Patrick Pharris, who successfully sold monorail station sponsorships from 2000 to 2007, will work with the company on a new program capitalizing on sustainability.
Lyft’s co-founders Logan Green and John Zimmer — two entrepreneurs with environmental-leaning and transportation-planning(ish) backgrounds — finally “made it” in the Silicon Valley sense. On Friday, the ride-hailing company filed an S-1, indicating that it plans to go public soon. This particular document is often times the first glimpse at a private company’s financials and overall plans, and Lyft’s S-1 doesn’t disappoint. The main thing that the S-1 reveals to me is the yawning gap between the founders’ vision of Lyft as a sustainable transportation company and the reality that Lyft faces in operating a ride-hailing company that relies on individual gas-powered vehicles in an ultra-competitive market. Lyft’s founders write: “It’s time to redesign our cities around people, not cars.”
According to a recent press release, “ERI, the nation’s leading recycler of electronic waste and the world’s largest cybersecurity-focused hardware destruction company, announced today it is joining forces again with the Consumer Technology Association (CTA)® and Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
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Starbucks, which doles out more than 1 billion straws a year, says it will phase out single-use plastic straws from its stores by 2020.