The company is launching a new offering, called Uber for Business, which is designed to make it easier for users to bill trips directly to their company while working. On the flip side, Uber is providing participating companies with a centralized dashboard which they can use to keep track of rides that have been expensed.
Power moves by Uber, as usual.
As Y-Combinator President Sam Altman recently calculated from his own personal data, the cost of UberX is already cheaper than owning a car in certain contexts and markets.
And, on the ground here in Saigon, we’re seeing Uber’s international takeover (42 countries, 80+ cities) first hand.
Behind only the projects at Google X and Elon Musk’s companies, Uber is without a doubt one of the most exciting companies in the world to watch right now.