This Black-Owned Ride Sharing App Is About To Give Uber And Lyft Some Serious Competition

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Self-taught tech guru Godwin Gabriel introduces his new app "Moovn."

A young African-American entrepreneur is gearing up to be the newest face in the increasingly competitive world of ride-sharing technology.

Founded by self-taught tech guru Godwin Gabriel and currently operating in seven U.S. cities including New York, Washington, D.C. and Chicago, the Moovn app is the next biggest thing set to give Uber and Lyft a little friendly competition.

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"The market, for the most part, is currently being dominated by Uber and Lyft with these companies enjoying the benefits of having first mover advantage with the transportation technology space," Gabriel said in a recent interview with UrbanGeekz. "However, we’re confident that the global market remains sizable enough for all of us to fit in and play.”

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Accessible right from your smartphone, two notable differences between Moovn and other ride-sharing apps include the users' ability to pre-schedule rides up to a month in advance and the option to choose from local vehicle options available, such as tricycles and bikes in developing economies.

For more information on the Moovn app, visit their official website here

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