Early Lyft investor on Didi Chuxing IPO and lessons to learn

on June 15, 2021

Santosh Rao, Manhattan Venture Partners director of research and partner, joins ‘Closing Bell’ the issues ahead for Didi Chuxing after China’s biggest car-riding service files for an IPO in the U.S.


Rao: US doesn’t want the French digital tax to be the template for other countries to fight big tech

on August 19, 2019

Santosh Rao of Manhattan Venture Partners discusses the importance of Huawei doing business with U.S. companies, the impact of the French digital tax on big tech firms, and whether Lyft’s lock-up expiration will be the test case for what Uber investors may decide to do this fall.


Why this early rideshare investor sees more upside for Lyft

on May 30, 2019

Santosh Rao, head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners, joins BNN Bloomberg’s Catherine Murray for a look at Uber’s first quarter earnings and shares his outlook for the space.


Bloomberg Markets: The Open – May 10, 2019

on May 10, 2019

Jonathan Ferro highlights the market moving news you need to know heading into the Opening Bell on Wall Street. Santosh Rao from Manhattan Venture Partners joins the show to speak about Uber vs. Lyft.


Ride sharing giant debuts on Wall Street

on May 10, 2019

Santosh Rao from Manhattan Venture Partners speaks on Uber’s IPO on TRT World.


Early Lyft investor says Uber and Lyft will be a healthy duopoly

on May 8, 2019

Lyft reported its first earnings as a public company with over a $1 billion loss but early Lyft investor Santosh Rao says the company is moving in the right direction. He says that North America is the place to be for rideshare companies and having both Uber and Lyft in the market will sustain a healthy duopoly. Santosh Rao is partner and head of research at Manhattan Venture Partners. He joins Yahoo Finance’s Seana Smith.


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