Uber continues negative PR trail by sabotaging Lyft’s funding

The ride-sharing startup’s bad press persisted as its CEO admitted to discouraging potential Lyft investors.

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Judging by the recent press surrounding the company, it would appear that Uber’s approach to public relations is to see how much bad press it can possibly garner.

There was the LA Weekly incident earlier this week, where Uber tried to dupe the publication. That came on the heels of its “free rides from ‘hot chicks’” promotion.

Before that, Uber was accused of ordering rides from its competitor, Lyft, and then canceling them. Uber has also tried to poach Lyft drivers. The list goes on.

Now, it’s getting even more absurd. Uber CEO Travis Kalanick admitted to essentially trying to sabotage Lyft’s funding.

Kara Swisher reported in Vanity Fair that Kalanick told her the following:

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