The City of Ottawa and Ryerson University spinoff company Flybits officially released a mobile application called Ottawa Nav today, a commuting tool that delivers up-to-the-minute, customized road information to commuters. The free app is available today for iOS and Android devices. “Our city is going through significant transformation over the next few years to keep our economy moving,” said Mayor Jim Watson. “This new app offers another means to connect with residents and provide additional on-demand information to give residents better navigation through Ottawa and to help reduce traffic congestion.”
TORONTO and SAN FRANCISCO – July 16, 2019 – Flybits, a contextual data intelligence company, has raised $35 million in a Series C round led by Point72 Ventures with participation from Mastercard, Citi Ventures, and Reinventure (backed by Australia’s Westpac Banking Corporation), along with existing partners Portag3 Ventures, TD Bank and Information Venture Partners.