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Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Donald3d(m): 4:16am On May 05, 2019
Uber has gotten to a point where it needs little or no explanation. This ride hailing app has been around for some years. But how much do you really know about this company ?
Let’s get enlightened .

1. Uber launched in March 2009.Founded by Garrett Camp and Travis Kalanick .It was formerly called UberCab, from 2009-2011.

2. Uber is not the first company to be named “Uber”. A design firm (Uber Inc.), was actually registered in 1999.When Uber launched, this caused a lot of problems for the design firm, as people kept calling them to complain about issues with their rides. A driver once erroneously sued Uber Inc. (the design firm). This hasn’t being the only erroneous law suit
The full name of the ride hailing company is Uber Technologies Inc.

3. The world record for the longest Uber ride ever, was 2256 miles(3361Km), the driver drove a YouTube celebrity, Mr Beast all the way from North Carolina to California. For reference, its like driving from Lagos to Egypt shocked shocked.
The driver made $4100(approx 1.47 Million Naira) in profit and he was given a generous tip of extra $5,500(approx 1.98 Million Naira), that’s a total of approximately 3.45 Million Naira.
Just stop wishing, it can’t happen here in Naija grin grin …..

4. Uber is currently in 173 countries and 785 metropolitan areas.

5. The service first launched in Nigeria on the 23rd day of July 2014, Lagos to be precise. And Ice Prince, the Musician, was the first person to use the service.

6. About 2 years later, March 2016, Abuja became the 400th city in the world to have Uber.

7. Uber is estimated to have 110 million users worldwide.

8. 15% of rides are to or from an airport.

9. If you had invested 10,000 Naira in the company when it was starting out, your investment would be currently worth nothing less than 20 million Naira .

10. More than 5 billion trips worldwide has taken place since it launched .

What other interesting facts do you know ?
Please share in the comments section.

Source: https://autojosh.com/uber-10-facts-you-probably-never-knew/

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Donald3d(m): 4:40am On May 05, 2019
cool
simplyhonest:
Interesting
Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Funjosh(m): 10:32am On May 05, 2019
Cool cool
Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by yomalex(m): 2:40pm On May 05, 2019
Hmm
Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by babzo(m): 2:43pm On May 05, 2019
Uber has changed America; possibly the world in so many ways.
Yet to imagine, no one else thought of this idea for decades or if they thought of it, never actualized it.
What other billion dollar ideas will spring up in the coming years that are right now in ordinary peoples minds?

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Sincinnati: 2:43pm On May 05, 2019
Shey na only never use Uber before?

Me just dey manage El rufai bus from Kubwa to Area 1, to Nyaya, to Zuba, to Suleja and back to Kubwa.

Nothing beats it's comfort if you are sitting down.

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by LowerPriceData0(m): 2:43pm On May 05, 2019
Beautiful.. Informative

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by calculator123(m): 2:43pm On May 05, 2019
Brilliant
Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by odeebee: 2:45pm On May 05, 2019
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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by TEMINIKANSOSO(m): 2:46pm On May 05, 2019
How can I become uber driver without owing a car of mine?



see my sign!
Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by fmcjunior(m): 2:50pm On May 05, 2019
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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Astonpapa(m): 2:50pm On May 05, 2019
OfficiallOBJ:
Join the 2k for 16k looming now...NO CAP

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by 1899Milan: 2:50pm On May 05, 2019

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Kendumazy(m): 2:52pm On May 05, 2019
Nice one. One thing I like about this whites is how they expand almost globally yet they are still very much organized. Weldone to Uber!

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by moyinoluwabun(m): 2:53pm On May 05, 2019
Fact 11: many graduate in a hopeless country in Nigeria are now uber driver.

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Nobody: 2:54pm On May 05, 2019
what ar my going to do with dis info now

na money man want gare

no be all these nonsense uber story....who dem help

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by NaijaElba(m): 2:56pm On May 05, 2019
Donald3d:

Uber has gotten to a point where it needs little or no explanation. This ride hailing app has been around for some years. But how much do you really know about this company ?
Let’s get enlightened .

1. Uber launched in March 2009.Founded by Garrett Camp and Travis Kalanick .It was formerly called UberCab, from 2009-2011.

2. Uber is not the first company to be named “Uber”. A design firm (Uber Inc.), was actually registered in 1999.When Uber launched, this caused a lot of problems for the design firm, as people kept calling them to complain about issues with their rides. A driver once erroneously sued Uber Inc. (the design firm). This hasn’t being the only erroneous law suit
The full name of the ride hailing company is Uber Technologies Inc.

3. The world record for the longest Uber ride ever, was 2256 miles(3361Km), the driver drove a YouTube celebrity, Mr Beast all the way from North Carolina to California. For reference, its like driving from Lagos to Egypt shocked shocked.
The driver made $4100(approx 1.47 Million Naira) in profit and he was given a generous tip of extra $5,500(approx 1.98 Million Naira), that’s a total of approximately 3.45 Million Naira.
Just stop wishing, it can’t happen here in Naija grin grin …..

4. Uber is currently in 173 countries and 785 metropolitan areas.

5. The service first launched in Nigeria on the 23rd day of July 2014, Lagos to be precise. And Ice Prince, the Musician, was the first person to use the service.

6. About 2 years later, March 2016, Abuja became the 400th city in the world to have Uber.

7. Uber is estimated to have 110 million users worldwide.

8. 15% of rides are to or from an airport.

9. If you had invested 10,000 Naira in the company when it was starting out, your investment would be currently worth nothing less than 20 million Naira .

10. More than 5 billion trips worldwide has taken place since it launched .

What other interesting facts do you know ?
Please share in the comments section.

Source: https://autojosh.com/uber-10-facts-you-probably-never-knew/


your post are always interesting to read. good job!

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Nobody: 2:59pm On May 05, 2019
Its was meant to be a side hustle. Greedy 9jerians go buy 5 cars throw for road

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Hedonini: 3:00pm On May 05, 2019
Uber has changed the way we live. It's truly a remarkable business idea.
Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by rawtouch: 3:01pm On May 05, 2019
toh

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Drabeey(m): 3:02pm On May 05, 2019
OfficiallOBJ:
Join the 2k for 16k looming now...NO CAP

DM me now on WhatsApp to join +13129856205
.

If Sango no kee you, wetin you gain?

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by anambraamaka: 3:03pm On May 05, 2019
Taxify is cheaper
Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Nobody: 3:04pm On May 05, 2019
Every seed has the capacity to grow if watered carefully.
Good one to Uber.

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by timilehing(m): 3:07pm On May 05, 2019
11. Uber causes hike in Toyota Corolla price in Nigeria

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by bravesoul247(m): 3:13pm On May 05, 2019
I've always thought of buying a car so I can put it under Uber. Hmmmm..

Anyway, today is Premier league and you can stake your bet in naijabet for high odds. There odds are great and you can cashing out without stress.

Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by NumbEmotions(m): 3:20pm On May 05, 2019
fmcjunior:
make I send u my aza...just remove the 2k from the 16k n send me the remaining 14k
Guy why Why are you so heartless

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Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Nobody: 3:31pm On May 05, 2019
LowerPriceData0:
Beautiful.. Informative
Re: Uber: 10 Facts You Probably Never Knew by Proffdada: 3:35pm On May 05, 2019
Ice prince holds a record Las Las grin

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