Markus Villig

Markus together with his team has a mission to build the best way to move in cities – better than private cars and public transportation. Bolt, previously known as Taxify, is the leading European transportation platform providing ride-hailing and scooter sharing services.  The company’s mission is to make urban travel easier, quicker and more reliable. Founded by Markus, Bolt launched in 2013. It’s one of the fastest growing transportation platforms in the world with leading investors including Daimler, Didi Chuxing, Korelya Capital and TransferWise co-founder, Taavet Hinrikus.  Bolt has more than 25 million users in over 30 countries globally. Markus was named Best Young Entrepreneur in Estonia in 2016 and holds a B.Sc in Computer Science from the University of Tartu.

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