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Intel moves in on Moovit

Intel has acquired Israel’s smart-transit startup Moovit for some $900 million to join up with Mobileye (acquired Apr 2017). Moovit (reported here previously) provides free real-time crowdsourced information about public transportation schedules. It is used by 800 million riders across … Continue reading

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Moovit to the voting station

Israel public transportation app Moovit operated a special service to encourage voting in Tuesday’s National Election. It helped users navigate their way to their polling station and reminded them to go out and vote. All interurban public transportation was free … Continue reading

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Moovit increases people-power

The new Android version (4.13) of Israeli crowdsourcing public transportation app Moovit allows its 40 million users to add information regarding stations including exits, elevator outages, parking etc. www.geektime.com/2016/08/09/israeli-transit-app-moovit-expands-crowdsourcing-to-give-users-more-info-for-their-commute/

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Moovit integrates with Uber

Last week it was Germany’s VW investing in Israel’s Gett.  Now Israel crowdsourced public transit app Moovit is to integrate with German ride-sharing app Uber in 131 cities in 22 countries.  A recent US study showed that ride-sharing customers are … Continue reading

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Moovit arrives in Australia

Israel’s Moovit has launched its transportation app in Australia. It already has 200,000 users after beta trials in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Canberra, Adelaide, Hobart and Perth. Moovit uses crowdsourcing to get you to your destination in the quickest way possible. … Continue reading

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Moovit is really moving

(Thanks to Michelle) Israel’s Moovit has raised $50 million for its mobile app that lets riders plan trips and avoid obstacles on public transit systems in more than 500 cities around the world. http://blogs.wsj.com/venturecapital/2015/01/14/moovit-picks-up-50-million-to-help-transit-riders-find-faster-routes/

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You’ve got to Moovit

Israel’s Moovit application for public transport information is now available in beta in the UK. Already operating in the US, Canada, and Western Europe, Moovit is the first public transport application to harness the power of the crowd, using real-time … Continue reading

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The world’s 3rd best startup ecosystem

Israel rose from 4th in 2019 to 3rd of the 202 countries on Startup Blink’s 2020 Global Ecosystem Report. It lists Outbrain, Fiverr and Moovit as the most popular of the 968 startups listed. Israel was 2nd for Coronavirus innovation. … Continue reading

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Where is the bus stop?

Israel’s Moovit has launched Way Finder, an augmented reality feature that adds digital directions, icons, and notifications to live camera view to help users locate correct bus stops and subway stations. It was in response to a user who said … Continue reading

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A decade of Israeli innovation

One of many articles highlighting the major technologies and inventions of the past 10 years. Waze, Moovit, Watergen, MarginProbe, Iron Dome, ReWalk, OrCam, 3D-printed heart, NanoGhost, DayTwo and SpaceIL’s Beresheet.  All featured previously in this newsletter (see here). https://www.timesofisrael.com/celebrating-a-decade-of-life-changing-israeli-inventions/

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