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  • Qantas and GoCatch bring frequent flyer points to Sydney ridesharers

    B&T | PUBLISHED: 10 AUGUST 2016, 12AM Qantas and GoCatch bring frequent flyer points to Sydney ridesharers B&T reports on our extended Qantas partnership, giving both Taxi and Rideshare passengers the chance to earn Qantas points quicker.
  • GoCatch extends Qantas frequent flyer deal

    THE AUSTRALIAN | PUBLISHED: 10 AUGUST 2016, 12AM GoCatch extends Qantas frequent flyer deal The Australian reports on our continued partnership with Qantas, now extended to give both Rideshare and Taxi users a quicker way to earn Qantas Frequent Flyer points.
  • GoCatch quickly expands to Queensland as “brutal and dirty” fight with Uber continues

    STARTUP SMART | PUBLISHED: 17 AUGUST 2016, 9AM GoCatch quickly expands to Queensland as “brutal and dirty” fight with Uber continues Our CEO David Holmes discusses our fair and legal approach to expansion.
  • GoCatch carshare app aiming to tackle drink-driving on the northern beaches

    THE DAILY TELEGRAPH | PUBLISHED: 17 AUGUST 2016, 9AM GoCatch carshare app aiming to tackle drink-driving on the northern beaches Our CEO David Holmes discusses the reasons behind our decision to expand our ridesharing service out to our neighbours in the northern beaches.
  • GoCatch is moving into Brisbane as the Queensland government legalises ridesharing

    BUSINESS INSIDER AUSTRALIA| PUBLISHED: 15 AUGUST 2016, 9AM GoCatch is moving into Brisbane as the Queensland government legalises ridesharing The Business Insider Australia reports on our swift move to take the Brisbane market by storm with our ridesharing service, Rideshare.
  • GoCatch extends partnership with Qantas to offer rideshare customers Frequent Flyer points

    STARTUP DAILY | PUBLISHED: 11 AUGUST 2016, 9AM GoCatch extends partnership with Qantas to offer rideshare customers Frequent Flyer points StartUp Daily reports on our extended Qantas partnership, giving GoCatch users and Qantas Frequent Flyer members more ways to earn points fast and travel better.
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    GoCatch Announces David Holmes as CEO

    GOCATCH PRESS RELEASE | PUBLISHED: 14 JUNE 2016, 9AM Former CEO of CarAdvice.com to lead Australia’s popular taxi and ridesharing booking platform GoCatch, Australia’s favourite on-demand taxi and ridesharing booking app, today announced that David Holmes joins the Company as CEO, effective immediately. Mr. Holmes brings to GoCatch more than 20 years’ experience in commercialising digital and disruptive technologies, with a Read More
  • The Mark Bouris Show

    THE MARK BOURIS SHOW | PUBLISHED: 25 MAY 2016 12PM Ned Moorfield joins Mark Bouris on his podcast to discuss what it’s like to compete with an 800 pound gorilla (Uber). Mark probes Ned for his insights on marketplace models, creating a point of difference and raising millions in funding from all tiers of investors to fund Read More
  • Ridesharing heats up as Uber threatens to punish driver who was promoting rival GoCatch to passengers

    DAILY MAIL AUSTRALIA | PUBLISHED: 18 MAY 2016 12PM Uber faces public scrutiny for engaging in anti-competitive behaviour, threatening to expel a driver for promoting GoCatch during a ride. Click the link for more.
  • Uber cracks down on drivers using GoCatch

    NEWS.COM.AU | PUBLISHED: 18 MAY 2016 12PM By threatening a driver with expulsion for referring a passenger to the GoCatch service, Uber is engaging in activity that can only be described as anti-competitive and controlling.
  • GoCar ride-share app warns of Uber monopoly unless Queensland law changes

    BRISBANE TIMES | PUBLISHED: 5 MAY 2016 12PM Our CEO Ned Moorfield speaks to the Brisbane Times outlining the reasons why legislative changes to legalise ridesharing in Queensland need to happen.
  • GoCatch is now cheaper than UberX in Sydney

