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Your 8-Year-Old Can Hail a Ride Uber-Style With This App

San Francisco-based ridesharing company Shuddle today announced a new app that allows kids to order their own rides.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

Shuddle, the Ridesharing Service for Kiddos and Grandparents, Raises $10 Million

The family-focused transportation startup has closed its Series A round.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

Lyft CMO: Uber Is the Wal-Mart of Transportation. We Aren't.

Even as Lyft grows up, it is seeking to maintain its position as the friendly, fun ridesharing brand.

Catherine Clifford

· 4 min read

These Are the Best Cities for Uber and Lyft Drivers (Infographic)

San Francisco-based software platform Zen99 analyzed a handful of criteria that make a metro area likely to be profitable for drivers on ridesharing platforms.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

Good News for Airbnb Hosts and Uber Drivers: Here Comes Insurance

The independent sharing economy organization Peers unveils plans for two insurance programs for individuals working in the sharing economy.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

Uber Raises $1.2 Billion in New Funding Based on a $40 Billion Valuation

The San Francisco-based transportation juggernaut announced its most recent raise with a bit of a mea culpa and a promise to be a 'smarter and more humble company.'

Catherine Clifford

· 3 min read

Taxi Wars: Uber Rolls Out Program in NYC That Will Cut Fares By Half

The San Francisco-based transportation juggernaut says that with UberPOOL, riders going the same way can hop in a car together and split the fee.

Catherine Clifford

· 3 min read

This Obsessive Entrepreneur Documented His 955 Rides as a Lyft Driver

In downtime between launching companies, Greg Muender decided to try on a pink mustache. And he tracked every penny that came and went.

Catherine Clifford

· 3 min read

Uber Picks Up Lyft's Former COO

Travis VanderZanden left one San Francisco-based ridesharing company for another.

Catherine Clifford

· 2 min read

This Ridesharing Service You've Never Heard of Has 10 Million Members and Counting

BlaBlaCar is like Uber for long-distance trips, and this week it just launched in its 13th country.

Catherine Clifford

· 3 min read

Richard Branson Gets Into Carpooling

Ridesharing service Sidecar announced a $15 million Series B round from the Virgin co-founder and some top VC houses, including Avalon Ventures and Union Square Ventures.

Catherine Clifford

· 3 min read

Regulator-Innovator Tug-of-War: California Warns Uber, Lyft and Sidecar on Carpooling

The ride-hailing apps have been told that they are in violation of state law by offering carpooling services for money.

Catherine Clifford

· 3 min read