Postmates

Postmates

Postmates is a logistics company operating a network of couriers for local goods delivery.

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Timeline

May 6, 2019

Postmates and Pei Wei Asian Kitchen launches on-demand delivery with free delivery.

April 15, 2019

Postmates and POPEYES launches on demand delivery.

Postmates and POPEYES® announces they've partnered to bring their delicious fried chicken direct to your door.

February 2014

Postmates raises a $16,000,000 series B round from Matrix Partners, Spark Capital and Crosslink Capital.

May 1, 2011

Postmates raises a $750,000 seed round from Russel Simmons, Andy McLoughlin, AngelPad, Walter Lee, Russell Cook, Matrix Partners, Thomas Korte and Naval Ravikant.

People

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Role
LinkedIn

A. Katrina Belda

Employee

Aabhas Sharma

Employee

Aaron Batalion

Investor

Adam Mosseri

Investor

Adam Pearsall

Investor

Adam Schwartz

Investor

Alex Moskalyuk

Investor

Ali Kashani, Ph.D.

Employee

Andre Moore

Employee

Andrew Mager

Employee

Andrew McCollum

Investor

Andrew Perry

Employee

Andrew Rider

Employee

Andy McLoughlin

Investor

AngelList Consumer Fund Manager

Investor

April Conyers

Employee

Ario Jafarzadeh

Employee

Arlene Enero

Employee

Ashish Aggarwal

Employee

Ashlie Gudmundsen

Employee

Aspiration Growth Opportunities II, LP

Investor

Avi Eyal

Investor

Bastian Lehmann

Founder

Ben Davenport

Investor

Ben Silver

Investor

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Kirsten Korosec
May 17, 2020
TechCrunch
COVID-19 knocked the wheels off the economy, but one nascent tech job not only kept rolling, it picked up speed. Teleoperations -- or more specifically, teleops for autonomous delivery robots -- is still a niche job within an industry that has yet to dive into the deep end of the commercialization pool. However, the job, [...]
Jonathan Stempel
April 14, 2020
U.S.
GrubHub, DoorDash, Postmates and Uber Eats were sued on Monday for allegedly exploiting their dominance in restaurant meal deliveries to impose fees that consumers ultimately bear through higher menu prices, including during the coronavirus pandemic.
Chris Kirkham
March 25, 2020
IN
On his delivery route through Orange County, California, Joseph Alvarado made 153 stops one day last week for Amazon.com Inc, touching the inside and outside of his van, more than 225 packages, and dozens of customers' doors and gates.
Arielle Pardes
March 11, 2020
Wired
People are being encouraged to stay home to avoid exposure to the coronavirus. Should they ask others to bring them food?
Johana Bhuiyan
March 7, 2020
Los Angeles Times
Sen. Mark Warner (D-Va.) is asking gig economy companies including Uber, Lyft, Postmates, Grubhub and Instacart to alleviate some of the potential financial burden the contractors working for these platforms may face during the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Reuters
February 11, 2020
www.nytimes.com
Uber and Postmates were denied an injunction while they fight, in court, new rules that treat their contractors as full employees.
Tina Bellon
February 10, 2020
U.S.
A U.S. judge on Monday rejected a request by Uber Technologies Inc and courier services provider Postmates Inc to block a California labor law from taking effect, saying the bill's public benefits outweighed the companies' concerns.
Kate Clark
October 6, 2019
TechCrunch
Postmates CEO Bastian Lehmann on 'choppy' public markets, competitors and more.
Andrei Hagiu
September 27, 2019
Harvard Business Review
And what we need instead.
Kate Clark
September 19, 2019
TechCrunch
Postmates is expected to unveil its IPO prospectus this month.
Megan Rose Dickey
August 12, 2019
TechCrunch
Postmates is gearing up to makes its S-1 public in September, TechCrunch has learned
Kate Clark
August 7, 2019
TechCrunch
On-demand delivery business Postmates says it's been granted the first-ever permit for sidewalk robotics operations in the city of San Francisco. According to San Francisco Public Works, the permits are active for 180 days and authorize the testing of up to three autonomous delivery devices. We've reached out to the Public Works department for comment. [...]
Kirsten Korosec
June 29, 2019
TechCrunch
Google's vice president of finance, has joined Postmates' board of directors, the latest sign that the on-demand food delivery startup is prepping to take the company public. Postmates announced Friday that Kristin Reinke, vice president of Finance at Google, will join the San Francisco startup as an independent director. Reinke has been with Google since [...]
Jordan Crook
May 17, 2019
TechCrunch
It's a busy time for Postmates . The logistics and delivery company is prepping for its IPO on the back of a fresh $100 million raise in February. However, founder and CEO Bastian Lehmann is still carving out some time from his schedule to join us at Disrupt San Francisco in October. Before Postmates, Lehmann [...]
The Infatuation
May 13, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
NEW YORK, May 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- When we look back over the last 100 years, a few big moments stand out - the moon landing, the invention of the...
Postmates
May 6, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
SAN FRANCISCO, May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Postmates and Pei Wei Asian Kitchen, the leading fresh, Asian fast-casual restaurant, announced that they have...
Postmates
April 15, 2019
www.prnewswire.com:443
SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Postmates and POPEYES® announced today that they've partnered to bring their delicious fried chicken direct to...
Kate Clark
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TechCrunch
The 8-year-old business is backed by Spark Capital, Founders Fund, Uncork Capital, Slow Ventures and more.
Kate Clark
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TechCrunch
Postmates has landed a $100M investment to compete with SoftBank-backed competitor DooDash ahead of an IPO expected later this year.

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