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August 28, 2015 10:02 AM ET

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Company Overview of Lyft Inc.

Company Overview

Lyft Inc. helps commuters to share rides with friends, classmates, and coworkers going the same way. It helps organizations to establish private and social networks for ridesharing. The company focuses on college, university, and corporate communities. Lyft Inc. was formerly known as Zimride, Inc. and changed its name to Lyft Inc. in May 2013. The company was founded in 2007 and is based in San Francisco, California. Lyft Inc. operates as a subsidiary of Enterprise Holdings, Inc.

548 Market Street

Suite 68514

San Francisco, CA 94104

United States

Founded in 2007



Key Executives for Lyft Inc.

Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Chief Operating Officer
Board Observer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

Lyft Inc. Key Developments

Concur Partners with Lyft and HotelTonightto Meet Growing On-Demand Needs of Business Travelers

Concur announced partnerships with Lyft and HotelTonight. These partnerships continue the company's commitment to meet modern business travelers' needs for on-demand services, while also providing finance and travel managers greater visibility and manageability for business expenses.

Galderma Receives FDA Approval to Market Restylane® Lyft with Lidocaine to Correct Age Related Volume Loss in the Cheek Area

Galderma announced that it has received U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval to market Restylane® Lyft for cheek augmentation and the correction of age-related midface contour deficiencies in patients over the age of 21. Restylane® Lyft, formerly marketed as Perlane-L®, is an injectable gel used to increase volume and smooth wrinkles in the face. With this new indication, Restylane® Lyft is the first and only FDA approved filler indicated to provide fullness to the midface area (cheeks) and to correct and smooth the nasolabial folds (smile lines). This FDA approval marks the fifth major indication in the U.S. for the Restylane® family of products. Restylane®Lyft joins Restylane®, indicated to correct and smooth smile lines as well as to augment the lips, and Restylane® Silk, the first and only treatment that is approved for lip enhancement and the treatment of wrinkles and lines around the mouth. These brands combined represent the broadest range of dermal fillers with the most FDA approved indications commercially available for healthcare professionals and patients. The brand name is changing from Perlane-L® to Restylane®Lyft to help health care providers and consumers understand where the brand fits among the other Galderma products that are based on the core Restylane® technology.

Lyft Appoints Jonathan Christodoro to the Board of Directors

Jonathan Christodoro, a managing director of Icahn Enterprises, will join Lyft's board of directors. Icahn is well known for tangling with the boards of companies like Apple, Yahoo, Hertz, Gannett and eBay, rather than investing in startups.

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