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The Sharing Economy Is Taking Off: Get On the Rocket or Risk Being Left Behind
Sharing Economy

The Sharing Economy Is Taking Off: Get On the Rocket or Risk Being Left Behind

For business owners, the sharing economy is too big an opportunity to miss and too big a risk not to mitigate, according to a new report by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
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
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
Shake-ups at Google, Uber and Your SXSW Roundup: Weekly News Roundup
Weekly News Roundup

Shake-ups at Google, Uber and Your SXSW Roundup: Weekly News Roundup

Two tech giants see c-level shake-ups and what you missed from SXSW.
Tanya Benedicto Klich
Uber Cars Have Overtaken Yellow Taxis in New York City
Uber

Uber Cars Have Overtaken Yellow Taxis in New York City

The embattled ridesharing startup is making a dent in the Big Apple.
Nina Zipkin
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
Uber's CFO Steps Down After Just Two Years
Leadership

Uber's CFO Steps Down After Just Two Years

Brent Callinicos joined the ride-hailing company in 2013.
SXSW: Self-Driving Audi to Make First Coast-to-Coast U.S. Drive
SXSW

SXSW: Self-Driving Audi to Make First Coast-to-Coast U.S. Drive

The 3,500-mile trip will be unmanned and launched by Delphi, the automotive supplier.
Linda Lacina
Uber, Lyft Rebuffed in Bids to Deem Drivers Independent Contractors
Legal Issues

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 Pledges to Enlist a Million Female Drivers by 2020
Gender gap

Uber Pledges to Enlist a Million Female Drivers by 2020

The ride-hailing app is under the microscope due to a handful of driver assaults on passengers in some cities.
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
Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014
VC 100

Top 10 Early-Stage Venture Capital Deals of 2014

Check out which little-known startups and sectors landed major funding in 2014.
Tanya Benedicto Klich