News & Announcements

  1. Empower CEO Statement on Uber/Lyft Rejecting 
Agreement on Driver Pay Legislation

    Empower CEO Statement on Uber/Lyft Rejecting Agreement on Driver Pay Legislation Washington, D.C. – Empower CEO Joshua Sear released the following statement following news that Uber and Lyft oppose an agreement on legislation related to driver pay: “While we continue to believe Uber and Lyft are bluffing, should they actually make good on their threat […]

  2. Other rideshare companies pledge to fill void if Uber and Lyft leave Twin Cities, ABC-5 St. Paul

    Empower CEO discusses with ABC-5 St. Paul how Empower is fully capable of providing all drivers in the Twin Cities with its software on or before May 1, and that no disruption to transportation will occur if Uber and Lyft make good on their threat to leave. Read more of the conversation and watch the […]

  3. Uber, Lyft should know that local riders will find alternatives, Star Tribune

    Check out Empower CEO’s Op-Ed in Star Tribune on Empower’s potential launch in Minnesota. Click here

  4. Driver Spotlight: Juan

    Driver Spotlight: Juan Meet Juan, a North Carolina customer with 689 thumbs up and 0 thumbs down! Juan has been selected by over 100 of his customers as a favorite driver! Read below to learn more about Juan’s experience as an Empower customer. What made you want to be an Empower customer?  A friend told […]

  5. Minnesota: Empower is Coming Soon

    Minnesota: Empower is Coming Soon Washington, D.C. – Following the Minneapolis City Council’s override of Mayor Jacob Frey’s veto of Ordinance 2024-00146, Empower announced that it is preparing to make its software and services available to drivers in Minnesota on or before May 1, 2024. “Empower is happy that the Minneapolis City Council stood up against the pressure […]

  6. Empower CEO: If Uber and Lyft Leave, Empower is Ready and Capable of Serving Minneapolis

    Empower CEO: If Uber and Lyft Leave, Empower is Ready and Capable of Serving Minneapolis Innovative Ridehail Solution Lets Drivers Set Rates & Keep 100% of Fare Washington, D.C. – In advance of the City Council’s planned vote to override Mayor Jacob Frey’s veto of Ordinance 2024-00146, Joshua Sear, CEO of Empower, a peer-to-peer alternative to Uber/Lyft, today […]