This ’s a listing of what and everybody Uber calls out in its filing:
However there logic to Uber’s vast and diverse list of competitors. The company includes a food-delivery agency in Uber Eats, is operating on autonomous vehicles, runs an on-demand cargo service, also has dipped its toe into the bike-sharing market with the acquisition of Bound .
- Ride-sharing businesses: “Lyft, OLA, Careem, Didi, Taxify, and our Yandex.Taxi joint venture. ” It also mentioned that it competes with just about every other mode of transportation out there, such as personal vehicles, “taxicab companies and taxi-hailing services, courier providers, and public transportation,” the latter of which it acknowledges “usually provides the lowest-cost transportation alternative in many cities. ”
- Motorcycle and scooter firms: “Motivate (an affiliate Lyft), Lime, Bird, and Jump. ”
- Autonomous-vehicle researchers: All carmakers working on study, along with “[Enforcement ’s] Waymo, Cruise Automation, Tesla, Apple, Zoox, Aptiv, May Mobility, Pronto.ai, Aurora, and Nuro, whose offerings could prove more powerful than our autonomous vehicle technology. ”
- Delivery companies: “GrubHub, DoorDash, Deliveroo, Swiggy, Postmates, Zomato, Delivery Hero, Just Eat, Takeaway.com, and Amazon. ” It added that it sees Uber Eats as competing with “restaurants, meal kit delivery services, grocery delivery services, and grocers. ”
- Freight companies: As it moves into re, it’s taking on competition like “C.H. Robinson, Total Quality Logistics, XPO Logistics, Convoy, Echo Global Logistics, Coyote, Transfix, DHL, and NEXT Trucking. ”
Uber registered paperwork to go public now (April 11), giving prospective investors a glimpse into how the company thinks about itself, and in which it hopes to go.
Uber also mentions it’s “contractually restricted” due to deals it signed up with affiliates it works with in these 36, from Russia till February 2025 and competing in China till August 2023.
As part of that glance, Uber identifies everyone it may think about as a potential rivals. A few of them, such as Lyft (that went public a month), make sense, while others, like Apple, Amazon, and grocery stores, are somewhat less obvious.