Going Public Before Profits: Silicon Valley IPOs Have Echoes Of Dot-Com Bubble

The ride-hailing company Lyft is going public to the tune of at least $15 billion. But like its rival Uber, which is also poised to file for an IPO, Lyft is still losing money. Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd talks with Rani Molla (@ranimolla), data editor for Recode.

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