Lyft, the popular ride-sharing app based in San Francisco, was originally founded in 2007 as Bounder Web, Inc.
It changed its name to Zimride in 2008 and then to Lyft in 2012. It was founded by entrepreneurs Logan Green and John Zimmer, who are CEO and President of the company.
Uber, Lyft's key competitor in the ride-sharing economy, has had a busy decade since it was formed in 2009 as UberCab.
The brainchild of entrepreneurs Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp, the ride-sharing app operates globally and has expanded into other businesses including food delivery, trucking, and scooter rental.
The popular photo-sharing online pin-up board was the vision of entrepreneurs Ben Silbermann, Paul Sciarra and Evan Sharp, who founded the company in 2010.
The company is headquartered in San Francisco but has offices all over the world. Half of its users are outside of the U.S. Pinterest completed its IPO in April 2019.
The popular peer-to-peer short-term lodging rental platform has disrupted the travel industry in ways its founders may not have imagined when it was launched in 2008.
The brainchild of entrepreneurs Brian Chesky, Joe Gebbia and Nathan Blecharzyk, Airbnb has faced pushback in some cities, like New York
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