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Uber rival Taxify expands into Lisbon while eyeing fresh funding

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By Eric AuchardFRANKFURT (Reuters) - Taxify, Uber's upstart European-based rival, is looking to expand during the coming year outside of the biggest cities in the more than 20 countries where it now operates into secondary markets, Chief Executive Markus Villig said on Thursday.The Estonia-based taxi-hailing platform active in Central and Eastern Europe and Africa, has taken advantage of Uber's headline-grabbing missteps in 2017 to undertake expansion into a handful of Western European markets and Australia.On Thursday, it is opening up in Lisbon, Portugal, building on moves in recent months ...

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First Published: Thu, January 11 2018. 11:34 IST