Instacart

Platform News: Wall Street in New York

Significant tech IPO’s we’re expecting in 2021

Yes, 2020 was a blockbuster year for initial public offerings (IPO) across the global platform economy, with the likes of Snowflake and DoorDash, amongst a myriad of others debutin...

Platform News: Delivery Services across the world

DoorDash launches grocery delivery on its app

DoorDash, the largest American third-party delivery company for restaurants has launched a new grocery service, entering a crowded marketplace dominated by Instacart and Amazon Fre...

Online Groceries

Instacart valued at nearly $14 billion in latest funding amid online sales boom

Instacart has announced that it has raised some $225 million in a new funding round, valuing the company at $13.7 billion, as the grocery delivery company cashes in on a surge in o...

Online Groceries

Instacart workers strike as labour unrest grows during coronavirus crisis

Some of the roughly 200,000 workers at US online grocery delivery company Instacart said they were striking on Monday as labor unrest grows globally over safety and wages for peopl...

Platform News: Delivery Services across the world

Delivery drivers face pandemic without sick pay, insurance, sanitiser

On his delivery route through Orange County, California, Joseph Alvarado made 153 stops one day last week for Amazon.com, touching the inside and outside of his van, more than 225 ...