Latin America’s Movile is quietly building a mobile empire

By 2020, Brazilian mobile giant, Movile, wants to improve the lives of more than one billion people through its apps.

Prepared food distribution service Power Supply rebrands as Territory and raises $6.7 million

If you thought the world didn't need another prepared food distribution and delivery service, apparently you'd be wrong, as the newly minted startup Territory has managed to pull in $6.7 million for i

SpoonRocket is coming back from the dead

You can scratch what you heard just a few months ago about the end of SpoonRocket because its new owner, Brazil-based iFood, is bringing it back. Well, sort of. SpoonRocket, the on-demand meal delive

With $3 million in new funding, Farm Hill brings its healthy lunches to San Francisco

A food delivery startup called Farm Hill is expanding its business from the suburbs of Silicon Valley to San Francisco this week, bucking the trend of so many “on-demand” businesses that focus on

11 TechCrunch stories you don’t want to miss this week

From self-tying shoes and an algorithmic feed on Instagram to Playstation VR and Spoonrocket shutting down, here are eleven stories you don't want to miss this week.

SpoonRocket finds a home with Brazil-based iFood

SpoonRocket, the on-demand food delivery startup that shut down yesterday in the U.S., has a buyer. That buyer is Brazil-based iFood, a food delivery platform looking to dominate the on-demand economy

SpoonRocket shuts down amongst on-demand apocalypse

SpoonRocket informed its investors it’s shutting down its on-demand pre-made meal delivery service after failing to raise the necessary capital to continue operations. [Update: Co-founder Ste

Free Startup Idea: BurritoCannon

So it’s lunch time, and you haven’t accomplished nearly enough to warrant yourself a jaunt outside to get some food, let alone having iced so many to-dos that you are going to leave the o

The New Fast Food

By market cap, McDonald's is a $100 billion business -- that's two-thirds of Amazon. At $19 billion, Chipotle's worth a whole WhatsApp. Hell, Taco Bell's parent company is almost worth 1 and a half Tw

Sprig Tries To Eat SpoonRocket’s Lunch By Delivering Its Own

Hope you're hungry. Gourmet, on-demand dinner delivery service Sprig today expanded to start serving lunch, just as we wrote it would a few days ago. The soft-launch of lunch includes service to sever

SpoonRocket Raises $10 Million From Foundation Capital And General Catalyst

Spoonrocket, which promises to deliver $8 meals to customers’ doors in 15 minutes or less, has captured the attention of customers in San Francisco and the East Bay. And that has attracted investors

On-Demand Food Startup SpoonRocket Brings Its $6 Meals To San Francisco

SpoonRocket, the Y Combinator-backed startup that hopes to provide healthy, fast, and cheap meals to hungry customers, is now available in San Francisco. Or at least, part of San Francisco, for a few

TechCrunch’s Picks: The Top 8 Startups From Y Combinator’s Summer ’13 Demo Day

Convenience tech, developer assistance, and services for senior citizens were the big trends amongst the 45 startups that pitched on the record today at Y Combinator's Summer 2013 Demo Day. After conf

Y Combinator Summer 2013 Demo Day, Batch 1: Meet Glio, 7Cups, Prim, Teleborder And More

It's that time again. Y Combinator's Summer demo day is upon us, and we're here live to bring the best and brightest new startups into your world. 49 new companies will pitch their wares for the very

Y Combinator-Backed SpoonRocket Delivers Healthy Gourmet Meals To Users For Just $6 Each

Y Combinator-backed <a target="_blank" href="https://www.spoonrocket.com/">SpoonRocket</a> was built to fundamentally change the way we think about food. More than just another food-delivery service,