Taxi service ingogo puts $900,000 on the meter, looks to international expansionNewsBy Karthick Prabu | September 6, 2013Share This article was originally published on Ingogo, a Sydney-based taxi-booking startup, is set to take advantage of recent growth in its market in Asia following funding of $913,000.This latest figure brings total funding for the company, which facilitates taxi booking via mobile apps, to $3.3 million. The investment comes from Pacific Venture Advisors' managing director Vikram Mehta and principal partner Raj Dalal, Alceon co-founder and managing director Trevor Loewensohn and business leaders Victor Gomes and Zac Rosenberg. The new fund will be used to launch ingogo into new markets across Australia and international markets, especially the US. Pacific Venture Advisors will be helping ingogo to achieve this and help provide access to further capital. Mehta has joined ingogo as a director and will be joining the company’s board this month. Ingogo was founded in August 2011 and has mobile apps for the iOS and Android platform. The company has built relationships with around 15% of Sydney’s taxi drivers. ingogo's existing investors: Brad Shofer, co-founder at MYOBMembers of Sydney AngelsThe Sydney Angels Sidecar FundDaniel Petre and Alison Deans, founders of early stage fund NETUSMartin Dalgleigh,advisor to Ellerston CapitalHamish Petrie, founder of ingogo The startup's competitors in Australia include Uber (launched in Sydney), GoCatch, GetPickedup, and TaxisCombined.