Wednesday, July 3rd, 2019

Uber’s Driver Rewards Program Goes Global
Company Update

After launching its drivers rewards program in the United States last year, the on-demand transportation company announced that it plans to expand Uber Pro to India and Mexico.

According to the company, eligible Uber Pro drivers in India will have access to rewards including free medical consultations, discounts for education, and micro-credit loans. The company also stated that drivers in several cities across Mexico will have access to rewards such as higher education, and flexible study programs.

Apple Music Looks to Launch an Intimate Concert Series
News Update

The streaming service announced that it’s rolling out Up Next Live, a live show featuring new musical artists across various genres.

The company stated that the summer shows will be hosted after hours in local Apple stores across cities including Paris, Brooklyn, and San Francisco.

Sweet Reason, a CBD-Infused Sparkling Water Company Raises a Seed Round
Lerer Hippeau Blog Post

The beverage company raised $2.5 million led by Lerer Hippeau, with participation from investors including RiverPark Ventures, Max Ventures, and a strategic group of angel investors.

The hemp and cannabis beverage company is currently available in over 200 stores across New York.

The new funds are expected to help grow its sales team and build brand awareness.