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  1. MHR

    Lyft IPO Will Likely Snap

    https://seekingalpha.com/article/4251189-lyft-ipo-will-likely-snap Summary Lyft expects to IPO at the end of this week. The ride-sharing transportation service is nowhere close to generating a profit. The stock appears poised to pop on the IPO, setting up new investors for failure at a...
  2. BurgerTiime

    According to economic views; UBER’s valuation is “closer to ZERO”

    Full article: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-employment-uber-breakingviews/breakingviews-hadas-six-economic-reasons-to-hate-uber-idUSKCN1MZ246 Six economic reasons to hate Uber Many economists love Uber. They look at the quasi-taxi company’s aggressive disruption of local monopolies as a...
  3. BurgerTiime

    Uber proposals double the company’s value at $120 billion in possible 2019 IPO

    Full story: https://www.marketwatch.com/story/uber-proposals-double-the-companys-value-at-120-billion-in-possible-2019-ipo-2018-10-16 Uber Technologies Inc. recently received proposals from Wall Street banks valuing the ride-hailing company at as much as $120 billion in an initial public...
  4. BurgerTiime

    Chinese Uber competitor Didi Chuxing reportedly in talks to launch $80 billion IPO

    https://www.cnbc.com/2018/04/24/chinese-uber-rival-didi-chuxing-in-talks-to-launch-ipo-wsj.html Didi wants to reach a valuation of between $70 and $80 billion through an IPO, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing unnamed sources. Didi said Tuesday that it was expanding its service to Mexico...
  5. YouEvenLyftBruh

    Uber & Lyft Ain't Going Anywhere, because there's 7.03 Suckers Born Every Minute...

    (sorry mods if wrong area) I know this is gets a little more cerebral than we are used to here, but the news of the impending demise of Uber are greatly exaggerated. The most recent publicly available statistics, show that Uber & Lyft, aren't just growing off the decaying corpse of Taxi...
  6. BurgerTiime

    Uber pays a $26 billion price for its toxic corporate culture

    http://amp.smh.com.au/business/uber-pays-a-26-billion-price-for-its-toxic-corporate-culture-20170630-gx1x3w.html Uber pays a $26 billion price for its toxic corporate culture The Sydney Morning Herald July 1 2017 by Elizabeth Knight Those who think corporate culture is just a soft issue should...
  7. Maven

    Call Uber Anything But Transportation

    Bloomberg June 2, 2017 By Nir Kaissar Uber is a technology company. It is also a transportation company. That may seem like a trivial distinction, but a lot is riding on it. And not just for Uber, but for every disrupter that fancies itself a technology company. Europe’s highest court --...
  8. BurgerTiime

    Scandals may have knocked $10 billion off Uber's value, a report says

    http://www.cnbc.com/2017/04/25/uber-stock-price-drops-amid-sexism-investigation-greyballing-and-apple-run-in--the-information.html David Orrell | CNBC Travis Kalanick. Share prices of Uber's private stock have dropped about 15 percent to the mid-to-high $30s range amid a slew of bad press, The...
  9. BurgerTiime

    The Financial Times: Uber is DOOMED!

    https://boingboing.net/2017/04/10/costs-are-costs.html "Costs are costs, even if you're a monopoly" -- so the fact that Uber loses (a lot) of money on every single ride won't magically go away if the company manages to kill its competition by subsidizing riders with its investors' money. Uber...
  10. BurgerTiime

    Lyft just raised another $500 million

  11. BurgerTiime

    An Expert in Valuation Says Uber Is Only Worth $28 Billion, Not $62.5

  12. tipster98122

    More cracks in the on-demand startup economy. IC's = devalued company??

    More cracks are showing in the on-demand startups. Nearly all of the on-demand startups, including Uber/lyft, use (and abuse) the workforce model of independent contractors often promoting the flexibility and autonomy of this arrangement as the wave of the future. A recent Business Insider...
  13. Jimmy Lee Hagerty


    Just remember, Uber is valued based on it's accounts receivables. The capital assets they do have come no where near their Stock Market valuation. We, on the other hand, collectively, own the majority of the capital. That is the Vehicles and the operator of those vehicles. Take 100000 drivers...
  14. KDoggyDogg

    GM Contributes $500M to Lyft's $1 Billion Financing Round

    Interesting stuff here, including the part on major money competition for autonomous cars to replace us: http://mobile.nytimes.com/2016/01/05/technology/gm-invests-in-lyft.html?referer=
  15. G

    Uber's Expanding Its Empire

    Interesting read about Uber's financial outlook and increasing valuation from NY Times: http://mobile.nytimes.com/2015/10/24/business/dealbook/uber-said-to-plan-another-1-billion-in-fund-raising.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&_r=0&referer=http://m.huffpost.com/us
  16. W

    Uber IPO and fake Valuations

    just read this today which is very interesting. Uber investors want to go public but Kalanick does not want to.http://flip.it/oiaxg With its $50B valuation one of its main investors is also saying that all these valuations are fake...