Cape Town start-up gets global recognition

– A South African technology start-up, WhereIsMyTransport, announced it had been awarded the 2015 Global Grand MobiPrize.

The accolade honours the “business venture that has the greatest impact on revitalizing the environment and economy of communities and regions through sustainable transportation/New Mobility enterprise including
improving quality of life, and/or addressing social equity and human rights, and/or and / or improving safety.”

MobiPrize is awarded by Mobi Platform, an initiative of SMART (Sustainable Mobility, Accessibility, Research and Transformation), a multi-disciplinary initiative at the University of Michigan in the United States.

The 2015 prize will be awarded at a summit in New Delhi, India. The summit was scheduled for last month but has been rescheduled for March.

WhereIsMyTransport is a rapidly growing, Cape-Town based tech start up working to revolutionise public transport in emerging cities.

Meanwhile, WhereIsMyTransport has also signed the 2015 Entrepreneur’s Call for Climate Action at the upcoming COP21 scheduled for Paris France.

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