Mobility startup Chalo’s turning point

Mumbai-based full-stack mobility startup Chalo that has one and only one purpose — making travel better for everyone.
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From a multimodal journey planner Zophop to a live location sharing app called ETA, Mumbai-based mobility startup Chalo’s co-founders have worked on several projects during their entrepreneurship journey.

In this week’s Turning Point, we feature Chalo, a startup that says it has one and only one purpose — making travel better for everyone.

In March 2022, Chalo acquired Vogo Automotive — a tech-enabled Bengaluru-based shared mobility startup — which would augment the former’s bus technology services by powering first and last-mile rides at major bus stops and other public places across India. Last year, it also acquired Gurugram-based office bus aggregator Shuttl.

“We want to bridge this gap and offer a mobility solution with one subscription plan, which allows you to travel passively without getting bothered about all of these things. And we see a lot of synergy in Vogo Automotive in that way,” Vinayak Bhavnani, Co-founder and CTO, Chalo, tells YourStory.

Launched in 2014, Chalo has been co-founded by Mohit Dubey, Vinayak Bhavnani, Priya Singh, Dhruv Chopra. 


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