Is the Rideshare Market Too Saturated for Startups to Succeed?

  • Natalie Mattila
  • April 19, 2017
In the overcrowded ridesharing market, the question of whether the industry will remain open to new players has vexed startups and investors since Uber launched seven years ago. But that unanswered question has not stopped rideshare startups from trying (and many failing) to conquer the market. These days there are carpool apps for any taste: […]

Will Ford’s $1B AI Investment Change the Calculus for Driverless Cars?

  • Natalie Mattila
  • February 13, 2017
Artificial intelligence is coming to the transportation industry, as evidenced by Ford Motor Co.’s latest $1 billion investment in startup Argo AI, but will it spur utilization of driverless cars as a transportation service? While it doesn’t appear likely, at least for now, Ford has its eyes on the driverless prize, and looks to bring […]