Volvo acquires car valet startup Luxe to boost its digital services business

After a pivot and months of speculation about the future of car valet and concierge startup Luxe, the company has finally found a home. Today, automaker Volvo Cars announced that it is acquiring the s

On-demand valet service Luxe confirms $50m investment from Hertz

As reported by TechCrunch in February, valet service Luxe has now confirmed that it has raised $50 million in Series B funding from car rental company Hertz. Redpoint Ventures and Venrock will also be

L.A.-Based Valet Parking App CurbStand Acquires Competitor Curby

Two L.A.-based valet parking apps are joining forces today, with news that the quickly growing app maker CurbStand is acquiring its close competitor Curby, whose technology will now be integrated into

Gone Will Sell Your Old Crap For You

In an age when consumerism is almost the only path to survival, it's pretty easy to accumulate a lot of stuff. And then you get more stuff, and wind up startlingly close to a hoarder's lifestyle befor