GoHop.IN APP REDEFINES PUBLIC TRANSIT IN KOLKATA FOR BUS POOL
New Delhi, 26 th Jan, 2016: GoHop.in aims to disrupt the congested public transit space by aggregating smart transport solutions with the aid of mobile technology. At GoHop, they are trying to solve the problems faced by 4.5 million daily commuters in Kolkata and 70 million daily commuters nation-wide. The problems that GoHop is dealing with include overcrowded buses, inefficient ticketing system and absence of real-time tracking data.
GoHop.in serves as a bus pooling service that utilizes the economies of mass transit. Intra city bus network smart technologies demand requirement of bus service bus pooling. During the incubation process, GoHop saw itself evolve from a raw idea to a well-assessed market ready plan. With a clear vision – to commute economically and efficiently, GoHop is Kolkata’s First technology company that has received the funding from Kolkata and Mumbai based investors.
Born out of the first edition of the Startup Weekend held at IIM Calcutta, GoHop operates through an app to aggregate smart transport solutions and aims to disrupt the congested public transit space. Founded in August 2015, GoHop received seed funding from Calcutta entrepreneurs, marking GoHop as one of the most promising tech start-ups out of Kolkata.