One way to invest in Lyft right now

The strategies and success factors behind a US$500 billion industry about to blossom, and mutual funds that help you beat the crowd

Andrew Willis 27 March, 2019 | 5:00PM

Leading ride-share companies Lyft and Uber are set to IPO in the next month. Lyft goes first this Friday, while Uber follows in April. Investors that hitch a ride with these domestic-transportation-disruptors may be looking at a half-trillion-dollar market by 2023, according to Morningstar analysts Ali Mogharabi and Julie Bhusal Sharma.

But what are some of the key success factors that drive the success of the industry?

The network effect – a value engine

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