Including a meal kit for authentic gourmet ramen, a millennial-focused platform for buying affordable fine-art and a benefits platform for gig workers.
FedEx is a courier delivery and logistics company; and in 2019, that means it must also have an autonomous delivery bot. The delivery services company, known for its overnight shipping, unveiled Wedne
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The 8-year-old business is backed by Spark Capital, Founders Fund, Uncork Capital, Slow Ventures and more.
Greycroft Partners and FJ Labs have led the round, with participation from Hyde Park Angels and Fika Ventures.
Postmates has made two new hires, both of whom hail from Pinterest, in the form of Eric Edge and Andreas Lieber. Edge joins Postmates as the SVP of Brand & Communications, while Lieber joins as SV
We explore the government shutdown's connection to tech IPOs, recount the demise of a well-funded AR project and introduce readers to an AI-enabled self-checkout shopping cart in this week's startups
Postmates has landed a $100M investment to compete with SoftBank-backed competitor DooDash ahead of an IPO expected later this year.
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San Francisco partially banned delivery robots because they obstructed pedestrians, so Postmates built one with eyes, turn signals and a mandate to yield. Serve is Postmates’ new cooler-meet-aut
Much of the last couple of decades of innovation has centered around finding ways to get what we want without leaving the sofa. But there’s a catch: We can't lie around ordering pizzas if someone st
Tiger Global has returned to backing early-stage Indian startups after it wrote a $3 million check for CheckMate, a U.S.-Indian startup that helps restaurants deal with the pain of multiple food order
Ford is bringing its autonomous vehicles to Washington, D.C., the fourth city to join the automaker’s testing program as it prepares to launch a self-driving taxi and delivery service in 2021.
Homebodies across the U.S. have reason to celebrate. Postmates — the on-demand food delivery service so popular in major cities that it’s a verb now — just launched in 134 new markets. Those
On the heels of a $300 million funding round valued at $1.2 billion, Postmates is making its Unlimited monthly subscription product a bit more economical. Postmates Unlimited, which costs $9.99 per mo
On-demand delivery service Postmates announced this morning that it has raised $300 million in additional funding led by Tiger Global Management. While the company’s press release doesn’t
Instacart has teamed up with Walmart Canada to bring shoppers in Toronto and Winnipeg same-day grocery delivery. The agreement is part of a pilot program for the two companies that will allow Instacar
Amazon and Walmart’s rivalry continues today with two dueling announcements related to their respective grocery delivery expansions. This morning, Amazon said it’s bringing grocery deliver
As competition between Walmart and Amazon intensifies, the acquisition of Shopify's merchant marketplace may be the boost that the Walton family's juggernaut needs to move ahead.
Instacart has tapped Postmates to offer better delivery services during peak hours in a San Francisco pilot. While Instacart will still handle all the shopping for its customers, it will hand off some