#60 – Building The Next Big “Ride Share” App With Rides For A $1.00

Early Life:


Su Sanni’s story is inspirational because he revolutionized the transportation industry by using his talents, despite the odds being stacked against him.

Su comes from a family of immigrants to the U.S. from Nigeria. After being born and raised in Brooklyn, traveling around the city presented difficulties. Not having a proper means of transportation in his neighborhood, he had to walk 25 minutes to get to the subway for school.

When he was young, the entrepreneur knew he somehow had to get around town. So, he combined transport ideas from his uncles and others with his school days to come up with Dollaride.

In two and a half years, Dollaride has signed up 200 vans and drivers and has yet to meet the demand for its services.


Interaction with TN’H:


Dollaride entrepreneur Su Sanni shares his experiences with TN’H on how the company was formed and his strategies for the future. The dollaride provides an inexpensive and fast means of transportation to the local people of New York City. CEO Su believes that the dollaride can be the next Uber of America.

Su showed a lot of enthusiasm when he talked about the dollar vans and their history in America. He says that he can revolutionize transport by giving the passengers a cheaper and faster way to reach their destination.

Su made sure to acquaint the young entrepreneurs with the information they needed to start a similar business. Su capitalized on every opportunity, from learning about the best routes to obtaining the territory and choosing the territory, common red flags, and the most significant challenges. Not surprisingly, he didn’t miss a trick.


Final thought:

Su believes that if you have a business, you need to solve problems for people. There are lots of small problems in the world that people haven’t even thought of solving yet. Find one of these problems and solve it, and your business will surely grow from there.


To find out more about this beautiful and engaging interaction, Please view the Video Below

Episode Timeline

[skipto time=5:21] 5:21 – What are dollar vans? [/skipto]

[skipto time=7:17] 7:17 – Is dollar vans different from taxi?[/skipto]

[skipto time=16:05] 16:05 – The cost of dollar vans. [/skipto]

[skipto time=28:18] 28:18 – The biggest challenge. [/skipto]

[skipto time=39:24] 39:24 – The upcoming features. [/skipto]

[skipto time=1:00:11] 1:00:11 – Final thought. [/skipto]



About The Host

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Rahmel Wattley

The creator & host of Truck N’ Hustle, is a renowned personality in the trucking & logistics industry who hosts podcasts with the reputed & successful trucking entrepreneurs to share the knowledge required to start & sustain the logistics business!


Su Sanni

Su Sanni and his team at Dollaride have directly partnered with Dollar Van operators to expand their territory, increase their profits and give passengers more affordable travel options in transportation deserts.

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