Lyft faces sexual assault lawsuit – gpgmail

[ad_1] Fourteen women today filed a lawsuit against Lyft alleging the company has not addressed complaints pertaining to sexual assault, including rape. The suit, filed today in the Superior Court of San Francisco, seeks special, general and punitive damages, among other types of relief. In one case, a woman describes a Lyft driver who ended […]

Light Phone’s founders discuss life beyond the smartphone – gpgmail

[ad_1] For a seemingly tough pitch, Light has had little trouble getting noticed. The company has run two successful crowdfunding campaigns for a pair of minimalist phones designed to augment or replace the smartphone. Today the startup announced that it will be shipping the second version of the handset, which introduces a handful of features […]

Finance in startups with Duda CFO Stephanie Hsiung and Zeus Living’s Head of Finance Mark Kang – gpgmail

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Uber and Lyft drivers are not letting up on the fight for AB-5 and a union – gpgmail

[ad_1] A number Uber and Lyft drivers are protesting outside of Uber’s San Francisco headquarters to demand the passage of Assembly Bill 5 and the right to unionize. “What do we want? AB-5! When do we want it? Now!” That was one of the phrases drivers chanted outside of Uber’s HQ this afternoon. This is […]

Voyage’s driverless future, ghost work, B2B growth strategies, and Black Hat takeaways – gpgmail

[ad_1] Inside Voyage’s plan to deliver a driverless future In the autonomous vehicle space, startups have taken radically different strategies to building our AV future. Some companies like Waymo have driven all across different types of environments in order to rack up the datasets that they believe will be needed to effectively maneuver without a […]

Local governments are forcing the scooter industry to grow up fast – gpgmail

[ad_1] Gone are the days when tech companies can deploy their services in cities without any regard for rules and regulations. Before the rise of electric scooters, cities had already become hip to tech’s status quo (thanks to the likes of Uber and Lyft) and were ready to regulate. We explored some of this in […]

Startups seek sperm… And venture capital backing – gpgmail

[ad_1] Hello and welcome back to Equity, gpgmail’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week we were helmed by Kate Clark and Alex Wilhelm, but those of you who love the show having guests on don’t despair. As we explain at the top, there’s a lot of folks coming on […]

Uber lost more than $5B last quarter – gpgmail

[ad_1] Uber has disclosed earnings for the second time since becoming a public company, reporting revenues of $3.16 billion on losses of $5.2 billion for the second quarter of 2019. Uber (NYSE: UBER) closed up more than 9% Thursday at $42.98 per share, just below its $45 IPO price, but took a nose dive more […]

Experts from Airbnb and Carta on building and managing your company’s customer support – gpgmail

[ad_1] Tim Hsia & Neil Devani Contributor More posts by this contributor ‘The Operators’: Experts from WeWork and Brex talk marketing – Getting the most bang for your buck ‘The Operators’: Understanding your user – The art and science of UI/UX behind Facebook, Google, Mint, and Edmodo Welcome to this transcribed edition of The Operators. […]

Lyft pulls e-bikes in light of apparent battery fires – gpgmail

[ad_1] Lyft is pulling its e-bikes from the streets of San Francisco, as well as from those in the South Bay Area in light of two recently catching on fire. The first reported fire took place over the weekend, with the second one happening today, according to the San Francisco Examiner. “Out of an abundance of […]