And the Winners Are…
Our auction went off with much fanfare. There were 60 bidders, 78 bids and the bids came in up until the very last minute. Well, the results are in! You may want to hang around these folks all night…as they’ve got the Uber hookup. Congrats to a few of our lucky winners:
(*in no particular order)
- Christine Brumback @Boomer
- Naval Ravikant @Naval
- Greg Tseng @Gstseng
- Samantha Frampton @Samatbrightroll
- Dan Levine @Danlevine
- Lola Soto
Congratulations guys and gals!!!
What did they win???
*4 of our best drivers and cars exclusively dedicated to 10 VIPs
*Access to rest of Uber Partner fleets for optimized pickup times
*50% off New Year’s fares on all rides
*Travis Kalanick, Uber’s co-founder and CEO providing VIP Hotline support to all winning VIPs to insure a flawless Uber experience
Thanks to everyone who participated in the bidding. Even if you didn’t win, hopefully because of the 2x price adjustment you’ll be able to cruise around tonight via Uber. You’re all winners to us! Have a rockin’ night!
We are excited to surpass the 100th city mark by welcoming two Brazilian cities, Rio de Janeiro and Belo Horizonte, to the UberEATS family. From Atlanta to Warsaw, people have truly embraced this easy and reliable way to discover the food they love at the push of a button. Whether that’s an Indian inspired samosa, a good old-fashioned American burger or Vietnamese pho, people in 27 countries are using UberEATS to get a taste of the world’s flavors at the push of a button.
We’re excited to expand the Uber for Business platform beyond business travel, to include a world-class customer transportation solution, Uber Central. With Uber Central, organizations of all shapes and sizes can now easily provide on-demand, door-to-door transportation for their customers, clients, and guests.
A little over a year ago, we set out to put a new spin on an old classic–make reliable food delivery available at the tap of a button. Back then, we started by offering food in the UberEATS app from 1,000 pioneering restaurant partners in four cities. And today, more than 40,000 restaurants globally–from poke shops to pasta spots–are sharing food with customers through UberEATS. With a growing restaurant community comes more choices and more complexity. So we’re cooking up features to continue to make UberEATS easy and reliable. Here is a taste–