It's OK if Aibnb doesn't "win" China

It's OK if Aibnb doesn't "win" China

Are we stunned that Didi Chuxing isn’t dominant in America?
Jun 15 · 3 minutes
Brian Chesky's unbelievable journey

Brian Chesky's unbelievable journey

The CEO of AirBnB on his improbable rise from bodybuilding to building a $30B Business.
Jan 13 · 39 minutes
Why has Facebook changed its mind on fake news? Thank the Germans

Why has Facebook changed its mind on fake news? Thank the Germans

The only European government that Facebook gives a damn about has fired a warning shot.
Nov 21 · 5 minutes
Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations: October

Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations: October

Uber might have found a treatment for its passenger safety problem: Selfies.
Oct 4 · 5 minutes
Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations

Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations

Everything bad that's happened in a rideshare in the past month, all wrapped up in a single post.
Sep 13 · 8 minutes
With a rumored $100m round, Postmates confounds the concern trolls

With a rumored $100m round, Postmates confounds the concern trolls

The Hillary Clinton of the sharing economy.
Sep 8 · 9 minutes
Finally there's a great Lyft billboard campaign (unfortunately it was produced by Uber)

Finally there's a great Lyft billboard campaign (unfortunately it was produced by Uber)

Lyft’s billboard game is about as milquetoast as Uber is aggressive.
Aug 17 · 1 minute
Breeze: The scamming startup that just won't quit

Breeze: The scamming startup that just won't quit

Of course now they've partnered with Uber.
Aug 9 · 2 minutes
With another mega-round in progress, Airbnb has achieved something Uber hasn’t

With another mega-round in progress, Airbnb has achieved something Uber hasn’t

In the shadow of all the Uber madness over the last seven years, is the story of Airbnb.
Aug 8 · 6 minutes
Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations

Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations

I’m honestly surprised there weren’t more reports of Uber drivers playing “Pokemon Go” in traffic.
Aug 2 · 6 minutes
Uber faces first UK legal test over drivers as employers

Uber faces first UK legal test over drivers as employers

“The case of the year in UK employment law.”
Jul 21 · 1 minute
 Funding is drying up in food delivery. Who has an actual business?

Funding is drying up in food delivery. Who has an actual business?

Shit gets real for the on demand world’s most overfunded segment.
Jul 13 · 3 minutes
Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations: July

Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations: July

This month's installment of Pando’s series examining the misdeeds perpetrated by or against drivers for so-called ridesharing services like Uber and Lyft.
Jul 1 · 5 minutes
The business press really wants you to think Lyft is for sale. Is it?

The business press really wants you to think Lyft is for sale. Is it?

An independent Lyft is worth a lot to a lot of billionaires.
Jun 28 · 7 minutes
Pando goes to Airbnb's "Open Air" conference (fire marshal be damned)

Pando goes to Airbnb's "Open Air" conference (fire marshal be damned)

Airbnb's speakers address concerns about diversity and discrimination, but gloss over the company's new legal challenge.
Jun 9 · 5 minutes
San Francisco lawmakers vote 10-0 to force Airbnb hosts to register with the city

San Francisco lawmakers vote 10-0 to force Airbnb hosts to register with the city

New law could see up to 75% of SF Airbnbs removed from the site in July.
Jun 8 · 8 minutes
Uber raises the largest deal in venture history. Now what?

Uber raises the largest deal in venture history. Now what?

A battle valued in the tens of billions is about to get even bigger.
Jun 2 · 8 minutes
Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations

Your monthly helping of serious ridesharing allegations

You’d think Uber might start taking background checks a little more seriously.
Jun 1 · 5 minutes
Thumbtack is unlike any other unicorn you know. And I mean that as a compliment

Thumbtack is unlike any other unicorn you know. And I mean that as a compliment

With no brand, revenues nearing $100 million, and seven years of runway, Thumbtack is an anti-unicorn unicorn.
May 27 · 11 minutes
The what’s for dinner shakeout: Would you rather be killed by churn or Amazon?

The what’s for dinner shakeout: Would you rather be killed by churn or Amazon?

New funding is down nearly 70%... which foe will prove deadlier?
May 26 · 6 minutes
SubletSpy uses surveillance tech to declare  war on Airbnb renters

SubletSpy uses surveillance tech to declare war on Airbnb renters

A plucky startup has entered into the breach to halt Airbnb’s advance, with an assist from the Israeli armed forces.
May 25 · 5 minutes
I tested Rent The Runway’s new Unlimited service. My satisfaction was… limited

I tested Rent The Runway’s new Unlimited service. My satisfaction was… limited

A $1000 fur vest, a damaged jumpsuit, and frustration at a service that could be so much more.
May 24 · 10 minutes