Drivers-Kart a Chennai based on-demand chauffeur provider has acquired similar platform Driven a Mumbai based startup. DriversKart has a team of 20 employees and serves upto 10k rides a month.
DriversKart started their operations in September 2015 by Vinit Srivastava and Saksham Grover. It operated in Mumbai, Bangalore, Delhi, Chennai and Pune. It provides services to enable users to hire drivers on hourly or weekly or monthly basis, it has tied up with Justride, ZOomcar and others. DrivesKart has raised an undisclosed amount of Pre Series A funding and competes with Zimmber, DriveU, Driver Bulao and Zuver.
Driven was founded by Arun Gandhi, Aman Sancheti, Arun Gandhi, Gaurav Deshmukh, Shivalik Sen and Nikhil. They provide drivers at economical rate and let the users to use their own car with the help of temporary chauffeurs and drivers.
Vinit Srivastava Co-founder and CEO at DriversKart’s said
“that there is immediate value in this deal for DriversKart. We get access to a team which was equally excited and passionate about this space and has had tremendous learnings in short span of time.”
DriversKart aim is to become a market leader among India’s on-demand driver marketplace. It will now get access to around 150 Driven’s providing services to 1000 customers a month.