Carpooling apps ‘lyfting’ commuting burdens for employers

Three months ago, Onin began offering Hytch, a smart phone application that pays employees several cents per mile to carpool, to workers at a Nissan manufacturing plant in Smyrna, Tennessee. Thomas is hoping that Hytch will become a way to reduce the cost of transportation, and make sure employees keep showing up for work. Continue […]

Hytch Rewards extends benefits to riders who also use WeGo, RTA or Music City Star

Hytch, LLC, the Nashville-based social impact technology company, together with WeGo Public Transit and the Music City Star with the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee, announce today their partnership to reward commuters who share a ride by taking public transit rather than driving alone. Through this new partnership, individuals who take the public transit […]

WeGo partners with Hytch to reward public transit users

Hytch LLC, a Nashville-based social impact technology company, together with WeGo Public Transit and the Music City Star with the Regional Transportation Authority of Middle Tennessee, announce a partnership to reward commuters who share a ride by taking public transit rather than driving alone. Through this new partnership, individuals who take the public transit in Middle Tennessee […]

Hytch: An App That Pays You to Carpool

Traffic congestion is a huge problem in Nashville. The metro area is growing rapidly and existing roads just can’t handle it. A recent referendum to build a 26-mile light rail system went down in a 2-to-1 defeat. Meanwhile, entrepreneur Mark Cleveland and telecom visionary Robert Hartline have been working on a different, much less costly […]

Launch Tennessee Makes First Impact Fund Investment, Hytch Rewards

Launch Tennessee (LaunchTN) announced Wednesday the organization’s first investment from the $1.71M Impact Fund. Nashville-based Hytch will receive a $150,000 commitment, leveraging private investment dollars by lead investor XMI Growth, angel investors and family offices. “This investment by LaunchTN has been a major catalyst for attracting additional private capital,” said Mark Cleveland, co-founder and CEO of Hytch.   Continue to […]

Hytch App Takes A Million Miles off the Road

The ridesharing app Hytch strives to make a big impact on traffic by connecting carpoolers, incentivizing people to rideshare and reducing the number of cars on the road. Within a few months of launching their app, Hytch is celebrating a huge milestone – they’ve taken a million miles off the road! Continue to Publication

Hytch Rewards Goes National with Sponsorship of Van’s Warped Tour

Van’s Warped Tour bands, fans, and staff will be able to earn rewards for carpooling as they travel cross-country for the Final Full Cross Country Tour of the legendary summer concert series. When fans use Hytch to ride-share on their way to the Van’s Warped Tour, they’ll earn cash rewards from Hytch and continue to […]

Businesses offer transit, carpooling incentives as recruitment, sustainability tool

Most mornings, at 6:30 a.m., Smryna resident Jansen Donsbach meets her sister-in-law, living in Murfreesboro, and they take turns driving one another to their jobs in Nashville on a shared, hour-long commute. Donsbach works at the Tennessee State Capitol downtown as a legislative assistant and her sister-in-law works at a health care business on West […]

Hytch Rewards: Cash Incentives for Carpools & Public Transit

As the “traffic problem” continues to grow in Nashville, the Hytch Rewards app has found a way to help decrease the number of cars traveling back and forth to work every day. Working with partners like Nissan, Sprint, Franklin Synergy Bank, Reliant Bank, David Lipscomb University and others, the Nashville-based social impact tech company has […]