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Grubhub acquires payments and loyalty company LevelUp for $390M

Grubhub announced this morning that it’s agreed to acquire LevelUp for $390 million cash. Founder and CEO Matt Maloney told me that while previous Grubhub acquisitions like Eat24 were designed t

Judge rules Grubhub properly classified delivery driver as independent contractor

A few months after hearing closing arguments in the Lawson v. Grubhub case, Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley has ruled Raef Lawson, the plaintiff, was indeed an independent contractor while driving and d

GrubHub made closing arguments defending 1099 independent contractor model

GrubHub was back in court today for closing arguments around the trial involving Raef Lawson, a former delivery driver for GrubHub, who is seeking a small, estimated sum of $586.56. This trial, Lawson

What you missed at the GrubHub trial about 1099 independent contractors

In a windowless, 15th-floor courtroom in downtown San Francisco this week, GrubHub has been defending its 1099 independent contractor employment model for its delivery drivers. This specific trial is

GrubHub is not a food delivery company, says COO

GrubHub COO Stan Chia took the stand today in the company's trial surrounding its practices of employing 1099 independent contractors to make deliveries. In Chia's testimony, GrubHub lawyer Theodore B

Former GrubHub employee testified drivers often complained about ‘ghost orders’

GrubHub was back in court today in San Francisco over its use of 1099 independent contractors for food delivery. Tj O'Shae, a former GrubHub W-2 employee, echoed much of what plaintiff Raef Lawson tes

Ex-GrubHub driver testifies on ‘ghost orders’ and the acceptance rate hustle

On day two of Lawson v. GrubHub, plaintiff Raef Lawson returned to the stand to testify about his experience driving for GrubHub. GrubHub is defending its practices of employing delivery drivers as 10

As trial begins, GrubHub looks to defend itself as a 1099 employer

On day one of GrubHub v. Lawson, the first-ever case to go to trial in California regarding the debate involving 1099 contractors and W-2 employees in the gig economy, lawyers for both sides presented

GrubHub trial could have major implications for the gig economy

Next week, GrubHub will face one of its former drivers in court, which could set a precedent for future cases around the 1099, gig economy. The trial, which is the first of its kind in California, loo

Crunch Report | Coinbase Reverses Stance on Bitcoin Cash

Coinbase reverses its stance on Bitcoin cash, Grubhub buys Eat24 for $287.5 million from Yelp and Toyota takes 5 percent stake in Mazda. All this on Crunch Report.

Yelp is selling Eat24 to GrubHub for $287.5M and the stock is skyrocketing

Two huge pieces of news today from Yelp, the company that shows up first in your Google search for a restaurant: first, GrubHub is acquiring food delivery service Eat24 from the company in a big partn

David Chang’s Ando launches a new menu, refocuses on the food

Food delivery is far from perfect. From big players like Grubhub to newer companies like Caviar, the combination of perfectly cooked food and delivery logistics is one that is pretty damn easy to mess

Munchery tries to win over commuters with a pop-up shop in San Francisco

Food delivery startup Munchery is trying its hand at brick-and-mortar sales, opening a pop-up shop in San Francisco that we spotted this week. In the competitive and cluttered market for online foo

Contrary to reports, Grubhub CEO never called for Trump voters to resign

Emotions remain high as the country closes out its second day with a President-elect Donald Trump. Startup founders are struggling to instill confidence among employees that the culture of openness a

The restaurant table(t) is getting crowded

Many of us have tried new services, like online food ordering, subscription meals and signing with your finger on a tablet-based point-of-sale system; but the reality is that we are still in the early

Grubhub announces more investments following strong 2Q

Takeout food delivery platform Grubhub stock soared 26 percent following a way-better-than-expected second quarter earnings release. The online marketplace connecting restaurants and takeout diners b

You can now use Apple Pay to pay for Seamless and Grubhub deliveries

Delivery fiends rejoice, you can now use Apple Pay to get your food delivered even faster. Grubhub just rolled out an update to the Grubhub and Seamless iOS apps that let customers check out using App

How consolidations will play out in the transportation, food and entertainment industries

There has been no shortage of thoughtful articles exploring a bubble in technology. I would argue that the world has already been transformed, and there is no bubble in the purest sense. Instead of ma

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 provi

Google Integrates Food Ordering Into Search Results For Restaurants

Google now lets users in the U.S. order food from six companies—Seamless, Grubhub, Eat24, Delivery.com, BeyondMenu, and MyPizza.com—directly from search results.
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