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Taxibeat Raises $2M And Rides Into Mexico To Start The Meter On Rocket Internet's Easy Taxi

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http://techcrunch.com – Taxibeat, the hail-a-cab smartphone app and taxi driver marketplace, has raised an additional $2 million, adding to the approximately $1.4 million raised previously. Once again, the backing comes from unnamed high-net worth individuals, while the new capital will be used, in part, to further fuel the Greek startup’s continued expansion into Latin America, a market that is seeing it go up against Rocket Internet’s much better funded Easy Taxi. Specifically, Taxibeat is launching its taxi driver marketplace in Mexico City, pegged for mid-July, adding to its existing LatAm presence in (IT news)