    BUSINESS INSIDER AUSTRALIA | PUBLISHED: 5 MAY 2016 12PM The Business Insider Australia reports on GoCatch’s 5% drop in off-peak fares, and how this will be a win for driver and passengers alike.
  • GoCatch cuts prices in bid to challenge Uber’s grip on Sydney

    SYDNEY MORNING HERALD | PUBLISHED: 5 MAY 2016 12PM This Sydney Morning Herald online article reports on how our drop in off-peak fares make GoCatch a better option for both drivers and passengers.
  • GoCatch slashes fares on its ridesharing service by 5%

    NEWS.COM.AU | PUBLISHED: 5 MAY 2016 12PM News.com.au reports on the 5% drop in our off-peak GoCar fares, making us the more cost-effective alternative to Uber.
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    “I’m teaching Uber a lesson”

    THE AUSTRALIAN BUSINESS REVIEW | PUBLISHED: 24 FEB 2016 12PM Our CEO and co-founder, Ned Moorfield, pens an op-ed on the Australian Business Review in defence of risk and why it doesn’t pay to be complacent in business.
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    Meet GoCar: the new Uber competitor

    ABC RADIO NATIONAL – DOWNLOAD THIS SHOW | PUBLISHED: 6 MAR 2016 3PM On this episode of ‘Download this Show‘, Marc Fennell is joined by Claire Reilly, news editor of CNet Australia and Peter Marks from Access Informatics to discuss the launch of GoCar and its ability to take on both Uber and the taxi industry.
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    Life & Technology with Ned Moorfield

    2GB Radio | PUBLISHED: 6 MAR 2016 3pm This week on Life & Technology, CEO and co-founder of leading Australian taxi booking app GoCatch calls in to discuss the company’s expansion into ridesharing with GoCar, and what it means for Uber.
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    GoCatch takes on Uber, launches ridesharing in Sydney

    CNET | PUBLISHED: 22 FEB 2016 7pm Uber might have cornered the market on ridesharing, but now tech’s biggest disrupter is being disrupted itself with news that rival app GoCatch is launching its own ridesharing service. The Australian-developed taxi-hailing app launched in 2011 and, with 35,000 drivers and 100,000 bookings a month, has long competed against Uber Read More
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    GoCatch to take on Uber, taxi industry in Australia

    Sydney Morning Herald | PUBLISHED: 22 FEB 2016 11:30pm Big-name investors including billionaire James Packer, SEEK co-founder Paul Bassat, fund manager David Paradice and the Prime Minister’s son Alex Turnbull are backing taxi-booking app GoCatch to launch a new ride-sharing service in Australia. The new service, GoCar, will be in a head-to-head battle with Uber for the $5.4 billion taxi market. “The key differentiator Read More
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    GoCatch takes on Uber with launch of GoCar

    ZDNET | PUBLISHED: 22 FEB 2016 8pm Taxi app platform GoCatch has launched its own ridesharing service, GoCar, to compete directly with Uber. GoCatch CEO Ned Moorfield said the launch of GoCar is in response to the reforms the NSW government made to the point to point transport industry at the end of last year, which saw Read More
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    Watch Out, Uber: GoCatch Launches Rival GoCar Ride Sharing Service

    LIFEHACKER | PUBLISHED: 22 FEB 2016 7pm Since the NSW Government legalised ride-sharing services, it was inevitable that competitors to UberX would emerge. The first one off the rank is taxi app startup GoCatch, which has just launched its very own ride-sharing service called GoCar. So how do the two services differ? Here are the details. Sedan Read More
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    FIRST ON 7: GoCar: The Australian competitor for Uber

    7 NEWS | PUBLISHED: 22 FEB 2016 6:46pm The Australian owned Go Catch – a popular app for booking and paying for taxis – is now going further by launching Go Car and promising to be cheaper and cleaner with no surge pricing. Helen Wellings reports.
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    GoCatch launches GoCar to dethrone Uber in Australia

    e27 | PUBLISHED: 22 FEB 2016 Last year marked a year of tribulation for the ride-sharing giant Uber. In addition to being beseeched by angry taxi drivers worldwide, it faced strikes by its own drivers, both of which are showing no signs of simmering and reaching resolution. Let’s also not forget that leading Asia-based ridesharing startups Lyft, Read More
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    GoCatch to take on Uber, taxi industry in Australia

