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On-Demand Economy Not Slowing Down In Europe

The on-demand economy is one of the most-transformative approaches to existing businesses models being brought about by mobile. However, it’s not an easy space for companies to succeed in. Many look at Uber, which just took on another USD3.5bn in a...

Read More06 Jun 16
Time Is Running Out For Smaller Companies In Deliveries

Logistics is not an easy business. That’s shown by the many struggling deliveries startups – from Postmates in San Francisco to TinyOwl in Mumbai. Deliveries is proving a tough area for companies to generate sustainable revenues. Sky-high valuations...

Read More02 Jun 16
Quarterly Deal Book – VC Funding Steady At USD18bn, But Cracks Appearing

There’s a lot of talk among investors and global tech communities about a slowdown in the levels of VC funding and massive valuation rises seen over the past couple of years. However, the first quarter of 2016 saw funding levels remain flat from the...

Read More12 Apr 16
DoorDash Nabs USD127m For Food Delivery

DoorDash, the food delivery company, has nabbed USD127m Series C round led by Sequoia Capital along with existing investors Kleiner Perkins, Khosla Ventures, and new investors Y Combinator Continuity Fund and Wellcome Trust. DoorDash plans to use the...

Read More23 Mar 16
The Problems With Food Tech

Overheating is a problem in the food tech business and not just in the meals. Investment is pouring into the sector, but inevitable consolidation is on its way. There are lots of signs this is already underway with pre-made meal delivery firm...

Read More16 Mar 16
Valuation Correction Isn’t Just Affecting Unicorns

Much of the talk about the ongoing correction in valuations that’s driving the narrative of tech investing at the start of this year surrounds the fate of high-valued, so-called unicorn companies. Last year saw the number of firms with valuations north...

Read More22 Jan 16
DoorDash Raises USD40m To Reach New Marketplaces

Palto Alto-based food delivery app DoorDash, has nabbed USD40m in Series B funding. Kleiner Perkins led the round with participation from previous investors Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures and Charles River Ventures. DoorDash now hopes to increase the...

Read More27 Mar 15
DoorDash picks up USD2.4m for food delivery

Y-combinator graduate DoorDash has raised USD2.4m for its food e-commerce app. Backing came from a host of angel backers led by serial investor Keith Rabois and including Benchmark Capital co-founder Andy Rachleff and Saar Gur of Charles River Ventures....

Read More01 Oct 13

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