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Newsmax
True Price of Uber Ride in Question as Investors Assess Firm's Valueissue of Uber's valuation is hardly academic amid a boardroom battle over contr
Newsmax / Posted 2 hours ago
issue of Uber's valuation is hardly academic amid a boardroom battle over control of the company. Early backer Benchmark Capital has sued former CEO Kalanick and fought with other investors, some of whom have offered to buy Benchmark... Read more
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Reuters
True price of an Uber ride in question as investors assess firm's valueissue of Uber's valuation is hardly academic amid a boardroom battle over contr
Reuters / Posted 3 hours ago
issue of Uber's valuation is hardly academic amid a boardroom battle over control of the company. Early backer Benchmark Capital has sued former CEO Kalanick and fought with other investors, some of whom have offered to buy Benchmark... Read more
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The Alliance Review
GE's Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO searchbillion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of t
The Alliance Review / Posted 4 hours ago
billion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of the company's top investors and Kalanick. Benchmark Capital, a major Silicon Valley venture capital firm, sued the Uber board and Kalanick earlier this month, alleging... Read more
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The Economic Times
GE's Jeffrey Immelt tops list to replace Travis Kalanick as Uber CEOinvestors forced Kalanick to resign. Uber's CEO search has since become the so
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
investors forced Kalanick to resign. Uber's CEO search has since become the source of yet another series of controversies. Benchmark Capital, an early investor in the taxi company, has sued Kalanick, charging that he has impeded the search for a... Read more
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BC Local News
GE’s Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO searchbillion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of t
BC Local News / Posted yesterday
billion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of the company's top investors and Kalanick. Benchmark Capital, a major Silicon Valley venture capital firm, sued the Uber board and Kalanick earlier this month, alleging... Read more
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The Seattle Times
AP Sources: GE’s Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO searchbillion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of t
The Seattle Times / Posted yesterday
billion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of the company’s top investors and Kalanick. Benchmark Capital, a major Silicon Valley venture capital firm, sued the Uber board and Kalanick earlier this month, alleging... Read more
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New York Post
GE chief among finalists in Uber CEO searchbillion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of t
New York Post / Posted yesterday
billion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of the company’s top investors and Kalanick. Benchmark Capital, a major Silicon Valley venture capital firm, sued the Uber board and Kalanick earlier this month, alleging... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
AP Sources: GE's Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO searchbillion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of t
Stamford Advocate / Posted yesterday
billion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of the company's top investors and Kalanick. Benchmark Capital, a major Silicon Valley venture capital firm, sued the Uber board and Kalanick earlier this month, alleging... Read more
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Connecticut Post
AP Sources: GE's Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO searchbillion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of t
Connecticut Post / Posted yesterday
billion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of the company's top investors and Kalanick. Benchmark Capital, a major Silicon Valley venture capital firm, sued the Uber board and Kalanick earlier this month, alleging... Read more
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FOX Business
GE's Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO searchbillion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of t
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
billion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of the company's top investors and Kalanick. Benchmark Capital, a major Silicon Valley venture capital firm, sued the Uber board and Kalanick earlier this month, alleging... Read more
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FOX Business
GE's Immelt among finalists in Uber CEO searchbillion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of t
FOX Business / Posted yesterday
billion. Its board has been fractured of late by a legal fight between one of the company's top investors and Kalanick. Benchmark Capital, a major Silicon Valley venture capital firm, sued the Uber board and Kalanick earlier this month, alleging... Read more
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Newsmax
Former GE CEO Immelt Said Front-Runner to Become Uber Chiefas a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents f
Newsmax / Posted yesterday
as a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents filed last week. Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, which says it owns 13 percent of Uber and controls 20 percent of the voting power, last week sued Kalanick... Read more
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Fortune
Three Tech Industry Surprises I Never Thought I'd Seesee a CEO-entrepreneur engage in open warfare with a major investor. Yet this i
Fortune / Posted yesterday
see a CEO-entrepreneur engage in open warfare with a major investor. Yet this is exactly what Travis Kalanick is doing with Benchmark Capital, the venerable Silicon Valley venture capital firm that once assumed Uber would be its investment for the... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Former GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt reportedly tops the list to replace Travis Kalanick as Uber's CEOwith the skills to move us along." Uber's CEO search has since become the sour
Stamford Advocate / Posted 2 days ago
with the skills to move us along." Uber's CEO search has since become the source of yet another series of controversies. Benchmark Capital, an early investor in the taxi company, has sued Kalanick, charging that he has impeded the search for a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Former GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt reportedly tops the list to replace Travis Kalanick as Uber's CEOwith the skills to move us along." Uber's CEO search has since become the sour
Connecticut Post / Posted 2 days ago
with the skills to move us along." Uber's CEO search has since become the source of yet another series of controversies. Benchmark Capital, an early investor in the taxi company, has sued Kalanick, charging that he has impeded the search for a... Read more
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Business Insider
Former GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt reportedly tops the list to replace Travis Kalanick as Uber's CEOinvestors forced Kalanick to resign. Uber's CEO search has since become the so
Business Insider / Posted 2 days ago
investors forced Kalanick to resign. Uber's CEO search has since become the source of yet another series of controversies. Benchmark Capital, an early investor in the taxi company, has sued Kalanick, charging that he has impeded the search for a... Read more
