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Robotics scene continues to be bullish, but layoffs are looming

“In an economic downturn, the customers will be less willing to be experimental, so they're thinking about cutting costs and then economics just becomes so much more important.”

DoorDash introduces dual ID verification for alcohol deliveries

DoorDash is introducing a new in-app safety measure designed to ensure that alcohol is only delivered to people over the age of 21. The new measure requires the company’s delivery people to scan

DoorDash to hike subtotal minimums for US subscribers

Food and grocery delivery company DoorDash is raising the bar for orders through its subscription service DashPass. According to an email update, starting August 12, “DashPass subtotal minimums

DoorDash bought Chowbotics last year, now it’s shutting down the salad robot startup

It’s been a good couple of years for robotics and automation startups. With all of the successful funding and launches, it can be easy to lose sight of just how difficult running a robotics company

Amazon takes a Prime step back into restaurant delivery in the US with big Grubhub investment and partnership

Amazon tried but then ultimately stepped away from building its own cost-intensive Grubhub and DoorDash competitor in the U.S. back in 2019. Now three years on, it’s taking a different approach

OpenView’s Kyle Poyar shares how to build a standout software company in the 2020s

The best software companies of the 2020s will be built over the next 12 months. But the way to build and scale a standout company in the 2020s doesn’t look like it did in the past.

Cloudflare fixes outage that knocked popular services offline

Cloudflare said on Tuesday it resolved a “wide-spread” outage earlier in the day that affected a large number of services including FTX, Discord, Omegle, DoorDash, Crunchyroll, NordVPN and

Massachusetts court rejects ballot to define gig workers as contractors

In a major setback for app-based gig economy companies like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash, a Massachusetts court ruled on Tuesday to throw out a proposed ballot measure that would, if passed, define gig wor

DoorDash rolls out new in-app features, including written reviews, item ratings and more

DoorDash announced today that it’s rolling out a number of new features to give users additional ways to discover popular restaurants near them. Most notably, the company is launching written re

Galley Solutions turns kitchen chaos into recipe for streamlined operations

The company’s technology is a kitchen productivity tool that focuses on core recipe data, and the purchasing and inventory aspects stem from that.

Sequoia’s Jess Lee explains how VCs think about their deals

Jess Lee, a partner at Sequoia Capital, shared insights to help startup founders achieve more success when they pitch investors.

Just Eat Takeaway takes away chairman, investigates COO, weighs Grubhub sale as meal delivery cools down

The food delivery business, and tech companies leading the charge, were hot commodities at the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic as people stayed indoors and turned to apps to fill their bellies with pre-

DoorDash extends gas rewards program for delivery people on its platform through August

DoorDash announced today that it’s expanding its gas rewards program for delivery people on its platform. The program enables delivery people using their DasherDirect card to receive 10% cash ba

How to get into Y Combinator, according to YC’s Dalton Caldwell

At TechCrunch Early Stage, Y Combinator's Dalton Caldwell shared insights on the application process — what works on an application, what doesn't, and the right ways to stand out.

Food Rocket blasts off after securing funding, grocery delivery deal with Circle K parent

CEO says it's not just about delivering groceries, but creating new customer habits.

Here’s how JOKR became gross-profit positive amid a cutthroat grocery delivery industry

Founder and CEO Ralf Wenzel, discussed, according to him, why his company’s grocery delivery model is doing better than most.

Anglo-Hungarian anti-fraud platform SEON pulls in a $94M Series B led by IVP

Last year, SEON, which has an anti-fraud platform designed to fight accounts raised a $12 million Series A. It does this by looking at a customer’s ‘digital footprint’ – especially their s

Daily Crunch: Brex says DoorDash is ‘first of many’ new enterprise customers to come

Hello friends and welcome to Daily Crunch, bringing you the most important startup, tech and venture capital news in a single package.

DoorDash launches a discounted ‘DashPass’ subscription plan for college students

DoorDash is introducing a new subscription plan for college students called “DashPass for Students,” the company announced on Monday. The membership costs $4.99 per month, which is half th

Ghost Financial whips up new capital into finance tools for ghost kitchens

After operating his own ghost kitchen, Keto Kitchen, in Austin for the past year, serial entrepreneur John Meyer saw that fintech resources for the industry were lacking. When Keto Kitchen had good sa
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