NOW

  • Noida, India
  • Logistics, Transportation

The business is a crowd sourced Bike taxi and Delivery platform similar to GoJek and Grab Bike which operate in South East Asia.

Founded:
2015
Stage:
Early Revenues
Market:
B2C

Startup Video

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Maple Capital backs Bike Taxi App NOW | VC Circle

Bike taxi app N.O.W has raised seed funding from boutique investment banking firm Maple Capital Advisors’

The Noida-based company will use the money raised to expand operations across multiple cities and strengthen its technology backbone.

Jan 28, 2016


Founded

Launched Tap Tap Meals with a focus on food delivery with an aim to diversify

Jul

2015

Customer

Great Tractio :16,000 + downloads 30,000 + deliveries 4.3 / 5 rating (350 +)

Oct

New Product Release

Pivoted to NOW in Dec’ 2015 - Crowdsourced Transportation/Logistics business

Dec

Funding

From maple capital to build early traction current: 125 deliveries 70 rides/day

Jan

2016

Media Coverage

VC Circle Exclusive: Maple Capital backs bike taxi app N.O.W

Jan

Jobs


Team Summary

The founding team is from IIT Kanpur + MBA’s with years of work experience at senior positions in product, tech, data science & logistics at Flipkart and Times Internet.

Team

Founding Team

Vivek Pandey


Founder, CEO
WORK

TapTap Meals (2015 - present)
Founder

Times Internet (2014 - 2015)
GM Strategy

Flipkart (2013 - 2014)
Head - Business Finance for Marketing & Mobile

EDUCATION

University of Rochester - William E. Simon Graduate School of Business Administration
MBA • 2007 - 2009

Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
B.Tech • 1999 - 2003

Director @ Maple Capital Advisors, Vice President @ Maple Capital Advisors, Analyst @ Grant Thornton India LLP

WORK

Maple Capital Advisors (2015 - present)
Director

Maple Capital Advisors (2010 - present)
Vice President

Grant Thornton India LLP (2007 - 2010)
Analyst

EDUCATION

Shri Ram College of Commerce
B.Com (H) • 2004 - 2007

Modern School
1991 - 2004

Team Members

Pankaj Karna

Pankaj Karna


Investor

Product/Service Summary

The business is a crowd sourced Bike taxi and Delivery platform similar to GoJek and Grab Bike which operate in South East Asia. The aim is to maximize utilization of the bike riders by overlapping work between bike taxi rides and delivery.

Product/Service Descriptions