The Estonian-founded ridesharing startup, Taxify, has launched its service in Paris, France, with 5,000 drivers signed up to the platform.
Taxify’s platform in Paris is open to both taxi drivers and private hire drivers who have the required documentation. Taxify takes 15% commission from the drivers, which is up to almost half the commission taken by the other ridesharing platforms, the company said in a statement, adding that the lower commission allows the company to offer lower prices for riders and more take-home pay for drivers.
To celebrate the launch, Taxify has suspended all surge pricing and is offering a 50% discount to riders during the month of October. The Taxify app is available on iOS and Android.
Taxify is an international ridesharing platform founded and headquartered in Tallinn, Estonia, operating in 20 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Central America.