Daily Archives: September 3, 2015


The story of Lyft – Inspired by Africa

Lyft is an app which matches drivers who own cars with passengers that need rides. It is one of the first peer-to-peer ride sharing apps created and that is why its founder Logan Green is a true revolutionist. Whilst thousands use Lyft everyday and millions more know of the company, not many people know where the idea of peer-to-peer ride sharing comes from.   So where did the idea of Lyft come? As Green, founder of Lyft explains “I was inspired by what I saw African entrepreneurs do to solve transport problems, whilst traveling in the African country of Zimbabwe. I thought to myself, why don’t we do that in […]