Austin rideshare companies to answer your questions

(KXAN File Photo)
(KXAN File Photo)

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin rideshare companies are holding an open session Thursday where they will give brief presentations on what sets them apart.

The companies, Arcade City, Fasten, Luxe, GetMe, Wingz and RideAustin, will also answer your questions after their three-minute presentations.

The event will be held Thursday from 4:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Capital Factory, located at 701 Brazos St. on the 16th floor. Ahead of the session, RideAustin has officially launched their app and are accepting rides.

“As the center of gravity for entrepreneurs, this is an important topic for Capital Factory, and we want to be an available space for anyone interested to find out more and participate in the conversation,” organizers say.

The Thursday session is free to attend; you can register here. For more information on Capital Factory, visit their website. 

Rideshare companies Uber and Lyft left Austin on May 9 after Proposition 1 failed to get enough votes. The proposition, favored by Uber and Lyft, would have done away with fingerprinting requirements for rideshare drivers put forward by Austin City Council. While the two companies aren’t picking up riders in Austin, they can still drop off customers in Austin, as long as the ride started outside the city. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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