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Leaked Financials Show Uber’s 2015 Revenue Seen at $1.5 Billion

Leaked financials show that although Uber is incurring staggering losses, its revenue tripled to more than $1.5 bn. 

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Uber raked in revenues of $287.3 and $375.9 million in Q1 and Q2 of 2015 respectively. (Photo: AP)

Uber losses grew to nearly a billion dollars in the first half of 2015 but even with the staggering losses, Uber is on track to record a revenue of $1.5 billion for the full year. This is according to a leaked financials obtained by the Information’s Amir Efrati, reports Business Insider.

The documents say that Uber had lost close to $1 billion in the first half of 2015, up from $671.4 million the year before. Even with increasing losses, its (net) revenue tripled to more than $1.5 billion, and the company had $4.1 billion in cash and cash equivalents in the bank at the end of last June.

The gross revenue from bookings reached $2.1 billion in the second quarter of 2015 and were almost as much as the $2.9 billion shown through all of 2014.

According to the documents, Uber’s net revenue was $495.3 million for FY14, while in the first two quarters of 2015, Uber had already exceeded the previous year’s total, raking in $287.3 and $375.9 million in Q1 and Q2 of 2015 respectively.

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