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It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round
Venture Capital

It Made Sense at the Time: Why I Passed on Uber's Seed Round

The opportunity to invest the equivalent of a down payment on a modest Silicon Valley house in the early Uber would be worth a billion dollars now. When you pay that kind of tuition, you need to learn the lesson.
John Greathouse
What Happens When Uber Brings Puppies to Your Office
Data-Driven Marketing

What Happens When Uber Brings Puppies to Your Office

The staff at Entrepreneur walked away with more than just the warm fuzzies.
Carly Okyle
It's Not Just Uber That Profits From Surge Pricing
Surge Pricing

It's Not Just Uber That Profits From Surge Pricing

People who need a ride to the airport or home spit "surge pricing'' but when did supply and demand become a reviled concept?
Gene Marks
Uber's New Logo Aims to Showcase Its 'Human Side'
Data-Driven Marketing

Uber's New Logo Aims to Showcase Its 'Human Side'

Roughly speaking, it's a square inside of a circle.
Geoff Weiss
Do What Uber Did. Empower Users and Other Stakeholders.
Empowerment

Do What Uber Did. Empower Users and Other Stakeholders.

Here's how you can turn data into a difference-maker -- and crush your competition.
Jeff Booth
Facebook May Have a Ridesharing Service in the Works
Facebook

Facebook May Have a Ridesharing Service in the Works

A just-published patent outlines a system that would allow users to carpool to events.
Geoff Weiss
Federal Government Hopes to Get a Grasp on the Sharing Economy
Business Accelerated

Federal Government Hopes to Get a Grasp on the Sharing Economy

Secretary of Labor Thomas E. Perez says he traveled to Silicon Valley to try to update how the government tracks the workforce.
Catherine Clifford
Uber Could Bring You a Car Full of Puppies Next Week
Data-Driven Marketing

Uber Could Bring You a Car Full of Puppies Next Week

Our tails are already wagging with excitement.
Carly Okyle
Uber Plans to Fight $1.3 Million Fine in France
Legal

Uber Plans to Fight $1.3 Million Fine in France

The ridesharing giant was found by a Paris court to havemade 'ambiguous' recommendations to its drivers.
Lyft Gives California Drivers New Protections, But Won't Classify Them as Employees
Legal

Lyft Gives California Drivers New Protections, But Won't Classify Them as Employees

The moves are part of a settlement over a proposed class action lawsuit in California.
Uber Has a Creative New Way to Distract Drunk Passengers
Uber

Uber Has a Creative New Way to Distract Drunk Passengers

As concerns over driver safety have increased over the past few months, the ride service is reportedly piloting one solution in the backseats of cars in Charlotte, N.C.
San Francisco's Largest Yellow Cab Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection
Bankruptcy

San Francisco's Largest Yellow Cab Company Files for Bankruptcy Protection

The company's president blamed competition from ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft, among other factors.
Laura Entis
5 Reasons You Should Join the Sharing Economy Revolution
Sharing Economy

5 Reasons You Should Join the Sharing Economy Revolution

At least 17 startups in the sharing economy have valuations of a billion dollars or more, and the sector is poised for enormous growth.
Brett Relander
3 Ways the Sharing Economy Changes Entrepreneurial Opportunity
Small Business - Big Impact

3 Ways the Sharing Economy Changes Entrepreneurial Opportunity

In the sharing economy, the role of the entrepreneur is not to produce but to coordinate production.
Per Bylund