Articles tagged “benchmark”

3 Uber Investors Ask Benchmark to Vacate Board Seat

3 Uber Investors Ask Benchmark to Vacate Board Seat

Olivia Zaleski, Bloomberg

Make no mistake about it: Ousted Uber CEO Travis Kalanick, who still has a board seat, is fighting back. That leaves Uber hamstrung in the interim, unable to hire a new CEO or get out of its own way.

4 days ago

Benchmark Files Lawsuit to Oust Former Uber CEO From Company Board

Benchmark Files Lawsuit to Oust Former Uber CEO From Company Board

Olivia Zaleski and Jef Feeley, Bloomberg

If Benchmark wins this lawsuit, gets Kalanick off the board, and thwarts any potential comeback as CEO, Uber can finally make a fresh start. That being said, Uber would not have gotten as far as it has come without the now-discredited former CEO.

6 days ago

Apple Should Have Bought Waze, Says Silicon Valley Investor Bill Gurley

Apple Should Have Bought Waze, Says Silicon Valley Investor Bill Gurley

Bloomberg

If Apple had acquired Waze instead of Google acquiring the navigation/maps company ... Well, that car has already left the garage.

3 years ago

Benchmark Hotels Turns to Storytelling to Promote Its Brands

Benchmark Hotels Turns to Storytelling to Promote Its Brands

Greg Oates, Skift

In a new era of experiential marketing, hotel groups like Benchmark Hospitality are finding power in storytelling to celebrate both employee and guest relationships.

3 years ago