    FINANCIAL REVIEW | PUBLISHED: 22 FEB 2016 5pm Big-name investors including billionaire James Packer, SEEK co-founder Paul Bassat, fund manager David Paradice and the Prime Minister’s son Alex Turnbull are backing taxi-booking app GoCatch to launch a new ride-sharing service in Australia. The new service, GoCar, will be in a head-to-head battle with Uber for the $5.4 billion taxi market.
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    goCatch taxi app joins Qantas frequent flyer fold

    BEN BUTLER | 5 OCTOBER 2015 Uber rival GoCatch has inked a deal with Qantas’s frequent flyer scheme as the taxi hailing app considers expansion following the legalisation of ride-sharing in the ACT. From today, GoCatch users will receive points from the Qantas scheme when they use the app to book and pay for taxi Read More
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    Taxi war hits the streets as goCatch grabs for hailing revenue

    PATRICK DURKIN | 7 SEPTEMBER 2015 Taxi booking app goCatch has signed a deal with ASX-listed Mint Payments to hijack the lucrative payments market from start-up rival Ingogo and major incumbent Cabcharge. The partnership means that Mint and goCatch, backed by prominent investors including Malcolm Turnbull’s son Alex Turnbull, SEEK co-founder Paul Bassat, fund manager Read More
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    How Aussie start-up goCatch plans survival against Uber

    JOHN MCDULING | 25 AUGUST 2015 Australia is desperately trying to foster a vibrant, viable start-up culture. However, creating the types of companies that will dominate the future of commerce from a country like Australia is no easy feat. Take Sydney-based taxi booking app goCatch​​, which is backed by some of the country’s most prominent Read More
  • InDaily

    Call to free up taxi limitations

    DAVID WASHINGTON | 5 MAY 2015 Taxi booking innovator GoCatch has supported a State Government review of the industry calling for the removal of “expensive” regulation and the freeing up of types of vehicles allowed to operate as taxis and chauffeured GoCatch – an app that allows passengers to book directly with taxi drivers – is used Read More
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    Ned Moorfield, CEO & Co-Founder, GoCatch

    Ned Moorfield, CEO & Co-Founder, GoCatch OMNICHANNEL MEDIA | PUBLISHED: 20 MARCH 2015 This week OmniChannel Media caught up with one of Australia’s leading innovators in Ned Moorfield, CEO from the Australian taxi booking service GoCatch.
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    Race on for technology-age taxi dollars

    Race on for technology-age taxi dollars FINANCIAL REVIEW | PUBLISHED: 20 OCT 2014 00:05:00 On Friday, some of the country’s most successful entrepreneurs and rich-list families backed an equity raising of taxi booking and payments app goCatch in the race to “break apart” the country’s powerful $5.4 billion taxi industry.
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    Taxi app goCatch teams rich-list backers to take on Cabcharge

    SMART COMPANY | MONDAY, 20 OCTOBER 2014 1:33

    A taxi booking app backed by the likes of Paul Bassat and James Packer has raised around $5 million over the weekend in a bid to further disrupt Australia’s $5.4 billion taxi industry.
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    goCatch Is Making It Cheaper For Customers To Pay For A Taxi With A Credit Card

    BUSINESS INSIDER | MAY 9 2014, 2:20 PM Taxi booking app goCatch has dropped its credit card payment surcharge to five per cent, the same maximum rate recently mandated for all cabs in Victoria.
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    NSW taxi reforms allow mobile apps such as Uber, goCatch and ingogo

    BUSINESS REVIEW WEEKLY | PUBLISHED 09 APRIL The NSW government will allow consumers to use mobile applications such as Uber, goCatch and ingogo to book taxis for the first time under proposed changes to the state’s taxi laws.
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    goCatch – breaking the taxi rules for all the right reasons

    WHATECH | TUESDAY, 01 APRIL 2014 16:53

    Market leading taxi booking app, goCatch, is now providing Australian taxi passengers with greater certainty about when they can expect their next cab to arrive.