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Lyft first out of the ride-hailing blocks with filing for IPO
Lyft first out of the ride-hailing blocks with filing for IPO
By Kevin May | December 6, 2018
Ride-hailing service Lyft will be the first of the big U.S. brands to test their model on the public financial markets. Read More
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Following its bike dream, Lyft plans to invest $100M in New York bikeshare scheme
By Linda Fox | December 5, 2018
Lyft has complicated its acquisition of bikeshare company Motivate and plans to invest $100 million to expand in New York City. Read More
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WEBINAR REPLAY! Best practices for engaging employees when traveling
WEBINAR REPLAY! Best practices for engaging employees when traveling
By PhocusWire | November 3, 2018
Reaching employees is difficult. On average, employees receive close to 300 messages per day, plus the time spent on social media. Read More
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In the green room at Phocuswright with... Matt Curtis
By PhocusWire | October 23, 2018
As founder of Smart City Policy Group which he set up a year ago, Curtis works with governments and companies to formulate regulations for emerging technology and the sharing economy.  Read More
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Ground transportation on the cusp of another revolution
Ground transportation on the cusp of another revolution
By PhocusWire | September 21, 2018
Ground transportation of the road variety in the travel industry was once dominated by car rental and highly regulated taxi services. Read More
Opinion | Technology
More evidence emerges that ride-hailing apps are mainstream
More evidence emerges that ride-hailing apps are mainstream
By Rob Gill | September 20, 2018
Business travellers are increasingly using ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft, as well as local competitors, according to travel management company BCD Travel. Several key global markets a Read More
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Lyft Taxify launch e-scooter rentals
Ride-hailing companies Lyft, Taxify launch e-scooter rental
By Mitra Sorrells | September 6, 2018
Two of the worlds largest on-demand transportation companies are getting into the e-scooter business.   Read More
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Startups part 1 investors' perspective
Surveying the travel startup landscape, part 1: The investors’ perspective
By Mitra Sorrells | August 7, 2018
This month we're digging into the topic of startups, aiming to understand the challenges and opportunities from the perspective of various players in the field, beginning with insights from venture... Read More
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QOTW: Something about not being immune to competition
QOTW: Something about not being immune to competition
By PhocusWire | August 3, 2018
Quote from Peter O’Connor, professor at Essec Business School, in an article on PhocusWire this week. Read More
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Bellhop's pivot from digital concierge to rideshare aggregator explained
Bellhop's pivot from digital concierge to rideshare aggregator explained
By Viewpoints | August 2, 2018
This is a viewpoint from Payam Safa, founder and CEO of Bellhop.  The travel industry was clearly in my DNA - I had launched a hotel chain in Indonesia and built another startup based around global Read More
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Evolution warning: Are hotel owners in danger of becoming the new taxi drivers?
Evolution warning: Are hotel owners in danger of becoming the new taxi drivers?
By Peter O’Connor - Essec Business School | August 1, 2018
Just as the taxi industry responded to new competition by trying to manipulate governments in their favor, hotel chains are ganging up on travel industry innovators such as Airbnb and online travel... Read More
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Lyft moves into bike-sharing with Motivate acquisition
Lyft moves into bike-sharing with Motivate acquisition
By Kevin May | July 3, 2018
Lyft claims it is on a path to "revolutionize urban transportation" with an agreement to acquire the technology and corporate functions of bike-sharing brand Motivate. Read More
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Lyft ramps up in readiness for SXSW partnership
Lyft ramps up in readiness for SXSW partnership
By Marisa Garcia | March 15, 2018
Lyft is the official rideshare partner of SXSW this year through a paid sponsorship the company also picked up in 2016, but the ride sharing company’s activities at SXSW are part of a larger strategy Read More
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Podcast: Payam Safa of Bellhop on building a transparent transportation network
Podcast: Payam Safa of Bellhop on building a transparent transportation network
By Nick Vivion | January 23, 2018
There's been quite the pivot for mobile concierge startup Bellhop. The startup recently moved into providing a "best fare" search layer across on-demand transportation apps. It's basically a meta-laye Read More
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Uber gets a not-so-great grade for its '180 Days of Change'
Uber gets a not-so-great grade for its '180 Days of Change'
By Michele McDonald | January 15, 2018
Last year, Uber promised to do better by its drivers through a program called “180 Days of Change.” The company had, for the most part, defied the truism that happy employees make for happy custome Read More
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