Citymapper

Founded by Azmat Yusuf in 2011, this is the company that reinvented the transport app, built for commuters and their daily needs.

Organisation details

Citymapper Logo - London Technology Week
Company:
Citymapper
Type:
Traveltech
Twitter:
@Citymapper
Website:
www.citymapper.com/london

The free journey planning app enables people to get from A to B with all transport modes available including bus, Tube, bike share, rail, car-share, and cabs. For many Londoners, life is defined as BC and AC - before and after Citymapper.

It’s a brilliant example of how opening up more than 20,000 government-held data sources can underpin innovative apps. On top of that, Citymapper has built its own tools so that users and other parties can add and fix data. And the world’s cities are now following London; this must-have app is now on smartphone screens in 29 cities.

Citymapper is now in serious growth mode, having recently raised a fresh $40m round from investors such as Benchmark Capital and Index Ventures.

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