Driver Newsletter

  1. Refer drivers and earn even more!

    Upcoming bank holiday  Please note that this Monday is a bank holiday, so automated payouts will be delayed by one day. If you need funds immediately, you can take advantage of Stripe’s Instant Payout feature, which can be accessed in the Driver App from the main menu. Driver spotlight: Faton   Faton’s journey with Empower […]

  2. Drivers Have Completed Over 3,000,000 rides!

    Drivers have completed over 3,000,000 rides!  Drivers using Empower have provided over 3,000,000 rides and earned over $50,000,000! We’re excited to continue to transform the rideshare industry by empowering drivers who wish to build and run their own business. TOGETHER WE WILL EMPOWER! Chained rides We are thrilled to announce the launch of a highly requested […]

  3. Referring riders, driver spotlight & more!

    Empower in the press UMD students are saving money and supporting drivers by booking rides through Empower, where drivers get 100% of the fare. Read more here. Maximize your earnings National Financial Literacy Month has come and gone but it’s not too late to implement some financial tips to help maximize your earnings. Here are a […]

  4. See how much Uber is taking from you!

    See how much Uber is taking from each ride Did you know that you can view how much Uber is taking from every ride that you complete? Screenshot a ride and email it to, and you will be automatically entered to win $100 in subscription credit! The first 10 drivers will also get a $10 gift card. To […]

  5. Update to XL rate cards, earnings calculator & more!

    Current DC guarantees $130 SATURDAY GUARANTEE: Provide 10 rides from 4/8 5am – 4/9 5am $130 SUNDAY GUARANTEE: Provide 10 rides from 4/9 5am – 4/10 5am $4,500 APRIL GUARANTEE: Provide 350 rides in April Driver Spotlight: Mohammad Meet Mohammad, a DC customer who values the freedom and flexibility that comes with being his own boss. Mohammad […]

  6. March referral contest, how to refer riders & more!

    Win Empower swag! The driver who refers the most drivers who start their trial in March will win $100 in cash + Empower Swag (hat, koozie, etc)!* Make sure to join Empower’s Facebook group for updates. * For a driver to be considered referred, the referred driver must provide at least 5 rides using Empower in March. […]