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The Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017

Postmates provides a delivery service for restaurants and other businesses. Since launching in San Francisco in 2011, Postmates has spread to 250 cities across the U.S. Customers order food and other goods... Read More »

The Ringer,

Confessions of a Postmates Addict

Thanks to restaurant delivery apps and websites, relying on takeout orders has never been easier (or more expensive), and for this writer, it may be too easy. This is how one places 705 orders in under four... Read More »


The Hottest Startups Of 2015

The bubble hasn't popped yet. That’s the easy conclusion of Forbes' latest Hottest Startups list, which ranks Silicon Valley's flashiest companies in 2015 by one simple metric: the fastest growing valuations over time... Read More »


Top 15 Companies to Watch in 2016

Co-founded by Bastian Lehmann, this San Francisco-based on-demand delivery service has inked partnerships with Chipotle, Walgreens, and Etsy, among others. It now serves shoppers in 40 U.S. cities... Read More »


Ding Dong! Chipotle begins delivery

The door-to-door burrito is here. Chipotle, the Mexican chain that Millennials can't seem to get enough of, has begun offering delivery for online and mobile orders in 67 cities. The move, revealed to analysts at... Read More »


Analyzing Postmates’ Growth

Postmates, a startup that allows users to order nearly anything in their city and have it delivered in an hour for a fee, is growing quickly. The company’s CEO, Bastian Lehmann, tweeted out a graph yesterday... Read More »


The Uber For... Shopping/Meal Delivery

This app is pretty much a life-changer: They offer delivery from 1,000s of stores and restaurants. Essentially, they connect you with a local courier, who can grab that extra charger at the Apple... Read More »

Eater Austin,

App Wire: Postmates

Postmates, a new delivery app that describes itself as "like Uber for stuff," officially launches in Austin today offering 24/7 delivery of basically everything (including takeout). Today and... Read More »


Postmates Launches in Austin

Postmates, which is like "Uber" for stuff, unlocks the inventory of a city by connecting customers with a dedicated fleet of couriers to deliver anything in under an hour. Postmates is currently... Read More »


Can The Peer Economy Deliver Profits?

Josh Gibbs normally wouldn't leave his apartment in Northeast Washington, D.C., pick up a loaded pizza from a restaurant in Chinatown, bike to a complete stranger's apartment, drop off... Read More »

The Bold Italic,

Apps That Will Get You Laid

At this very moment someone is tweeting, pinning, instagraming, updating their Facebook status, checking their fantasy football scores, or checking TechCrunch - on a date. It's just rude. In a fast-paced city full... Read More »


Same-Day Stuff in San Francisco

The time between 'click it' and 'get it' is swiftly shrinking, at least for those of us who have the good fortune to live in San Francisco. Same-day delivery for online purchases is taking off in our hilly city, and... Read More »