Uber Execs Chat about #UberNYE and Surge Pricing
This morning Travis and I sat down for a livestream chat (video above) to discuss #UberNYE. We answered some tough questions and shed some more light on the dynamics of a crazy NYE and how it effects Uber’s business. We had almost 500 people tune in and hopefully we’ve brought further clarity to how surge pricing works and the hard work that the Uber team has put in to make your NYE 2013 and uber one.
From the Uber team, we wish you a very safe and happy NYE 2013.
-Ryan, VP Operations
Today, we are excited to announce that Uber will give $5.5M to support a new robotics faculty chair as well as three fellowships at CMU. This gift is part of a partnership we announced earlier this year. In addition, we’re pumped to be part of a growing innovation ecosystem in Pittsburgh that includes world leading research institutions and companies, as well as an increasing number of start-ups.
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