Lyft is a peer-to-peer transportation platform that connects passengers who need rides with drivers willing to provide rides using their own personal vehicles. The Company designs, markets, and operates a mobile application that matches drivers with passengers who request rides, and also allows payment through the app. It also allows riders to schedule rides up to seven days in advance.

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TypePrivate
HQSan Francisco, US
Founded2012
Size (employees)4,000 (est)+100%
Websitelyft.com
Lyft was founded in 2012 and is headquartered in San Francisco, US
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Key People/Management at Lyft

Logan Green

Logan Green

Co-Founder, CEO
John Zimmer

John Zimmer

Co-Founder, President
Brian Roberts

Brian Roberts

CFO
Jon McNeill

Jon McNeill

COO
Anthony Foxx

Anthony Foxx

Chief Policy Officer
Sameer Qureshi

Sameer Qureshi

Director of Product
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Lyft Office Locations

Lyft has offices in San Francisco, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, San Antonio and in 33 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
5000 185 Berry St
Anaheim, US
3030 W Lincoln Ave
Atlanta, US
814 Bellemeade Ave NW
Austin, US
102 1021 E 7th St
Baltimore, US
1501 St Paul St
Denver, US
105 1401 Zuni St
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Lyft Financials and Metrics

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Lyft Revenue

Lyft's revenue was reported to be $1 b in FY, 2017 which is a 41.2% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (H1, 2018)

909.0m

Net income (H1, 2018)

(373.0m)

Market valuation

15.1b
Annual
USDY, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016FY, 2017E

Revenue

31.6m200.6m708.0m1.0b

Revenue growth, %

535%253%41%

Net Income

(199.4m)(412.0m)(606.0m)
Half Year
USDH1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018

Revenue

150.0m483.0m909.0m

Net Income

(283.0m)(206.0m)(373.0m)
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

84.2k
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Lyft Operating Metrics

Y, 2015Y, 2016Jan, 2017Feb, 2017Jul, 2017Aug, 2017Oct, 2017Y, 2017Y, 2018Sep, 2018

Active Cities

258 347 429 500

Daily Rides

1 m

Rides

53.30 m162 m350 m500 m375 m1 b

Rides (US and Toronto)

162.60 m375.50 m
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Lyft Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Blue Vision LabsOctober 23, 2018
Citi BikeJuly 02, 2018
Motivate InternationalJune 01, 2018$250 m
KamcordNovember 17, 2017
DataScoreAugust 10, 2017
YesGraphAugust 10, 2017
FinitePaths Inc.March 20, 2017
LeoJune 26, 2015
HitchSeptember 22, 2014
Rover.ioApril 01, 2014
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Human Capital Metrics

Lyft's employees are reported to be approximately 40% female and 60% male.
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Lyft Online and Social Media Presence

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Lyft News and Updates

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Lyft, Waymo Agree to Work on Self-Driving Car Technology

Lyft, Waymo Agree to Work on Self-Driving Car TechnologyIn the race to the self-driving future, Lyft has agreed to work with Waymo, the self-driving car company owned by Google's parent company, to bring autonomous vehicles to the masses, both companies told NBC News on Sunday night.

Government shutdown creates wall for IPOs, may delay Uber and Lyft deals

The U.S. government shutdown, now in its 20th day, is disrupting the initial public offering process and may cause delays in some of the bigger deals expected in 2019, including those of ride-sharing services Uber and Lyft.

A Third of Americans Use Ride-Hail. Uber and Lyft Need More

That number has doubled since 2015, but Uber and Lyft have made little progress on their bigger goal: attracting regular riders.

Lyft says it is 'optimistic' about Andrew Cuomo's solution to the L train shutdown after the ride-sharing service ran an ad campaign targeting stranded subway riders

Ride-sharing service Lyft launched an ad campaign in December focused on New Yorkers seeking alternative transportation during the planned 15-month shutdown of the L train.  On Thursday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced that the subway line — used by roughly 250,000 commuters — would not be sh…

Lyft, Uber, Airbnb: Why 2019 Is the Year These Fabled Startups Will Likely Go Public

If 2018 was a big year for going public, 2019 is going to be the year of the tech IPO. Here are the companies to watch for SEC filings and IPO announcements.

Here's how to get a Lyft discount on New Year's Eve

New Year's is always a mess. It starts with such high expectations and then the ball drops, it's midnight, and you have no way to get home without spending a small fortune on a hard-to-find taxi or surging ride-hailing trips. While it's near impossible to avoid a costly ride home soon after midnig…
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Lyft Blogs

That's a Wrap! CES 2019

CES holds a special place in our heart. A year ago, we piloted self-driving cars for the first time with our partner Aptiv at CES in Las Vegas. After a successful pilot where we provided over 400 rides throughout the week, we launched our public program in May in Las Vegas.Fast forward to today - ju…

Boost Your Ride: Get Deals and Discounts at the Best of Denver

Lyft is excited to introduce Boost — the first-of-its-kind rider rewards program that allows Denver locals exclusive access to discounts, deals, and the chance to win weekly ticket giveaways simply by taking Lyft rides.

Ottawa: Make every ride count with Round Up & Donate

Lyft is committed to creating positive change for the communities we serve, and we’re excited to help raise funds for Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario Foundation. Now, you can now use your ride to help improve the health of children in Ontario.

Lyft Partners With Barrett-Jackson, the World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions

We’re excited to team up with Barrett-Jackson again for their 2019 Scottsdale Auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale, Arizona, Jan. 12-20.

2018 in Review: Putting Our Vision Into Action

Let’s check out Lyft’s big moments in 2018!

Portland: Lyft’s got your wellness needs covered

This January, Lyft is teaming up with top Portland wellness spots to make moving your body and fulfilling those New Year’s Resolutions more fun.
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Lyft Company Life and Culture

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Lyft Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Lyft founded?

    Lyft was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Lyft key executives?

    Lyft's key executives are Logan Green, John Zimmer and Brian Roberts.

  • How many employees does Lyft have?

    Lyft has 4,000 employees.

  • What is Lyft revenue?

    Latest Lyft annual revenue is $1 b.

  • What is Lyft revenue per employee?

    Latest Lyft revenue per employee is $250 k.

  • Who are Lyft competitors?

    Competitors of Lyft include Careem, Uber and Grab.

  • Where is Lyft headquarters?

    Lyft headquarters is located at 5000 185 Berry St, San Francisco.

  • Where are Lyft offices?

    Lyft has offices in San Francisco, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, San Antonio and in 33 other locations.

  • How many offices does Lyft have?

    Lyft has 38 offices.