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Marijuana legalization looks promising, but plenty of questions remain  THE VERGE · 2 days
This year, April 20th feels different. Marijuana enthusiasts have long celebrated 4/20, but now that businesses are seeing... more
Lyft sued by investors over sinking stock - CNET  CNET · 3 days
The ride-hailing company's share price has dropped from $78 to $58 since its IPO kicked off. more
Uber, Lyft implement new safety measures  TechCrunch · 3 days
Uber and Lyft instituted new safety features and policies this week. The move follows the death of Samantha Josephson, a student at the University of South Carolina, who was kidnapped and murdered in late March. She... more
Pinterest Valued at $12.7 Billion in IPO, Sign of Tech Demand After Lyft Struggles  Gadgets 360 · 3 days
Pinterest's initial public offering set the online scrapbook company's valuation at $12.7 billion on Wednesday, above its expectations. more
Lyft reportedly limits employees' access to customer data - CNET  CNET · 4 days
It's apparently tweaking access after investigating a 2018 that workers were looking up the trip data of ex-partners and celebrities. more
Uber's Valuation Appraisal More Complex Than Lyft's, Professor Says  Gadgets 360 · 5 days
Uber is more complicated than its competitor, making valuing the company ahead of its IPO more difficult and open to interpretation. more
Lyft adds Citi Bikes to its app for NYC riders  TechCrunch · 6 days
Lyft is going to integrate Citi Bike into its app for some riders in New York City. Lyft acquired bike-share startup Motivate back in July and proceeded to... more
Lyft brings back the taxi line as it desperately tries to crack the airport pickup  TechCrunch · 6 days
Ride-sharing companies and airports have always had a bit of a fractious relationship. Riders looking to catch an... more
Lyft reportedly pulls electric bikes from three cities after brake complaints - CNET  CNET · 6 days
The company reportedly plans to replace about 3,000 pedal-assist bikes with traditional bikes to prevent service interruptions. more
Lyft removes faulty bikes from three US cities  BBC · 6 days
Riders report that brakes were being jammed on sharply on some motor-assisted bike journeys, said Lyft. more
Uber files for IPO  TechCrunch · 1 week
Uber has filed its S-1, setting the stage for the transportation company to go public next month. This comes less than one month after competitor Lyft’s debut on the public market. Uber is listing under the New York Stock Exchange... more
Uber kicks off its bid to become a public company  THE VERGE · 1 week
Uber filed documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission to become a public company Thursday, in... more
Uber is dishing out ‘appreciation awards’ up to $10K to let prolific drivers buy stock  TechCrunch · 1 week
As Uber gears up for its highly-anticipated public debut, the company is setting aside some dough for drivers... more
Uber, Lyft, and the challenge of transportation startup profits  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
How much does transportation cost you? In most cities, bus or subway fare might set you back $3 or so. A tank of gas, maybe $30 or $40 depending on... more
Pinterest Sets Conservative IPO Pricing After Lyft Drop  Gadgets 360 · 2 weeks
Pinterest said in a regulatory filing that it will put about 75 million shares up for sale at a price between $15 and $17 each. more
Pinterest sets conservative pricing after Lyft drop  ABC NEWS · 2 weeks
Pinterest wants to raise about $1.5 billion in its initial public offering of shares more
Equity transcribed: Funding news round-up, a16z’s future, an upcoming IPO and more Lyft  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Welcome back to this week’s transcribed edition of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast that unpacks the numbers behind the headlines. Here we... more
Startups Weekly: US companies raised $30B in Q1 2019  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
In this week's startups newsletter: What's the deal with A16z? Why is Lyft's stock sinking? And what's ahead for the e-scooter industry? more
Dissecting what Lyft’s IPO means for Uber and the future of mobility  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Extra Crunch offers members the opportunity to tune into conference calls led and moderated by the TechCrunch writers you read every day. This week,... more
The future of a16z, Lyft’s sinking stock and another IPO to watch  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. more
The future of scooters and media (but not scooter media!)  TechCrunch · 2 weeks
We have two great deep dives on the future of scooters and the future of media. Thanks to the many of you who joined our live conference call... more
The uncertain future of shared electric scooters  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Cities all over the world have seen an influx of two-wheeled, electric kick scooters on the road over the last couple of years. Scooters from the likes of Bird, Lime, Spin, Uber’s JUMP, Lyft... more
Talk Lyft’s stock market debut with TechCrunch writers  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
After much anticipation, Lyft stock hit the public markets last week, with a nearly 10% pop on its first day of trading. However, concerns over the company’s lofty valuation, deep losses and uncertain path... more
Lyft Plunges Below IPO Price, Sending Cautionary Message to Other Unicorns  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Lyft is the first in a wave of highly anticipated, so-called unicorn companies that are expected to hit the public markets this year. more
Lyft’s stock has a blue Monday as shares slide after public debut  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Investors took off their rose-colored glasses and looked at Lyft’s shares with fresh eyes after Friday’s ebullient debut. And — judging by the company’s... more
