GoEuro takes on the challenge of multi-modal European travel

Gigaom

GoEuro is one of a handful of companies that are trying to make multi-modal travel search – that is, being able to search at once across modes of transport including air, rail, bus and car – a reality. What’s more, like fellow Berlin startup Waymate, GoEuro is trying to accomplish this feat across national borders. The complexity of the data involved is staggering, not to mention the difficulty of acquiring that data in the first place.

But GoEuro is doing it. The service has now launched – right now it’s optimized for those in the U.K. and Germany, but the goal is to make GoEuro’s coverage as comprehensive as its name suggests.

Will it extend beyond Europe? According to GoEuro CEO Naren Shaam, the company is open to licensing its technology to operations in Asia and South America. The U.S. market is an unlikely prospect, though – that country…

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