Travis Kalanick

Best Buy, expected to succumb to competition from Amazon, is instead thriving because of in-home consultations and “personal chief technology officers”

Best Buy

Elon Musk should avoid Twitter to run Tesla effectively: Varney

Elon Musk tweeted that one of the divers in the Thai cave rescue was a “pedo” and most people took that to mean a pedophile. That was outrageous. Musk has apologized.<p>But it raises the question of who is fit to lead a public company. Musk is the founder of Tesla. If you are a shareholder, is he the …

Tesla

Uber is under federal investigation for gender discrimination

Company has been trying to repair its image under CEO Khosrowshahi<p>Uber is under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for alleged gender discrimination on issues such as pay, according to a source familiar with the matter.<p>The probe, which began last August, was first …

Gender Discrimination

Uber Is Under Federal Investigation for Gender Discrimination, Reports Say

Ride-hailing giant Uber is under investigation by the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission following allegations of gender discrimination on …

Business

Kalanick’s family office invests in rental-home platform Spotahome

• <b>Why this is important</b>: Travis Kalanick's family office is investing in disruptive real estate ventures<p>Travis Kalanick’s family office, 10100, …

Real Estate

Senior Uber Employees Accused of Discriminatory Behavior

The company’s Chief People Officer has been forced to step down.<p>After CEO Travis Kalanick was forced to step down amid a number of scandals last year, Uber‘s corporate culture is back in the spotlight with the resignation of its Chief People Officer. Liane Hornsey has left the company amid …

Corporate Culture

Uber founder Travis Kalanick resigns as CEO

Travis Kalanick has stepped down as chief executive of Uber, the ride-hailing service that he helped found in 2009.

Silicon Valley

Uber CEO talks company future after tragedy and scandal

Recode’s Kara Swisher speaks with Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi about the company’s future after former CEO Travis Kalanick’s resignation and a recent …

Autonomous Cars

Uber CEO Wants Employees to ‘Have the D’

Dara Khosrowshahi, the CEO Uber brought in after Travis Kalanick was so bad at running his company that an internal probe conducted by former …

Employment

Uber's CEO said a move to grab power from Travis Kalanick means the board is no longer fighting over control

Reuters<p><b>Uber chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi said the company's board is no longer fighting for control after he proposed a new structure last</b> …

Profit

MOVES-Uber Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden leaving company

May 17 (Reuters) - Uber Technologies Inc Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden is leaving the ride-hailing company, an Uber spokesman told Reuters on Thursday.<p>Holden oversaw Uber Elevate, the company’s flying car operation, which is now headed by Eric Allison, the spokesman said in a phone interview, …

Flying Car

Uber's U-turn: How the new CEO is cleaning house after scandals and lawsuits

He didn't come in guns blazing. He came in listening.<p>Jessica Bryndza, Uber's global director of people experiences and employer brand<p>The experience of my family losing everything when they came to the US really shaped me.<p>Dara Khosrowshahi, Uber CEO<p>Dara was able to start removing some of that …

James Martin

Travis Kalanick joins board of StyleSeat, a beauty startup

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has been anything but idle since his ouster in June.<p>On Wednesday, he notched his second board appointment in just over a month: He's joined the board of salon booking service StyleSeat.<p>Kalanick has been an angel investor in StyleSeat "since day one," according to a …

Startups

Spotify makes NYSE market debut with a bang

Shares in the Swedish music-streaming platform made a strong market debut on Wall Street, opening at $165.90 — well above the reference price of $132 …

Stock Markets

Startup Street: This Firm Will Help Myntra And Jabong Fight Competition

My new gig... pic.twitter.com/vpD528cdyf<p>— travis kalanick (@travisk) March 20, 2018<p>First time entrepreneurs may not know how to tackle the business …

Technology (India)

Travis Kalanick Is Back, and He’s Buying Distressed Real Estate

Travis Kalanick, the founder and former CEO of Uber, has a new venture. In a brief statement on Twitter yesterday, Kalanick unveiled the 10100 Fund …

Real Estate

Travis Kalanick buys real estate company, takes CEO reins

After getting kicked out of the chief executive officer job at Uber in June, Travis Kalanick is getting back in the saddle.<p>Kalanick said Tuesday he’s …

Real Estate

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick Has Just Revealed His Second Act

The co-founder of the ride-hailing company revealed his new job on Twitter.<p>2 min read<p>Well, that didn’t take long. It looks like Uber co-founder and former CEO Travis Kalanick just lined up a new job.<p>At the beginning of March, after more than eight months since he stepped down as CEO of Uber, …

Entrepreneurship

States are competing to get autonomous vehicles on the road — but should they?

