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About 99

99 operates as a transport and convenience platform. It offers in-app transportation, meal delivery, or digital payment solutions. The company was formerly known as 99Taxis. It was founded in 2012 and is based in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In January 2018, 99 was acquired by Didi Chuxing.

Headquarters Location

Avenida dos Bandeirantes, 460

Sao Paulo, 04553,


+55 0300 3131 739



Expert Collections containing 99

Expert Collections are analyst-curated lists that highlight the companies you need to know in the most important technology spaces.

99 is included in 1 Expert Collection, including Mobility-as-a-Service.



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Companies developing solutions to streamline the way people move themselves. Includes companies providing on-demand access to passenger vehicles and micromobility solutions as well as companies integrating multiple modes of transport, including public transit, into one service.

Latest 99 News

Google Maps gets fare estimates and pick up times for 99Taxis, Ola Cabs, Hailo, Mytaxi, and Gett

Mar 15, 2016

Tags: 99Taxis , Gett , Google , Google Maps , Hailo , MyTaxi , Ola Cabs Image Credit: Shutterstock / Bloomua Google today updated the Google Maps mobile app with support for fare estimates and pickup times for five more ride-hailing services: 99Taxis in Brazil, Ola Cabs in India, Hailo in the U.K. and Spain, mytaxi in Germany and Spain, and Gett in the U.K. The new functionality is rolling out “over the next few days” to Android and will be coming “very soon” to iOS . Back in November 2014, Google Maps received a big update on Android and iOS . One of the many additions was price and ride duration estimates for Uber when requesting directions, assuming you had the Uber app installed. The partnership was clearly a success, as Google is now expanding it to other ride-hailing services. To house the five new offerings, Google Maps is getting a dedicated tab for ride services that will sit beside the existing car, transit, walking, and biking options. If you have one of the aforementioned apps installed, you’ll be able to tap on the ride service tab to see fare estimates and pickup times if a car is available near you. Selecting a service will take you directly to the app, where you can book your ride with another tap. Furthermore, Google Maps may even show ride service availability when viewing the map in walking and transit directions. It will also give you multiple ride services options for each provider (Uber, for example, will now show uberX, uberXL, and UberBLACK choices). Google’s hope is that when you’re trying to figure out how to get somewhere, you’ll launch Google Maps first. And you should, because otherwise you’ll just be wasting time: “it can take precious minutes to figure out whether it’s faster to hop on a bus, walk a few blocks, find a ride-sharing service, or hail a taxi,” the company points out. Get more stories like this:

99 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

  • When was 99 founded?

    99 was founded in 2012.

  • Where is 99's headquarters?

    99's headquarters is located at Avenida dos Bandeirantes, 460, Sao Paulo.

  • What is 99's latest funding round?

    99's latest funding round is Corporate Majority.

  • How much did 99 raise?

    99 raised a total of $243M.

  • Who are the investors of 99?

    Investors of 99 include DiDi, SoftBank, Riverwood Capital, Monashees+, Qualcomm Ventures and 4 more.

  • Who are 99's competitors?

    Competitors of 99 include Ola and 6 more.


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