Updated December 27th, 2023 at 16:10 IST

From boardrooms to bike rides: The 'Peak Bengaluru' tale of a Rapido captain's corporate journey

A user on X (formerly Twitter) shared her intriguing encounter with a Rapido driver who used to work as a corporate manager at a major company.

Reported by: Digital Desk
A user on X (formerly Twitter) shared her intriguing encounter with a Rapido driver who used to work as a corporate manager at a major company. | Image:Shutterstock
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Bengaluru, India's startup capital, is known for its unique culture and allure that keeps inviting people to work there. The city has recently also been the focus of several online memes that highlight the unique events that could only happen there. Many stories of "peak Bengaluru" moments can be found all over the internet. Now, a user on X (formerly Twitter) shared her intriguing encounter with a Rapido driver who used to work as a corporate manager at a major company.

Taking to X, the user, Shruti wrote, "In my peak Bangalore moment today, the Rapido guy turned out to be a corporate manager in one of the big companies, who likes to help people reach to their destination in reasonable amounts". She concluded her post with a nod to the city's unique culture. "Anything is possible in Bangalore," the user said.

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Here's what Rapido replied:

Shruti tagged the official handle of the Rapido app. In response, the company expressed gratitude and a desire for delightful rides in the future.

"Hi Shruti, we are grateful for your kind words towards our captain. After reading your post, we were really pleased, and we hoped your upcoming rides with us would be delightful. Keep riding with Rapido. Please feel free to get back to us via DM for any future assistance," Rapido wrote.

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A few days ago, the X user's post on the microblogging platform amassed more than 1,500 views. It even garnered attention, with one user commenting, "Interesting!" Another jokingly suggested, "u don't need linkedin anymore."

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Meanwhile, in another peak Bengaluru incident, an X user revealed that a cab driver had launched his ride-sharing application in the market and was promoting the same. He wished to compete with industry giants Uber and Ola. The post was shared by a user who goes by the handle The Bengaluru Man.

"Peak Bengaluru: Lokesh, my Uber cab driver, informed me that he had launched his own app to compete with Uber and Ola and already had more than 600 drivers on his app. Moreover, today they launched their iOS version for Apple too," he said on X (formerly Twitter) and shared a pamphlet that had the company's website, customer service number, and email on it.

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Published December 27th, 2023 at 16:10 IST