Sidecar was founded in September 2011 by Sunil Paul, CEO, and Jahan Khanna, CTO. Beta testing began in San Francisco in February 2012; since then, millions of rides have been facilitated.
The company rapidly expanded its operations into Seattle, Los Angeles, Philadelphia and Austin.In 2013 it also began serving Boston, New York City, Washington, D.C., Charlotte, Chicago, San Diego, Long Beach and Oakland as well

Sidecar Deliveries

In February 2015, Sidecar announced a same-day service for local businesses that will deliver goods, food, and flowers to local consumers using its existing pool of drivers. Sidecar also announced its partnership with Yelp Eat24.
In May 2015, Sidecar announced its partnership with Meadow. Meadow lets patients quickly order from licensed, local dispensaries through their website and receive medical marijuana on-demand.
Since the launch in February 2015, Sidecar has expanded to eight markets including San Francisco & the Bay Area, Seattle, Los Angeles, San Diego, Chicago, Boston, Washington DC and Brooklyn.
In August 2015, Sidecar pivoted to a mostly delivery-first company.

The company offers three services: Sidecar, a ride app that connects riders with everyday drivers in their personal vehicle; Shared Rides, a discounted instant carpooling app; and Sidecar Deliveries, which combines people and packages on the same route for the fastest, most affordable and innovative on-demand delivery solution for retailers.

Sidecar Deliveries is available in eight U.S. markets. Founded in 2012 and based in San Francisco, Sidecar is backed by top-tier investors including Union Square Ventures, Avalon Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Google Ventures and Sir Richard Branson.

Driver Requirements

•Customer-service oriented attitude;
•Smartphone running Android or iOS;
•Registered vehicle with valid personal auto insurance;
•Valid state driver license;
•Driving record in good standing;
•No criminal background;
•Must be at least 21 years old.