• How Lyft's John Zimmer went from sleeping on a couch and eating frozen Trader Joe's meals to running a $7.5 billion company

    10 days ago - By Chron

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    John Zimmer is the cofounder and president of the ride-hailing service Lyft.
    Lyft was founded in 2012 and has faced a fierce competitor in Uber since the beginning.
    In the past year, Uber has come under fire for a series of missteps while Lyft has maintained its "nice guy" image.
    Lyft is valued at $7.5 billion and covers 94% of the US population.
    For more than five years, Uber and Lyft have been locked in a battle to become the ultimate ride-hailing service. Uber has been the leader with a war chest of billions of dollars from investors. But...
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  • How Lyft's John Zimmer went from sleeping on a couch and eating frozen Trader Joe's meals to running a $7.5 billion company

    How Lyft's John Zimmer went from sleeping on a couch and eating frozen Trader Joe's meals to running a $7.5 billion company

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    John Zimmer is the cofounder and president of the ride-hailing service Lyft.
    Lyft was founded in 2012 and has faced a fierce competitor in Uber since the beginning.
    In the past year, Uber has come under fire for a series of missteps while Lyft has maintained its "nice guy" image.
    Lyft is valued at $7.5 billion and covers 94% of the US population.
    For more than five years, Uber and Lyft have been locked in a battle to become the ultimate ride-hailing service. Uber has been the leader with a war chest of billions of dollars from investors. But it has come under fire for how it treats drivers...
    Read more ...