Awards

24Sep

Kabbee shortlisted for Growing Business Awards 2015!

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We are delighted to announce that Kabbee has been shortlisted for the Growing Business Awards in Young Company of the year category.

A representative from the Kabbee team will now attend a face-to-face judging on Thursday 8th October at a selected venue in London. Once all the judging has been completed, the winners will be announced at the sparkling awards ceremony on 26th November 2015. Kabbee is really hoping for a win this year, after making the shortlist in the Brand Builder category at the 2014 awards.

Kabbee will be up against the following shortlisted companies at this year’s awards:

  • Outlook Publishing
  • LOVESPACE
  • truRating
  • Ormsby Street
  • Appear Here

Good luck to all this year!

The Kabbee team

15Dec

Kabbee is a finalist for the 2015 London Transport Awards!

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We are very pleased to announce that Kabbee has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2015 London Transport Awards. Kabbee is a finalist in the ‘Taxi & Private Hire Innovator of the Year’ category and is up against some of its biggest competitors – so fingers crossed!

The awards ceremony will be held on March 15th 2015. To see more details about the awards, please click here.

24Nov

Kabbee’s CEO wins Bronze for Great British Entrepreneur!

We are delighted to announce that Kabbee’s Founder & CEO, Justin Peters was awarded Bronze for Urban Entrepreneur of the Year at the Great British Entrepreneur Awards.

The Great British Entrepreneur Awards were a celebration of entrepreneurial spirit, proving that Britain means business and entrepreneurialism is thriving.

To see the full list of winners, please click here.

 

24Nov

Kabbee won Bronze for The Appys Awards!

 

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We are delighted to announce that Kabbee was awarded Bronze for Best Travel & Tourism App for The Appys Awards 2014.

The app industry is without doubt the fastest-growing publishing sector in the history of human kind. It is phenomenal and The Appys has awarded Kabbee for its friendly user experience and range of travel options.

To see the full list of winners, please click here: http://www.theappys.ie/wp-content/uploads/2014/11/The-Appys-2014-WINNERS-LIST-FOR-UPLOAD.pdf

 

10Oct

Founder & CEO of Kabbee announced as finalist for GBEA awards!

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We are pleased to announce that Justin Peters, Founder & CEO of Kabbee, has been announced as a finalist for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards 2014! Justin will be competing in the ‘Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year’ and ’Urban Entrepreneur of the Year’ categories.

The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony at a London venue on Wednesday 19th November 2014.

Good luck Justin!

10Oct

Kabbee announced as ME Awards finalist and becomes Top Mobile Innovator

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We are delighted to announce that Kabbee has been announced as a finalist for the 2014 Mobile Entertainment Awards! Kabbee will be competing in the Best Travel App category against some other big industry names.

That’s not all… Kabbee has also been named as one of the Top 50 Mobile Innovators in 2014 from Mobile Entertainment – a celebration of innovation and technology.

To see the full list of top mobile innovators, please click here.

You can also click here to see the finalists for the 2014 awards.

10Oct

Kabbee shortlisted for Appsters Award!

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We are pleased to announce that Kabbee has been successfully shortlisted for the Best Consumer App category of the 2014 Appsters awards, celebrating app development and mobile marketing!

This year, the Appsters received over 450 award entries across all of the categories, which makes it even sweeter.

The Appsters winners will be announced during the awards ceremony on 12th November 2014, which will be hosted by TV comedian John Robins.

Go Team Kabbee!

 

1Oct

Kabbee shortlisted for Growing Business awards

Growing Business Awards 2014

We are pleased to announce that Kabbee has been shortlisted for the Growing Business Awards in the Brand Builder category.

A representative from the Kabbee team will now attend a face-to-face judging on Thursday 9th October at a selected venue in London. Once all the judging has been completed, the winners will be announced at the sparkling awards ceremony on Tuesday 25th November.

Good luck to all!

The Kabbee team

20Jun

Kabbee wins Best Startup App of UK Design award!

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Kabbee is buzzing as the winner of ‘Best App or App Startup’ last night

Kabbee, London’s leading minicab comparison and booking app was awarded Best App or App Startup at The UK Mobile and App Design Awards held at BOXPARK, Shoreditch last night.

The minicab app beat over 160 entrants to be named as both the marketplace and judges’ favorite. As well as winning one of the top awards Kabbee was also nominated as a finalist for the Travel and Tourism award for offering such a wide range of options and exceeding consumer expectations.

