Thursday
June 10
2021

South African Mobility Startup WhereIsMyTransport Raises $14.5 Million for Expansion

By Daniel Adeyemi

South African Mobility startup WhereIsMyTransport has raised a $14.5 million Series A extension round to continue its expansion across emerging markets.

The round was led by Naspers Foundry, Cathay AfricInvest Innovation Fund and Japan’s SBI Investment. Wuri Ventures and Capria Ventures also participated investing $1.5m. This investment comes a year after the company raised a $7.5 million Series A round from investors including Google and Toyota Tsusho. This brings the total raised by the company during its Series A funding to $22 million.

Formed in 2016, WhereIsMyTransport is a big data platform that provides sustainable mobility solutions in emerging markets. It maps formal and informal public transport networks. The company then uses data obtained to improve the public transport experience, making commutes safe and accessible.

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Source: TechCabal (link opens in a new window)

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