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You can now round up your Lyft fare to make a charitable donation


Lyft's user numbers soared after #DeleteUber

Earnings Taxis
Business Insider , Bloomberg

#DeleteUber was the spike Lyft needed

Taxis Earnings
TechCrunch , The Verge , The Guardian , +1

Uber gets sued over alleged ‘Hell’ program to track Lyft drivers


Uber and Lyft sued for patent infringement by ‘Hailo,’ but not Daimler’s Hailo


Lyft head of engineering pens a letter to teammates asking for open communication

$45,000,000 Venture capital (Series C)
TechCrunch , VentureBeat , PE Hub , +2

Getaround raises $45M from Toyota and others to build more partnerships


Inside the Mind of a New York VC: David Goldberg of Corigin Ventures

People Funding
Business Insider , New York Times Bits , CNN Tech

Uber may be forced to add one of Lyft's best features

HuffPost Tech , The Guardian

Uber Targeted Rival Lyft Drivers With "Hell" Program, Report Finds

VentureBeat , TechCrunch

Uber partners with Getaround so you don't need a car to become a driver


Recode Daily: How Uber secretly tracked Lyft drivers

VentureBeat , Technical.ly , TechCrunch

SpotHero snaps up rival Parking Panda to boost its B2B credentials and expand into Canada

City life Apps & Services
TechCrunch , TNW , The Verge , +2

Uber was secretly tracking Lyft drivers with "Hell" software

$600,000,000 Venture capital (Series G)

Lyft signs off on $600 million cap-raise

Funding Taxis
The Guardian , TechCrunch , TechCrunch

How Uber conquers a city in seven steps

PE Hub

Lyft lands $600 mln in fresh funding, company valued at $7.5 bln: Reuters

Funding Taxis
Business Insider

New numbers show just how much New York's taxi cab owners have lost thanks to the ascendance of Uber and Lyft

Taxis Earnings
TechCrunch , Bloomberg , PE Hub , +2

Lyft raises $600M at $7.5B valuation

Funding Taxis
PE Hub

KKR among investors in Lyft's $600 mln funding round: Bloomberg