With $30 million in fresh funds, The Bouqs plans to plant its flower delivery business in Japan

The Bouqs plans to take a slice of Japan’s $6 billion flower market this year with a $30 million strategic growth round from Japanese enterprise business investor Yamasa. While The Bouqs still m

BloomThat pauses on-demand flower services

Following an acquisition by FTD Companies earlier this year for a reportedly small amount of cash, on-demand flower service BloomThat is pausing its services as it works “to figure out how to be

Crunch Report | MoneyGram’s Sale to Alibaba Blocked by U.S. Government

Spotify files to go public, BloomThat gets acquired and MoneyGram's sale to Alibaba got blocked by the U.S. government. All this on Crunch Report.

A flower giant has reportedly acquired BloomThat, an on-demand flower startup

BloomThat, an on-demand flower startup, has sold itself to flower giant FTD, Axios reports. FTD, which offers same-day delivery flowers for a variety of occasions, reportedly paid a small amount of mo

Bullish: A New Era

After a short hiatus, Bullish has returned. The talk show is exactly how you remember it, except with a new host (that's me, MRD!) and way better music. Sorry I'm not sorry, Alex! Anyway, this week

The Bouqs Gains A $12 Million Bushel in Series B Financing To Grow The Business

We're a week-and-a-half away from Valentine's Day, one of the biggest days for flower purchases everywhere and probably the best time for The Bouqs, an on-demand-ish flower startup to announce it pull

BloomThat Now Delivers Flowers Nationwide

BloomThat has launched its flower delivery service nationwide, but it won’t be quite as on-demand as the services it currently offers in San Francisco and New York. Instead of offering delivery

Introducing Disrupt TV Live From Disrupt SF

We’re just a week away from TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2015, and the TechCrunch video team has a packed schedule: broadcasting interviews, updates and all sorts of other great startup action live from th

BloomThat Grows Beyond Flower Delivery To Gifts With $5.5M

BloomThat wants to be the “Make someone happy” button. Open its app, choose between a few curated bouquets, and a beautiful flower arrangement is delivered to someone you care about in 90 minutes.

Bloomthat, the “Uber-For-Flowers,” Pulls In $2M From SV Angel, Ashton Kutcher

Bloomthat, the Y Combinator-backed startup that delivers flowers in San Francisco Bay Area in less than 90 minutes, just picked up $2 million in seed funding. Their new backers include SV Angel, Ashto

Y Combinator Summer 2013 Demo Day, Batch 3: Meet Senic, Buttercoin, Crowdery, Reebee And More

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Magic Does Exist With YC’s “Uber-For-Flowers” Startup Bloomthat

OK, so there are now Ubers-for laundry, house cleaning, dog walking, and I’ve heard rumors of an Uber-for-pedicures, although I cannot confirm at this time that such a thing exists. But, in anot