How BusCaro Is Making Transport In Pakistan Safer And Cheaper

How do ordinary Pakistanis get to work, school and the shops each day? Karachi-based start-up BusCaro, which is today announcing it has raised seed finance of $1.5 million, believes it has the answer in a country where transport options are often unsafe, unreliable or simply unaffordable.

BusCaro – one Urdu meaning of which is “take the bus” – bridges the gap between Pakistan’s sketchy public transport and options such as taxis, rideshares and rickshaws, which are too expensive for most people. The business, now operating in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad, has teamed up with Pakistan’s 40,000 minivan and minibus drivers. It finds them passengers by doing deals

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