The app, which is now the only minicab app to be available across all mobile platforms, was judged on the overall user experience and the innovative features that are keeping Kabbee one step ahead of its competitors.

The awards were presented by design100 CEO and founder Mark Bergin as part of London Tech Week. Mark comments:

Kabbee represents the power of ‘in the moment’ utility.  It provides the shortest path between need and commerce. It’s great to see minicabs showing the way to mobile enabled commerce.”

Justin Peters, Kabbee CEO and Founder commented on the win: “Cutting-edge design is at the core of our product, so it’s really fantastic to win this award.  We’ve been truly overwhelmed by the support we have received from both the consumers and the judges.

“The Kabbee app will continue to use leading design and innovation to strengthen London’s transport system, by ‘making minicabs mighty’. Our recent launch on Windows Phone 8 should put us in the running to win more design awards in the near future.”

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For more information please contact the Kabbee press office at Sense Communications at kabbee@sensecommunications.co.uk or call 0203 551 3954.

Notes to Editor

About Kabbee:

  • Kabbee lets users instantly compare quotes from 70 leading London fleets – based on time, location and type of car – and then book and pay by cash, card or pre-paid account. This saves passengers time and money and increases fleet efficiency.
  • Kabbee was launched in June 2011 and has had around 400,000 app downloads to date.
  • Kabbee was recently named as a ‘Future 50 Brand’ by Real Business, for being one of Britain’s most exciting and disruptive new businesses.

About App Design Awards

  • The UK Mobile & App Design Awards are part of a global Grand Slam Series where Apps from UK, USA, Asia and Australia compete. Awards covering over 30 categories provide recognition across the App design spectrum and are a unique opportunity to see the best start-ups, digital agencies and enterprise teams compete in local markets. The Awards are run by design100, the leading global forum for applied design, accelerating the transformation to a design-led marketplace.

 

5Mar
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It’s official, Kabbee is crowned a “Future 50 business”!

Let’s celebrate the news by earning £10 credit, when you refer a friend! Click here to spread the buzz…

Imagine being named as one of Britain’s most EXCITING and DISRUPTIVE new businesses – well that’s us – Kabbee has been crowned as one of the top 50 businesses in the UK that has revolutionised how we do stuff!  A big thanks to Real Business for the kudos (a Kabbee car freshener is in the post)…..
 
So what did real business have to say?
“The 2014 entries were as diverse as they were brilliant, showcasing businesses poised to revolutionise the way we do just about everything: from the way we shop, to the way we communicate, the way we travel, the way we eat, and even the way we die.
Having the guts and determination to get a ground-breaking new business up and running is no mean feat so a huge congratulations to everyone in this room. There was serious competition to make the 50 this year so our judges had a very tough job.”
 
Who were the judges?
The final 50 was compiled by
·         Professor Julian Beer, pro-vice chancellor (regional enterprise) at Plymouth University
·         Serial technology entrepreneur Shakil Khan
·         Anthony Eskinazi, founder and chairman of Parkatmyhouse
·         Darren Westlake, CEO of CrowdCube
·         Cate Trotter, founder of Insider Trends
·         Matthew Rock, former editor of Real Business
·         Russell Gould, managing director of Everline
 
What did our founder, Justin Peters say?
 
Launching in 2011 with almost 40 fleets showed us that we had won huge trust from the sector. We understood how important it was to Londoners to improve the overall service and this gave us a steely determination to make a fragmented group of local fleets behave like a cohesive unit.
“Kabbee was needed to satisfy the needs of the consumer as well as the long-term sustainability of the cab industry stakeholders.  This award really does cement the fact that we’re here to make a difference to the minicab market, and the way people get from A to B.”
 
Who is Kabbee rubbing shoulders with?
We’ve selected a handful of our co-Future 50 friends to give you a taster:
BuyMyWardrobe - a fashion resale marketplace.
CompareTheCoffin.com - changing the way the UK plans and organises funerals, one coffin at a time.
Gousto - a unique twist on the takeaway market.
Jukedeck - the first software that can write decent music on its own.
LawBite - making the law more accessible for small companies.
liftshare.com - pioneering car journey sharing service.
LOVESPACE - by-the-box storage from your door.
Parkopedia - an online encyclopaedia for parking spaces.
Reevoo - customer review platform.
TheMobile Vet - challenging established chains of vets.

How great, our mums will be so proud!

Read the full article here: http://realbusiness.co.uk/article/25743-everline-future-50-britains-most-exciting-new-businesses-revealed 

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