Biz Carson

Forbes staff writer on Uber & startups. Ex-Business Insider, Gigaom, & Wired. Atlanta native & IU Hoosier. Find me at bcarson@forbes.com. DM me for Signal #

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Instacart Grabs Extra $600M In Funding At $7.6B Valuation, Says IPO 'On The Horizon'
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Instacart Grabs Extra $600M In Funding At $7.6B Valuation, Says IPO 'On The Horizon'
October, 16 2018
Billion Dollars Or Bust: A Scorecard Of Whether 75 Promising Startups Became Unicorns
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Billion Dollars Or Bust: A Scorecard Of Whether 75 Promising Startups Became Unicorns
October, 15 2018
Sneaker Startup Allbirds Takes Flight With $50 Million In Funding
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Sneaker Startup Allbirds Takes Flight With $50 Million In Funding
October, 11 2018
Old Unicorn, New Tricks: Airbnb Has A Sky-High Valuation. Here's Its Audacious Plan To Earn It
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Old Unicorn, New Tricks: Airbnb Has A Sky-High Valuation. Here's Its Audacious Plan To Earn It
October, 3 2018
Where Uber Is Winning The World, And Where It Has Lost
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Where Uber Is Winning The World, And Where It Has Lost
September, 19 2018
Airbnb Targets More Than Travelers: Company Courts Businesses For Relocation, Team-Building
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Airbnb Targets More Than Travelers: Company Courts Businesses For Relocation, Team-Building
September, 5 2018
Sonder Raises $135 Million To Turn Airbnb-Style Apartments Into A Different Kind Of Hotel
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Sonder Raises $135 Million To Turn Airbnb-Style Apartments Into A Different Kind Of Hotel
August, 23 2018
Getaround Gets $300 Million From SoftBank To Grow Its Airbnb-For-Cars Business
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Getaround Gets $300 Million From SoftBank To Grow Its Airbnb-For-Cars Business
August, 21 2018
Uber Cofounder Garrett Camp Is Back To An Old Problem: Finding Interesting Things On The Internet
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Uber Cofounder Garrett Camp Is Back To An Old Problem: Finding Interesting Things On The Internet
August, 1 2018
Ofo's Former US Leader Ditches Bikes For Scooters To Help Bird Take Flight
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Ofo's Former US Leader Ditches Bikes For Scooters To Help Bird Take Flight
July, 30 2018
Craigslist Rival OfferUp Wants To Capitalize On Car-Crazy Consumers
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Craigslist Rival OfferUp Wants To Capitalize On Car-Crazy Consumers
July, 24 2018
Uber Strikes Exclusive Deal With Cargo To Bring Snacks To Riders
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Uber Strikes Exclusive Deal With Cargo To Bring Snacks To Riders
July, 19 2018
Chinese Bike-Share Startup Ofo Lays Off Majority Of US Staff As It Scales Back Global Ambitions
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Chinese Bike-Share Startup Ofo Lays Off Majority Of US Staff As It Scales Back Global Ambitions
July, 19 2018
Bill Gates made these 15 predictions in 1999 — and it's scary how accurate he was
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Bill Gates made these 15 predictions in 1999 — and it's scary how accurate he was
January, 17 2018
Billionaire Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel and supermodel Miranda Kerr are having a baby — here's a look inside the power couple's 2-year whirlwind romance
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Billionaire Snapchat CEO Evan Spiegel and supermodel Miranda Kerr are having a baby — here's a look inside the power couple's 2-year whirlwind romance
November, 17 2017
Uber's exodus continues: Here are all the high-ranking execs who left the troubled company this year
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Uber's exodus continues: Here are all the high-ranking execs who left the troubled company this year
September, 20 2017
The 17 best new startups that have launched this year
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The 17 best new startups that have launched this year
July, 15 2017
Uber's business is still growing despite months of bad news, scandals and turmoil
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Uber's business is still growing despite months of bad news, scandals and turmoil
July, 11 2017
The inside story of how Uber tried and failed to build a FedEx rival — and its $69 billion valuation could be jeopardized
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The inside story of how Uber tried and failed to build a FedEx rival — and its $69 billion valuation could be jeopardized
July, 8 2017
You can now tip your Uber driver in 100 different cities — here's how to do it
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You can now tip your Uber driver in 100 different cities — here's how to do it
July, 6 2017
New emails show Travis Kalanick's fears and suspicions about Google's self-driving cars
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New emails show Travis Kalanick's fears and suspicions about Google's self-driving cars
July, 6 2017
Lyft's growth is rocketing and the company is now doing a million rides a day
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Lyft's growth is rocketing and the company is now doing a million rides a day
July, 5 2017
Two Silicon Valley billionaires want to reinvent the Democratic Party with a new project called 'WTF'
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Two Silicon Valley billionaires want to reinvent the Democratic Party with a new project called 'WTF'
July, 4 2017
Trump's CNN body-slam video appears to have gained traction from a controversial Reddit user
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Trump's CNN body-slam video appears to have gained traction from a controversial Reddit user
July, 2 2017
Kanye West is reportedly splitting from Jay-Z's Tidal streaming service
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Kanye West is reportedly splitting from Jay-Z's Tidal streaming service
