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Carl Icahn Invests $100 Million in Ride-Sharing Service Lyft
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Carl Icahn Invests $100 Million in Ride-Sharing Service Lyft

Icahn joins a long list of backers for the three-year old startup.
This U.S. City Just Made an Unusual Move to Compete With Uber
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This U.S. City Just Made an Unusual Move to Compete With Uber

Long Beach, Calif., became the first major U.S. city to ease taxi regulations in the face of competition from ridesharing services.
Geoff Weiss
Uber Competitor Gett Adds New Delivery Categories in 32 Cities Around the World
Ridesharing Apps

Uber Competitor Gett Adds New Delivery Categories in 32 Cities Around the World

With 20,000 drivers from New York to London to Moscow, the Gett transportation network will start delivering goods and services in July.
Catherine Clifford
What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability
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What UberX and Lyft Drivers Can Do to Minimize Their Personal Liability

The independent status of those behind the wheel raises a sticky issue.
Nellie Akalp
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How Patience and Good Timing Paid Off for This Super Hot Startup
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How Patience and Good Timing Paid Off for This Super Hot Startup

Waiting out human behavior habits to change requires some serious patience. And maybe a bit of serendipity. Just ask BlaBlaCar.
Catherine Clifford
Ridesharing App Via Raises $27 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC
Ridesharing Apps

Ridesharing App Via Raises $27 Million, Looks to Expand Beyond NYC

Hoping to compete with Uber and Lyft, Via appears to be gaining traction.
Carly Okyle
Lyft's CEO On the Future, Driverless Cars and Ridesharing
SXSW 2015

Lyft's CEO On the Future, Driverless Cars and Ridesharing

At a SXSW keynote last week, Logan Green explained technology's potential impact on some new sharing economy industries.
Jacob Hall
Shuddle, the Ridesharing Service for Kiddos and Grandparents, Raises $10 Million
Ridesharing Apps

Shuddle, the Ridesharing Service for Kiddos and Grandparents, Raises $10 Million

The family-focused transportation startup has closed its Series A round.
Catherine Clifford
Latest Funding Round Values Lyft at $2.5 Billion
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Latest Funding Round Values Lyft at $2.5 Billion

The ride-sharing service raised $530 million in a round led by Japanese online retailer Rakuten.
8 Great SXSW Panels for Entrepreneurs
SXSW

8 Great SXSW Panels for Entrepreneurs

Small business owners looking for a boost, should keep an eye on these panels at the Austin Conference.
Jacob Hall
Uber, Lyft Rebuffed in Bids to Deem Drivers Independent Contractors
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Uber, Lyft Rebuffed in Bids to Deem Drivers Independent Contractors

The popular ride-hailing apps failed to persuade separate U.S. judges to rule that their drivers are independent contractors instead of employees.
Uber Competitor Makes Aggressive Push in NYC With $10 Flat Fares
Uber

Uber Competitor Makes Aggressive Push in NYC With $10 Flat Fares

Transportation technology company Gett is doing its best to undercut the San Francisco-based ridesharing giant.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta
Uber

Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta

The ridesharing tech company says geolocation and navigation technology is a big part of what keeps it running efficiently.
Catherine Clifford
Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom
Work-Life Balance

Secrets to Being Both an Executive and a Mom

Kira Wampler is the new chief marketing officer of the San Francisco ridesharing company Lyft. She is also a mother of two. Here's how she manages both roles.
Catherine Clifford