Gopuff confirms new $1B cash injection at a $15B valuation to expand its instant grocery delivery service – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 9 minutes Gopuff, the startup that’s helped kickstart a new category of food delivery in the U.S. — “instant” delivery of essential groceries and other home goods for a flat fee of $1.95, 24 hours a day — has closed a huge tranche of funding to help it scale its service further across the country and globe. … Read more

Filing: Instant grocery startup Gopuff to raise $750M at a $13.5B valuation; sources: it’s actually $1B on a $15B valuation – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes Gopuff, the “instant” grocery delivery startup that has been on an acquisition and expansion tear in the last several months to scale its business, is also racing to raise money to fuel those efforts. Documents uncovered by Prime Unicorn Index and shared with TechCrunch show that the startup has filed papers in Delaware to raise … Read more

Instant grocery startup Getir makes its first acquisition to expand into Spain and Italy – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 10 minutes Getir, the startup based out of Turkey that has built a $7.5 billion business out a mobile app that lets consumers buy groceries and get them delivered in minutes, has grown its business up to now organically: targeting urban markets across Europe (and soon the U.S.) where it is disrupting the well-stocked cornershop with a … Read more

Zipline raises $250M at $2.75B valuation to build out its instant logistics service – TechCrunch

Reading Time: 8 minutes Drone delivery startup Zipline, a company that got its start delivering medical supplies across Africa, has raised $250 million in new funding. This latest round has vaulted the company’s valuation to $2.75 billion and will fuel further expansion of its logistics networks in Africa and the United States. Zipline made a name for itself first … Read more