Jeremy Waite

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Could Unions Disrupt Uber’s Empire?

Uber and Lyft boast of being the vanguard of the sharing economy, blazing new trails in digital innovation. The City of Seattle has just tempered …

​Uber gives startups 7-minute rides to pitch Google Ventures investors

Think you have the next big idea? Uber will send an investor to your door as part of its latest marketing tactic.<p>Startups in Silicon Valley will have seven minutes to pitch investors during a free Uber ride Wednesday, according to a post from the on-demand car service.<p>Uber is partnering with Google …

Uber's Complicated Employment Picture

Share Email<p>Uber has had undeniable success in disrupting not only taxis but the entire economy itself. It is one of the vanguard on-demand firms, …

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The secret to Uber's success: Be everywhere all the time

You can call an Uber car from your Apple Watch, Pebble smartwatch, or Microsoft Band 2 fitness tracker.<p>Facebook Messenger has an Uber app built right in. If you work in an office, you can grab an Uber from right within Microsoft Outlook, Slack, or Atlassian HipChat. You can call an Uber from …

Uber Australia New Year's Eve Pricing Is Set To Surge

UberX was just legalised in NSW, which is great news for anyone who doesn't like paying through the nose. But Uber's surge pricing is set to make New …

It’s time for an Uber of the skies

Airbnb changed the hotel industry. Uber changed ground transportation. So why can’t the same change happen for air travel? <br>Airlines are ready for …

A look inside the insanely successful life of billionaire Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Fast-forward a few years and Kalanick's company, now just called Uber, is one of the most lucrative in Silicon Valley.<p>Uber operates in more than 300 cities in 58 countries, and it could be worth as much as $60 billion.<p>Thanks to that sky-high valuation, Kalanick made Forbes' list of the world's …

Ethical Consumerism Isn’t Dead, It Just Needs Better Marketing

Ethical consumerism is the broad label for companies providing products that appeal to people’s best selves (for example, fair trade coffee or a purchase that includes a donation to a charitable cause). Now that the general idea of combining ethics and shopping has become a mainstream concept, …

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Profit-with-purpose business: breakthrough to scale?

<b>One of the biggest challenges facing the social sector is lack of scale. We have many talented and determined social entrepreneurs, many non-profits</b> …