Carpooling Goes Trendy in Iran

Several Iranian startups have begun offering carpooling services in Iran, with the leading firm Hampasho attracting over 10,000 users. Furthermore, one of the major ride-hailing companies in Iran, Tap30, is poised to start offering similar services in the
Carpooling is gaining traction with Iranian users.Carpooling is gaining traction with Iranian users.
Preserving users’ safety is high on Hampasho’s agenda. The company has implemented various safeguards to secure the services. Therefore, registering on the platform is not as easy as many might expect

With a green agenda in mind, several Iranian startups have started offering carpooling services, among which a Tehran-based team "Hampasho" has managed to gain over 10,000 active users so far.
Carpooling (also car-sharing, ride-sharing and lift-sharing), refers to an agreement between a given driver and passengers with similar destinations to share a vehicle.   
Originally backed by a startup accelerator based in Sharif University of Technology, Hampasho provides a platform dubbed "Hampa" introducing owners of vehicles to their potential travel mates. Hampa in Persian and this context means travel mate.
A driver may enter the full description of their designated trip, giving passengers a chance to examine their options, and eventually to book a spot in one's car, reported local technology website Digiato.


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