Hyper local delivery startup Roadrunnr have been forced to change the Brand name to Runnr after an unknown company filed a lawsuit against Roadrunnr over an intellectual property right. Roadrunnr will also change their domain name to runnr.co.in.
While the company hasn’t shared the details of who has filed the lawsuit against them, we believe it could be Time Warner Cable’s Roadrunner.com (a media property). For now, Roadrunnr has moved to a new brand + domain name, runnr.co.in. The company raised $11mn
“The CCTV footage clearly shows how violent some of these guys were and to our surprise they didn’t even belong to our fleet. Very clearly this is a planned attack.”
Between November 9 and 15, PepperTap will offer a chance to its customers to associate with its Diwali campaign and allow customers to donate clothes, stationery and toys. Roadrunnr, a hyperlocal logistics company will distribute plantable bookmarks with the deliveries they make on November 11th and 12th.
The company is testing the service with 15 scooters and plans to scale up the service to 100 vehicles this month. The electric scooters have been sourced from Bangalore-based Go GreenBOV, come with a 10-year warranty and have inbuilt GPS. Roadrunnr says using electric scooters has helped reduced fuel costs from Rs 300 to Rs 10 per day.