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Marc Berg

CEO Approval Rating

83/100

Founded:

2009

Status:

PrivateAcquired by Daimler AG

Est. Annual Revenue
$179.2M
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Est. Employees
1,300
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Marc Berg

CEO

83/100
1,300
$13M
$179.2M
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$76.9M
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FREE NOW's Competitor - 99 Taxis logo
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Peter Fernandez

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59/100
826
$215M
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FREE NOW's Competitor - Careem logo
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Mudassir Sheikha

Co-Founder & CEO

74/100
3,500
$771.7M
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FREE NOW's Competitor - Cabify logo
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Juan de Antonio Rubio

Founder & CEO

54/100
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$478M
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Dave Waiser

Founder & CEO

77/100
800
$986M
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FREE NOW's Competitor - Ola logo
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Bhavish Aggarwal

Chairman & CEO

83/100
5,600
$4.2B
$94.1M
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Izzy Aala

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82/100
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$42.5M
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FREE NOW's Competitor - Lyft logo
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Logan Green

Co-Founder & CEO

68/100
4,554
$7.1B
$2.8B
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FREE NOW's Competitor - inDriver logo
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Arsen Tomskiy

Founder & CEO

90/100
200
$15M
$39.1M
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Rudy Tan Lai Wah

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90/100
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$18.5M
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FREE NOW's Competitor - Hemmersbach logo
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Ralph Koczwara

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79/100
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Easy Taxi Services LTDA is FREE NOW's top competitor. Easy Taxi Services LTDA is a Private company that was founded in Berlin, Berlin in 2011. Easy Taxi Services LTDA operates in the Application Software industry. Easy Taxi Services LTDA has 714 fewer employees vs. FREE NOW.

99 Taxis has been one of FREE NOW's top competitors. 99 Taxis is headquartered in Sao Paulo, São Paulo, and was founded in 2012. 99 Taxis is in the Internet Software industry. 99 Taxis generates 3.91% the revenue of FREE NOW.

Careem is perceived as one of FREE NOW's biggest rivals. Careem was founded in 2012 in Dubai, Dubai Emirate. Careem competes in the Ride Sharing field. Careem generates $255.8M more revenue than FREE NOW.

FREE NOW Acquisitions

COMPANY ACQUIRED
ACQUISITION DATE
AMOUNT
DESCRIPTION
Clevertaxi

Jun 2017

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undisclosed
Clevertaxi provides a web and mobile-based application that allows users to search and book for taxis.

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Feb 2017

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$42.3M
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Hailo Network Limited

Jul 2016

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undisclosed
Hailo is a web and mobile application that allows individuals and businesses to find and book taxi services.

These are all the companies that FREE NOW has acquired. FREE NOW has acquired 3 companies and its latest acquisition was Clevertaxi in Jun 2017. Clevertaxi provides a web and mobile-based application that allows users to search and book for taxis.

FREE NOW Funding History

Since FREE NOW was founded in 2009, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total FREE NOW has raised $13.0M. FREE NOW's last funding round was on May 2012 for a total of $13.0M

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May 2012
$13M
Series A
Feb 2011
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Sep 2010
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Since FREE NOW was founded in 2009, it has participated in 3 rounds of funding. In total FREE NOW has raised $13.0M. FREE NOW's last funding round was on May 2012 for a total of $13.0M

FREE NOW Investments

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FREE NOW News

November 9, 2020Business Traveller India

Ride-hailing app Free Now launches electric-only booking option

Companies will now be able to restrict employees to green vehicle options.Continue reading Ride-haili... See more »
October 26, 2020TechBuzz Ireland

FREE NOW welcomes Minister's commitment to legalise e-scooters in 2021. #escooters #transport

FREE NOW, Ireland's largest taxi app, has welcomed the Minister for Transport's commitment to legisla... See more »
October 21, 2020Automotive News

Uber offers more than $1B to buy Daimler, BMW's Free Now, report says

Daimler is ready to sell but BMW wants to offer Uber a stake, Manager Magazin reported.... See more »
October 16, 2020FinTech Global

InsurTech Zego inks partnership with e-hailing app FREE NOW

InsurTech startup Zego has teamed up with Ireland-based e-hailing app FREE NOW as it gears up to disr... See more »
September 30, 2020Business Standard

Uber Technologies weighs purchase of BMW-Daimler ride-hailing venture

Uber expressed interest in a potential acquisition of Free Now after the venture's efforts to attract... See more »
August 14, 2020THE IRISH TIMES

Taxi app Free Now blames 'technical issues' for driver payment delays

Free Now, the taxi app that has signed up 14,000 Irish drivers, has blamed "technical issues" at a su... See more »
June 2, 2020Intelligent Transport

Voi e-scooters integrated into German ride-hailing service

The service integration will become available in Hamburg, Berlin and Munich, designed to offer users ... See more »

FREE NOW Press Releases

March 9, 2021Realwire

Leading mobility platform FREE NOW and micro-mobility provider TIER announce strategic partnership across Europe

TIER e-scooter and e-moped services will be integrated into the FREE NOW app Micro-mobility provider ... See more »
October 23, 2018PR Newswire

E-hailing App mytaxi Unveils Full Rebuild, Offering More Choice to Passengers and Laying the Foundation for Broader Mobility Offers

LONDON, Oct. 23, 2018 App rebuild includes new features giving passengers more options when booking t... See more »
June 29, 2015PRMAC

Intelligent Apps releases version 1.3 of Chuck The Sheep - Mega Launcher

Intelligent Apps LLC today announces the release and immediate availability of new version of ChuckTh... See more »

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FreeNow (mytaxI) is a mobile-based ride-hailing application that allows users to search and book for cabs. FREE NOW was founded in 2009. FREE NOW's headquarters is located in Hamburg, Hamburg, DE 22763. FREE NOW's CEO, Marc Berg, currently has an a...

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FREE NOW's CEO, Marc Berg, currently has an approval rating of 83%. FREE NOW's primary competitors are Easy Taxi Services LTDA, 99 Taxis & Careem.

Frequently Asked Questions about FREE NOW

  1. When was FREE NOW founded?

    FREE NOW was founded in 2009
  2. Who is FREE NOW's CEO?

    FREE NOW's CEO is Marc Berg
  3. How much revenue does FREE NOW generate?

    FREE NOW generates $179.2M in revenue
  4. How much funding does FREE NOW have?

    FREE NOW has historically raised $13M in funding
  1. Where is FREE NOW's headquarters?

    FREE NOW's headquarters is in Hamburg Hamburg, DE
  2. How many employees does FREE NOW have?

    FREE NOW has 1,300 employees
  3. What sector does FREE NOW operate in?

    FREE NOW is in Application Software, Ride Sharing
  4. Who are FREE NOW's competitors?

    FREE NOW's top competitors are Easy Taxi Services LTDA, 99 Taxis, Careem