Ride-hailing leaders Uber and Lyft are among the hottest IPOs in 2019.

Both are doing their best to win the hearts of consumers. Uber is doing much better in terms of users compared to Lyft. Uber has pulled 41.8 million users whereas Lyft has 32 million as per March 2018.

In addition to this, Uber has spread its web to 58 countries and over 300 cities across the globe, whereas Lyft is limited to the U.S. ( 46 states) and Canada.

Here's a look at the history of both companies.

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