Uber files paperwork for IPO – WSJ

2019 is set to be a big year for ride-sharing. Via the WSJ, we now know that Uber – as well as rival Lyft – are planning IPOs early in the new year:

The filing of the confidential Form S-1 puts Uber neck-and-neck with Lyft, with both planned IPOs shaping up to be among the biggest in a spate of offerings aimed for 2019. Lyft said Thursday it had filed its S-1, and people familiar with the matter have said it is aiming to debut in March or April.