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Lyft  (Stock symbol: LYFT )

548 Market St.
San Francisco, CA 94104
Website Company Summary Management Team

CEO: Logan Green (6/30/2012)
President/COO/Operations: John Zimmer (06/30/2012)
General Management: Kristina Omari (12/31/2017) ; Sameer Qureshi (5/18/2018) ; Amy Farrow (01/31/2020) ; Anne Kauth (8/31/2020) ; Anthony Foxx (10/10/2018) ; David Kunst (11/9/2018) ; Jaime Raczka (8/31/2015) ; Ran Makavy (3/31/2016)
Finance: Michelle DeBella (2/13/2019) ; Redic Thomas ; Vikram Naidu (2015) ; Brian Roberts (10/31/2014)
Technology: Eisar Lipkovitz (1/22/2019) ; Katie Dill ; Manish Gupta; Luc Vincent (2/9/2017) ; Arun Ramakrishnan (2/28/2018) ; Matt Nemenman ; Robert Adams (7/31/2017) ; Robert Munro (1/31/2019) ; Vicki Cheung (2/28/2018)
General Counsel/Legal: David Le ; Kristin Sverchek

Outside board: (May no longer be on the board) David Lawee (CapitalG Partner) Benjamin A. Horowitz (a16z General Partner) Raj Kapoor (Mayfield Fund Venture Advisor) Ann Miura-Ko (FLOODGATE Partner) Sean Aggarwal (Trulia) Maggie Wilderotter (Frontier Communications CEO) Ariel Cohen (TripActions CEO) Valerie Jarrett (Obama whitehouse advisor Former urban transportation issues)

Business description: Lyft is an on-demand ridesharing service owned and operated by Zimride that is currently operating in San Francisco and Los Angeles. Using the Lyft iPhone app, passengers can instantly request a pickup, and a safe, friendly driver will arrive within minutes. The Lyft staff carefully selects pre-vetted, trustworthy drivers from the community who swiftly get passengers to their destinations. Lyft's app, available for iPhone and Android devices, lets users request rides with vetted drivers who have extra space available in their vehicles. The company said the service typically costs as much as a third less than traditional taxis. Lyft launched as an offshoot of Zimride.
Customers include: AirbnbIntuit;  HP Enterprise
Partners include: Ascension;  Hertz;  Met Life

Rounds: 12
Capital raised: 4900.0M
Last Round: 600.0M
Ownership: Public   Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: LYFT
VCs include: Mayfield FundFounders Fund;  Tencent Holdings K9 VenturesGSV CapitalCoatue ManagementKortschak Investments;  Carl Icahn Alphabet;  Janus Capital Management;  NFX;  PSP;  a16zAutotech Ventures;  Kingdom Holdings Graphene Ventures;  InMotion Ventures;  Oceanic PartnersUprising VenturesBling Capital
Angels/other VCs: Shaquille O’Neal (NBA player)
Corporate investors: General Motors Rakuten Alibaba;  AllianceBernstein Lyft ;  Lincoln Park;  Didi Kuaidi
Private equity: KKRBaillie Gifford
Other investors: Third Point Management ;  Saudi Arabia's Prince Alwaleed bin Talal

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Record updated: Oct 2019
Sector: Internet
Headcount: 5001-7000 as of Jun 2020
Rounds: 12
Capital Raised: 4900.0M
Last Round: 600.0M
Ownership: Public   Ipo Filing
Stock Symbol: LYFT