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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HQSan Francisco, US
Size (employees)4,000 (est)+100%
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

Jon McNeill

Jon McNeill

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 Orlando, Indianapolis, Vancouver, Las Vegas 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.

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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

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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

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.

Lyft's rewards program will offer perks for choosing Lyft over Uber

When you're hailing a ride, you probably flip between the Uber and Lyft apps to see which one will give you the best deal. But what if one of them offered you rewards in exchange for your loyalty? Lyft is banking on that idea with its forthcoming rewards program.  The company will soon let users e…

Ride-Sharing App Lyft Will Launch a Loyalty Program in December

Riders will earn points for every dollar they spend on rides, which they can use to cash in on rewards.

Lyft is launching a rider loyalty program in December

Ride-sharing service Lyft is today announcing its new plan to encourage repeat use: the launch of a loyalty program for riders, Lyft Rewards. The program, which will begin rolling out next month to select riders across the U.S., will let riders earn points for each dollar spent, which can then be us…

A Lyft driver was arrested for allegedly exposing himself to a teenager — and the victim’s family is blaming the company for not doing more

A Lyft driver was arrested 12 days after he allegedly exposed himself to a teenage rider in the backseat of his car. The victim's lawyer and family are blaming the company for not doing more to help. A Lyft spokesperson said it proactively reached out to police when it first learned of the inciden…

Uber and Lyft confirm drivers can’t broadcast videos of passengers after a string of privacy incidents

Both Uber and Lyft have confirmed that they do not allow drivers to stream or publish videos of passengers. In October, Uber took heat after a group of Ottawa Senators hockey players were recorded bad-mouthing a coach by an Uber driver. In July, a driver in St. Louis was found to have streamed hun…
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Lyft Blogs

Support California Wildfire Victims and United Way through Round Up & Donate

In response to the devastating wildfires across California, Lyft is committed to doing our part to help those in need. Today, we’re expanding our Relief Rides program to help those affected by the wildfires directly and inviting Lyft passengers to join us in supporting our community. Passengers nati…

Lyft is the Official Rideshare Partner of University of California, Santa Barbara

School is back in session, and what better way to spend your evenings than cheering on your UCSB Gauchos? As the official rideshare partner of the Gauchos Athletic Department, Lyft is here to make your day easier, and get you to and from every game this season!Lyft Designated Basketball and Thunderd…

Lyft Drivers Helped Make Democracy Work in the 2018 Midterms

It’s Election Day in Dodge City, Kansas, and Alejandro Rangel-Lopez is looking for a ride. Dressed in a blue Kansas Jayhawks T-shirt (he hopes to go to KU next fall) and classic Old Skool Vans, the 18-year-old is eager to cast his ballot for the first time. Bridget, a college honors student and …

Get More From Rides With Lyft Rewards

Every week, more people choose to ride with Lyft than ever before. In September, we announced an exciting new milestone: 1 billion rides. As we continue our mission to improve people's lives with the world's best transportation, we're constantly introducing new ways to make choosing Lyft even easier…

Earn Personal Credit, Airport Miles, and More on Your Business Trips

In 2016, we launched Lyft Business Profiles as a simple way to manage business rides. To this day, we're not only adding new rewards but also integrating features that make paying and expensing easier. We recently launched a business rewards program, providing you $5 in personal ride credit for …

Score a VIP Ride to Google Pixel 3 Sights of Sound — Featuring Future, Marshmello, and More

We’re partnering with Google Pixel 3 to bring you the immersive worlds of four artists — Ella Mai, Future, J Balvin, and Marshmello — in Sights of Sound. This free, pop-up experience features four themed rooms with music by each artist in a stunning, Instagram-worthy space. Come explore Ella Mai…
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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 Orlando, Indianapolis, Vancouver, Las Vegas and in 33 other locations.

  • How many offices does Lyft have?

    Lyft has 38 offices.