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Instacart raises another $600M at a $7.6B valuation – TechCrunch

Instacart raises another $600M at a $7.6B valuation – TechCrunch Instacart chief executive officer Apoorva Mehta wants every household in the U.S. to use Instacart, a grocery delivery service that allows shoppers to order from more than 300 retailers, including Kroger, Costco, Walmart and Sam’s Club, using its mobile app. …

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Shopify opens its first brick-and-mortar space in Los Angeles – TechCrunch

Shopify opens its first brick-and-mortar space in Los Angeles – TechCrunch Shopify, the provider of payment and logistics management software and services for retailers, has opened its first physical storefront in Los Angeles. The first brick and mortar location for the Toronto-based company, is nestled in a warren of downtown …

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Cluep, a Canadian startup that raised just $500k, acquired for $40M – TechCrunch

Cluep, a Canadian startup that raised just $500k, acquired for $40M – TechCrunch Everyone loves a tale of a bootstrapped startup founder’s journey to an eight-figure exit. The team at Toronto-based Cluep have a good one. The founders of the adtech startup raised less than $500,000 from angel investors before selling their …

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TaskRabbit kicks off Canadian expansion – TechCrunch

TaskRabbit kicks off Canadian expansion – TechCrunch TaskRabbit officially launched in Canada today. The on-demand network that connects people with “taskers,” or others willing to do their household chores or errands for a fee, is kicking off its Canadian expansion in the greater Toronto area before rolling out in Vancouver …

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Uber is investing $150M in Toronto to expand self-driving car efforts – TechCrunch

Uber is investing $150M in Toronto to expand self-driving car efforts – TechCrunch Months after an Uber self -driving vehicle struck and killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, the ride-hailing giant has announced it’s adding a new engineering hub in Toronto and expanding its autonomous research team as it refocuses its …

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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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Integrate.ai pulls in $30M to help businesses make better customer-centric decisions – TechCrunch

Integrate.ai pulls in $30M to help businesses make better customer-centric decisions – TechCrunch Helping businesses bring more firepower to the fight against AI-fuelled disruptors is the name of the game for Integrate.ai, a Canadian startup that’s announcing a $30M Series A today. The round is led by Portag3 Ventures . …

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Uppercase raises $3.5M to help e-tailers open brick-and-mortar stores – TechCrunch

Uppercase raises $3.5M to help e-tailers open brick-and-mortar stores – TechCrunch People like to say that brick-and-mortar retail is dead, but direct-to-consumer businesses continue to dabble with physical stores all the same. Why? Because brick-and-mortar retail provides businesses with benefits an online shopping platform can’t, namely consumer experiences that create and …

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Women-only co-working space The Wing is launching an app to help its members stay connected – TechCrunch

Women-only co-working space The Wing is launching an app to help its members stay connected – TechCrunch The Wing is bringing the physical world it’s created for professional women to the digital world with the launch of a social networking app, slated to become available later this month. The co-working company …

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