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Postmates raises another $300M, reportedly valued at $1.2B – TechCrunch

Postmates raises another $300M, reportedly valued at $1.2B – TechCrunch 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 mention this, Fortune reports that the deal valued Postmates at $1.2 billion. Tiger’s …

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Instacart links up with Walmart Canada to expand its same-day delivery service – TechCrunch

Instacart links up with Walmart Canada to expand its same-day delivery service – TechCrunch 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 Instacart users to order …

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Walmart acquiring Shopify is no longer a laughable idea – TechCrunch

Walmart acquiring Shopify is no longer a laughable idea – TechCrunch Sujay Seetharaman Contributor Sujay Seetharaman is a Customer Success Manager and a Market Analyst at eCommerce market intelligence firm PipeCandy As competition between Walmart and Amazon intensifies, the acquisition of Shopify’s merchant marketplace, may be the boost that …

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Instacart taps Postmates to help with deliveries in SF during peak demand – TechCrunch

Instacart taps Postmates to help with deliveries in SF during peak demand – TechCrunch 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 deliveries to Postmates …

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Ford tests autonomous on-demand delivery with Postmates – TechCrunch

Ford tests autonomous on-demand delivery with Postmates – TechCrunch Ford is teaming up with startup Postmates to pilot test autonomous on-demand delivery in Miami and Miami Beach, Fla. The pilot program includes 70 businesses like Coyo Taco Ford is also testing vehicle designs with multiple lockers in order to be …

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How did Thumbtack win the on-demand services market? – TechCrunch

How did Thumbtack win the on-demand services market? – TechCrunch Back in 2008, as the global financial crisis was only just beginning to tear at the fabric of the U.S. economy, entrepreneurs in San Francisco were already hard at work on potential patches. This was the beginning of what’s now …

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