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Taxi App War: Uber's Competitor in China Raises $1.5 Billion
Uber

Taxi App War: Uber's Competitor in China Raises $1.5 Billion

Days after news leaked that Uber would be investing $1 billion in China, reports claim the newly merged Uber competitor Didi Kuaidi is raising its own, bigger round.
Catherine Clifford
5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Uber on Its 5-Year Anniversary
Uber

5 Entrepreneurial Lessons From Uber on Its 5-Year Anniversary

To mark Uber's five-year anniversary,CEO and founder Travis Kalanick spoke about his experience as the leader of the transportation technology company juggernaut. Here's a few pieces of advice owners can apply to their business.
Catherine Clifford
How Adversity Leads to Success
Entrepreneurship

How Adversity Leads to Success

Some of the world's greatest entrepreneurs succeeded, not in spite of the challenges they faced, but because of it.
Steve Tobak
Chastened Uber CEO Seeks Fresh Start for Ride Services in Europe
Uber

Chastened Uber CEO Seeks Fresh Start for Ride Services in Europe

Uber's chief executive promised to create 50,000 new jobs this year across Europe in cities that are willing to reach deals to help his firm operate.
The 10 Entrepreneurs Who Defined 2014
Entrepreneurs

The 10 Entrepreneurs Who Defined 2014

Read about the business leaders who dominated headlines in 2014 and set the stage for the year ahead -- for better or for worse.
Jason Ankeny
Uber Picks Up Lyft's Former COO
Ridesharing Apps

Uber Picks Up Lyft's Former COO

Travis VanderZanden left one San Francisco-based ridesharing company for another.
Catherine Clifford
7 Entrepreneurs You Should Start Following Now
Inspiration

7 Entrepreneurs You Should Start Following Now

These inspiring thought leaders are worth studying and can provide key lessons.
Jeff Shore
Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App
Messaging

Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App

Preliminary discussions between Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick point to the social network's stated desire to diversify and monetize its messaging platform.
Geoff Weiss
Uber Acknowledges Nasty Ploy to Sabotage a Competitor
Growth Strategies

Uber Acknowledges Nasty Ploy to Sabotage a Competitor

Employees at car service Uber ordered -- and then canceled -- over 100 cars from a New York competitor called Gett and then attempted to poach its drivers.
Geoff Weiss
The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing
Finance

The Outrageously Silly Argument Against Uber's Surge Pricing

Uber can charge what it likes, and that has some people muttering that the car-service company is to blame for all our economic ills. Humbug.
Ray Hennessey
Uber Incentivizes Drivers to Join by Offering Car Discounts
Growth Strategies

Uber Incentivizes Drivers to Join by Offering Car Discounts

On-demand car service Uber has teamed up with GM and Toyota to provide drivers discounts on car purchases and friendlier financial terms.
Andrea Huspeni