Founded by Hayk Hakobyan, Said Gamal, Ahmed Saad, Khaled Mohamed,KarTag is a free ride-sharing app that aims to help usesrs access affordable and reliable transport, affordably. The app promises to reduce environmental pollution, traffic and parking problems in Cairo and other Middle East cities.
Initially launched on Android and iOS, the carpooling app aims to solve the matter of trust as possible by riding on top of existing cultural values and behavioral patterns.
“Egyptians are very social and love talking and interacting while being in a car,” the founder say on their site. “Using KarTag, a user can carpool – or kartag as we call it – with his/her Facebook friends and Facebook friends’ friends. In either case, a user is either carpooling with a real-life friend or has a real-life friend in common with the fellow carpooler.”
KarTag aims to make its money from white label versions of its app to corporations, MNCs, organizations according to the number of the size of the firm or the number of employees. The founders also customize the app for the huge corporations as they want.