Back in 2007 co-founders John Zimmer and Logan Green envisioned a new kind of mass transportation carpooling system connecting riders and drivers across the nation. They called it Zimride. But it turn
“Transportation tech is not only changing how we get from A to B, it’s fundamentally altering the underlying infrastructure of our cities.”
Zimride, the long-distance ride-sharing service in the U.S. which spawned Lyft, is closing down its consumer-facing business to focus on business and university customers.
When John Zimmer and Logan Green launched a new ride-sharing service called Lyft in the spring of 2012, they instantly knew they had a hit on their hands. But that wasn't always the case.
Lyft founders John Zimmer and Logan Green shared the backstory of how they chose to sell off their original core business, Zimride, to focus on Lyft on stage today at TechCrunch Disrupt. "Lyft came
Lyft President John Zimmer said the company will rely on its community, with its signature pink mustaches and fist bumps, to gain a large user base, even in the face of stiff competition from Uber and
It’s been a pretty big news day for Lyft, but let’s make it even bigger. TechCrunch has learned that Zimride, parent company behind the ride-sharing service, has closed a new, $15 million round of
<p style="text-align:left;" align="center"><strong>Editor's note: </strong><em>Navin Chaddha is a Managing Director at <a target="_blank" href="http://www.mayfield.com">Mayfield Fund</a>, a global
You ask for a ride, it rolls up, you get into the front seat and you give the driver a fist bump. This sounds like something you do when your best friend picks you up, and that's exactly the experienc
<a target="_blank" href="http://zimride.com/">Zimride</a>, a San Francisco-based startup that helps commuters share rides, is bringing itself to the East Coast with a new route between New York and Wa
The ridesharing-disruptive car service space in the U.S. is about to get a little more crowded: <a target="_blank" href="http://carpooling.com">Carpooling.com</a>, a ridesharing service out of Munich,
If you're like me and you live in San Francisco where cabs are few and far between, Uber has been a godsend. But the marketplace for on-demand transportation is about to get a lot more interesting. Th
There's a lot of exciting action in collaborative consumption, much of it being inspired by the early success of carsharing and ridesharing networks. After hitting 100 million miles served last year,
<a href="http://www.zimride.com">Zimride</a>, a service that makes it easy to find people to ride-share with, has raised a $6 million Series A funding round led by Mayfield Fund. This round brings Zim
<img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/25006v4-max-250x250.jpg" /> Though The American Automobile Association (AAA) is only expecting a relatively marginal 2.5 percent decrea
<a href="http://www.zimride.com"><img src="https://beta.techcrunch.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/picture-49.png" width="207" height="75" /></a> <a href="http://www.zimride.com">Zimride</a> - a start