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Daily Mail
Former Uber CEO lashes out at venture capital firm suing companyout in legal documents filed Thursday in response to a Delaware Chancery Court
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
out in legal documents filed Thursday in response to a Delaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by Benchmark Capital Benchmark has seen its 2011 investment of $12 million in Uber grow into a stake now worth more than $7... Read more
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Boston Globe
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyDelaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its majo
Boston Globe / Posted 4 days ago
Delaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The acrimony sets the stage for what could be a bitter battle pitting the pugnacious Kalanick against... Read more
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Newsmax
Former Uber CEO Lashes Out at VC Firm Suing CompanyDelaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its majo
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
Delaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The acrimony sets the stage for what could be a bitter battle pitting the pugnacious Kalanick against... Read more
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FOX Business
Business Highlightsin response to a lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major inves
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
in response to a lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. A sports rout on Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — Sporting goods retailers can't shake their losing streak.... Read more
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FOX Business
Business Highlightsin response to a lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major inves
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
in response to a lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. A sports rout on Wall Street NEW YORK (AP) — Sporting goods retailers can't shake their losing streak.... Read more
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The Register
Sorry, but those huge walls of terms and conditions you never read are legally bindingargued that – guess what – the issue should be settled by arbitration rather th
The Register / Posted 4 days ago
argued that – guess what – the issue should be settled by arbitration rather than through the law courts. The investor, Benchmark Capital, has one seat on the Uber board and alleges Kalanick defrauded them and other by keeping the app maker's... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyDelaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its majo
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 4 days ago
Delaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The acrimony sets the stage for what could be a bitter battle pitting the pugnacious Kalanick against... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyDelaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its majo
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 4 days ago
Delaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The acrimony sets the stage for what could be a bitter battle pitting the pugnacious Kalanick against... Read more
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FOX Business
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyDelaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its majo
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
Delaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The acrimony sets the stage for what could be a bitter battle pitting the pugnacious Kalanick against... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Former Uber CEO lashes out at investment firm suing companyDelaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its majo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 4 days ago
Delaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The acrimony sets the stage for what could be a bitter battle pitting the pugnacious Kalanick against... Read more
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FOX Business
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyDelaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its majo
FOX Business / Posted 4 days ago
Delaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The acrimony sets the stage for what could be a bitter battle pitting the pugnacious Kalanick against... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyDelaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its majo
Stamford Advocate / Posted 4 days ago
Delaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The acrimony sets the stage for what could be a bitter battle pitting the pugnacious Kalanick against... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyDelaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its majo
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 4 days ago
Delaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The acrimony sets the stage for what could be a bitter battle pitting the pugnacious Kalanick against... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyDelaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its majo
Connecticut Post / Posted 4 days ago
Delaware Chancery Court lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The acrimony sets the stage for what could be a bitter battle pitting the pugnacious Kalanick against... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyin response to a lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major inves
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 4 days ago
in response to a lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The Silicon Valley venture capital firm alleges Kalanick is manipulating Uber's board in a scheme to... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyin response to a lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major inves
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 4 days ago
in response to a lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The Silicon Valley venture capital firm alleges Kalanick is manipulating Uber's board in a scheme to... Read more
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Daily Herald
Former Uber CEO lashes out at VC firm suing companyin response to a lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major inves
Daily Herald / Posted 4 days ago
in response to a lawsuit filed against Uber last week by one of its major investors and a former Kalanick supporter, Benchmark Capital. The Silicon Valley venture capital firm alleges Kalanick is manipulating Uber's board in a scheme to... Read more
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International Business Times
An Uber mess: Travis Kalanick vs Benchmark Capital tussle turning increasingly ugly party in question has alleged "fraud" in a high stakes game of control. The in
International Business Times / Posted 4 days ago
party in question has alleged "fraud" in a high stakes game of control. The investor in question - venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, which owns 13% of Uber, is taking legal action against Kalanick to force him off the company's board,... Read more
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Business Insider
Uber's ousted CEO Travis Kalanick described a lawsuit against him as 'a personal attack'a court filing, which we first saw via BuzzFeed News. Kalanick filed his resp
Business Insider / Posted 5 days ago
