Today in Germany: Taxi.eu, CareerFoundry

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Here is how European taxis will now try to fight Uber & Co

One of Uber’s largest advantages was always that it managed to be available in different places in the world – in an actually pretty short time. MyTaxi also added more and more cities to its app and now, European taxi companies decided to work on a similar solution: the apps taxi.eu and eCap decided to join to become one platform. In numbers that means 100,000 cars in the new app vs. 45,000 taxis on MyTaxi. Let the games begin…
[Gründerszene Automotive Mobility] (German)

TechSchool receives funding

For two years CareerFoundry has been teaching people unfamiliar with the subject how to become a techie within six month. After that, you are either a web developer, an UX- and UI designer or an iOS developer. That also sounded good to Tengelmann Ventures, Bauer Ventures Partners, and IBB, which together invested $5 million in this Series A round.
[Gründerszene] (German)

 

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