Digital mobility-focused solutions


Instant System, based in Sophia Antipolis since 2013, is a pioneer and leader of Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS). The company designs applications allowing users to choose from a variety of mobility solutions for a given itinerary: train, underground, bus, hybrid bike, taxi, kick scooter, scooter, carpooling, etc.

Instant System have also developed a real time mobility centre (the Instant Hub) enabling them to help clients implement new transport systems thanks to the R&D team, working in tandem with the INRIA research laboratories to propose innovative and intelligent solutions.

Today, Instant System has more than 1,500,000 Users using the app to get around, 100,000,000 kms travelled, an 89% app retention rate and 100 B2B customers at country level.

A “Made In Sophia” mobility app

The solutions IS proposes are built around a growth hacking strategy which helps boost support for our customers and build a real B2C strategy with them. Strategic KPIs & Metricsenable customers to get to know their users better and offer them tailored solutions.

These solutions are based on unique and adaptive technology infrastructure. They refocus services on users by offering them assistance with real time mobility from a wide selection and cleverly combining forms of mobility for a single journey.

Instant System generates virtuous mobility patterns and more efficient combinations in terms of travel time – the best way to convince users to change their habits. Collected data enables cities to better understand mobility needs and optimise services accordingly.

Earlier projects
  • Appli STAR for Rennes
  • ViaNavigo for Ile de France mobility
  • Sibra for Annecy

Instant System is also a partner of the BNP Paribas group through its subsidiary Arval, and helps to design innovative mobility solutions for Arval clients, including STIB in Brussels and Ile-de-France Mobilités, the transport authority for the Paris region,

A comprehensive development strategy

The Sophia based company recently raised 8 million euros to deploy this technology in Europe and internationally and to break into the corporate sector.

Paris Fonds Vert and Opera Tech Ventures support this growth strategy, as well as platform enrichment, thanks to new features (simplification of the purchasing process for combined subscriptions, connectors with new mobility services and MaaS development geared to businesses).

“Instant System approaches mobility with a vision centred upon users and encompassing aspects linked to the environment and the public domain. We believe mobility is a service which must go beyond simple commercial logic, evolve and enable cities to become more hospitable and relieved from traffic congestion”, Yann Hervouët, CEO and founder of Instant System.

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