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Lyft Boasts That It Is Growing Much Faster Than Uber

Excerpt from TechCrunch

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Yes, Lyft may be growing faster. But did its CEO anger the entire Internet this weekend with his response to surge pricing complaints? Didn’t think so.

— Jason Clampet

Uber’s revenue numbers, which were leaked to Gawker just a few weeks ago, look bold at roughly $20 million per week.

But there isn’t necessarily a definitive market winner yet in the peer-to-peer space, as the entire field is on a rising tide. Lyft, which started peer-to-peer ride-sharing after Uber’s black cars on demand, is seeing its revenues grow at a rate of about 6 percent every single week, according to raw data and revenue dashboards that Lyft co-founder John Zimmer shared exclusively with TechCrunch.

Study: Read more in our report “What the Sharing Economy Means to the Future of Travel.”

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