Celkon Mobiles invests in real time cab tracking and booking app TaxiPixiPosted: February 21, 2014
TaxiPixi, a real time cab tracking and booking mobile application has raised an undisclosed amount of funding from a mobile phone solutions and wireless technologies providing company — Celkon Mobiles.
According to the team, the raised funding will be used for the company’s further expansion plan in India and Malaysia.
TaxiPixi is a smartphone based aggregator for Radio Taxis in India. Launched in May 2013, the app allows users to send taxi booking requests directly to the drivers of multiple Radio Taxi companies including Meru Cabs, Mega Cabs, G Cabs, Air Cab, TaxiForSure, Ola Cabs and many others operators. The app also allows users to track their taxi in real-time.
Currently TaxiPixi is available in 10 cities in India and in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
“The mobile range on offer by Celkon is a perfect combination of fashion and purpose. Our aim will be to leverage their innovative products to build conversations with young consumers as they enjoy experimenting with exciting innovative technology products like Taxipixi which gives great user experience and comfort. With this deal we are adding up 100k users every month through Celkon,” said Kajal Dubey, CEO, TaxiPixi.
Hyderabad based, Celkon Mobiles is a mobile phones handset manufacturing company. The company manufactures a range of mobiles and tablet PCs. “With this investment, we plan to diversity its business and explore new opportunities in mobile application segment”, claimed Pradeep Yerraguntla, Head Digital, Celkon Mobiles.
As a part of the deal, Celkon will now offer pre-installed TaxiPixi app in all its compatible smartphone devices selling acorss India, Srilanka, South Africa and Nepal.
Originally published by: Click here