Uber Category

April 10, 2019

You’ve just been harassed in an Uber or Lyft. Here’s what you can do.

A woman’s recent Lyft horror story involving an inappropriate driver has become yet another reminder that safety issues can be hard to navigate when using ride-hailing apps. But as a passenger, you do, in fact, have several different options you can …

April 10, 2019

Uber Eats improves order tracking so you can see where your pizza is

Uber Eats is rolling out a redesign and new features to help you track your meal from the second you tap the order button until it’s on your plate or in front of you in the container (no judgment here). Improved tracking will help you monitor the who…

April 10, 2019

Uber Kicks Off Its Road Show to be 2019’s Biggest IPO

It’s seeking to raise $10 billion.

April 9, 2019

Uber expects a long wait before self-driving cars dominate

Uber expects it will be a long time before one of its biggest investments, self-driving cars, is ready for wide-scale deployment.

April 8, 2019

Grab seeks another $2 billion for expansion across Southeast Asia

Grab is looking to raise another $2 billion this year to ramp up expansion, just weeks after announcing over $4.5 billion of funding.

April 6, 2019

Dissecting what Lyft’s IPO means for Uber and the future of mobility

Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week, TechCrunch’s Kirsten Korosec and Kate Clark led a deep-dive discussion into Lyft’s IPO and the outlook for the business going forward. After skyrocketing nearly 10% on its first day hitting the […]

April 5, 2019

On balance, the cloud has been a huge boon to startups

Today’s startups have a distinct advantage when it comes to launching a company because of the public cloud. You don’t have to build infrastructure or worry about what happens when you scale too quickly. The cloud vendors take care of all that for you. But last month when Pinterest announced its IPO, the company’s cloud […]

March 30, 2019

Ride-hailing, bike and scooter companies probably raised less money than you thought

Jason Rowley Contributor Jason Rowley is a venture capital and technology reporter for Crunchbase News. More posts by this contributor To get big faster, younger unicorns start buying startups sooner Small VC funds continue to raise, despite pressure from above After years of fierce competition as private companies, Uber and Lyft are going public on U.S. markets. […]

March 29, 2019

Equity Shot: Lyft is public — what does that mean for other IPO-ready unicorns?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines.

March 29, 2019

Lyft was valued at $24.3 billion in its IPO, and raised more than it planned

Lyft was valued at $24.3 billion in the first initial public offering (IPO) of a ride-hailing startup on Thursday, raising more than it had set off to do.