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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

    … support them. “Five or six years ago, this type of service might not have been possible,” says Holger Luedorf, senior vice president of business with on-demand delivery service Postmates. His company uses a network of couriers along with its app and software to deliver products from local stores to customers within one hour of ordering. Luedorf…

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

    … of delivery companies? I think there’s three fundamental differences. One is where is the demand coming from? The demand is coming from Amazon. Amazon has completely changed the shape of retail. In the last 24 months, Amazon has declared the battleground is the speed of fulfillment, so whether it’s Prime Now, whether it’s Amazon same-day, you can get…

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