Tummoc: A Smart Commute App for Urban India

Tummoc is a startup that provides a multi-modal smart commute app for urban India. Tummoc aims to make public transport more convenient, accessible, and affordable for the urban commuters by providing real-time information, ticketing, and last-mile connectivity. We will explore what Tummoc does, how it is different from other commute apps, and what are its achievements and future plans.


Details of the startup:

  • CITY : Bengaluru
  • STATE : Karnataka
  • STARTED IN : 2016
  • FOUNDERS : Hiranmaya Mallick, Monalisha and Narayan Ashok Mishra

You can find their website here.

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What is Tummoc?

Tummoc is an Indian commute app, founded in 2016 by Hiranmaya Mallick, Monalisha and Narayan Ashok Mishra, who are alumni of IIT Bombay. They started the company with a vision to reverse the declining trend in the use of public transport in urban India. Their mission is to promote sustainable commuting habits and address the challenges posed by congested cities and high pollution levels

Tummoc currently offers four main features to its users:

  • Daily City Travel Planner: A user-friendly and easy-to-use travel planner that gives end-to-end commute plans for the users. The travel planner considers various factors, such as traffic, weather, distance, and cost, and suggests the best modes of transport and routes for the users. The travel planner also shows the live location, timings, and fares of the public transport vehicles, such as buses and metro trains
  • Ticketing and Pass Booking: A hassle-free and cashless ticketing and pass booking option for the users. The users can book their tickets and passes for various modes of public transport, such as DTC buses in Delhi and BMTC buses in Bengaluru, directly on the app. The users can also enjoy discounts and offers on their bookings. The app also supports various payment methods, such as UPI, debit cards, credit cards, and wallets
  • Last-Mile Connectivity: A convenient and affordable last-mile connectivity option for the users. The users can book their rides for their first and last mile, such as cabs, autos, bikes, and electric vehicles, directly on the app. The app also integrates with various partners and providers, such as Ola, Uber, Rapido, Yulu, and Bounce, to offer a wide range of choices and prices for the users
  • Carbon Emission Tracker: A gamified and incentivized carbon emission tracker for the users. The tracker calculates and displays the amount of carbon emissions saved by the users by using public transport and eco-friendly modes of transport. The tracker also rewards the users with points and badges for their green commute habits. The app also organizes tree-planting drives and other initiatives to support the environment
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How is Tummoc Different from Other Commute Apps?

Tummoc is not the only player in the commute app space in India. There are other competitors, such as Google Maps, Moovit, Ridlr, and Where is My Train. However, Tummoc claims to have some unique features and advantages that set it apart from its rivals. Some of these are:

  • Multi-Modal Solution: Tummoc is a multi-modal solution that covers all the modes of transport available in the urban areas, such as buses, metro trains, cabs, autos, bikes, electric vehicles, and cycles. Tummoc also offers single-source tickets across multiple modes of transport, which are coming soon on the app. Tummoc also provides seamless integration and switching between different modes of transport, making the commute more convenient and efficient
  • Accurate and Real-Time Information: Tummoc is an accurate and real-time information provider that gives the most updated and reliable information on the public transport vehicles, such as their live location, timings, and fares. Tummoc also uses data science and machine learning to predict the traffic and weather conditions, and suggest the best commute plans for the users. Tummoc also has a dedicated customer support team that is available 24/7 to assist the users
  • Affordable and Transparent Pricing: Tummoc is an affordable and transparent pricing platform that offers the most economical and value-for-money commute options for the users. Tummoc also shows the price comparison and breakdown of different modes of transport and routes, enabling the users to make informed decisions. Tummoc also has no hidden charges or surge pricing, and offers discounts and offers on the bookings
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What are the Achievements and Future Plans of Tummoc?

Tummoc has achieved several milestones and accolades since its inception. Some of them are:

  • Funding and Valuation: Tummoc has raised a total of $1.5 million over two rounds of funding from various investors, such as Indian Angel Network, LetsVenture, and 3one4 Capital. The company is valued at over $10 million and is one of the most promising and innovative startups in the commute app space in India
  • Expansion and Growth: Tummoc has expanded its presence and operations across various cities in India, such as Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Chennai, Kolkata, Kochi, Pune, and Ahmedabad. The company has also grown its user base and revenue significantly, with over 1 million downloads and over 100,000 daily active users. The company also plans to enter new markets, such as Lucknow, Jaipur, Indore, and Bhopal, in the near future
  • Recognition and Awards: Tummoc has received recognition and awards from various national and international platforms, such as:
    • Slingshot 2020: Tummoc was among the top 100 global startups selected by Slingshot 2020, a startup competition organized by StartupSG, a Singapore government initiative.
    • NASSCOM Emerge 50 Awards 2020: Tummoc won the NASSCOM Emerge 50 Awards 2020, which recognize the most innovative and impactful startups in India.
    • Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2020: Tummoc’s co-founders, Prasanth Garapati and Prashanth Reddy, were featured in the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2020 list, which honors the most influential and inspiring young entrepreneurs and leaders in Asia.
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Tummoc is a startup that provides a multi-modal smart commute app for urban India. The startup provides real-time information, ticketing, and last-mile connectivity for various modes of public transport and first and last-mile options. The startup also promotes sustainable commuting habits and supports the environment. The startup has received funding and valuation from various investors, expanded and grown across various cities in India, and received recognition and awards from various platforms. Tummoc is one of the leading players in the commute app space in India, and is aiming to make public transport more convenient, accessible, and affordable for the urban commuters.

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