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Bird, Lime and Uber just got shut out in SF scooter battle

San Francisco shuts major mobility start-ups Uber, Lyft, Bird and Lime out of first year program to test scooter rentals in the city......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 30th, 2018

Lyft launches a scooter service, with Uber close behind

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Category: topSource: cnnSep 7th, 2018

Lyft launches a scooter service. Uber is close behind - CNNMoney

CNNMoneyLyft launches a scooter service. Uber is close behindCNNMoneyLyft launched a fleet of electric scooters in Denver on Thur.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsSep 6th, 2018

Lyft launches a scooter service. Uber is close behind

Lyft launched a fleet of electric scooters in Denver on Thursday, stepping squarely into the rapidly growing scooter-sharing market so far dominated by the likes of Bird and Lime......»»

Category: topSource: cnnSep 6th, 2018

Bumpy roads for U.S. bike, scooter sharing

Cities across America are putting on the regulatory brakes on bike and scooter sharing businesses, forcing some companies out of the market......»»

Category: videoSource: reutersSep 4th, 2018

San Francisco Denies Scooter Permits for Bird, Lime, Uber and Lyft

The nation’s tech capital dealt a blow to the largest shared-scooter companies on Thursday, awarding two smaller startups exclusive rights to rent the electric-powered vehicles for a year in a decision that could change the course of the nascent market......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjAug 30th, 2018

Uber, Lyft and the electric scooter wars

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters In an effort to curb the onslaught of electric scooters, Santa Monica, California, is moving to limit the number of companies that can operate dockless vehicles there. A.....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 15th, 2018

Uber and Lyft have won a key battleground in the electric scooter wars — and it"s a huge blow to the $2 billion startup that created the scooter phenomenon

Lucy Nicholson/Reuters In an effort to curb the onslaught of electric scooters, Santa Monica, California, is moving to limit the number of companies that can operate dockless vehicles there. An internal.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 15th, 2018

Bird, Lime pull scooters from Santa Monica for a day after losing out to Uber, Lyft

Santa Monicans who planned to ride a Bird or Lime scooter on Tuesday will be out of luck. The shared electric vehicle companies have declared “A Day Without a Scooter” to rally public support for their brands. Bird and Lime scooters will be un.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 14th, 2018

Saudi prince buys a 2.3% stake in Snapchat

The investment, at about $11 a share, expands a portfolio that includes Twitter and Lyft......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 8th, 2018

Saudi Prince Alwaleed buys a 2.3% stake in Snapchat

The investment, at about $11 a share, expands a portfolio that includes Twitter and Lyft......»»

Category: topSource: cnnAug 8th, 2018

Startup links: deal flow

Thursdays at Abnormal Returns are all about startup and venture capital links. You can check out last week’s links including a look... CompaniesBird is starting to test scooter rentals overseas.....»»

Category: blogSource: abnormalreturnsAug 2nd, 2018

Uber and Lyft are gaining even more market share over taxis and rentals

REUTERS/Bernadett Szabo How consumers use company-reimbursed private transportation companies is changing.  The numbers show rideshare companies are gaining market share over taxis and rentals. They have huge comp.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 30th, 2018

Uber joins $335 million investment in Lime, will make the scooters available in the Uber app

Ride-hailing giant Uber is continuing its expansion into other types of transportation with an investment Monday into bike and scooter company Lime. Lime said it raised $335 million in the new round that included Uber. This brings the total funding for .....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 9th, 2018

A startup in the West Coast scooter-sharing craze has squeezed $335 million in funding — here"s why one VC is betting Lime could be the next Uber

Scooter startup Lime is raising $335 million. The startup is also partnering with Uber, who also invested, which will allow Uber to introduce scooter rentals in its app. We.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJul 9th, 2018

Lyft Buys Owner of Bike-Sharing Service CitiBike

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Category: topSource: investorplaceJul 4th, 2018

Lyft Follows Uber by Acquiring Bike-Sharing Startup Motivate

Ride-hailing firm Lyft said it agreed to purchase an urban bike-rental company recognizable by its curbside docking stations and sponsors like Ford Motor and Citigroup......»»

Category: smallbizSource: wsjJul 3rd, 2018

Lyft buys company behind Citi Bike

Ride-hailing company Lyft Inc. said it’s purchasing Motivate, the operator of Citi Bike in New York City and other bike-rental programs in major U.S. cities. Lyft didn’t disclose terms... To view the full story, click the title link......»»

Category: blogSource: crainsnewyorkJul 3rd, 2018

Lyft's Big Bike-Share Buy Is About Ruling the Streets - WIRED

WIREDLyft's Big Bike-Share Buy Is About Ruling the StreetsWIREDLike Uber, Lyft is expanding its offering.....»»

Category: topSource: googlenewsJul 2nd, 2018

Lyft buys the largest U.S. bike-sharing company

Motivate, the largest bike-rental operator in North America.         Motivate, the largest bike-rental operator in North America.        .....»»

Category: topSource: usatodayJul 2nd, 2018