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"In a live interview, Professor Arun Sundararajan shares his views on Uber's business model in relation to the company’s future path to profitability. "

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Excerpt from Bloomberg -- "'At this point it looks like Uber is trading of growth for profitability. I think that in the long run once autonomous vehicles actually become a reality, the growth potential of this sector is going to be immense. What I've been hoping is that Uber can hold on, continue to grow steadily until that point without paring back on user growth and going after profits too soon. I think today's numbers are telling us that their CEO is focused very heavily on profitability, whether than taking the Amazon strategy of saying 'we're profitable in some of these markets, let's sacrifice profits for growth.'"

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