DoorDash

  • The future of digital lead generation Crunch Network

    The future of digital lead generation

    Lead generation has come a long way. The way in which leads were developed during Roman times was through word of mouth. As technology advances, the way in which leads are acquired also changes. Before understanding how far we’ve come today, and where we’re going, we must understand where lead generation started. Read More

  • DoorDash’s Tony Xu and Sequoia’s Alfred Lin will join us at Disrupt NY

    DoorDash’s Tony Xu and Sequoia’s Alfred Lin will join us at Disrupt NY

    DoorDash, for better or worse, has become an example of the 2016 VC funding environment. After reportedly failing to raise at a $1 billion valuation, the company had to settle for a flat round. So what happened, and how will it affect the company going forward — and other companies in the on-demand space, too? So we’re excited to announce that DoorDash CEO Tony Xu, along with… Read More

  • Redesigned DoorDash app helps you choose restaurants based on delivery quality and speed

    Redesigned DoorDash app helps you choose restaurants based on delivery quality and speed

    DoorDash is unveiling new versions of its website and app today, putting each restaurant’s delivery experience front-and-center. That’s happening through a new “Delight” score, which Head of Design Josh Abrams described as an “industry-first” rating — one that doesn’t just reflect the general quality of the meal, or the experience of dining in… Read More

  • The future of on-demand: Where are we going, and are we getting a Lyft? Crunch Network

    The future of on-demand: Where are we going, and are we getting a Lyft?

    If the on-demand economy was a young pup in the late 2000s, then it has since evolved into a much more sophisticated animal: strong, resilient and capable of adapting to its environment. This movement was bred from the human desire for immediacy. Agile startups evolved quickly with real-time feedback, all conjoined by the central pillar of this new industry: the smartphone. Read More

  • Delivery Costs Are Devouring Food Startups Crunch Network

    Delivery Costs Are Devouring Food Startups

    Food tech is big these days — Grubhub, Blue Apron, Instacart — but pretty web design and polished communication strategies aren’t enough to build a sustainable food business. No company will provide attractive gross margins without creating and executing a sustainable new paradigm for food delivery. It comes down to perishability: Fresh food breaks tried and true delivery… Read More

  • Logistics Is Sexy

    Convincing people that the development of the logistics industry is a scintillating topic is difficult. I mean, just look at this stock photo. The artist had to layer together at least five (possibly seven) pictures to make a single image about logistics even somewhat interesting. But logistics don’t just go round the world—it also makes the world go round. Read More

  • DoorDash Partners With b8ta For On-Demand Tech Gadget Delivery

    DoorDash Partners With b8ta For On-Demand Tech Gadget Delivery

    DoorDash, known for its on-demand food delivery service, has partnered with newly-launched retail store b8ta. b8ta, founded by four former Nest alums, opened earlier this month in Palo Alto to sell trendy tech gadgets and offer hands-on experiences with those products to customers before they buy them. b8ta sells gadgets like the Gi Flybike, a folding electric bicycle, and Thync, a wearable… Read More

  • 15 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    15 TechCrunch Stories You Don’t Want To Miss This Week

    This week saw headlines about the iPad Pro becoming available for pre-order, the New York strikedown of fantasy sports sites like FanDuel and DraftKings and a new Facebook app that could pose a threat to Twitter. Alex Wilhelm talked with The Next Web reporter Lauren Hockenson about why journalists are jumping ship on Bullish, and the Cribs crew visited the visually stunning HQ of Minted, an… Read More