Lyft has said it will launch its ride-hailing app in Toronto by the end of December, in its first global expansion outside the US.
This is a significant expansion not just for Canadians and residents of Toronto, however; Lyft moving into a market outside the US signals it might now be ready for more ambitious global growth.
For a brief period past year, Uber was profitable in the United States and Canada, the company said.
It's move into the Toronto market will be its first outside the U.S.
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The company did not say exactly when the service would be available in the city, but says it will be "around to help ring in the holidays".
The Lyft app is now available to 95% of the population in the U.S., up from 54% at the start of the year. The company is also beginning to sign up potential drivers now in advance of its rollout of its service.
This year, Lyft has raised $1.6bn in financing, with contributions from Alphabet's investment arm and Canada's Public Sector Pension Investment Board, among others. It has also been expanding its partnerships including with General Motors and the former Google Car unit now called Waymo.
In June, the company ousted its co-founder and CEO Travis Kalanick, who has a net worth of $5.1billion according to Forbes, after a female former engineer wrote a blog detailing how she was propositioned by her boss.