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Deliveroo founder  Will Shu said  that Amazon had been an inspiration both to him and to the company he found in 2013

If we were Just Eat we might be suffering from a bit of an Amazon-related queasy tummy this weekend. It emerged on Friday that the king of online reta(...)

The graft behind the glitz at the Cannes Film Festival. Photograph: John Phillips/Getty Images

Image of the week: Step-by-step The phrase “roll out the red carpet” doesn’t come from nowhere: the red carpet must indeed be rolled out, in this cas(...)

Lyft founders John Zimmer and Logan Green at a party celebrating the ride-hailing company’s IPO in March. Photograph: Alex Welsh/The New York Times

It looks like 2019 is shaping up to be the year of the unicorn. Ride-sharing company Uber recently made its stock market debut in what was the third-l(...)

Uber stock “did not trade as well as we had hoped post-IPO”, chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi wrote in a memo to employees. Photograph: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Uber Technologies’ shares fell as much as 12 per cent on Monday, more than doubling their losses since the ride-hailing giant’s poorly received Wall S(...)

Uber’s IPO at the New York Stock Exchange: main beneficiaries  will be Uber founder Travis Kalanick and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos. Photograph: Johannes Eisele

For a company that has never made a profit and says itself that it may not do so in the future, Uber has so far done very well for its investors. This(...)

Uber’s public debut marks a milestone for a company that has reshaped transportation in many cities but also proven deeply divisive among regulators. Photograph: Reuters

Uber’s shares sank almost 8 per cent below their offer price on Friday, giving the ride-hailing company a disappointing market value of below $70 bill(...)

The former CEO of Uber, is the largest individual shareholder, with 8.6 per cent of shares, and will be the undisputed winner of the day

They are the spoons full of sugar that make the bitter taste of capitalism go down. When billion-dollar technology startups go public, the media tends(...)

Uber Technologies chief executive Dara Khosrowshah during the opening bell of the trading session on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) during the company’s IPO in New York. Photograph: Andrew Kelly/Reuters

Uber Technologies’ shares fell nearly 9 per cent on their New York Stock Exchange debut on Friday, marking a rocky start for one of the most high-prof(...)

Ciarán Hancock, The Irish Times business editor; Minister for Finance Paschal Donohoe and Seamus Hand (far right), managing partner at KPMG, present the Business Person of the Year award to Don O’Leary, Ireland site lead at Stripe, who accepted the award on behalf of Patrick and John Collison. Photograph: Kieran Harnett

Stripe founders Patrick and John Collison have won the Business Person of the Year Awards at a ceremony held at Dublin’s Mansion House this evening. (...)

Grand Slam reputation: Rolex brand ambassador Roger Federer kisses the Wimbledon trophy in 2017. Photograph: Glyn Kirk/AFP

Why is Rolex judged to be the most reputable company in the world? “It sort of has a higher purpose,” says Stephen Hahn-Griffiths, chief reputation of(...)

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