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Buus informs passengers when their bus will arrive at their stop; for bus companies Buus increases service level and turnover.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Marketing / Advertising
  • Location Rio de Janeiro - RJ, Brazil
  • Currency BRL
  • Founded October 2012
  • Website

Company Summary

In Brazil millions of passengers take the bus. The waiting time is a daily suffering where they do not know the arrival time of their buses. Our solution sends the arrival times of the bus lines– in Real Time through App, SMS and internet. This enables passengers to choose the best option from the approaching buses and helps them to program their trip and don´t waste time waiting at the bus stop.


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    Tilman Kolks
    MBA Phd

    Tilman is responsible for the management of technology and business development.
    Tilman holds a Masters in Electrical Engineering from the University of Technology (TUE), Netherlands, and has a doctorate by the institute IMEC, Belgium. He holds an MBA with distinction from Bradford / TiasNimbas Business School.
    He loves to create innovative ideas and match needs with technology. Has extensive experience in developing high-tech as software, em

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    Warner Vonk

    Warner is responsible for sales, institutional relations and business development. Founder of IFluxo in Rio de Janeiro, a company that helps make sustainable transportation a success. He has extensive consulting experience with public transport in the Netherlands and Brazil with projects of travel time prediction, innovation in public transport services and restructuring of bus lines. He has good contacts in the Public Transportation industry in

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    Andre Ikeda

    Is responsible for growth, front end development and implementation of user interfaces.
    He is the guy behind the first version of Buus, that won the first place in the Rio Apps contest 2012, promoted by the City Hall. Prior to Buus Andre was cofounder of Zurbb-where he acquired much experience in the development of social applications. Already was project director at GECOM (group of Electronics and Computer Science - UFRJ).
    Andre is finishing (

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    Daniel De Paola

    Daniel is responsible for design and user interfaces.

    After working for almost 7 years with digital design, what motivates me now is mobile and innovation. What I seek is a real challenge that makes me think 24/7 over it to find the best way, the best technology and the best user experience to overcome that challenge.


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Previous Investors

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    Papaya Ventures