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Lyft files for IPO ahead of Uber

Jay R. Ritter

On March 1, rideshare company Lyft filed its S-1 IPO ahead of competitor Uber. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter spoke with Yahoo! Finance, the New York Times and CCN about how beating Uber to filing its IPO will affect Lyft’s success.

Lyft will gain ‘more visibility’ if it heads to market before Uber – Yahoo! Finance

Lyft IPO: Beating Uber to the punch is absolutely crucial to fuel growth – CCN 

Lyft’s IPO Filing Reveals Nearly $1 Billion in Losses – New York Times

Some Lyft shareholders are more equal that others – Financial Times

Lyft outlines all of the reasons ridesharing could fail, in its IPO documents – The Washington Post