SideCar Buys HeyRide of Austin

Well that didn’t last long. One minute, Heyride is making all this noise in Austin and disrupting the taxi industry there. And the next, it’s swallowed whole by SideCar, a competitor, based in Silicon Valley. On Thursday, SideCar, a ridesharing startup, announced it acquired the assets of Heyride. SideCar has a free app for smart […]

HeyRide Disrupts the Traditional Cab Industry

A new startup, Heyride is creating quite a shake up in the Austin transportation industry. The company, founded in 2012, draws its inspiration from “the success of collaborative consumption companies such as Airbnb and car2go.” Heyride has established an alternative marketplace to cabs in Austin. It’s a place where people can give and receive rides […]