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 […]

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 […]

Ride-sharing startup Hytch Rewards pitches to industry

Carpooling can help commuters save money, make friends or reduce their carbon footprint. But what if it also could be harnessed for industrial development? That’s part of the momentum behind Hytch Rewards, an app-based ride-sharing startup that pays participants cash per mile for linking up on their commutes. But it’s no mere feel-good service, says […]

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 […]

Nissan and Hytch Will Pay You to Carpool

Nissan is throwing its weight behind startup  Hytch  and its interesting   Hytch  Rewards program. Unlike other carpooling schemes,  Hytch  Rewards will pay drivers and riders — likely family or coworkers — to carpool.  Hytch’s  CEO calls it “incentivized carpooling,” which is smart, because sometimes the only way … Continue To Original Publication