cherry

  • Cherry Is Shutting Down Its On-Demand Car Wash Service, Will Refund Pre-Paid Customers

    Cherry Is Shutting Down Its On-Demand Car Wash Service, Will Refund Pre-Paid Customers

    Cherry, a startup that has been described as “Uber for car washes,” is shutting down its service as of today, according to a statement from the company. Cherry says that it plans to “pursue an exciting opportunity that emerged while running Cherry.” It also claims to be exploring “alternate options for the Cherry car wash business,” which allows smartphone… Read More

  • After Taking Flak For Sketchy Promotion, Carwash Startup Cherry Changes Wording And Cancels Trial Memberships

    After Taking Flak For Sketchy Promotion, Carwash Startup Cherry Changes Wording And Cancels Trial Memberships

    Some people really don’t like a recent promotion from Cherry, the startup that brings car washes to its users. In a series of tweets which he then aggregated on Storify, Rod Begbie declared that Cherry was made up of “scammy rip-off artists who deserve to die unloved and alone” — and it looks like the company is responding to his criticism. Begbie’s complaint is… Read More

  • Cherry, The Uber For Carwashes, Launches In San Diego

    Cherry, The Uber For Carwashes, Launches In San Diego

    Getting your car washed can be a huge pain in the city* — there’s routinely long lines and it takes forever. But for people who value the time it takes to get a car wash more than the cost, San Francisco-based Cherry is a mobile app that brings car washes to you. After a successful launch in its home market, Cherry is looking to expand, and is now opening up for business in San… Read More

  • Shasta Ventures, Founders Fund Put $4.5 Million In The Uber For Carwashes, Cherry

    Shasta Ventures, Founders Fund Put $4.5 Million In The Uber For Carwashes, Cherry

    Cherry, a recently launched startup that brings on-demand car washes to you and your car, has raised $4.5 million in new funding from Shasta Ventures, Founders Fund, Shervin Pishevar and Bill Lee. Shasta managing partner Tod Francis will join Cherry’s Board. The startup previously raised $750,000 in seed funding from a number of ex-PayPal employees including Yammer CEO David Sacks… Read More

  • Max Levchin, Keith Rabois And David Sacks Back The Uber For Carwashes, Cherry

    Max Levchin, Keith Rabois And David Sacks Back The Uber For Carwashes, Cherry

    Getting a carwash is one of those tasks that I avoid until I absolutely need to get it done. Frankly, it’s not high up on the list of things I want to do when I have spare time on the weekend. Enter Cherry, a newly launched startup that brings on-demand carwashes to you and your car. The startup is also announcing $750,000 in seed funding from a number of ex-PayPal employees including… Read More

  • Pioneer's "Cherry" and "Leather Belt" Earphones

    Pioneer's "Cherry" and "Leather Belt" Earphones

    I don’t know what it is about Japan and earphones, but this country does offer some unique ones. Today, it wasn’t some weird little company but Pioneer that announced strange earphones: One is cherry-shaped [JP], the other looks like a piece of a leather belt [JP] for some reason. Read More

  • Call without a SIM card with Cherry

    The chances of me being genuinely amazed at something I see a Belgian tech company achieve are rather slim. But occasionally, it happens. Last week I went to local entrepreneur meetup BetaGroup and saw five startups pitch their stuff to the 200-person audience. The last one to get its five minutes of fame was Cherry, a new mobile operator that promised to “revolutionize the telecom… Read More

  • Meet Cherry, the unified Wi-Fi / GSM network operator that introduces automatic handover

    The chances of me being genuinely amazed at something I see a Belgian tech company achieve are rather slim. But occasionally, it happens. Last week I went to local entrepreneur meetup BetaGroup and saw five startups pitch their stuff to the 200-headed audience. The last one to get its five minutes of fame was Cherry, a new mobile operator that promised to “revolutionize the telecom… Read More

  • Cherry, The Mobile Operator That Doesn't Care Whether You're On Wi-Fi Or Not

    Cherry, The Mobile Operator That Doesn't Care Whether You're On Wi-Fi Or Not

    The chances of me being genuinely amazed at something I see a Belgian tech company achieve are rather slim. But occasionally, it happens. Last week I went to local entrepreneur meetup BetaGroup and saw five startups pitch their stuff to the 200-person audience. The last one to get its five minutes of fame was Cherry, a new mobile operator that promised to “revolutionize the telecom… Read More