July, 2 2017
Silicon Valley's old boy power structure is getting toppled and the repercussions will be huge
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Silicon Valley's old boy power structure is getting toppled and the repercussions will be huge
July, 1 2017
The 9 things that separate merely successful startups from ones that become billion dollar businesses
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The 9 things that separate merely successful startups from ones that become billion dollar businesses
June, 29 2017
Uber's bad year: The stunning string of blows that upended the world's most valuable startup
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Uber's bad year: The stunning string of blows that upended the world's most valuable startup
June, 26 2017
Uber has to find a new CEO — here are 8 likely candidates
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Uber has to find a new CEO — here are 8 likely candidates
June, 22 2017
One of Uber's earliest backers is leaving the board
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One of Uber's earliest backers is leaving the board
June, 21 2017
Uber's CEO has resigned — meet the 14 executives running the company
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Uber's CEO has resigned — meet the 14 executives running the company
June, 21 2017
Travis Kalanick is no longer CEO, but he'll have a hand in picking his successor
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Travis Kalanick is no longer CEO, but he'll have a hand in picking his successor
June, 21 2017
Snapchat reportedly paid over $250 million for an app that lets you track your friends
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Snapchat reportedly paid over $250 million for an app that lets you track your friends
June, 21 2017
Uber adds a new board member to replace the one who resigned after making a sexist comment at a company meeting
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Uber adds a new board member to replace the one who resigned after making a sexist comment at a company meeting
June, 21 2017
Uber's absent leadership: The $69 billion startup needs a lot more top executives than just a new CEO
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Uber's absent leadership: The $69 billion startup needs a lot more top executives than just a new CEO
June, 21 2017
'I'm rooting for them:' The investor who blasted Uber for failing to change now says she's hopeful it will
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'I'm rooting for them:' The investor who blasted Uber for failing to change now says she's hopeful it will
June, 18 2017
Uber just emailed former riders to tell them, "We have fallen short"
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Uber just emailed former riders to tell them, "We have fallen short"
June, 16 2017
A woman who was raped in India by an Uber driver has sued the company, saying executives mishandled her medical records
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A woman who was raped in India by an Uber driver has sued the company, saying executives mishandled her medical records
June, 15 2017
The 9 most important changes Uber is making after an investigation found huge flaws in its culture
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The 9 most important changes Uber is making after an investigation found huge flaws in its culture
June, 15 2017
Travis Kalanick is taking time away from Uber
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Travis Kalanick is taking time away from Uber
June, 13 2017
Clutter raises $70 million as investors can't stop pouring money into startups that store your stuff
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Clutter raises $70 million as investors can't stop pouring money into startups that store your stuff
June, 13 2017
An Uber board member made a sexist joke in the middle of the presentation on how to fix Uber's sexist culture
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An Uber board member made a sexist joke in the middle of the presentation on how to fix Uber's sexist culture
June, 13 2017
Here's the 13-page report that's shaking up Uber's culture
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Here's the 13-page report that's shaking up Uber's culture
June, 13 2017
The future of $69 billion Uber is in flux with even CEO Travis Kalanick's final fate unknown
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The future of $69 billion Uber is in flux with even CEO Travis Kalanick's final fate unknown
June, 12 2017
Uber's longtime chief business officer, a confidant of Travis Kalanick, is leaving the company
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Uber's longtime chief business officer, a confidant of Travis Kalanick, is leaving the company
June, 12 2017
Uber's board has unanimously agreed to all of the company's culture fixes
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Uber's board has unanimously agreed to all of the company's culture fixes
June, 12 2017
Report: Uber's long-time chief business officer to resign Monday amid investigation into company's culture
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Report: Uber's long-time chief business officer to resign Monday amid investigation into company's culture
June, 11 2017
Uber is in talks to acquire part of a startup that offered to valet park your car on demand
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Uber is in talks to acquire part of a startup that offered to valet park your car on demand
June, 8 2017
This startup wants to turn crazy-popular unboxing videos into a new 'QVC for millennials'
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This startup wants to turn crazy-popular unboxing videos into a new 'QVC for millennials'
June, 8 2017
Uber’s CEO wrote a frat-like letter to employees about how to handle sex, drinking, and kegs at a company party
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Uber’s CEO wrote a frat-like letter to employees about how to handle sex, drinking, and kegs at a company party
June, 8 2017
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