1) Uber was originally called UberCab. It wasn’t until October 25th 2010 that they started calling themselves “Uber”


2) Their original goal was to make you - the client - feel like a baller source


3) Uber BLACK was Uber’s first car service source

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4) Uber has what they call “God View”, Which shows every single Uber car’s real-time location on a live map. source

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5) Uber raised $1.25 Million in their first round of funding source

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6) Ryan Graves was the first employee hired to work at Uber - He started on March 1st 2010

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7) Over 1,000,000 Uber rides are taken in China every single day, and is on track to surpass the United States in daily rides - By the end of 2015 source

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8) Uber’s Android app didn’t launch until November 2nd 2010 source

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9) Uber’s first expansion & new office location was in New York City - On May 3rd 2011 source

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10) Over 2,000,000 rides have been taken in Ohio alone; Totalling 11.3 miles or about 450 trips around the world source

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