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 Fri, 25 Jul 2014 19:37:00 GMT 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 Preliminary discussions between Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick point to the social network's stated desire to diversify and monetize its messaging platform. 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 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. 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 Apoorva Mehta’s company, the grocery delivery service Instacart, just raised $44 million and is expanding rapidly. 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 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. 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 As car-sharing services continue to gain steam, we want to know how you prefer to get around when you need a ride. 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 Technology and the profit motive are creating more opportunity for entrepreneurs and better prices for consumers. 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 By 2025, Helsinki aims to have residents get around on trains, bikes, and with car-sharing rides. Nobody will own their own car. 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’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. 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 Ridesharing technology companies are becoming fiercely competitive, chasing new territories and slashing their prices. Following Massive Protests, London Transport Authority Rules Uber Is Legal The decision hinged upon a differentiation between traditional taxicab meters and the smartphone technology by which Uber charges passengers. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 16:12:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235362 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235362 Geoff Weiss The decision hinged upon a differentiation between traditional taxicab meters and the smartphone technology by which Uber charges passengers. It's Like Hitchhiking in the Age of Uber: Sidecar Tests Shareable Rides San Francisco-based ride-sharing company Sidecar is running a pilot program where users headed in the same direction can split a fare. Mon, 30 Jun 2014 15:52:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235270 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235270 Catherine Clifford San Francisco-based ride-sharing company Sidecar is running a pilot program where users headed in the same direction can split a fare. If You Want to Be a Big Deal, Never Stop Learning Jason Calacanis sold Weblogs Inc. to AOL in 2005 for a reported $30 million, was an early investor in ride-sharing company Uber and is a co-founder of the online news blog, Inside. The secret to success with Internet technology-based companies is always bettering your skillset, he says. Fri, 27 Jun 2014 11:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235221 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235221 Catherine Clifford Jason Calacanis sold Weblogs Inc. to AOL in 2005 for a reported $30 million, was an early investor in ride-sharing company Uber and is a co-founder of the online news blog, Inside. The secret to success with Internet technology-based companies is always bettering your skillset, he says. San Francisco Puts the Brakes on a Parking App Startup The City Attorney says that MonkeyParking – an app that allow users to pay for information about available spots – is selling the use of public parking spaces, not information. Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:25:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235134 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235134 Laura Entis The City Attorney says that MonkeyParking – an app that allow users to pay for information about available spots – is selling the use of public parking spaces, not information. A Look at the Economy of the Future (Motiongraphic) The digital revolution means that marginal costs of production are approaching zero in many industries. Here’s what it means going forward. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:05:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234927 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234927 Catherine Clifford The digital revolution means that marginal costs of production are approaching zero in many industries. Here’s what it means going forward. On-Demand Grocery Startup Instacart Raises $44 Million From Big-Name Investors A cross between Peapod and Uber, Instacart allows customers to select items online from their favorite grocery stores and have them picked up and delivered by locals. Mon, 16 Jun 2014 17:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234854 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234854 Laura Entis A cross between Peapod and Uber, Instacart allows customers to select items online from their favorite grocery stores and have them picked up and delivered by locals. How to Disrupt an Industry in Three Steps Everyone's out to change the world these days. While that's no walk in the park, it isn't always rocket science, either. Fri, 13 Jun 2014 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234774 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234774 Steve Tobak Everyone's out to change the world these days. While that's no walk in the park, it isn't always rocket science, either. The Future of the Sharing Economy Is a World Built Like Bitcoin Airbnb and Uber may seem revolutionary now, but they're just the beginning of a much larger movement, says venture capitalist Fred Wilson. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 19:45:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234804 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234804 Catherine Clifford Airbnb and Uber may seem revolutionary now, but they're just the beginning of a much larger movement, says venture capitalist Fred Wilson. Uber Breaks a Record With Its Latest Funding Round With $1.2 billion from Fidelity and others, Uber sets the bar for other private companies in VC funding. Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:27:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234596 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234596 Ray Hennessey With $1.2 billion from Fidelity and others, Uber sets the bar for other private companies in VC funding. The Median Income of an Uber Driver in NYC Is Nearly $100,000 Uber published some staggering figures on its company blog about how much money its drivers make. Wed, 28 May 2014 18:26:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234289 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/234289 Geoff Weiss Uber published some staggering figures on its company blog about how much money its drivers make. Tread Lightly on Regulating the Sharing Economy When calls for consumer protection come from competitors, policymakers should be cautious. Tue, 13 May 2014 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233812 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233812 Scott Shane When calls for consumer protection come from competitors, policymakers should be cautious.