Uber may be losing boatloads of money, but that hasn’t stopped a stampede of investors from trying to get a piece of of the ride-hailing company.
The five-year-old company is valued at $US41 billion, although that could spike to $US50 billion with $US1 billion investment round reportedly coming to a close soon.
Some of Uber’s early investors are about to become the “Uber Rich,” as Fortune calls them, but aren’t traditional venture capitalists who invest for a living. As it turns out, a lot of Uber’s investors are actually CEOs and celebrities.
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