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'Life-changing project' (archives) Photo: AFP
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GetTaxi founders honored in Russia

Shahar Waiser and Roi More, who developed application enabling users to order cab through their smartphone, win prize for technological innovation

Dmitri Prokofiev
Published: 01.14.13, 07:38 / Israel Business

MOSCOW - Shahar Waiser and Roi More, founders of the Israel-based GetTaxi startup, have won a prize for technological innovation in a competition organized by the Regional Public Center of Internet Technologies in Russia.


According to the association's deputy executive director, Sergey Grebennikov, "This project demonstrates how a phone application can change the public's life."


The GetTaxi application enables users to order a cab through their smartphone. It currently operates in Israel, Britain, the United States – and recently in Russia as well.


The company employs 150 workers.



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