Accessibility depends on two variables: availability and affordability. For something to be accessible, it first must be attainable to the potential customer. Affordability is often the greater obstacle. However, Uber and ridesharing companies have done a good job of being both very available and very affordable; they should be kept.
Ever since Uber rolled out its ridesharing service in June 2010, its black sedans have increasingly become the ride of choice for Stanford students on the go.
In an atmosphere fueled by caffeine and late night pancakes, participants of this year’s Stanford Startup Weekend were challenged to push their limits.
Mark Zuckerberg and a number of prominent Silicon Valley figures discussed their experiences with founding and growing startup companies at Startup School 2012.