Upper90’s strategy of cutting checks with credit and equity may be more relevant than ever
Now that equity is getting increasingly expensive as investors are deploying more conservatively after last year's fever, Upper90's strategy could become more useful to founders than ever.
Startups are on track to acquire more VC-backed companies than ever in 2022. Here’s why
Startups acquiring other VC-backed companies is nothing new. But up until the last few years, these transactions were mainly large and infrequent. Now, they are getting smaller and more frequent.
Constructor finds $55M for tech that powers search and discovery for e-commerce businesses
One of the biggest problems in the world of e-commerce is the predicament of shopping cart abandonment: when shoppers aren’t getting to what they want fast enough — whether it’s find
The Station: Apple car shakeup, how Sept. 11 changed travel and a pledge from airlines
The Station is a weekly newsletter dedicated to all things transportation. Sign up here — just click The Station — to receive it every weekend in your inbox. Hi readers: Welcome to The Station, y
Uber Eats, Grubhub, DoorDash sue NYC for limiting fees the apps can charge restaurants
Food ordering and delivery platforms DoorDash, Caviar, Grubhub, Seamless, Postmates and Uber Eats have banded together to sue the City of New York over a law that would permanently limit the amount of
Austin-based Fetch Package secures $60M in equity & debt after tripling ARR in 2020
Fetch Package, a last-mile package delivery company for apartment communities, has raised $50 million in a Series C round of funding and closed on a $10 million venture debt facility. Michael Patton f
LA-based MarketerHire upgrades its service matching remote marketers with companies
MarketerHire, a Los Angeles-based startup backed by a slew of executives from some of the city’s hottest startups, launched its new service matching freelance marketing experts with open jobs li
Just Eat Takeaway confirms it’s gobbling up Grubhub in a $7.3B deal
Consolidation in the world of on-demand food ordering and delivery continues apace. Today, Just Eat Takeaway — the European company that only just got its own $7.8 billion merger approved by reg
Let’s give tech philanthropists the benefit of the doubt on COVID-19
We’ve spent so long asking tech to turn its attention to real-world problems. Let’s not complain when they do so now.
The hidden cost of food delivery
The food delivery ecosystem suffers from a lack of differentiation, compounded by an opaque and confusing web of markups and fees.
Ordermark, the online-delivery order management service for restaurants, raises $18 million
Los Angeles-based Ordermark, the online delivery management service for restaurants co-founded by the scion of the famous, family-owned Canter’s Deli, said it has raised $18 million in a new rou
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
5G promises to transform the world again
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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
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.
Amazon Has Launched A GrubHub Rival For Food Takeout & Delivery
Back in June, we wrote about how Amazon was preparing to take on companies like Seamless, Grubhub and DeliveryHero with a restaurant takeout and delivery service that would sit within its Amazon Loca
GrubHub Publicly Files For $100M IPO, Saw $1.3B In Food Sales In 2013 From 3.4M Active Users
GrubHub, which has changed its name from the awkward ‘GrubHub Seamless’ it used since the two food delivery companies merged last year, has publicly filed for its IPO with the SEC today. T
Service That Lets You Order Food Naked, GrubLess SeamHub, Quietly Files For IPO
In May of last year, we broke the news that Seamless and GrubHub -- two of the largest players in the online and mobile food delivery space and "arch rivals" -- were coming together as part of a block
Foursquare Can Now Satisfy Your Appetite At Home With Integrated Seamless And GrubHub Ordering
Seamless and GrubHub have partnered with location-based check-in service Foursquare to help you retain your precious pear-shaped physique and avoid exerting even the bare minimum of effort: You can no
Quick, Everyone IPO
Facebook's share price tanked upon IPO, scaring plenty of private companies away from the public markets. But with its eventual recovery and now the stellar performance of Twitter's IPO out the gates,