10 Things You Didn't Know About Uber

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

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


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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