Brazilian taxi booking startup ResolveA├Ź: Beyond 21212’s first Demo Day

Brazilian taxi booking startup ResolveA├Ź: Beyond 21212’s first Demo Day

Brazilian taxi booking startup ResolveA├Ź┬áis one of the companies that are attending┬á21212 Demo Day┬álater today.┬áHaving demoed last March during the first Demo Day, its founders will be present as alumni of the program.

As a matter of fact, startups that completed 21212ÔÇÖs program still benefit from some of the acceleratorÔÇÖs services after their Demo Day pitch ÔÇô networking of course, but also the opportunity to move into a dedicated shared office for an affordable rent. ÔÇťIt helped a lot,ÔÇŁ┬áResolveA├ŹÔÇÖs CTO┬áRafael Kauffmann tells me.

So. Much. Tech.

Some of the biggest names in tech are coming to TNW Conference in Amsterdam this May.

As you may remember,┬áResolveA├Ź was also one of the finalists of TNW Conference Latin AmericaÔÇśs Startup Battle last August. HereÔÇÖs the video of the pitch it delivered to our jury:

According to Kauffmann, the startup has kept on growing since then, and will reach the milestone of 80,000 downloads of its iPhone and Android apps by the end of the month. It currently lists 4,500 cars in 21 cities, and plans to reach 23 cities very soon.

The company is also raising a series A round of $2.5 million USD, and there is no reason to think it wonÔÇÖt close it, as investors are increasingly interested in startups that are tackling transportation problems in Brazil. Earlier this month,┬áResolveA├ŹÔÇÖs competitor EasyTaxi received a $4.93 million USD investment (R$10m) from Rocket Internet.

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