Now Uber is one of the most successful companies in the valley, they are even said to be eyeing an IPO. Right now Uber’s operation is been seen in over 500 cities around the world and are valued at a ground-breaking $100 billion.
In recent times, Travis Kalanick have been involved in one scandal after the other, The scandals was what led to him stepping down as CEO.
Travis Kalanick who grew up in Northridge, California was a very good kid, he got straight As in school and was among the best at that time. But Travis was always been picked on by his seniors all the time and that was what made him decide to follow in the footsteps of his entrepreneurial mother.
When Travis was still a little kid he would go from door to door selling Cutco knives. But when he reached 18, he started his first business. The business which was called “New Way Academy” helped students prepare for SAT-exams.
He ran the New Way Academy for a while before then starting UberCab with his parents as Patient zero.