UBER joins the Mile-High Club!
Err…we mean Mile-High
Stranded under a cruel sun, David Cohen, Founder and CEO of Techstars, was suffering from a severe lack of transportation.
With a lightning quick draw, he fired off an Uber request. Within minutes, chauffeur David rolled up in his Suburban, and they were off into the
So begins the legend of Uber’s “super secret stealth test mode” in Denver (and our Boulder experiment!)
Denver has come a long way since its horse-riding, bronco-busting, Wild West days of yesteryear, my friends. While the Broncos remain, there’s a completely new sheriff in town.
Denver has some unique challenges (the airport is how far away?!), so we’ll be tweaking our pricing, fleet, and placement over the next few weeks.
Remember, while we’re in “research mode,” you can request a car, but be aware that availability will be limited until our official launch. If you’re able to trade in your old steed for a new black stallion, be sure to send us your feedback at email@example.com or hit us up on Twitter @Uber_Denver .
Yet beware nUbers, this is strictly for Adventurous Riders Only!
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.
A new report conducted in partnership with Mothers Against Drunk Driving (MADD) reveals that when empowered with more transportation options like Uber, people are making better choices that save lives.