Credit: Uber<p>Earlier this month, Arizona took another step forward in the interstate arms race regarding self-driving vehicles. Arizona governor Doug Ducey introduced a new executive order that finally allows fully driverless vehicles to navigate public roads — without anyone behind the wheel.<p>Of …

Autonomous Vehicle

Travis Kalanick Lands a New Job Through a Friend at Uber

When Travis Kalanick was kicked out of his own company in June 2017 after a long and ugly boardroom war with Uber’s early investors, it seemed that …

Business

Travis Kalanick is a CEO again — this time at a real estate start-up

It's not as splashy as disrupting the global transportation industry, but Travis Kalanick is once again a chief executive.<p>The controversial entrepreneur, who was ousted as CEO of Uber in June, tweeted Tuesday that he will head City Storage Systems, a holding company that redevelops distressed real …

Business

Uber Founder Travis Kalanick Is a CEO Again

After getting kicked out of the chief executive officer job at Uber Technologies in June, Travis Kalanick is getting back in the saddle.<p>Kalanick said …

Real Estate

Travis Kalanick is already back running a company with a $150M investment

Travis Kalanick, the former Uber CEO who was shown the door in June last year amid a series of major controversies, has already found his next leading role following his announcement of a new investment fund just weeks ago.<p>Kalanick said on Twitter that his fund would be investing $150 million to …

Startups

Uber founder Travis Kalanick's new company turns parking lots and abandoned shopping malls into space for businesses

Dec 2016 - Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, poses during the launch of its bike-sharing product, uberMOTO, in Hyderabad, India.Mahesh Kumar A./AP Images<p>Uber founder Travis Kalanick announced on Tuesday that he had agreed to become the CEO of a small, relatively new US startup which aims to take abandoned …

Business

Travis Kalanick has a new gig

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick wants to build a better strip mall.<p>On Tuesday (March 21), Kalanick announced that he had invested $150 million through his personal investment fund in City Storage Systems, a company that buys distressed real estate assets, such as parking lots and strip malls, and …

Real Estate

Travis Kalanick is buying a new company that rehabs real estate and will run it as CEO

The company was formerly called CloudKitchens and was led by Diego Berdakin, an early Uber investor.<p>Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has found his new job.<p>The controversial Silicon Valley entrepreneur is joining a startup called City Storage Systems that focuses on repurposing distressed real estate …

Tech Trends

Ex-Uber Chief Travis Kalanick Buys Real Estate Company, Takes CEO Reins

After getting kicked out of the chief executive officer job at Uber Technologies Inc. in June, Travis Kalanick is getting back in the saddle.<p>Kalanick …

Real Estate

Ex-Uber CEO Travis Kalanick invests $150 million to redevelop parking lots

When he was chief executive of ride-hailing company Uber Technologies Inc., Travis Kalanick worked to reduce the need for parking lots. Now he’s …

Real Estate

Uber founder Travis Kalanick has a new gig in real estate

Travis Kalanick, the founder and former CEO of Uber, is taking over a company that overhauls run-down real estate.<p>Kalanick announced on Wednesday that he will serve as CEO of City Storage Systems, which turns properties such as unused strip malls into new spaces for online companies. Kalanick’s …

Real Estate

Former Uber CEO Kalanick becomes CEO of City Storage Systems

<b>Travis Kalanick</b> has found his way back to the C-suite, this time taking the CEO’s role at a new-age real estate company.Kalanick announced on Twitter …

Investing