Equity transcribed: What the Lyft IPO means for IPO-ready unicorns  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Welcome back to this week’s transcribed edition of Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast that unpacks the numbers behind the headlines. We’re running an experiment for Extra Crunch members... more
Ride-hailing, bike and scooter companies probably raised less money than you thought  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
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Startups Weekly: Why Lyft’s $2.2B IPO wasn’t “crazy land” or “nuts”  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
In this week's newsletter: Casper raises big bucks, more podcast M&A and Uber's Careem deal. more
Lyft Rises in Wall Street Debut, Setting Stage for Uber  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Lyft shares raced out of the starting gate but then throttled back slightly in a strong stock market debut Friday. more
Investors hail Lyft shares in IPO, see profits down the road  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Lyft's shares soared as the company went public Friday, giving investors their first chance to bet on the future of the ride-hailing industry more
Lyft closes up 9% on first day of trading  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Pink confetti fell from the ceiling Friday as Lyft co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer celebrated their company’s IPO. The stock offering was a bonafide success, with shares selling for... more
Lyft's IPO lifts off at $72 a share, valuing company at $24B  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Lyft fetches $72 a share for initial public offering amid intense investor demand more
Lyft's shares soar as investors bet on ride-hailing future  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Lyft's shares soared as the company went public Friday, giving investors their first chance to bet on the future of the ride-hailing industry more
Ride-hailing giants face bumpy road to profitability  ABC NEWS · 3 weeks
Ride-hailing giants Uber and Lyft have redefined what we expect from transportation but it's unclear whether the companies can turn their popularity into profits more
Lyft cruises onto Wall Street in style with strong stock market debut - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The ride-hailing company becomes the first tech unicorn to go public in a year expected to be loaded with IPOs. more
Equity Shot: Lyft is public — what does that mean for other IPO-ready unicorns?  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. more
Lyft closes at $87.49, 0.86% up on its opening price after opening with a 21% pop  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Ride-hailing startup Lyft may bear the distinction of having highest net loss of any maiden public company... more
Daily Crunch: Lyft debuts on Nasdaq  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
The Daily Crunch is TechCrunch’s roundup of our biggest and most important stories. If you’d like to get this delivered to your inbox every day at around 9am Pacific, you can subscribe here. 1. Lyft prices... more
Tech Tent: Apple, Lyft and feel-good tech  BBC · 3 weeks
Lyft shares, Apple TV+, and those times when tech gets it right. more
Lyft cruises onto Wall Street with a pop in stock market debut - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The ride-hailing company becomes the first tech unicorn to go public in a year expected to be loaded with IPOs. more
Lyft drivers strike as the money-losing company goes public  THE VERGE · 3 weeks
Drivers on strike, questions about profitability, and the looming specter of autonomous vehicles — what’s up with Lyft’s... more
Uber rival Lyft sees shares lift 21% on market debut  Sky News · 3 weeks
Shares in Uber's largest rival, Lyft, surged 21% on their market debut in New York. more
Lyft’s IPO, Casper the friendly unicorn and WeWork’s staggering losses  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. more
Uber rival Lyft valued at $24.3bn as shares make debut  Sky News · 3 weeks
Shares in Uber's largest rival, Lyft, are due to begin trading in New York in a flotation that has valued the firm at $24.3bn (£18.6bn). more
Lyft Valued at $24.3 Billion in First Ride-Hailing IPO  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Lyft's IPO sets the stage for the stock market debut of larger rival Uber, which Reuters has reported will kick off in April. more
Lyft arrives at the US stock exchange  BBC · 3 weeks
Lyft is the first ride-sharing company to go public but Uber is expected to follow soon. more
Lyft to cruise onto Wall Street with stock market debut - CNET  CNET · 3 weeks
The ride-hailing company is set to become the first tech unicorn to go public in a year expected to be loaded with IPOs. more
Lyft prices IPO at top of range  TechCrunch · 3 weeks
Lyft begins trading on the Nasdaq under the ticker symbol "LYFT" tomorrow. more
Lyft Raises IPO Price Target as Investors Fret Over Missing Out  Gadgets 360 · 3 weeks
Lyft raised its IPO price range to between $70 and $72 per share, meaning the ride-hailing company is now targeting a valuation of up to $24.3... more
Lyft increases IPO price  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
The ride-hailing giant may charge up to $10 more per share than originally planned. more
Lyft wants to give free bank accounts and debit cards to drivers  THE VERGE · 4 weeks
In the battle to retain more drivers, Lyft has announced a new effort to help its freelance workers better manage their finances. The ride-hail... more
Startups Weekly: A much-needed unicorn IPO update  TechCrunch · 4 weeks
In this week's newsletter: Details on Pinterest, Lyft, Uber and Zoom's upcoming IPOs, plus Glossier and Rent The Runway's big rounds. more
Lyft’s IPO is hot, YC demo day, two new unicorns, and what’s Boy Brow?  TechCrunch · 1 month
This week on Equity: Glossier and Rent The Runway enter the unicorn club and YC debuts 200 startups. more
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