Here's how much Uber pays to use Google Maps
Ride-sharing company Uber has released its S-1 securities form ahead of its upcoming public IPO. The S-1, filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, gives some interesting insights into the company’s licensing agreements — specifically, its deals with Google. The S-1 reveals that Uber paid Google approximately $58 million for the use of Google Maps between January 1, 2016 and December 2018. Uber relies on Maps as part of its app to help drivers navigate and give customers a visualization of their journey.