Inside Uber

Today we’re excited to announce the new Affiliate Program. Starting tomorrow, US based developers can earn $5 (USD) for every new US-based Uber user they refer.

UberEATS joins EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES campaign to fight AIDS

Uber is proud to join the EAT (RED) DRINK (RED) SAVE LIVES campaign to drive money and awareness to fight AIDS. This week, UberEATS will join thousands of restaurants, bars, and businesses in supporting (RED)’s annual culinary campaign.

Announcing the Winners of Uber’s Virtual Hackathon

In March we announced the release of our Request endpoint and our very first virtual hackathon on Since then, over 1500 developers from around the world have participated in our two month long hackathon, with over 95% of them taking advantage of our Request endpoint.

5-Year Anniversary Remarks from Uber CEO Travis Kalanick

Uber launched in San Francisco five years ago this week. On Wednesday, June 3, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick gave a special address to employees, driver partners and others reflecting on the past five years and looking ahead to the future.

Five Years and 311 Cities Later

Five years in, our vision for Uber is still evolving. Looking back at where we’ve been is incredible. Where we’re going together is even better. Thanks for coming along for the ride.

Improving Your Daily Outlook

At Build 2015, Microsoft’s annual developer conference, we kicked things off with a sneak peek of an exciting collaboration with Outlook — a product that impacts hundreds of millions of users everyday. Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella previewed this new add-in for Outlook earlier today with a demo during his keynote .

Uber for Business Case Study: Back to the Roots

After a successful fundraising campaign on Kickstarter, things really started to pick up for Alejandro Velez and Nikhil Arora – the founders of Back to the Roots – a company that sells “ready to grow” and “ready to eat” products. Running a fast-growing business with a small team isn’t easy and relying on Alejandro’s car as the […]

An Update from the Uber Safety Team

We are committed to safety for riders and drivers on the Uber platform. As part of that commitment, last December I promised to keep riders and drivers updated on safety enhancements.

Uber for Business: These Rules Aren’t Made To Be Broken

Today we are adding new policy controls within the Uber for Business dashboard that allow company administrators to customize their Uber ride policy so it’s tailor-made to suit the needs of their business and their employees. Learn more…

Why Riding uberPOOL Should be the New Fashion Week Trend

As NYC Fashion Week comes to a close in February 2015, we use #UberData to show why those jumping between events should try UberPOOL.