Lyft Gets a Lift From Activist Investor Carl Icahn

Lyft Gets a Lift From Activist Investor Carl Icahn

The ride-sharing industry is changing the way Millenials get around. Led by Uber a few years ago, ride-sharing has taken the world by storm, albeit not without controversy and obstruction from taxi unions. Resistance aside, this is a massive industry, with what appears to be limitless potential. First-mover in the space, Uber, led by gutsy…

The New Online Economy – Unconventional Ways to Make Money
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The New Online Economy – Unconventional Ways to Make Money

The New Economy… [dropcap style=”style1, style2, style3, or style4″]I[/dropcap]n Thomas Friedman’s seminal macroeconomics text, The World is Flat, the renowned New York Times contributor repeatedly warns his readers that economic success in the 21st century will be directly tied to being skilled in a variety of areas.  While Friedman is referring more specifically to the…

Lyft’s Business Model: Exploiting an Existing Competitor’s Weakness
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Lyft’s Business Model: Exploiting an Existing Competitor’s Weakness

Putting Out Your Digital Thumb; Lyft Aims to Bring New Meaning to ‘Catching A Ride’ A few weeks ago, we profiled new cab provider UberCab, which is quickly gaining a dedicated following in cities around America and Europe with its alternative, intuitive cab services.  With an integrated mobile approach, geared toward removing the guesswork usually…