Grabbing an Uber? Now You Can Buy Your Own Insurance for the Ride

Chubb Ltd. has teamed with a technology startup to sell insurance to passengers of ride-hailing services like Uber and Lyft to cover medical and other costs in the event of an accident......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJun 14th, 2018

Uber Fills CFO Job, Vacant Since 2015

Ride-hailing giant Uber named Nelson Chai as its first chief financial officer in more than three years, tapping a veteran banking and insurance executive as next year’s planned IPO looms......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 21st, 2018

Uber CEO: We Want to Give All Drivers Insurance, Benefits

Dara Khosrowshahi says the company is treating Uber drivers as partners for the "first time." Uber drivers everywhere may one day receive health insurance and other benefits, if the CEO of the ride-hailing company gets his .....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneOct 4th, 2018

Uber"s first employee, Ryan Graves, to leave board

Uber Technologies Inc. disclosed Friday afternoon that Ryan Graves, the ride-hailing company's first employee, is resigning from the board as of Monday. Uber did not state a reason for Graves's departure, though it did state .....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatch3 hr. 20 min. ago

Uber to open third Latin America support center in Bogota

Ride-hailing app Uber will spend $40 million over five years to open its third support center in Latin America in September in the Colombian capital Bogota, the company said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

Uber and Lyft to turn the wheels on car ownership: industry experts

Ride-hailing apps like those of Uber Technologies and Lyft Inc are expected to alter the state of car ownership towards subscription-based services and shared ownership, auto industry experts said at a conference on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 22nd, 2019

Uber started at neutral with price target below IPO price at Susquehanna; stock edges up

Shares of Uber Technologies Inc. tacked on 0.8% in premarket trade Tuesday, after Susquehanna analyst Shyam Patil said the ride-hailing service was a "once in a generation" company, but said slowing growth created uncerta.....»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2019

Fare enough: Uber, Lyft surge ahead of cabs in Arizona lawmakers" campaign expense reports

WASHINGTON – The initial public offering of Uber shares this month fell short of expectations, but there’s at least one audience where the ride-hailing service dominates: members of Congress. Federal Election Commission reports for the 2017-201.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 20th, 2019

Amazon-Deliveroo Alliance Would Eat Uber For Dinner

The e-commerce behemoth has picked a worthy partner to compete with the ride-share giant for customers and deliverers......»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 17th, 2019

Uber, Lyft would charge sales tax under House-passed version of state budget

Ride-sharing services such as Uber and Lyft would have to charge Ohio sales tax – the same as taxicabs already do – under the state budget bill that passed the House. Ohio's sales and use tax applies to services including in-state "transportat.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 16th, 2019

Romania sets steep fines for drivers of ride-haling services

The Romanian government has issued an emergency decree ramping up steep fines for drivers of ride-hailing services like Uber and Taxify......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 16th, 2019

Uber Waited Too Long to Go Public. Take Note, Unicorns.

The ride-hailing company missed out on some much-needed scrutiny. .....»»

Category: topSource: washpostMay 16th, 2019

Could Uber, Lyft drivers trick the apps to increase surge pricing? Experts say 'probably'

A 2017 study found that drivers can increase surge prices by collectively shutting down ride sharing apps and then qui.....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayMay 15th, 2019

Feds Give Uber A Lift On Contractor Status

Federal authorities have deemed Uber drivers independent contractors in an opinion that could prove valuable for the ride-sharing company after its IPO valuation launched below expectations. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 14th, 2019

Uber drivers are contractors, not employees, U.S. labor agency says

A U.S. labor agency has concluded that ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc's drivers were independent contractors and not its employees, which could prevent them from joining unions......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 14th, 2019

DA Davidson Remains Bullish On Lyft, Despite Weak Uber IPO Raising Concerns Over Ride-Hailing Model

Shares of Uber Technologies Inc (NYSE: UBER) have delivered weak performance since the ride-hailing company's Friday IPO, reflecting investor concerns around its business model, accord.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaMay 14th, 2019

Uber extends slide on second day of trading

Uber’s chief executive urged employees to “keep our eye on the long-term value” as the ride-hailing app’s shares lost more than a tenth of their value in their second day of trading on Monday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 13th, 2019

Uber"s CEO sent an email to employees addressing its disastrous IPO, drawing on Amazon and Facebook"s rough starts (UBER)

Getty/Spencer Platt Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi sent an email to employees on Monday, addressing the ride-hailing giant.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMay 13th, 2019

Uber CEO expects further pressure as shares add to losses, down 12%

Uber Technologies Inc's shares fell 12% on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant's poorly received market debut, and its chief executive officer said he expected the stock to remain under pressure in the coming months......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMay 13th, 2019

Uber IPO: The long ride to profitability

Uber has broken a lot of rules in its 10-year h.....»»

Category: topSource: latimesMay 13th, 2019

Another brutal session for shares of Uber

Uber shares fell as much as 10% on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant’s poorly received Wall Street debut on Friday......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersMay 13th, 2019