Tag: Austin

  • Ford is shutting down its Chariot shuttle service

    Ford is shutting down Chariot, the shuttle startup that it purchased just two years ago that was supposed to be a part of the automaker’s fresh effort to move beyond the traditional business of buying and selling cars. Chariot will end service on commuter routes in the U.K. on January 25, according to a company […]

  • Cities that didnt win HQ2 shouldnt be counted out

    Brooks Rainwater Contributor Share on Twitter Scott Andes is the program director for the National League of Cities City Innovation Ecosystem program. Now that the process, and hysteria, are over, and cities have stopped asking “how can we get Amazon,” we’d like to ask a different question: How can cities build stronger start-up ecosystems for […]

  • Uber Investor Shervin Pishevar Accused of Sexual Misconduct by Multiple Women

    In December 2014, Uber held its annual holiday party on an unfurnished floor at its swank, mood-lit headquarters in San Francisco. Employees and investors attended in flamboyant attire from the “Roaring ‘20s” and drank at an open bar into the early morning hours. Venture capitalist Shervin Pishevar, several attendees recall, brought a live pony on […]