be collaboration, rather than competition.
That’s why he brought a co-operative of companies together to supply the app to their customers, which meant Splitcab was then chosen as the official app development partner of the LPHCA, the industry’s biggest trade body.
Crowdfunding a taxi co-op?
Although they’ve had offers, and now count the likes of Expedia as their partners, Machado is bootstrapping until Q1 when he hopes to drive (lol?) the taxi industry’s first crowdfund for its own co-op.