RideScout Gobbles Up GlobeSherpa to Improve Mobile Payment and Ticketing

Fresh out of Austin, Texas last week came news that RideScout — a leading mobile app that lets users search and compare ground transportation options on demand —  has acquired GlobeSherpa. GlobeSherpa is a “market leader in mobile solutions for public transportation” with mobile book-and-pay ticketing in several major US markets (Portland, San Francisco and …   Read More

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RideScout Gobbles Up GlobeSherpa to Improve Mobile Payment and TicketingFresh out of Austin, Texas last week came news that RideScout — a leading mobile app that lets users search and compare ground transportation options on demand —  has acquired GlobeSherpa.

GlobeSherpa is a “market leader in mobile solutions for public transportation” with mobile book-and-pay ticketing in several major US markets (Portland, San Francisco and Chicago, for example).

Although terms of the agreement were not disclosed, the transactions were completed on June 29th.

With the integration of GlobeSherpa’s transit mobile ticketing technology, RideScout is making significant advancements with their access, booking, and payment options. Together, the companies will offer comprehensive solutions for an integrated mobility ecosystem.

“As the transportation landscape becomes more crowded, both the user and mobility service providers are looking for a more seamless experience,” said RideScout Co-Founder and CEO Joseph Kopser. “Integrating mobile ticketing for public and private transportation is critical as we continue to innovate on a central platform for booking, payment, and access to all services. We are thrilled to welcome GlobeSherpa into the RideScout family and, together, shape transportation for the 21st Century.”

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