State of Startups Spotlight: Ground Transportation in Travel

State of Startups Spotlight: Ground Transportation in Travel Published March 2016 Analyst: Chetan Kapoor

 

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While air and hotel account for more than 80% of global travel gross bookings, ground transportation has quickly emerged as one of travel’s hottest segments. Surging investor interest in taxi- and ride-hailing services has propelled ground well ahead of other segments. This report examines the ground transportation category, covering all startups in car rental, bus, mobile ride-hailing, prearranged car services and shuttles, including both peer-to-peer models and professional services. Coverage includes overall segment funding, key trends around business models, regional variations, booking and payments, and more.

Phocuswright has tracked travel startups founded since 2005 to assess which travel industry segments are drawing entrepreneur attention and investor interest.

This report examines the ground transportation category, covering all startups in car rental, bus, mobile ride-hailing, prearranged car services and shuttles, including both peer-to-peer models and professional services.

Phocuswright analyzed 151 ground transportation-focused companies to determine:

Overall segment funding and trending

Key trends around business models, regional variations, booking and payments, and more

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