This Founder Conducted 2500 Ridesharing Trips to Research His Startup

In about 5 years, ridesharing has gone from a non-existent to a billion-dollar market, eclipsing taxis in most major markets. It’s projected to double in size by 2020, grow eightfold by 2030, and at the beginning of this year, total ridesharing miles covered equaled a roundtrip to Saturn. It’s safe to say that the industry has blasted off.

But there’s still some ambiguity around the driver side of the equation — namely, around