Uber pitch deck
26th March 2019

Check out Uber’s pitch deck from 2008

An idea between two friends unable to get a cab transforms to a company worth $120 billion

 

Check out one of Uber’s original pitch decks from 2008 which helped the company raise funds to grow the business to the behemoth that it is today! The taxi-halling app has gained popularity with users as fairs are usually cheaper than with traditional taxis. To highlight this Uber explain the problems with cabs in 2008 before the Ubercab app was created as a solution. The pitch deck demonstrates the differentiators such as fast response time of ordering a cab that will ensure customers the best end-user experience.

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