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Uber Drives Towards Developing Markets with New Uber Lite App

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Category: smallbizSource: nytJun 13th, 2018

Uber Launched a Slimmed Down App in India Today

Uber hopes the pared down Android app will aid its growth in developing markets. Uber is setting its sights on the developing world, where most cell phones and data networks lack the capacity to easily handle its app. To solve that problem,.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJun 12th, 2018

Exclusive: China ride-hailing giant Didi plans Chile, Peru launches to take on Uber

Chinese ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing is planning to take on U.S. rival Uber in some of Latin America's fastest-growing markets, recruiting managers in Chile, Peru and Colombia, according to job postings and a company official......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 15th, 2019

Beware Investing in Uber and Other ‘Unicorns’ Going Public, Goldman Sachs Says

The venture-capital business is booming. That’s great for private startup investors, but it might not be so great for investors in the public markets......»»

Category: topSource: barronsFeb 14th, 2019

In Quest for 1 Billion Users, Uber Looks to Middle East"s Youth

Uber is intensifying its pursuit of Middle East riders after retreating from other international markets in recent years, lured by the region’s exploding youth population......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjFeb 7th, 2019

The Wall Street Journal: With pursuit of Careem, Uber aims for Middle East’s tech-savvy youth

Uber Technologies Inc. is intensifying its pursuit of Middle East riders after retreating from other international markets in recent years, lured by the region’s exploding youth population......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchFeb 6th, 2019

Here are 10 Bay Area startups to watch once Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb leave the secondary markets

Investors clamoring to buy privately traded shares in fast-growing Bay Area companies will have plenty of options in the months ahead, even after headline-grabbing companies such as Uber, Lyft and Pineterest follow through on their much-anticipated.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJan 24th, 2019

Watch Live: Fed Chair Powell Transform From Bubble-Bursting Hawk To Dip-Buying Dove

Will he or won't he? Having double-pivoted in the last few weeks from uber-hawk "far from neutral" wishing to tamp down enthusiasm in markets (as his reputation preceded) to uber-dove ready to ease "whatever it takes" to.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJan 10th, 2019

Uber Won’t Allow Stock Market Woes to Slow Down Its IPO

But it would prefer a stable market. The stock markets troubles aren’t enough--yet--to stop Uber’s IPO. Speaking to The Wall Street Journal in an interview published on Tuesday, Uber CEO Dara Khosro.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneJan 8th, 2019

Uber-Lyft showdown shifts to public markets

Ride-hailing companies file IPO paperwork, extending their rivalry beyond customers and drivers.....»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsDec 10th, 2018

Uber-Lyft Showdown Shifts to Public Markets

The race between Uber and Lyft to go public next year promises to extend their rivalry for customers to competition for global investors......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjDec 10th, 2018

ASU, Uber partner on free tuition plan for seasoned drivers

Select Uber drivers and their families can receive free tuition to Arizona State University under a new partnership announced Thursday. San Francisco-based Uber Technologies and ASU initially will launch the program in eight test markets, including Phoe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsNov 1st, 2018

Uber is testing an on-demand staffing business in Chicago

Uber Technologies is developing an on-demand staf.....»»

Category: topSource: chicagotribuneOct 22nd, 2018

How Uber quietly raised $2 billion

Uber has found a way to tap debt markets when burning through billions of dollars of cash: Keep financial details closely guarded and hire former Goldman Sachs bankers to oversee the deals......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 18th, 2018

How Uber quietly raised $2 billion

Uber has found a way to tap debt markets when burning through billions of dollars of cash: Keep financial details closely guarded and hire former Goldman Sachs bankers to oversee the deals......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralOct 18th, 2018

Wright State, Xenia tech firm developing pilotless drone to move people

Researchers at Wright State University are helping develop a pilotless "Air Uber" drone that could ferry medical supplies or emergency responders to disaster zones. The team is part of an industry and university group that was recently awarded a $2.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsOct 2nd, 2018

Toyota to invest $500 million in Uber for self-driving cars

Toyota Motor Corp will invest $500 million in Uber to jointly work on developing self-driving cars, a source familiar with the matter said on Monday, a bid by both companies to catch up to rivals in the hotly competitive autonomous driving businesses......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 27th, 2018

Toyota to invest about $500 million in Uber for driverless cars: WSJ

Toyota Motor Corp will invest about $500 million in Uber Technologies Inc to jointly work on developing driverless vehicles, the Wall Street Journal reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the matter......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 27th, 2018

Uber CFO, Auto Tariffs, Busy Facebook: CEO Daily for August 22, 2018

Must-read business news, delivered every morning. Good morning. Unless stocks suffer a catastrophic collapse today, the bull market will become the longest in history. Kind of. Turns out measuring bull markets.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneAug 22nd, 2018

Uber drives $24M mall refi

Uber Capital Group has sourced a $24.05 million debt refinancing of the acquisition loan for the purchase of the Lo.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyAug 1st, 2018