Travis VanderZanden

Bird expands to San Francisco, San Jose and Washington

The smash dockless scooter rental startup, Bird, is expanding beyond its Southern California nest with a new rollout in San Francisco, San Jose, Calif. and Washington, DC, the company said today. And

Bird is raising $100 million to become the Uber of electric scooters

“It feels like investing in Uber when it first launched.” That’s what one investor said of the hot new Santa Monica, Calif.-based startup, Bird — an electric scooter company th

This former Uber (and Lyft) exec just raised $15 million for his controversial e-scooter startup: Bird

Travis VanderZanden. If you’ve been following the fast-changing transportation industry, it’s a name that may sound familiar. Until September 2016, VanderZanden was VP of growth at Uber an

Lyft Hires Amazon VP Rex Tibbens As Its New COO

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.lyft.com">Lyft</a> has a new chief operating officer — Rex Tibbens, previously the vice president of Amazon Logistics North America. In <a target="_blank" href

Former Lyft Exec Denies Taking Confidential Data With Him To Uber

Uber executive Travis VanderZanden says allegations that he stole confidential documents from former employer Lyft are “ridiculous.” In a series of tweets posted this morning, the ex-COO of Lyft d

Lyft Accuses Former COO Of Stealing Confidential Documents Before Joining Uber

On-demand rides startup Lyft is taking its former COO Travis VanderZanden to court for breach of his confidentiality agreement and fiduciary duty weeks after the executive joined arch-rival Uber.