Instacart is an on-demand food delivery network for people who don't want to be grocery shopping right now. They've just been valued at $4.2B and are Y Combinator's third largest portfolio company to date.
Instacart's alcohol delivery is now available in 14 statesInstacart has expanded its alcohol delivery to now be available in 14 states and Washington D.C. from nearly 100 different retailers. With the roll-out, Instacart alcohol delivery is currently available to 40 million homes in the U.S. and the number of alcohol deliveries on the platform has more th...
Instacart ends its shady tipping policy, thanks to internet backlashInternet outrage might feel tiresome sometimes, but it can also be a force for good. The grocery and food delivery company Instacart has changed the way it pays its gig-economy workers, according to BuzzFeed.
Instacart CEO apologizes for tipping debacleOn the heels of a recently-filed class action lawsuit over wages and tips, as well as drivers and shoppers speaking out about Instacart's alleged practices of subsidizing wages with tips, Instacart is taking steps to ensure tips are counted separately from what Instacart pays shoppers. In a blog po...
Instacart Adds $200 Million to Defend Against Amazon Deliveryis very serious about grocery delivery, but , the most popular alternative for supermarket orders in the U.S., isn't rolling over. The San Francisco startup raised $200 million in a round led by investment firms and , the company told Bloomberg on Monday.
Instacart has raised another $200M at a $4.2B valuationDespite plenty of uncertainty swirling around Instacart and its complex relationship with Whole Foods - now owned by Amazon - investors still seem to not be too worried, and are pouring a fresh big round of financing into the startup that values it at $4.2 billion.