Should This Company Invest in a Rival?
The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which industrials editors and analysts Isaac Pino and Brendan Byrnes discuss topics across the investing world.
In today's edition, Isaac and Brendan discuss Zipcar's recent foray into the peer-to-peer car-sharing business. Zipcar was the lead investor in a round of financing for Wheelz, a California-based startup. The peer-to-peer model has attracted interest from the likes of General Motors and Google in the past, but is this going to move the needle at Zipcar? Isaac provides insight into Zipcar's latest move.
Zipcar is entering into an entirely new market, but it's also competing head-on with large car rental companies like Hertz. Can Zipcar disrupt an industry and break all the rules? Investors will have to stay tuned. However, there's another small-cap stock that Motley Fool co-founder David Gardner recently identified that he believes is poised for monster returns. To uncover this top pick today, enjoy the special free report: "Discover the Next Rule-Breaking Multibagger." Don't miss out on this limited-time offer and your opportunity to discover this game-changing company before the market does. Click here to access your report -- it's totally free.
At the time this article was published Brendan Byrnes owns shares of Ford. Isaac Pino owns shares of Zipcar. The Motley Fool owns shares of Ford, Google, Hertz Global Holdings, and Zipcar.Motley Fool newsletter services recommendFord, General Motors Company, Google, and Zipcar. Try any of our Foolish newsletter servicesfree for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe thatconsidering a diverse range of insightsmakes us better investors. The Motley Fool has adisclosure policy.