October 01, 2016 1:54 PM ET


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 with an engineering center in Bengalu...

182 Howard Street

Suite 8

San Francisco, CA 94105

United States

Founded in 2009





Key Executives for Uber Technologies, Inc.

Co-Founder, Chief Executive Officer and Director
Co-Founder and Chairman
Head of Global Operations and Director
Head of North American Operations
Head of India Engineering Team
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2016.

Uber Technologies, Inc. Key Developments

American Express Teams Up with Uber for Corporate Travel in India

American Express (AmEx) and Uber have signed an agreement that will allow AmEx to integrate its corporate card programmes with Uber's corporate platform 'Uber for Business' in India. AmEx is the first card to be accepted on the central pay platform of Uber. With the latest agreement, firms leveraging Amex corporate card programme will now be able to use Uber's global presence. Furthermore, their staff, while travelling for work, can use Uber for business in any of the 70 countries in which Uber operates. The billing would be done at the company account, back in India.

Uber Plans To open office in Detroit

Uber Technologies Inc. will soon open an office in Detroit. The office will help Uber collaborate with automakers and suppliers based in the area. The San Francisco-based company wouldn't confirm where the facility will be located or how many people will work there. Ties between Detroit and Silicon Valley are growing as research into self-driving cars accelerates.

Uber Seeks Carmaker Partners

Uber Technologies, Inc. intends to collaborate with suppliers, car companies and is seeking carmaker partners.

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