Chris Pouliot spent the past five years leading the data science team at Netflix. He has masters degrees from MIT and Stanford; spent six years in the U.S. Navy; worked as a statistician at Google; and currently serves on the boards of multiple e-commerce startups.
California regulators have officially approved a set of guidelines that allow ridesharing services like Lyft, SideCar, and Uber to remain in business. This could create a powerful precedent for cities around the country.
Founders of popular ridesharing service Lyft discuss the competitive market and their vision for the company’s future.
Lyft will now be available in Indianapolis, St. Paul, and Atlanta. This is a milestone for Lyft, which typically launches in one city at a time
Flywheel is trying to change the cab industry from within by giving traditional taxis the same benefits and conveniences as controversial ridesharing startups.
California regulators came out with a proposed decision for ridesharing startups today, with a lightweight set of regulations to ensure safety.
The streets around City Hall were filled with taxis sitting bumper-to-bumper, blocking traffic and filling the air with honking while drivers waved signs protesting Lyft, Uber, and Sidecar.
New York’s Mayor Bloomberg announced that New York’s highest court unanimously upholds the state law authorizing “street hail livery service.” This means that startups like Uber, Lyft, SideCar, Hailo, Relay Rides, and Instacab are allowed to operate.
Flightcar’s founders claim they have figured out a way for San Francisco residents to avoid paying airport parking.
Ridesharing app Sidecar raises $10 million amidst regulatory battles.