Carl Partridge


Founder & CEO


Carl is founder and CEO of UrbanThings, an intelligent mobility company based in Shoreditch specialising in smart ticketing. Their UK government-backed product Ticketless™ is an innovative smart ticketing and passenger analytics platform, now live in the UK and Germany. Carl has over twenty years of software development experience in sectors as diverse as broadcasting and transportation and sold his first app at the age of 13. He was the original developer of BusChecker – London’s first live bus times app, now rolled out internationally to three million users.

UrbanThings is a London-based technology company specialising in intelligent mobility, and running a range of smart ticketing platforms across Europe. Best known for being the team behind UK Bus Checker, the largest independent bus times app, their product Ticketless™ combines mobile ticketing for passengers, with a cloud-based backend reporting system. Ticketless provides invaluable passenger data such as live loading, and identifying under and over served routes. Using UrbanThings’ innovative Hex Tag technology, Ticketless lays the foundations for a fully BiBo (be-in, be-out) system, providing a completely frictionless passenger journey.

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