Uber is a mobile app connecting passengers with drivers for hire.

Travis Kalanick – CEO & Co-founder

Previous Experience: Founder & CEO – Red Swoosh (acquired by AKAMAI); Co-founder – Scour.net.

Garrett Camp – Founder & Chairman

Previous Experience: Founder – Expa; Chairman & Co-founder – StumbleUpon.

  • In July 2016, Uber raised $1.15 Billion Debt Financing, according to TechCrunch.
  • In June 2016, Uber raised $3.5 Billion, the lead investor being Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, according to TechCrunch and New York Times.
  • According to TechCrunch, Uber picked up another $200 Million from LetterOne in February 2016.
  • The total funds that Uber received since 2009 reach $15.26 Billion, according to CrunchBase.
  • Toyota Motor Corporation announced that partnered with Uber through a press release posted in May 2016 on the Toyota website. The partnership was also announced by Automotive News.
  • Uber partnered with Pandora in June 2016 to offer drivers ad-free internet radio, which was reported by The Verge and VentureBeat.

Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund, LetterOne, Goldman Sachs, Citigroup, Barclays PLC, Morgan Stanley.