Ridesharing Apps

Ridesharing Apps

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.
Ridesharing Apps

Lyft Is Hurrying to Catch Up With Uber

Ridesharing technology companies are becoming fiercely competitive, chasing new territories and slashing their prices.
Business Unusual

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.
Uber

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.
Ridesharing Apps

Lyft Lowers Prices in All Cities by 20 Percent

Fresh off of a new $250 million round of funding, the ridesharing service said it is cutting prices across all markets.
Ecommerce

Alibaba Goes In On Uber Competitor Lyft's $250 Million Round

Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba invested in the San Francisco-based ride-sharing company, which plans to expand internationally.
Insurance

Uber, Lyft Expand Insurance to Cover Drivers Between Rides

Ridesharing startups Uber and Lyft are working to bridge the 'insurance gap' with updated protection policies for their drivers.
Ridesharing Apps

Uber Competitor Sidecar Now Lets Drivers Set Their Own Prices

With a $10 million venture capital infusion and a revamped business model, the lesser-known ridesharing app revs up to roll over the competition.