A story that became a revolution.

mytaxi was founded in June 2009 and was the world’s first taxi app that established a direct connection between a passenger and a taxi driver. This direct connection has been our major driver ever since. Our app was able to innovate a whole industry and add convenience, speed and reliabaility to it. With more than 10 million passengers and 100,000 drivers, mytaxi is today the leading taxi e-hailing app in Europe.

Data and facts

Foundation: June 2009
Headquarters: Hamburg
CEO: Eckart Diepenhorst
Employees: Over 500 employees
Majority shareholder: Daimler AG

Since September 2014, mytaxi has been part of Daimler Mobility Services GmbH (part of the Daimler Group). In July 2016, mytaxi announced a merger with Hailo, the leading taxi app in the UK and Ireland, an important step in becoming the leading taxi e-hailing app in Europe. mytaxi today works with 500 employees in 26 offices and is available in around 100 European cities. Eckart Diepenhorst is the CEO of mytaxi.