Why do we need your help?
At cabApple, we believe that passengers should have a modern smartphone booking solution outside of major cities with a professional and safe service. The cabApple smartphone app gives passengers the means to book anywhere, anytime. All taxi drivers that register and download the app are professional and authorised by a local UK council authority, meaning passengers get the convenience of booking via an app and peace of mind knowing that their taxi vehicle and driver are safe and regulated.
By lowering journey rates, services such as Uber are damaging the businesses of local taxi drivers who work hard in their communities, pay for passenger insurance, are CRB checked and have to renew their licence regularly to ensure that their passengers are safe. The cabApple app and service protects the Driver's rates AND ensures passenger safety that we in the UK expect when taking a taxi journey.
The cabApple app takes away the need to call multiple taxi firms looking for an available car by allowing any local authority regulated driver to make themselves available for hire - independent drivers and those already working for taxi firms.
Following almost 9 months of development, the cabApple apps (both for Passenger and Driver) are now available in app stores for Apple and Android devices.
We now need your help to get the word out and initiate our launch plan into each town and smaller city across the UK.
If you'd like to see and test the app for yourself, please use the following links and visit our website for further info www.cabapple.com
Passenger app: https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/cabapple/id1157329191?mt=8
Passenger app: https://goo.gl/ZMi3n2
Driver app*: https://goo.gl/Qu6wfa
*the driver app requires pre-registration with cabApple.
Who are we?
We setup cabApple Limited earlier this year after our research in and around various local communities showed that drivers and passengers were so excited about the service that we are proposing.
We, the two founders of cabApple have over 50 years of technology and marketing experience in the Business to Consumer sector between us plus many family members who have years of experience in the transport industry (aka taxi drivers!) Both of us travel across Europe regularly for business and found it still so difficult to find a taxi in a way that we've all become accustomed to....by app!
With Uber receiving bad press each day and their licence being revoked in many cities across the World, we believe that the Uber business model is in trouble, and thats why cabApple will be a success - bringing the ease of booking a taxi by app, protecting professional taxi drivers and giving passengers a safe journey!
We are looking to raise £200,000 to help us:
- with marketing and awareness building of the cabApple app and service to drivers and passengers in our identified launch locations - 20 large towns within Hertfordshire, Essex, Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Buckinghamshire. This will include (but not limited to) advertising across social media, digital radio and streaming services, local heavy passenger traffic hotspots such as train stations, event centres, local businesses and pop-up events.
- improving billing and driver payment systems so that we ensure drivers are paid as quickly and efficiently as possible with lower manual intervention.
- scaling infrastructure as ride volume increases.
- increase the cabApple driver and passenger support team
Join the cabApple success story and help us build the next app that everyone is talking about!