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HELMET AWARENESS CAMPAIGN BY RAPIDO

Research shows that two- wheeler riders reduce their risk of head injuries by 80 percent when they wear helmets. Most of the deaths and critical injuries reported in two-wheeler accidents are that the riders do not wear helmets and to increase awareness among the two wheeler riders, Rapido – India’s largest bike taxi took this great CSR initiative of a helmet awareness campaign in Vijayawada on May 15, 2019. It has been observed that people in Vijayawada highly resent wearing a helmet while rid

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Rapido launches 11 Food/Refreshment Centers in Bangalore

The summer wave is sweeping over India and has been taking a toll on the health of everyone around us. Rapido is highly concerned for the health of its captains who brave the sun throughout the day so that the customers reach their destinations quickly and safely. To replenish the energy of its captains, Rapido has taken an initiative to launch 11 refreshment and food centers throughout Bangalore. These centers shall provide healthy and nutritious food & juices at highly subsidized rates so tha

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Rapido rolls out its Power Pass Subscription Program

India’s largest bike taxi service, Rapido has launched its Power pass subscription program to make the daily commute more economical for its users. With the subscription, users can avail huge benefits on all their rides. Also, Pass users will be able to book their rides without any surge pricing levied on flat fares. What differentiates the Power pass from the other subscription programs is that the in-house developed tool suggests only one best suited pass for every individual user by analyzin

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Rapido takes the spotlight at popular co-working spaces in Gurugram

Co-working spaces have created a niche ecosystem in the start-up industry. Last week, Rapido marked its presence in innovative co-working spaces like GoWork, Springboard, GoHive, Ikeva and The Office Pass by organising a customer registration drive at these sprawling campuses. People generally look at discovering ways and means to avoid peak hour congestion. But then, the chance of finding a four-wheeler cab service on time is a rare phenomenon. Not only that, the skyrocketing fares only seem t

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DIFFERENTLY- ABLED CAPTAINS ON-BOARD AT RAPIDO

India’s largest Bike taxi service, Rapido is now operational across 80 cities in India. The main aim of Rapido is to provide economical, cost-effective, fuel-efficient and time-saving transport. The organization wants to tackle the issues that commuters face due to heavy traffic conditions, especially during rush hours. Compared to the other cab booking apps, Rapido Bike App is by far the most efficient iteration for Indian roads offering commuters an alternative option of a bike instead of a ca

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Breaking gender stereotypes

Achieving a gender-equal world starts by making sure women’s needs/experiences are well integrated in the field of technology and innovations. Rapido believes that women can make a huge impact and here we give a big shout out to one of our woman captain - Manjula who started off her journey with Rapido as recent as last week and has gained popularity already. A 23 year old, based out of Bangalore - Manjula joined Rapido as a Captain on October 30, and on her very first day completed 7 rides. On

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Rapid-fire with Pavan Guntupalli - Interesting, Inspiring and Insightful

Rapido has been one of the main pioneers in the bike-taxi industry. Ever wondered how this force came into existence that has taken away millions of people commute woes? Pavan Guntupalli, one of the co-founders of Rapido explained that a common thing among all the 3 founders was to create a product that has the ability to impact millions. With other app-based services already doing a brilliant job by making commuting easy the primary focus was on affordability. India, largely being a middle-cla

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Rapidfire with Rishikesh SR, co-founder of Rapido

Curiosity has piqued us, and we wanted to know how a 27-year-old has made it to Forbes 30 under 30. Rishikesh SR, the CTO of Rapido has some interesting perspectives on the bike taxi industry in India. Every start-up has its challenges and Rishikesh mentions that “one of the toughest parts was educating the masses that the concept of a bike taxi is possible and pragmatic. Another aspect was to bring captains on board with assurance that one can actually make money by riding bikes with all valid

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Meet Our Extra Miler - Venu Madhav!

Nothing is more important than life. We were thrilled speaking to Venu Madhav Pendurthi, who is not only a techie in a reputed organization and a captain at Rapido but a generous man by heart. In other words, in a world where everyone is busy and often forgetting others in need, Venu Madhav has taken the extra mile and took the initiative to save a young girl ailing from a brain tumor. We are truly proud to have him in our Rapido family. Test Message for verification When we approached Venu Mad