(Reuters) — Silicon Valley investor Shervin Pishevar, known for his early bet on Uber Technologies Inc, said on Thursday that he would sever ties with his venture capital company, Sherpa Capital, after being accused of sexual misconduct. Pishevar, who has denied the accusations, said in a statement provided by his lawyer that he was voluntarily […]
Fewer people are parking their cars at airports, using taxis or renting cars. And fees from Uber and Lyft do not make up for the lost revenue from those services.
People are increasingly taking Uber instead of ambulances to get to the hospital, new research suggests. For a (non-peer-reviewed) research paper released Wednesday, economics professor David Slusky and Dr. Leon Moskatel looked at ambulance usage in 766 US cities upon the arrival of Uber from 2013 to 2015. Slusky tells...
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Like a lot of people, Yamileth Medina has sworn off Uber. Between former CEO Travis Kalanick’s various scandals and misbehaviors, the company’s (now-abandoned) seat on President Trump’s advisory board, and an office culture allegedly...Show More Summary
When you're in need of a ride to the hospital do you call 911 or order an Uber? It may sound like a silly question, but a recent study revealed that ambulance usage is dropping in the United States, and researchers believe ride sharing...Show More Summary
Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar is resigning Sherpa Capital. Pishevar has been accused of sexual misconduct by six women. Pishevar denies the sexual misconduct allegations. Venture capitalist and early Uber investor Shervin Pishevar...Show More Summary
Hyperloop One co-founder and early Uber investor Shervin Pishevar has announced his resignation from Sherpa Capital, the venture capital firm he co-founded, following sexual misconduct allegations. “I have decided on my own accord to end my association with Sherpa Capital, effective immediately,” Pishevar tweeted, as part of a lengthy statement. Show More Summary
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Uber plays as a shitty, shitty version of the Snidely Whiplash of corporate persons: The next step: A letter from a former Uber security employee, accusing the company of secretly surveilling competitors, is expected to be released, in a redacted form, by the court on Friday. (From The New York Times Dealbook newsletter.) What’s the crappiest/dumbest thing […]
A new letter has been released by the Department of Justice which shows that Uber is now under criminal investigation in its lawsuit against Waymo.
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The advent of Uber in cities across the country has reduced per capita ambulance volume by at least 7 percent as low-risk patients likely opt to avoid the more expensive ride with paramedics, according to a working paper co-authored by a University of Kansas economist.
This is just the prologue for another highly anticipated letter due out Friday.
(Originally posted in my Work Futures newsletter, now being ported here.)Bryan Menegus looks into...
A document made public in court on Wednesday is a first acknowledgment by federal authorities of a criminal investigation into the ride-hailing company.
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Over the course of 2017, Uber went from one of the most admired companies in Silicon Valley to one of the most vilified. Many executive heads have rolled including former CEO Travis Kalanick. But investors also have responsibility in how a company is run, one famous VC and former Facebook exec argues. Show More Summary