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February 08, 2016 2:49 PM ET

Software

Company Overview of Uber Technologies, Inc.

Company Overview

Uber Technologies, Inc. provides a smartphone application that connects drivers with people who need a ride. The company’s application enables users to arrange and schedule transportation and/or logistics services with third party providers. Uber Technologies serves customers in North, Central, and South Americas, as well as Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia Pacific. The company has a strategic partnership with Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Uber Technologies, Inc. was formerly known as UberCab Inc. and changed its name to Uber Technologies, Inc. in October 2010. The company was founded in 2009 and is based in San Francisco, California.

182 Howard Street

Suite 8

San Francisco, CA 94105

United States

Founded in 2009

Phone:

415-986-2104

Fax:

877-223-8023

Key Executives for Uber Technologies, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Co-Founder and Chairman
Head of Global Operations and Director
Chief Technology Officer
General Counsel
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Uber Technologies, Inc. Key Developments

Uber Technologies, Inc. Appoints Chris Taylor as New General Manager of Boston Office

Uber's Boston office has named Chris Taylor, who was previously general manager of the ride-hailing service's Chicago office, its new GM. A 2012 Harvard Business School alum who has also worked at Boston Consulting Group, Taylor will report to Uber's previous Boston GM, Meghan Joyce, who now oversees East Coast operations.

Uber to Provide Delivery Services for Starwood Clients

Uber signed an agreement with Starwood group for hotels and tourist resorts to provide the group with delivery services through Uber's smart phone application. This cooperation aims to provide services to Starwood tourists and guests.

Bank of America Corp. and Morgan Stanley Reportedly Selling Uber Shares To Clients

Bank of America Corp. and Morgan Stanley are selling shares in Uber Technologies, Inc. to their high-net worth clients, according to a person familiar with the matter. Shares in Uber Technologies are being priced at about $49 a share, said the person. Bank of America's Merrill Lynch is restricting its sales to clients with a net worth of more than $100 million and is asking for a minimum purchase of $1 million, the person said. Morgan Stanley is requiring them to buy at least $0.25 million in Uber shares, the person said.

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