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London’s 40 Fastest Growing Public Transportation Startups

At Best Startup London we track over 100,000 London based startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and organisations we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.

We’ve ranked the top 41 Public Transportation companies in London. The companies, startups and institutions listed in this article are all exceptional companies, well worth a follow. We have included links to their websites, socials and CrunchBase (if you’re interested in their financials).

We selected the organisations listed in this article based on:

  • Track record
  • Executive leadership
  • Market share
  • Innovation
  • ESG rating

Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as CrunchbaseSemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.

Top Public Transportation Companies & Startups (London)


UrbanThings

FoundersCarl Partridge
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UrbanThings builds transit apps and smart ticketing platforms.


CommuterClub

FoundersPetko Plachkov
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CommuterClub offers a software solution that enables businesses to manage season ticket schemes.


Mileus

FoundersJuraj Atlas, Martin Krecek
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Commuting Home. Comfortably. | Automated combination of public transport and taxis for a comfortable yet sustainable commute.


Prospective

FoundersCamilo Vargas, Joan Serras, Pete Ferguson, Vassilis Zachariadis
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Autonomous Networked Operations


JIVR

FoundersMarcin Piatkowski
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JIVR is a hassle-free commuting bike, allowing you to enjoy the benefits of cycling, without any lifestyle compromises.


Arrive

FoundersHans Manku
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The only Taxi app where you can choose your driver… D’you want the cheapest, quickest or highest-rated driver?


British Airways

FoundersUnknown
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British Airways provides international and domestic scheduled air services for the carriage of passengers and cargo.


Transport for London

FoundersUnknown
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Transport for London is the integrated body responsible for London”s transport system.


Bounce – Fixed Fare Cabs

FoundersNicko Williamson, Peter Kovari, Rich Lewis Jones, Simon Mizzi
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Bounce is a minicab & taxi app. Users can choose their nearest car at a FIXED FARE. We’re a true marketplace where drivers set their prices.


Shiply

FoundersRobert Matthams
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The online transport marketplace matching people moving goods with transport companies “going there anyway”.


JumpIn

FoundersBarney Williams, Sam Ryan
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Taxi booking and sharing for students


Ito World

FoundersHal Bertram, Peter Miller
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Ito World solves transportation challenges across the globe by delivering real-time transit data feeds & a platform for agencies & operators


Freight Filter

FoundersUnknown
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Instant Freight Pricing & Routing


TravelAi

FoundersAndreas Zachariah, Peter Lindgren
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We offer B2C & B2B SaaS to capture public & private mobility habits of people using our automatic multimodal detection software


Finsbury

FoundersRoland Rudd
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Finsbury is a global leader in strategic communications provides legal counsel of companies,institutions and organizations.


PassageWay

FoundersChristopher Johns
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PassageWay Connects Places To Smarter Mobility


Eltrys

FoundersHudi Shehu
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Eltrys develops, markets, and operates a mobile application that matches drivers with passengers who request rides.


LynkCity

FoundersDolapo Pitan
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LynkCity brings the quickest link to Local Hackney Carriage Taxis near you. A safe, quick & easy app for rider & driver.


cab:app

FoundersUnknown
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cab:app is the only mobile booking and payment app which connects passengers with black cabs in over 90 cities across the UK.


Panorama Antennas

FoundersLeon Jesman
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Manufacturer of communication antennas for clients from the consumer wireless, Transport,M2M, IoT, In-building and public safety industries.


Window Seater

FoundersPete Silvester, Richard Edwards
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Connecting travellers in motion to the amazing world outside their windows with lovingly curated stories delivered with seamless tech.


Boatbookings.com

FoundersUnknown
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Boatbookings.com is the world leader in online yacht charter, with 8000 boats worldwide and personal service. See us at www.boatbookings.


HS1

FoundersUnknown
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HS1 operates and maintains UK’s high-speed railway.


HS1

FoundersUnknown
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HS1 operates and maintains UK’s high-speed railway.


Mobicia

FoundersJason Kapadia, Neelam Kapadia
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Creators of Bus Times – London Live Bus Countdown for iOS and Android


Influence Associates

FoundersStuart Dyble
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Influence Associates is the best automotive, technology, motorsport and classic car PR agency in the world.


Dial-a-Cab

FoundersUnknown
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Dial-a-cab provides taxi and minicab services.


Piing

FoundersGeorge Lee, Simeon Miighty
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The ethical cab app. Fair to drivers, fair to riders, safety-first.


Maaxi

FoundersGabi Campos
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Maaxi is the world’s first door to door public transport network.


DriveAngel

FoundersNenad Kljaic, Predrag Popovic, Vlatko Fras
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DriveAngel offers a mobile application that features accident monitoring solutions and prevents driver distractions.


Santander Cycles

FoundersUnknown
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Santander Cycles operates a public bicycle hire scheme that is available to rent 365 days a year, 24 hours a day.


Tube Lines

FoundersUnknown
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Tube Lines is a public company that maintains and upgrades the Jubilee, Northern, and Piccadilly lines of the London Underground.


TMJ Business Enterprise Ltd.

FoundersUnknown
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Luxury limousine hire specialists


Courierpoint

FoundersUnknown
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Courierpoint is suppling discounted branded courier services to thousands of businesses, online stores and individuals.


BritRail

FoundersUnknown
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BritRail specializes in transportation services that include booking assistance, pass details and benefits of planning trips.


Chelsea MiniCab Taxis

FoundersUnknown
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Chelsea Taxis available online now.


Directly Operated Railways

FoundersUnknown
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Directly Operated Railways (DOR) was established by the UK Government’s Department for Transport


RoadTour

FoundersUnknown
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RoadTour delivers content to GPS enabled devices and mobile users.


Parcel2Deliver

FoundersUnknown
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Parcel Delivery Company


Oyster Extra

FoundersUnknown
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We have created an application that allows you to automatically detect any journey refunds you are entitled to and claims them auto

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