Uber http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/uber The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Uber en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:43:00 GMT The One Executive Position Every Startup Now Needs to Fill Today Uber's recent hiring is a wakeup call to those idealistic enough to believe they don't need to fight City Hall. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:43:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236683 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236683 Ray Hennessey Looking to Be Everywhere, Uber Opens Its API to Big-Name Companies The ridesharing company has released a feature that allows third-party companies like Trip Advisor, Starbucks and United Airlines to embed the Uber service into their own mobile applications. Wed, 20 Aug 2014 17:18:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236682 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236682 Catherine Clifford Uber Hires Former Obama Campaign Manager to Battle the 'Big Taxi Cartel' David Plouffe, President Obama's former campaign manager and White House adviser, will now oversee global branding, communications and policy for Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:04:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236656 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236656 Laura Entis Lyft COO Exits, Says Controversial NYC Launch Isn't the Reason The COO of Lyft is leaving the company, taking his entire operations staff with him. Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236646 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236646 Catherine Clifford Lyft and Uber Trade Barbs Over Cancelled Rides The ridesharing startups are both accusing one another of sabotage in an all-out war of words. Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:14:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236505 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236505 Geoff Weiss 'We're the Uber of X!' A snapshot of the startups that are trying to become "the Uber" of food delivery, medical marijuana and other industries. Tue, 12 Aug 2014 18:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236456 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236456 Laura Entis Uber Unveils Carpooling Option to Make Trips Cheaper The San Francisco-based taxi alternative announces UberPool, an option for strangers going in the same direction to hitch a ride together and share the cost. Wed, 06 Aug 2014 16:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236266 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236266 Catherine Clifford 10 Brilliant Marketing Stunts That Put Startups on the Map A strong marketing stunt can be a valuable tool for any company. Here are 10 that stirred up some attention. Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236061 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236061 Alyson Shontell and Joey Cosco Sharing Economy Sets Sights on Business Travelers -- But Will They Bite? Airbnb and Uber both announced new services exclusively targeting businesses, but will travelers look beyond a host of security and regulatory issues plaguing the sharing economy? Thu, 31 Jul 2014 17:42:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236104 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236104 Geoff Weiss Report: Snapchat Value Could Reach $10 Billion With Alibaba Investment Look out, Airbnb, Dropbox and Uber: there's reportedly a new $10 billion business on the block. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 21:31:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236088 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236088 Geoff Weiss Wait For Perfect or Charge Forward? Lessons From Lyft's Controversial NYC Launch. The San Francisco-based peer-to-peer ridesharing app has suffered a few setbacks in its launch into the New York City market. Here’s what other entrepreneurs can learn from Lyft’s Big Apple rollout. Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236084 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/236084 Catherine Clifford 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. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:37:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235970 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235970 Geoff Weiss Ride-Sharing Startup Lyft Is Coming to NYC (Yes, For Real This Time) After its first launch was held up by New York State Supreme Court, the San Francisco-based company is set to hit the streets in the Big Apple starting tonight. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:10:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235967 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235967 Catherine Clifford After Many Strikeouts, a $44 Million Home Run Apoorva Mehta’s company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235796 Laura Entis Will Virtual Marketplaces Disrupt Your Industry Next? Uber, Airbnb and TaskRabbit are growing in popularity and should continue to rise. Now's the time to look at your business and see if you can follow those companies' paths. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 20:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235695 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235695 Rob Biederman Tell Us: Uber, Lyft or Traditional Taxi -- What's Your Favorite Way of Getting a Ride? As car-sharing services continue to gain steam, we want to know how you prefer to get around when you need a ride. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 13:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234696 http://www.entrepreneur.com/video/234696 Kim Lachance Shandrow The Sharing Economy is Misnamed But Deserves Celebration Anyway Technology and the profit motive are creating more opportunity for entrepreneurs and better prices for consumers. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 21:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235612 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235612 Andrew Geant Finland's Capital Wants to Do Away With Car Ownership By 2025, Helsinki aims to have residents get around on trains, bikes, and with car-sharing rides. Nobody will own their own car. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235646 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235646 Catherine Clifford Lyft's NYC Launch Party Goes Off Without a Hitch. The Launch? Not So Much. Lyft’s New York City launch party became a pre-launch party in a matter of hours as New York State’s attorney general slammed the breaks on the ridesharing app. Mon, 14 Jul 2014 16:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235614 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235614 Catherine Clifford Lyft Is Hurrying to Catch Up With Uber Ridesharing technology companies are becoming fiercely competitive, chasing new territories and slashing their prices. Wed, 09 Jul 2014 17:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235481 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235481 Catherine Clifford