Lyft is being mighty elusive about whether it’ll finally come to Australia


Australia is a one ride share company town. Want to take a trip in someone else’s depreciating asset? Uber’s almost your only option (sorry, GoCatch).

Americans, of course, have an alternative: Lyft. So when director of strategic partnerships, Insiya Lokhandwala, appeared on the schedule of Brisbane’s Myriad startup festival in late March, you had to wonder: Was Australia’s moment finally here? 

Lyft’s communication director was noncommittal. “Nothing to share at this time,” Sheila Bryson said in an email. “FWIW our execs speak all over.” Read more…

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