Enterprise Value (based on primary fundings)

Company Description

Lyft is a peer to peer ride sharing service founded by Logan Green and John Zimmer in 2009. The company is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, and operates in over 300 cities, primarily in the US and has recently expanded into Canada in Dec 2017. Lyft’s services include Lyft - the primary ride sharing service, Lyft scooter – a scooter rental service in select cities, Lyft Business – ride hailing service catered towards business customers and soon to come Lyft Bike - a bike rental service through its recent acquisition of Motivate. The company is also innovating in the on-demand transportation space with futuristic products such as self-driving cars. Lyft is in talks with investment banks in preparation for a public offering in 2019.

Company Info

Website: www.lyft.com

Industry: Transportation

Founded: 2012

Funding to Date: $2.61B

Last Round Est. Valuation: $15.11B

Management Team
  • Logan Green - Co-Founder & CEO
  • John Zimmer - Co-Founder & President
  • Brian Roberts - CFO
  • Jonathan McNeill - COO
  • Chris Lambert - CTO
Board Members
  • Daniel Ammann - General Motors
  • David Lawee - CapitalG
  • Hiroshi Mikitani - Rakuten
  • Logan Green - Lyft
  • Navin Chaddha - Mayfield
  • Scott Weiss - Andreessen Horowitz
  • Valerie Jarrett - Self

Lyft News

Article
2018-11-27

Law 360 - After a long fight to push driver wage disputes into arbitration, ride-share giant Lyft is hoping an absence of clear rules in that forum around attorney conduct issues will encourage a California federal judge to throw a blanket disqualification over one plaintiffs firm, experts said.

Article
2018-11-26

Crunchbase - Airbnb has a new chief financial officer (CFO), giving the company a path to go public next year as expected. The popular unicorn lost its prior CFO in February of this year, the same time that the ten-year-old company said that it wouldn’t go public in 2018. It’s not the only domestic decacorn (a unicorn at …

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