Interesting Fact: This company once offered UberKITTENS, which allowed riders in many US cities to have the option of purchasing cuddle time with real-life cats in sets of 15 minutes.
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- CEO: Dara Khosrowshahi
- Product: Peer-to-Peer Ride Sharing Platform
- Founded by Travis Kalanick & Garrett Camp in March 2009
- Employees: 12,000
- Headquarters: San Francisco, CA
- Market Cap: $69 billion
It was actually called UberCab for the first two years of its existence – but now the word “Uber” is a global household name. People in cities all over the world rely on this peer-to-peer ride sharing service – and a ton of people make their living as drivers in the global ecosystem. They are supposedly going to do an IPO in 2019.
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