Via’s algorithm efficiently combines rides headed in the same direction in real-time, significantly reducing urban congestion and emissions while providing a high-quality and low-cost mobility service. In early 2020, Via initiated a fifth round of financing to further advance its vision of a more efficient, accessible and equitable public mobility model.
Macquarie’s investment was backed by the firm belief in Via as the mobility-tech platform with great long-term potential. The opportunity to create value through a strategic partnership with Via was equally important, including jointly pursuing organic and inorganic growth opportunities and leveraging the Via technology in Macquarie-backed public-private partnerships.
Daniel Ramot, co-founder and CEO of Via, discusses the future of transport and how ride-sharing services are set to transform the way commuters go about their day-to-day travel.