a court filing, which we first saw via BuzzFeed News. Kalanick filed his response late on Thursday to the suit brought by Benchmark Capital, an early investor in Uber suing him for alleged fraud, breach of contract, and fiduciary duty. The filing... Read more
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New York Post
Kalanick calls venture firm’s lawsuit a ‘public and personal attack’as a “public and personal attack” without merit, according to court documents f
New York Post / Posted 5 days ago
as a “public and personal attack” without merit, according to court documents filed late on Thursday. Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, which says it owns 13 percent of Uber and controls 20 percent of the voting power, last week sued former... Read more
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Fortune
Travis Kalanick Calls Uber Lawsuit 'Public and Personal Attack'Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, which says it owns 13% of Uber and cont
Fortune / Posted 5 days ago
Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, which says it owns 13% of Uber and controls 20% of the voting power, sued former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick last week to force him off the board, where he still has a seat, and rescind his remaining power there,... Read more
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CNET
Kalanick calls investor suit a 'public and personal attack'charge late Monday in a response to a lawsuit filed earlier this month in Delaw
CNET / Posted 5 days ago
charge late Monday in a response to a lawsuit filed earlier this month in Delaware Chancery Court by venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, according to a copy of the lawsuit published by Axios. Benchmark's lawsuit alleged the ride-hailing... Read more
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Reuters
Former Uber CEO says investor lawsuit a 'public and personal attack'a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents file
Reuters / Posted 5 days ago
a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents filed late on Thursday. Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, which says it owns 13 percent of Uber and controls 20 percent of the voting power, sued former Uber CEO... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Former Uber CEO says investor lawsuit a 'public and personal attack'a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents file
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 5 days ago
a "public and personal attack" without merit, according to court documents filed late on Thursday. Venture capital firm Benchmark Capital, which says it owns 13 percent of Uber and controls 20 percent of the voting power, sued former Uber CEO... Read more
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The Irish Times
Uber wins court appeal to push price-fixing case to arbitrationproblems. Kalanick resigned as CEO in June after a shareholder revolt, and is
The Irish Times / Posted 5 days ago
problems. Kalanick resigned as CEO in June after a shareholder revolt, and is the target of a lawsuit by Uber investor Benchmark Capital to force him off the company’s board. Meyer accused Uber and Kalanick of conspiring with drivers, whose... Read more
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The Star
Uber wins reversal in lawsuit over price-fixing, arbitrationproblems. Kalanick resigned as CEO in June after a shareholder revolt, and is
The Star / Posted 5 days ago
problems. Kalanick resigned as CEO in June after a shareholder revolt, and is the subject of a lawsuit by Uber investor Benchmark Capital to force him off the company’s board. Uber also faces allegations by female staff of sexual harassment and... Read more
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The Economic Times
SoftBank emerges as new IPO for tech companiesaround. In the US, there's been much written on SoftBank holding talks with Ub
The Economic Times / Posted 6 days ago
around. In the US, there's been much written on SoftBank holding talks with Uber's existing investors like venture firm Benchmark Capital and others to buy their shares in the embattled ride-hailing firm at a discounted price of $40 billion... Read more
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Mashable
Uber's never-ending drama now includes maybe kicking out Arianna Huffingtonand Team End Drama. The latest one to fall victim to Team End Drama: media mogu
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
and Team End Drama. The latest one to fall victim to Team End Drama: media mogul Arianna Huffington. Uber investor Benchmark Capital wants to remove Huffington from Uber's board of directors, Recode reported Tuesday. The tech outlet cited a... Read more
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Business Insider
An Uber investor has been accused of wanting to boot Arianna Huffington from the boardUber's Machiavellian drama rumbles on. The latest board-level spat involves ea
Business Insider / Posted 6 days ago
Uber's Machiavellian drama rumbles on. The latest board-level spat involves early investor Shervin Pishevar, shareholder Benchmark Capital, and board member Arianna Huffington. Pishevar, in a letter seen by Axios and Recode, has accused Benchmark... Read more
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Business Standard India
Truce with Ola not a condition for Softbank to invest in Uberon Uber's ability to resolve a boardroom brawl between founder Travis Kalanick
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
on Uber's ability to resolve a boardroom brawl between founder Travis Kalanick and one of the company's largest investors Benchmark Capital. Benchmark has sued Kalanick over defrauding investors by withholding information when creating three board... Read more
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New York Post
Venture firm defends surprise lawsuit against Uber, Kalanickkeep ousted Chief Executive Travis Kalanick from meddling in the search for his
New York Post / Posted 8 days ago
keep ousted Chief Executive Travis Kalanick from meddling in the search for his replacement. Silicon Valley venture firm Benchmark Capital, responding to accusations that it unfairly blitzed Kalanick and fellow investors in the $68.5 billion... Read more
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The Register
Oh, boy! Uber investors behind CEO sueball say Travis Kalanick won't let the company grow upUber investor Benchmark Capital has written a letter to the company's employees
The Register / Posted 8 days ago
Uber investor Benchmark Capital has written a letter to the company's employees in which it suggests the company's culture may be even more rotten than is widely known and that former CEO Travis Kalanick is obstructing efforts at reform. The letter... Read more
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The North West Star
Uber considers Sydney for flying vehicle trialfollowing a string of other executive resignations and is now under pressure fr
The North West Star / Posted 8 days ago
following a string of other executive resignations and is now under pressure from one of the company's biggest investors Benchmark Capital to resign from the board, or be forced out. The lawsuit centres on a June 2016 decision to expand the Uber... Read more
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Daily Liberal
Uber considers Sydney for flying vehicle trialfollowing a string of other executive resignations and is now under pressure fr
Daily Liberal / Posted 8 days ago
following a string of other executive resignations and is now under pressure from one of the company's biggest investors Benchmark Capital to resign from the board, or be forced out. The lawsuit centres on a June 2016 decision to expand the Uber... Read more
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