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Your Next Company Car Might Be an Uber

The latest way ridesharing is shaping business.

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You can’t eat at San Francisco’s Pythagoras Pizza: Each $20 pie is available for delivery only. The model keeps costs down, but when the shop’s popularity skyrocketed in 2015, founder Evan Kuo had a problem. “How do you staff to endure waves of two- to three-times-demand spikes?” he says. After all, he needs way more drivers (and cars) for lunch and dinner, but he can’t afford to own a huge fleet that goes unused during most hours.

Cody Pickens
Pythagoras Pizza’s Evan Kuo, and a car he doesn’t own.

His solution: Uber.

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