Postmates

  • 5 Ways Brick-and-Mortar Merchants Can Utilize On-Demand Services

    … the consumer-facing technologies that power these services. In many cases, businesses that sell physical goods are discovering that they can cut costs and increase services for their customers by forming partnerships with on-demand apps rather than competing on their own. The trend has become so prevalent that on-demand vendors like Uber and Postmates…

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  • Why Back-end Tech Is Key for Food Delivery Startups

    … It’s surprising to see how few local delivery startups stand out with their marketing messaging. For the uninitiated customer, what’s the difference between Postmates and Delivery.com, or DoorDash, Caviar, and Grubhub? Their websites have similar closeups of delicious dinners and offer some version of “we deliver food to your house” as copy…

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  • Raise Report: SessionM, Behalf, Postmates Secure Fresh Funding

    … release. Tuesday, September 6: Postmates Reportedly Raising $100 Million from Founders Fund Postmates, a bellwether in the on-demand startup flock, is reportedly raising $100 million, according to TechCrunch. Unnamed sources told TechCrunch that Peter Thiel’s Founders Fund will lead the round. Postmates will presumably use the funding to grow…

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

    … It seems these days like every type of product or service is becoming available on-demand through an app — or will be soon. Plenty of companies claim to be the “Uber of” their respective markets, but there is more to making it in this scene than just getting goods to customers fast. An on-demand app can give clientele a sense of surety…

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  • Deliv CEO: ‘We’re Selling the Picks and Shovels’ for Brick-and-Mortar Gold Rush

    … Deliv, which recently landed $28 million in Series B funding from UPS, powers the same-day and next-day delivery options available on a host of retail websites, including ecommerce companies, omnichannel retail giants like Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s, and even floral and recipe subscription services. Street Fight recently caught up with Deliv CEO…

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