Kyyti taxi-pooling service expands to Turku and Tampere!

Kyyti taxi-pooling service starts to operate in Turku on Monday June 5th at 6am, and in Tampere on Tuesday June 6th at 10am. Pre-ordering Kyyti is possible also in Tampere starting on Monday 5th . Kyyti offers taxi rides from 2 euros. Kyyti can be ordered using Tuup mobile application. App is available for free at App Store and Google Play.

Kyyti taxi-pooling concept locates between traditional public transport and taxi. Kyyti is based on the efficient use of vehicles. Same vehicle capacity is shared between the customers, which reduces the cost per customer and makes it possible to offer affordable prices. Kyyti technology is fully automated. The whole process from customer interface to route optimization, ride sharing and driver application is automated and does not need dispatching.

Kyyti is paid when ordering and the price is final. Pre-ordering fees will not be charged. Kyyti has three service categories: taxi-like Express, cost effective Flex and super cheap Smart. In Flex and Smart categories customer gives more flexibility for pooling or waiting and gets more affordable price in return.

Kyyti was launched two months ago in Oulu.. “Tuup app has more than 15.000 users already, which is remarkable considering that Kyyti service is available only in Oulu, a city of less than 200.000 people. We’ve received great user experiences from Oulu, and are looking forward to expanding to larger cities. I am especially happy about the fact that more than half of our early stage customers have used the service more than once.” Tuup CEO Pekka Möttö said. “One of the customers said that Kyyti taxi-pooling service made his everyday life much easier. Many things couldn’t been done otherwise” Möttö continues.

At the moment Kyyti can be ordered via Tuup app.

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Tuup Ltd. and Europe’s biggest hackathon in cooperation!

Ultrahack Sprint 2017 will be held in Helsinki from Friday 21.4. to Sunday 23.4.2017. Event is bringing together top developers worldwide and recruiting companies. The aim of the event is to bring exposed “Hackathon Culture” to Finland and thereby gain new international professionality in Finland. Approximately 50% of Ultrahack applicants are foreigners. There are 27 different countries, e.g. Italy, India, Germany, Colombia, USA and Germany.

During the weekend, number of programming professionals and students develop solutions to the challenges presented by renowned partners. During the event, ideas are refined by large number of top experts in various fields. Winners will be awarded by cash prizes and give the opportunity for agreements, with regard further development of the solutions.

Tuup is looking for developers to a growing team during the Ultrahack Sprint 2017. Join our team!

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Kyyti – ultimate solution for the festivals!

Kyyti taxi-pooling service transport Ruisrock visitors directly from home door to the festival area and back. Kyyti taxi-pooling service will be launched in Turku, summer 2017.

“Ruisrock is Finland’s biggest and oldest Rock festival. It’s an honor to work with the named event. Kyyti will be launched in summer at Turku and a new festival concept”Festival Ride” will be tested first time with the Ruisrock”, says Pekka Möttö, CEO of Tuup Ltd.

Number of visitors last year exceeded the magical boundary of 100 000 visitors. Summer 2017 artists are such as Sean Paul, Tove Lo, Martin Garrix, Kygo, Profeetat and Ultra Bra. The festival is expected to be success once again as the tickets have been sold in advance continuously at a rapid rate.

“The Kyyti is a pleasant and natural partner for us. By offering services that promote the mobility, we can intensify Ruisrock visitors customer experience even further.” says Annakaisa Anttila, Executive Producer of Ruisrock Festival.

Kyyti taxi-pooling service piloted a new Kyyti concept, where visitors are transported directly from home door to the festival and back.”The service has been developed to solve out logistical problems for mass events. Not quite all the 100 000 visitors still cannot get transported this summer, but a good start in any case,” Möttö continue.

Kyyti and Ruisrock also announced today the first competition. The Grand Prize is 2 pcs 3-day festival tickets for the Ruisrock 2017. Please check the rules of competition and participate in Kyyti Facebook pages

Additional information for the Kyyti:

Kyyti is a new taxi-pooling service. Kyyti offers taxi rides from 2 €. Kyyti can be ordered via Tuup app (iOS / Android) and later in the year also in connection with the purchase of a ticket VR. Kyyti currently operates in Oulu, early summer in Turku and Tampere and in Helsinki later summertime.

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First version available for download in April 2016

In April 2016 we will be launching the free Tuup app for devices running Android and iOS.

With this version you can:

  • search for routes on foot, by bike, public transportation, car or taxi all around Finland.
  • compare between travel time, price and CO2 emissions
  • check the departures from your closest stop in major Finnish cities
  • search for rental car pick-up points and available cars
  • hail a taxi in several areas
  • buy Föli tickets for public transportation in Turku