Lyft CEO: You Must Keep Your Consumer Focus
Inc. Magazine - over 4 years
Logan Green, CEO of ride-sharing company Lyft, gave business students some advice at a recent UC Berkeley conference. You should listen too. There is an enduring temptation for startups that build consumer applications: Instead of creating a product for the end user, they let organizations with money influence their product. It’s risky. Take it from a guy who knows. Logan Green, CEO of on-demand ride-sharing company Lyft, spoke during a fireside chat at the Play Conference 2013, an event organized by students from the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. The conference drew a crowd of about 600 people, including students, entrepreneurs, and recruiters. On the topic of temptation, Green said he learned a big lesson from the early days of his first company, Zimride, a ride-sharing service for college students and employees of local companies. Launched in 2007, the company made money through fees it charged universities and companies for this service. After it launched, Green d...
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