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.

Sprig raises $30M to help companies gauge users’ reactions to products

Sprig, a startup offering tools for user and software product research, today announced that it raised $30 million in a funding round from Andreessen Horowitz, Accel, First Round Capital, Elad Gil and

Munchery shuts down operations in LA, New York and Seattle

Munchery, the on-demand food delivery startup, has shut down its operations in Los Angeles, New York and Seattle, the company announced on its blog today. That means the teams from those cities are al

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 | Sprig Is Shutting Down

Sprig is shutting down, Sergey Brin is building a giant airship, Nielsen's latest data show a ton of people still watch content on TV and bitcoin experiences an outage from all the bitcoin ups and dow

On-demand food startup Sprig is shutting down today

The on-demand food business is tough, especially if you're trying to handle all elements of the experience, like sourcing the food, cooking the food and delivering it. It's a lot. That said, Sprig, th

Sprig adds tips and equity to keep meal deliverers loyal

Some Sprig customers might be bitter about getting guilt-tripped into tipping, but at least the startup is being sweet to its on-demand food servers. TechCrunch spotted that Sprig added a tipping feat

Crunch Report | Tesla and SolarCity-powered Island

Tesla and SolarCity power an island in American Samoa, after skipping last year Apple holds its Black Friday sale, robots will be helping with shopping at Westfield malls in San Francisco, Michigan do

Ollie raises $4.4M to become the Sprig of dog food

Chicken, peas, beef, sweet potatoes and blueberries, the stuff of $40 meals in places like Hayes Valley and Greenwich Village — and starting today, also the stuff of dog food. Ollie, a new startup

Sprig pauses food delivery service in Chicago, lays off seven people

Sprig is making some changes to its delivery model, and in order to do it as efficiently as possible, the company is pausing its operations in Chicago and laying off seven team members across its mark

Sprig founder Gagan Biyani on trying to build the largest healthy and organic restaurant

Since his appearance at TC Disrupt, where he pledged that his company would kill fast food as it currently exists; make braised kale more accessible and build the world's largest restaurant; Biyani ha

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

Sprig Revamps Menu To Make It Even Easier To Eat Well

Sprig, the on-demand food delivery startup already known for healthy food, has revamped its menu with new options to help people make better nutritional decisions. Now, Sprig customers will be able t

Sprig Wants To Kill Fast Food And Make Braised Kale More Accessible

It’s not enough to get meals to customers as fast as possible, Sprig CEO and co-founder Gagan Biyani told the audience at TechCrunch Disrupt that his company wants to kill fast food entirely. His c

On-Demand Food Startup Sprig To Start Classifying Its Contractors As Employees

Healthy food delivery startup Sprig just became the latest on-demand startup to decide to classify its workers as employees instead of independent contractors. That means Sprig will soon offer its hun

Gagan Biyani, CEO Of Sprig, Will Bring Kale And Quinoa To Disrupt SF 2015

Gagan Biyani, CEO Of healthy food delivery startup Sprig, will be joining us this year at Disrupt SF. In case you don't remember, Biyani is a TechCrunch alum, having covered mobile apps for almost two

On-Demand Food Delivery Service Sprig Has Raised $45 Million

Sprig, a food delivery service that specializes in healthy on-demand meals in San Francisco, has raised $45 million in a funding round led by Social+Capital and Greylock Partners. The company plans to

Sprig Expands To The South Bay, Adds A Subscription Delivery Offering And Extended Hours

Sprig is expanding its hours and coverage area, making meals available to customers on weekends and in new parts of the San Francisco Bay Area. It is also adding an Amazon-Prime like option for heavy

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

Sprig Raises $10M From Greylock To Bring Healthy, Inexpensive Meals To Your Door

Sprig, a food delivery service that brings healthy, inexpensive meals to San Francisco residents' doors, has raised $10 million in Series A funding from Greylock Partners with Battery Ventures and Acc
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