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Uber still not ready for IPO, says CEO Travis Kalanick

Thursday, October 20, 2016 | More »

Uber Technologies Inc., the world’s largest cab-hailing service provider, is not yet ready for an initial public offering, co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick has said. “I feel like we maybe just entered high school,” Kalanick told Vanity Fair at an event in San Francisco. “It’s the nin...


Uber gives chance to pitch your ideas to VCs during a cab ride

Cab hailing app Uber Technologies Inc. has partnered with the Ministry of Commerce and Industry in India to launch a pan-India startup challenge, UberPITCH 2016. Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Nirmala Sitharaman kicked off this year’s challenge at an event held by industry body FICCI ...

6 October, 2016 | More »


Chinese ride-hailing firm Didi Chuxing to acquire Uber’s local business

Uber Technologies Inc., the ride-sharing company with a reputation of slugging it out with rivals and regulators to capture market share, is giving up in China after agreeing to sell its local business to homegrown firm Didi Chuxing. The deal will end the most watched rivalry in the global cab-haili...

1 August, 2016 | More »


What Ola can learn from Didi Chuxing on its battle against Uber

Chinese cab-hailing firm Didi Chuxing, the main local competitor for Uber Technologies Ltd in China, has just raised an incredible $7.3 billion in fresh financing. The latest round brings DidiChuxing’s war chest to about $10.5 billion, against the $11.5 billion on Uber’s balance sheet. Q...

20 June, 2016 | More »

Uber CEO Travis Kalanick in a fireside chat with media entrepreneur Ronnie Screwvala at IIT-Bombay

Feel small and do jugaad, Uber CEO’s success mantras for startups

The company he co-founded barely six years ago may have quickly become the world’s largest on-demand taxi-hailing service but Travis Kalanick believes entrepreneurs must “feel small” even when they become big. Travis Kalanick, also the CEO of San Francisco-based Uber, feels also that India has...

20 January, 2016 | More »


Uber CEO Travis Kalanick to visit India

Travis Kalanick, the co-founder and CEO of taxi-hailing service Uber, the most valuable start-up, will be in the city next week to address students of IIT-Bombay and share his own success story. Mr Kalanick, on his maiden trip to India, is among other top executives who will be in town to take part ...

13 January, 2016 | More »

Travis Kalanick, CEO, Uber

Delhi Government bans Uber, even as CEO pins rape blame on licensing system

In the wake of the Uber rape case in the national capital, the Delhi Government on Monday has banned the services of the global online car hire service in the region, claiming that the company is misleading customers. What this means is that any taxi offering its services using the Uber brand in Del...

8 December, 2014 | More »


How Uber is expanding globally despite regulatory hiccups and criticism of its surge pricing

Uber Chief Executive knows the value of a good controversy. After his upstart company, which lets people summon rides at the touch of a smartphone button, provoked a flurry of social media outrage in December over pricing policies that can result in exorbitant fares, Kalanick addressed prospective N...

3 January, 2014 | More »