Uber

Apr
18
Super Cities №194 — Arms Dealer or Arms User

Super Cities №194 — Arms Dealer or Arms User

Adnan Khashoggi became a billionaire by brokering war.
2 min read
Sep
23
Super Cities №133 — Why Analog Innovation Works

Super Cities №133 — Why Analog Innovation Works

But do you know where amazing innovation comes from? People tinkering in garages.
1 min read
Jun
09
Super Cities №104 - The City-Based Gig Economy Is BS

Super Cities №104 - The City-Based Gig Economy Is BS

From 2005 to 2017, the number of free agents — those who could pick up gigs — declined. Of those who remain, a growing percentage is over fifty-five.
2 min read
May
18
Super Cities №95 - Transforming an Uber Giant

Super Cities №95 - Transforming an Uber Giant

In 1950, the average age of a company listed on the S&P was 60 years. Today it is less than 20 years.
2 min read
Mar
09
Super Cities №67 — Uber: Making More By Doing Less

Super Cities №67 — Uber: Making More By Doing Less

Under new leadership, Uber deserves credit: it is getting stronger by doing less.
2 min read
Nov
29
Super Cities №25 — Growth Guerrillas

Super Cities №25 — Growth Guerrillas

Benchmark invested $27 million in Uber. Its stake is now worth $8 billion.
1 min read
Nov
29
Super Cities №23 — Uber and Multi-Dimensional Leadership

Super Cities №23 — Uber and Multi-Dimensional Leadership

The most damaging legacy of financialization is the slow death of multi-dimensional leadership, a topic we will explore, over time, in some depth.
1 min read