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Optibus designs and develops public transport optimization software. The Company offers Optibize technology for municipalities and transit operators to move from a static schedule to dynamic real-time operation. Optibus transforms legacy offline planning and problem handling into an interactive real-time process, thus elevating public transportation companies to operate much more efficiently, reduce cost, and deliver better passenger service.

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TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQBnei Brak, IL
Websiteoptibus.com

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Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)78(+9%)

Key People/Management at Optibus

Volker Aderhold

Volker Aderhold

General Manager, DACH
Dave Joshua

Dave Joshua

General Manager, UK
Gil Peleg

Gil Peleg

VP Operations
Maor Iger

Maor Iger

Director of Finance
Naor Rosenberg

Naor Rosenberg

Vp R&d
Ram Greenberg

Ram Greenberg

VP Product
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Optibus Office Locations

Optibus has an office in Bnei Brak
Bnei Brak, IL (HQ)
23 Menachem Begin St
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Optibus Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

2011

Optibus total Funding

$53 m

Optibus latest funding size

$40 m

Time since last funding

2 months ago

Optibus investors

Optibus's latest funding round in December 2018 was reported to be $40 m. In total, Optibus has raised $53 m
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Optibus News and Updates

Mobility tech firm Optibus raises $40 mln, Alibaba takes stake

U.S.-Israeli mobility technology company Optibus said on Wednesday it raised $40 million in a private funding round led by Insight Venture Partners and with a strategic investment from the Alibaba Group .

Optibus raises $40 million for AI that optimizes bus routes

Tel Aviv-based Optibus has raised $40 million in a Series B funding round, the AI transit operations company has announced.

Optibus Leverages Cloud Computing & Proprietary Algorithms To Digitize Fleet Resource Planning

The team at Optibus has developed a fleet resource planning and scheduling solution that it believes will define the future of transit operations around the world. We spent some time with Optibus co-founder and CEO Amos Haggiag to dig into the origins of the solution, what makes it tick and to get a…
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Optibus Blogs

Public Transit Suffering from a Driver Shortage? Apply Some Scheduling Magic

We have heard from numerous clients – located on two sides of the globe – that driver shortages are one of their most pressing business challenges. So while, naturally, we at Optibus are focused on saving operational costs and making mass transportation operations better, sometimes we need to focus …

SaaS vs. On-Premises for Public Transportation Software: Total Cost of Ownership and More

Historically, public transit agencies and operators have been using on-premises software to manage their operations (planning and scheduling). This sector is undergoing a digital transformation, and new cloud-native, Software-as-a-Service offerings are being made available. How can one evaluate whic…

Mary Dalby Joins Optibus as its Head of Customer Success, UK & Eire

We are delighted to announce that Mary Dalby is joining us as our Head of Customer Success, UK & Eire. Prior to joining us, Mary has had a long career in Customer Success in the financial services sector, with Thomson Reuters, UBS, Merrill Lynch and Accenture. Mary’s trademark is the ability to …

Five predictions about the future of transit and mobility in 2019

Scheduling for mass transit isn’t simple. In fact, scheduling is a NP-Hard problem. As a result, it requires intensive compute resources; adding the simplest realities of mass transit operations, such as depot requirements or breaks, makes it exponentially more complex The post Five predictions abo…

Leon Daniels Awarded an OBE in the New Year’s Honours List

Optibus congratulates its Head of Strategy, UK, Leon Daniels, on being awarded an Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Until his retirement from TfL in December 2017 Leon was Managing Director, Surface Transport, with responsibility …

All of the Above: Optimizing Drivers and Vehicles at the Same Time

Scheduling for mass transit isn’t simple. In fact, scheduling is a NP-Hard problem. As a result, it requires intensive compute resources; adding the simplest realities of mass transit operations, such as depot requirements or breaks, makes it exponentially more complex The post All of the Above: Op…
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Optibus Company Life and Culture

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Optibus Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Optibus founded?

    Optibus was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Optibus key executives?

    Optibus's key executives are Volker Aderhold, Dave Joshua and Gil Peleg.

  • How many employees does Optibus have?

    Optibus has 78 employees.

  • Who are Optibus competitors?

    Competitors of Optibus include National Express Group, DerbySoft and Oakland International.

  • Where is Optibus headquarters?

    Optibus headquarters is located at 23 Menachem Begin St, Bnei Brak.

  • Where are Optibus offices?

    Optibus has an office in Bnei Brak.

  • How many offices does Optibus have?

    Optibus has 1 office.