How Africa can Inspire the Future of the Sharing Economy

Tarig Hilal
Jan 8, 2019 · 11 min read

Before there was Lyft there was Zimride. Established by Lyft Co Founders John Zimmer and Logan Green in 2007, Zimride was an early and successful foray into the business of ride-sharing. Sold to Enterprise Holdings in July 2013 for an undisclosed sum, it allowed co-workers and students to car pool to the same destination. The company is still in operation today and claims to be the largest