• 7 Startups Vying to Become the Uber of Pot

      New marijuana laws went into effect in states across the country last week, kicking off another wave of expansion for on-demand delivery startups that cater to users of medicinal and recreational pot. So-called “Uber for pot” startups are in high demand, not just among consumers but investors, as well.

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  • Yext Integrates With Uber as Local On-Demand Becomes More Ubiquitous

    … Yext Integrates With Uber as Local On-Demand Becomes More Ubiquitous September 29, 2016 by David Card Leave a Comment Filed Under: News This morning Yext announced a new integration that enables businesses to offer an Uber booking button on their sites and apps, as well as be featured on in-app promotions on the Uber app while en route. Yext…

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  • On-Demand Services and Apps Becoming Inevitable Tools for Reaching Customers

    … to offer same-day or same-hour delivery,” Luedorf says. Still, there can be places where on-demand services may stumble. The logistics of getting goods to there destinations on time might hold some companies back, says Rick Robinson, co-founder and SVP of Urgent.ly, an on-demand roadside assistance service. “When you need an army of people doing…

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  • 6 On-Demand Platforms for Pet Care

    … their Urban Leash professionals before their first appointments. Urban Leash charges $14 for 15 minutes of dog walking. Payments are made through the mobile app. 3. Rover: Connect with nearby pet care professionals Rover has expanded beyond dog walking, to give pet owners a way to book dog boarding, house sitting, drop-in visits, and doggy day care…

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  • Case Study: Coffeehouse Chain Adds Convenience With On-Demand Delivery

    … Merchant: Tom N Toms Location: Worldwide Size: 500+ retail outlets Platforms: RushOrder Bottom Line: Offering on-demand delivery is a way for businesses to increase the convenience factor and satisfy customer demand. When it comes to coffee, Tom N Toms is a global competitor. The multinational coffeehouse chain — dubbed the “Korean Version…

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  • 5 On-Demand Platforms for Lawn Care

    … be the conduit to connect homeowners with landscaping professionals, and they’re using the same on-demand model as startups like Uber, Handy, and Instacart to make it happen. Here are five examples of on-demand lawn care platforms that homeowners can try. 1. GreenPal: Competitive pricing for lawn services. People who use GreenPal can get their lawns cut…

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  • Street Culture: Thirstie Holds Focus on Engagement and Slow Growth

    … launched the editorial portion.” Southworth said he is witnessing many on-demand companies slowly but surely go out of business, and is more convinced than ever that offering that extra little bit of knowledge to customers is what will inspire them to spend more time with Thirstie, and return to the app on a regular basis. Thirstie employs more…

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  • 5 On-Demand Platforms to Connect Busy Parents With Local Services

    … when parents book with at least three hours notice. In exchange for this last-minute flexibility, Helpr charges a premium price. Parents pay $21 per hour for one child, with 15% added for last-minute bookings. Currently, the service is only available in Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Orange County. 3. Tutors: Finding qualified tutors nearby Busy…

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  • Moving App Zootly Wants to Make Your Relocation On-Demand

    … Have you ever been in a situation where you need something moved (like, right now), but don’t have a truck or the manpower to get the item from one location to the other? A new company is trying to take some lessons from the rise of Uber to take the challenge out of moving. Launched in 2015, the Zootly on-demand moving app connects anyone who…

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  • 5 On-Demand Apps for Emergency Services

    … at the scene on how to administer basic medical procedures, and order ambulances if necessary. Call9 is targeting nursing homes, schools, and hotels. The service charges a basic subscription fee for partnering facilities, with additional charges per patient. 2. Urgent.ly: Automatically detecting crashes and other urgent events Stranded motorists can…

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  • 5 Staffing Marketplaces for On-Demand Vendors

    … companies like Zoomer and Magic. 5. Work Market: Find and manage independent contractors Work Market offers a way for companies to find, manage, and pay local independent contractors. Businesses of all sizes can search Work Market’s marketplace for freelance professionals who meet their requirements and then build custom, on-demand talent pools…

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  • How the Rise of the On-Demand Economy Is Driving Flexible Convenience

    … a couch up a flight of stairs, missing a package delivery only to add a new errand to the to-do list – is being hyper-organized so that it’s painless and affordable. This kind of hyper-organization in the logistics technology is even spilling over into retail, with Postmates and UberRUSH delivering items from local shops. Package receiving company…

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  • Street Culture: DoorDash Aiming to Constantly Improve Both Product and Culture

    … literally do 50 things a day, and thinking about delivery isn’t one of them. That’s one of the reasons that DoorDash exists today.” Translating the desire to support business owners into a successful on-demand functionality relies heavily on DoorDash’s 200 core employees. In 2015, the company expanded from three markets into 22, and Xu says he expects…

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