In yet another partnership in the Indian startup space, Redbbus, an Indian bus ticketing platform, announced partnership with Uber an on – demand cab transportation app. This partnership will offer redbus customers 2 free rides to the bus stop valued at Rs 300 each in any of the following cities -Mumbai, Pune, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Delhi & Chennai.
A number of India’s online service providers are entering into a partnership to provide end to end services to their customers and to take advantages of each others mutual synergies. The recent partnership of Flipkart with OLX and that of Quickr with Junglee earlier this year are some examples of the same.
“RedBus is always on the lookout to get the best deals for its customers and make their travel experience delightfully easy and cost-effective. Our partnership with Uber is a prime example of this as it will help us improve our customers experience with road travel.” says Prakash Sangam CEO redBus.in about the partnership.
Redbus was founded in 2007 and is a part of ibibo group since 2013. Uber is a US based on demand car service and has raised USD 1.2 billion in a fresh round of funding. Uber is valued at USD 18 billion.In India, Uber has office in New Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Chennai. The firm is looking at expanding into new markets and improving its range of products and services.