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Grubhub said to explore sale in boon to Uber, DoorDash others

Grubhub said to explore sale in boon to Uber, DoorDash others Shares of Chicago-based food delivery service Grubhub are sharply higher in regular trading today after the Wall Street Journal reported that the company has hired external advisers to explore its “strategic” options, inclusive of a possible sale. Investors, heartened by the […]

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Sam Altman’s bet against Slack

Sam Altman’s bet against Slack Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast, where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Kate and Alex broke the discussion into two main themes. The first dealt with early-stage companies, and the second, as you can imagine, later-stage affairs. Don’t worry, we […]

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Domino’s launches e-bike delivery to compete with UberEats, DoorDash

Domino’s launches e-bike delivery to compete with UberEats, DoorDash Domino’s will start using custom electric bikes for pizza delivery through a partnership with Rad Power Bikes, as it aims to become more competitive with on-demand apps like DoorDash, GrubHub and UberEats. Hundreds of e-bikes will be deployed across corporate-owned stores later this year […]

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Ordermark, the online-delivery order management service for restaurants, raises $18 million

Ordermark, the online-delivery order management service for restaurants, raises million Los Angeles-based Ordermark, the online delivery management service for restaurants founded by the scion of the famous, family-owned Canters Deli, said it has raised $18 million in a new round of funding. The round was led by Boulder-based Foundry Group. All of […]

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Why commerce companies are the advertising players to watch in a privacy-centric world

Why commerce companies are the advertising players to watch in a privacy-centric world Justin Choi Contributor Share on Twitter Justin Choi is the founder and CEO of Nativo, which empowers brands and publishers through its advanced platform for content. More posts by this contributor Snapchat will make Los Angeles a stronger tech […]

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Looking Beyond Meat, the future of food investment looks pretty cheesy

Looking Beyond Meat, the future of food investment looks pretty cheesy As Beyond Meat continues its reign as one of the kings of this year’s IPO mountain and Impossible Foods serves up impossibly good numbers for Burger King, venture capitalists seem ready to feast on new food deals. And judging by market […]

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Food delivered to the doorstep is not so cheap in China anymore

Food delivered to the doorstep is not so cheap in China anymore A big selling point of ordering food to the doorstep in China is price, which, in the early years, could be much cheaper than eating in-house. That’s arguably indulged a demographic of lazy, indoorsy eaters, but that may not last […]

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Asian food delivery startup Chowbus raises $4M

Asian food delivery startup Chowbus raises M When one food delivery startup fails, another gets funded. Chowbus, an Asian food ordering platform headquartered in Chicago, has brought in a $4 million “seed” funding led by Greycroft Partners and FJ Labs, with participation from Hyde Park Angels and Fika Ventures. The startup, aware of the challenges that plague startups in […]

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Lies, damn lies, and HQ2

Lies, damn lies, and HQ2 There are few things certain in our world except for the uplifting tendencies of technology. I’ve spent the past few years trying to prove this to myself, at least, by interviewing hundreds of thinkers on the topic. I’ve come to a singular conclusion: when tech moves into […]

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Judge rules GrubHub properly classified delivery driver as independent contractor

Judge rules GrubHub properly classified delivery driver as independent contractor  A few months after hearing closing arguments in the Lawson v. GrubHub case, Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley has ruled Raef Lawson, the plaintiff, was indeed an independent contractor while driving and delivering food for GrubHub. “We’re extremely satisfied with today’s ruling in […]

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