Harry here. Uber’s been on a fundraising tear over the past few years, but it seems like the good times could be coming to an end. After Uber’s disappointing defeat in China, they’ve shifted the narrative to UberEats and emerging markets like Latin America, India and Southeast Asia, but more and more people are starting to worry about their profitability. So as Uber and Lyft shift towards profitability, how will it affect drivers?
Today, senior RSG contributor John Ince takes a look at interesting series on Uber’s bleak operating economics, drivers getting tired of the sharing economy and an interview with an Uber exec who’s decided to take the wheel and drive.