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What does Instacart’s supposedly delayed IPO teach us about how unicorns think?

Instacart delaying its IPO has left us bereft of new unicorn liquidity data for the rest of 2022. But this turn of events does teach us a few things.

The upcoming TripActions IPO has us hype

The IPO market is still frozen like a Nordic lake dotted with fishing huts, but Instacart and TripActions offer signs that a thaw is now in sight.

Instacart plans to expand its EBT SNAP program and enable TANF payments

Instacart announced today that it will expand its EBT SNAP payments program to all Instacart retail grocery partners by 2030. The company launched EBT SNAP payments in November 2020 and has since expa

When VCs fund the thing you didn’t think they’d ever fund

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. Coming to hang with us at Disrupt, where Equity is kicking off

Daily Crunch: Rockstar’s whoopsie means you can get an early look at GTA 6

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Keeping financial tabs on Instacart as it preps its IPO

Instacart's willingness to go public this year is now slightly better understood after The Wall Street Journal reported that it isn't planning on a mega-fundraise when it does list.

Instacart launches Connected Stores, a suite of in-store tech for retailers

Instacart announced today that it’s launching Connected Stores, a suite of new and existing technologies that aim to help retailers create a personalized experience both online and in-store. The

Grocery delivery startups with low margins might drop IPO dreams for M&A reality

Getting a bunch of bananas and avocados from your favorite 15-minute grocery delivery company at 3 a.m. might be the greatest thing since sliced bread, but some of these companies are finding themselv

This Week in Apps: Apple’s event brings a ‘Dynamic Island,’ new widgets and iOS 16

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. Global app spending reached $65 billion in th

Daily Crunch: Apple launches new iPhone 14, a rugged Apple Watch, and more

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Instacart acquires Rosie to offer new e-commerce solutions for local and independent retailers

Instacart is acquiring Rosie, an e-commerce platform for local and independent retailers and wholesalers, the company announced on Wednesday. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Founde

This Week in Apps: Twitter’s edit button, BeReal clones, Trump’s Truth Social gets blocked

Welcome back to This Week in Apps, the weekly TechCrunch series that recaps the latest in mobile OS news, mobile applications and the overall app economy. Global app spending reached $65 billion in th

Daily Crunch: Ring wants to upgrade your apartment’s intercom system

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Instacart is acquiring AI-powered pricing and promotions platform Eversight

Instacart is acquiring Eversight, an AI-powered pricing and promotions platform for consumer packaged goods (CPG) brands and retailers, the company announced on Thursday. The financial terms of the de

Does venture capital need a shot in the arm?

Hello and welcome back to Equity, a podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines. This week Alex was back with Grace and our new producer Th

Instacart now lets you order same-day delivery for large items, including furniture and electronics

Instacart announced today that it’s launching “Big & Bulky,” a new fulfillment capacity that lets customers order same-day and scheduled delivery for large items. At launch, the

Instacart clears path to IPO

With Instacart expected to go public later this year, news of its improving financial performance sets the stage for an S-1 filing.

Daily Crunch: Samsung’s vice chairman receives presidential pardon for bribery conviction

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Nothing negative about Positive Food’s meal expansion plan after $7M investment

Positive Food is going after the $34 billion fresh prepared foods market with its take on salads, heat-and-eat prepared meals and vegan overnight oats.

Instacart’s latest feature lets you order from two retailers with one delivery fee

Instacart announced today that it’s launching a new “OrderUp” feature that lets users add items from additional retailers to their original grocery order without having to pay an ext
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