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Instacart

Instacart is an internet-based grocery delivery service company.

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Timeline

November 15, 2018

Instacart raises a $600,000,000 series F round from Valiant Capital Partners, Tiger Global Management and Coatue Management.

July 10, 2013

Instacart raises a $8,500,000 series A round from Canaan Partners, Irving Capital, Khosla Ventures, SV Angel, Paul Buchheit and Sequoia Capital.

People

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Adam Fischer

Employee



Adeyemi Ajao

Investor



Aditya Shah

Employee



Alexia Burke

Employee



Alison Hillman Derse

Employee



Alysia Echevarria

Employee



Andrea Coravos

Employee



Andrew Kane

Employee



Andrew Nodes

Employee



Andrew Vilcsak

Investor



Andrew Wynn

Employee



Apoorva Mehta

Founder



Arnaud Ferreri

Employee



Arpit Shah

Employee



Ashu Khaitan

Employee



Ben D. Jones

Employee



Benjamin Sullivan

Employee



Bill Babeaux

Employee



Blair Anderson

Employee



Brandon Leonardo

Founder



Brent Goldman

Investor



Briceyda Lopez

Employee



Bryan Kennedy

Investor



Caleb Grisell

Employee



Chris Shu

Employee



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Isabelle Kirkwood
February 3, 2020
BetaKit
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Natasha Lomas
January 28, 2020
TechCrunch
Grocery picking service Instacart is dabbling with on-demand food delivery, announcing the launch in Florida of a pre-made meals delivery option that shoppers can tag onto a bigger supermarket order. It's partnering with US supermarket chain Publix for the initial launch of Instacart Meals -- offering what it dubs a "digital deli counter" where app [...]
Megan Rose Dickey
January 14, 2020
TechCrunch
Earlier today, Instacart more widely rolled out its Pickup product, which enables customers to retrieve groceries directly from stores. The move comes just a day after Instacart shoppers unveiled their latest action to #DeleteInstacart, another step in the ongoing series of protests against the grocery startup's wage and tipping practices. Next Monday, Instacart workers are [...]
Megan Rose Dickey
December 9, 2019
TechCrunch
Instacart shoppers are continuing to hold the grocery startup accountable with their latest set of actions. Kicking off next Monday, Instacart shoppers plan to take one action per day, for six days in protest of Instacart. "We're still just trying to get this one tiny thing: double the default tip percentage," Instacart shopper and protest [...]
The Logic
November 22, 2019
Financial Post
Instacart is the latest company to be caught up in a backlash from gig workers who say their pay and labour conditions have incrementally worsened.Getty Images/iStockphoto
Megan Rose Dickey
November 12, 2019
TechCrunch
The Tech Workers Coalition and Gig Workers Rising are outside the company's headquarters in San Francisco this morning in support of shoppers, who demand Instacart reinstate the $3 quality bonus, implement a 10% default tip and eliminate its service fees. Last week, Instacart got rid of the $3 quality bonus shortly after thousands of shoppers [...]
Mary Hanbury
November 6, 2019
Business Insider
This new partnership puts Costco in prime position to compete with Amazon, which recently acquired online prescription delivery startup Pillpack.
Lisa Baertlein
November 3, 2019
U.S.
Instacart's "gig" workers on Sunday will target the grocery shopping and delivery firm with a three-day work action aimed at disrupting service and forcing executives to fix inequalities in pay structures that they say are getting worse every year.
Megan Rose Dickey
October 11, 2019
TechCrunch
Instacart has long been at odds with its shoppers -- the people who go to the grocery store on behalf of customers. From November 3-5, thousands of Instacart shoppers plan to protest with three demands. They want Instacart to change the default tip amount to at least 10%, ditch the service fee and commit to [...]
Áine Cain
September 17, 2019
Business Insider
Instacart's chief business officer Nilam Ganenthiran said his company is working with regulators on a "county by county" basis.
Instacart
September 13, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Instacart, a North American leader in online grocery, today announced that ad sales veteran Seth Dallaire will...
Kate Clark
August 28, 2019
TechCrunch
Instacart's CFO will "return to his investing roots" as a growth-stage investor at the storied venture capital firm.
Antonia Blumberg
July 24, 2019
HuffPost
A New York Times report detailed the company's practice of counting customer gratuity toward drivers' promised wages.
Jordan Crook
March 12, 2019
TechCrunch
Instacart 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...
KEVIN ROOSE
February 6, 2019
www.nytimes.com
The delivery app's practice of counting tips toward guaranteed minimum payments for its contract workers drew accusations of wage theft.
KATE CONGER
February 8, 2019
www.nytimes.com
Global criticism of the tech industry hasn't had an impact on the bottom line -- at least not yet, writes Kate Conger.
Kate Clark
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TechCrunch
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Uday Sampath Kumar
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U.S.
Instacart said on Thursday it will stop delivering groceries for Whole Foods next year, ending a partnership that has been under stress since Amazon.com Inc bought the upmarket grocer last year.
Uday Sampath Kumar
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U.S.
Instacart said on Thursday it will stop delivering groceries for Whole Foods next year, ending a partnership that has been under stress since Amazon.com Inc acquired the upmarket grocer last year.