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Can Quality Food Be Made at Tech Scale?

Some of the best shrimp I ever ate in my life came out of my own kitchen. It was tender and garlicky and juicy. It was set off by the contrasting but also complementary flavors and textures of brussels sprouts, heirloom cannellini beans and red frill mustard greens. 2,218 more words


Indian Grocery Delivery Startup PepperTap Grabs $10M Series A From SAIF And Sequoia

It’s been a good couple of months for grocery delivery startups in India, at least for funding. PepperTap announced today that it has raised a $10 million Series A from SAIF Partners, as well as Sequoia Capital, which… 315 more words


Magic, a Virtual Assistant Service That Went Viral, Is Either the Laziest Thing Ever or the Most Brilliant (Or Both)

Call it instant gratification for instant gratification.

The “it” is a new concierge service called Magic that appeared out of nowhere this weekend, with mentions on the tech news aggregators  467 more words


The Sharing Economy's Next Horizon: Health Care

If there can be such a thing as an Uber development that flies under the radar, it was last month’s toe-dip into health care by this country’s most famous sharing-economy company. 822 more words


Local Delivery Startups in India Vs the US

A recent article in the New York Times wrote provocatively – “Delivery Start-Ups Are Back Like It’s 1999″ – with the obvious implication that just like in 1999, delivery startups this time around (in 2014, a full 15 years later) might fail as famously as their 1999 counterparts such as Webvan did. 532 more words

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On-demand delivery startups and local economies: interview with Sergio Treviño, Co-Founder of BrewDrop

On-Demand Delivery, Instant Gratification… if you’re not used to hear these words already, you will be soon. The fast-changing space of on-demand economy is filled with startups that will bring anything to you, almost instantly. 2,482 more words


DoorDash Raises $17.3 Million From Sequoia To Expand Its On-Demand Delivery Service

DoorDash is one of many on-demand food-delivery startups to crop up over the past few years, but the company has big ambitions to move beyond food. 780 more words