Your ride is here... Curb (formerly Taxi Magic) connects you to safe, reliable rides from professional drivers. 

In our first iteration, Curb was RideCharge, an online platform for booking and expensing ground travel. We worked with business travelers to ensure they could better manage the process of booking, paying and expensing their taxi, sedan and shuttle rides, while providing employers with a record of travel costs.  RideCharge was founded in 2007.

In our second iteration, Curb was Taxi Magic, the first mobile app for ordering a ride, on-demand.  After Apple introduced the App Store as a distribution platform for consumer apps, we built Taxi Magic upon our existing technology and released it in January 2009. Over the next five years, we built a nationwide network of riders, drivers and taxi companies spanning 60 cities. In that time, our technology powered millions of rides and highlighted the challenges facing everyday travelers.

In August 2014, we became Curb to deliver an improved ride experience and consumer choice to ground travelers everywhere. All rides begin and end at the curb, and our technology improves the entire experience by eradicating underlying pain points and making ground travel seamless and hassle-free.

Parent Company
Verifone Systems
Alexandria, US
Curb was founded in 2007 and is headquartered in Alexandria, US

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Curb has an office in Alexandria

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Total Funding

$10.7 m


In total, Curb had raised $10.7 m. Curb is a subsidiary of Verifone Systems

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New app aims to curb drunken impulse purchases

A mobile payment system wants to stop you from making regrettable purchases while drunk. DrnkPay, an app developed by financial consultants iBE TSE, connects to your credit card and pumps the brakes on that rubber horse mask purchase you just had to make after seeing it on a ‘hilarious’ YouTube vide…

The One Hire Facebook Really Needs to Make to Curb Violence

By involving ethicists and social scientists in its product-building process, Facebook could better anticipate problems before they fester. The post The One Hire Facebook Really Needs to Make to Curb Violence appeared first on WIRED.

How Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales plans to curb the spread of fake news

(Reuters) — Jimmy Wales, the founder of online encyclopedia Wikipedia, has launched a website aimed at countering the spread of fake news by bringing together professional journalists and a community of volunteers and supporters to produce news articles. The new platform, called Wikitribune, will be…

Facebook wages war on dummy accounts in an effort to curb fake news

As someone who uses a dummy account to avoid annoying acquaintances and cringy exchanges with the fam, I know that Facebook’s problem with fake accounts is real – but now the social media giant is taking action to protect the integrity of its platform. In a note posted yesterday, the company announc…

Facebook’s New Plan May Curb Revenge Porn, But Won’t Kill It

The only way to eradicate revenge porn is to catch it before it's posted—this is a good first step, though. The post Facebook’s New Plan May Curb Revenge Porn, But Won't Kill It appeared first on WIRED.

Beijing plans "green necklace" to curb city pollution

Beijing is planning to plant a “green necklace” around the city in an attempt to alleviate some of the overwhelming smog. The capital and the surrounding province Hebei will plant trees, establish green belts and utilise rivers and wetlands to try to drain some of the hazardous pollution from the…
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