System and method for matching participants in a rideshare program

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United States of America Patent

PATENT NO 7970533
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12834842

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A method and system for matching participants in a rideshare program is provided. A participant rating is identified in a rideshare environment. A rideshare participation score is generated for the identified participant. The identified participant is assigned to a rideshare transaction with at least one other participant in the rideshare program based on the rideshare participation score.

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UBER TECHNOLOGIES, INC.SAN FRANCISCO, CA392

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Inventor(s)

Inventor Name Address # of filed Patents Total Citations
Fork, David K Los Altos, US 157 2723
Huang, Qingfeng San Jose, US 39 672
Plurkowski, Luke Antioch, US 10 131
Weinerth, Dave Oakland, US 9 116

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