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Uber rival Lyft acquires Pune-based FinitePaths to tap Indian talent

Meanwhile FinitePaths has stopped accepting new user signups for its Trial Answers app

Alnoor PeermohamedBengaluru March 23 

US-based ride-hailing service Lyft has acquired Pune-based startup FinitePaths for an undisclosed sum as it follows its larger rival Uber in tapping India's large talent base to solve its global technology problems. Vinay Kakade and Balaji Raghavan, co-founders of FinitePaths, will join the Lyft team and will shut down their startup's sole product offering which is available on Google and Apple's app stores. The announcement comes at a time when India is emerging as a talent hub for ride-hailing companies. "We are very excited to have Balaji and Vinay join our team. ...

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