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Make airport transfer easier, safer, and more pleasant.

SmartRyde was born in 2017 and has since grown to a global ground transportation company who have served more than 3 million customers in different countries across the globe. Every day, drivers of SmartRyde all over the world provide travellers pleasant and safe airport transfer experiences in a more connected way.

Airports worldwide
Global partners
Trusted suppliers
our vision

To elevate communities through mobility.

our mission

To create a global ecosystem of ground transportations that is accessible for everyone.

SmartRyde is building the ground transportation marketplace for travellers across the world to seamlessly access airports to hotels anywhere. Our goals are building the Global Distribution System (GDS) for ground transportations, providing the best experience for travellers, and making it easy for travellers to access networks across the world.

Sota Kimura, CEO of SmartRyde

We prioritise the quality of airport transfer for everyone

Since our founding in 2017, we have created an online platform that offers safe, secure and seamless service. Needless to say, the tourism and transportation industries have been heavily damaged by COVID-19. As history tells us, humans have evolved by moving from one place to another and have made new discoveries by traveling.

In the modern age of the internet, travelling is evolving and becoming more and more common. Our company provides a marketplace that connects taxi operators offering local services and travel agencies to all types of travellers.

We are committed to offering better mobility services for international travellers by prioritising quality of services. Moreover, as a global start-up, our members come from a variety of cultures, values, and backgrounds. In a world that changes rapidly and constantly, we think it is important to work with a sense of urgency and we aim to develop consistently.

SmartRyde company profile

Company name
SmartRyde, Inc.
March 27, 2017
Representative director
Sota Kimura
11F, 1 Chome-10-5 Toranomon, Minato City, Tokyo 105-0001
JPY 272,392,000
Business Area
Airport transfer booking service
Registration and license tax
Registered travel agency (Type 3)
Principal stockholders
Board of Director, NVenture Capital Limited, Angel Bridge, Shigagin Regional Revitalization SD Fund, Vision Inc., SG incubate, Yamaguchi Capital, Iyogin Capital, SMBC Venture Capital, Hiroshima Venture Capital, Inventum Ventures, Optima Ventures, private investors
Major Banks
Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation Kyobashi Branch, Resona Bank Akihabara Branch, Mizuho Bank Shibuya Branch

Join our team

At SmartRyde, we strive to maintain a positive and collaborative work environment where everyone's contributions are valued and respected. We believe that our success comes from the diversity of our team and the unique perspectives and skills that each individual brings. We encourage you to explore our current job openings and join us in our mission to make a difference in the world.

Let's work together to achieve great things!