Bengaluru-based highway tech startup, Highway delite which aims to solve problems faced by commuters on Indian highways by providing verified and reviewed list of restaurants, washroom and lodges has raised an undisclosed amount of pre-seed funding. The round was led by N.S. Raghavan Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning, the incubation unit of IIM Bangalore.
Founded in 2015 by Rajesh Kumar, a former engineer at German auto supplier Bosch,the startup aims to to address issues of hygene faced by commuters on Indian highways by providing verified and reviewed database of restaurants and other necessary services required while commuting, i.e., medical facilities, petrol stations, repair shops, toilets, lodge/hotels, etc., through a mobile application which provides real-time information. Currently, the app is available on Google’s Android platform.
The app has currently covered about 3000+ kms of highways with 1000+ verified outlets information.
“They (Highway Delite) are addressing an opportunity in the travel discovery and delivery space which no one else is addressing,” said G Sabarinathan, faculty member at IIMB. He further added, “Travelling the highways to gather information and rating critical services available there requires lot of hard work.”
About Highway Delite
highwaydelite is inspired by the thought of making your highway journey more delightful by providing verified information of required services on highways on real time location basis, in unbiased and complete form.
highwaydelite mobile application provides information about various services including restaurants, hotels, lodges, fuel stations, mechanic, emergency numbers, and others with single aim to make your highway journey more comfortable, convenient, and safe. As said by Mr. Ernest Hemingway “”