Lyft Inc Category

April 4, 2019

They Thought It Was Their Uber. But the Driver Was a Predator.

A South Carolina college student was killed last weekend by a man posing as a ride-share driver, the police said. Across the country, women have reported dozens of similar attacks in recent years.

April 4, 2019

Lyft Is Luring Investors, Just Not the Kind It Wants

Lyft’s I.P.O. was a test of investor appetite for fast-growing but unprofitable tech companies. Short-sellers are betting that appetite will fade.

April 1, 2019

Lyft’s Stock Drops Below I.P.O. Price in Second Day of Trading

The rapid decline raises questions about investors’ appetite for fast-growing but unprofitable tech companies.

April 1, 2019

Lyft Drops Below I.P.O. Price in Second Day of Trading

The rapid decline raises questions about investors’ appetite for fast-growing but unprofitable tech companies.

March 30, 2019

With Interest: The Week in Business: The Sackler Family Gets Sued, and Theresa May’s Darkest Hour

Plus, Apple makes TV shows now, and China trade talks pick up steam.

March 29, 2019

Lyft’s I.P.O. Was a Huge Success, Just Not for Investors Who Bought on Friday

Lyft jumped on its first day of trading, but investors who bought the stock were mostly losing money.

March 29, 2019

Lyft’s Shares Jump in Trading Debut, Cementing Rise of the Gig Economy

An I.P.O. underscored the depth of investor hunger for fast-growing young tech businesses, even if they are deeply unprofitable.

March 29, 2019

In This Tech I.P.O. Wave, Big Investors Grab More of the Gains

Unicorn companies like Lyft are finally going public, after large gains have been captured by elite early investors.

March 29, 2019

Lyft Prices I.P.O. at $72 a Share

Lyft’s I.P.O. heralds a new generation of Silicon Valley darlings on the public markets. Uber, Pinterest and Slack are expected to follow.

March 29, 2019

Bits: The Week in Tech: Who Should Let Driverless Cars Off the Leash?

As Uber and Lyft go public, financial interest in getting truly driverless cars on the road will mount. That shouldn’t mean it happens in a rush.

March 27, 2019

Is Gig Work a Job? Uber and Others Are Maneuvering to Shape the Answer

Lobbyists are pressing legislatures, and sometimes working around them, to keep workers from being deemed employees and save the companies billions.