Postmates

Postmates

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

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Timeline

July 6, 2020

Uber Technologies Inc. reaches an agreement with Postmates Inc. to acquire the on-demand delivery company for about $2.65 billion in an all-stock transaction.

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.

Funding rounds

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Funding type
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Funding round date
Investment
Postmates Series D
81,250,001
June 25, 2015
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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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Christine Hall
July 6, 2020
Crunchbase News
The deal will marry Uber's Rides and Eats platform with Postmates' U.S. delivery business, which Uber called "highly complementary to Uber Eats."
Anthony Ha
July 6, 2020
TechCrunch
You may have noticed that The Daily Crunch is publishing about six hours later than usual. Do not be alarmed! We decided that sending the newsletter later in the day was a better fit for the TechCrunch news cycle -- hopefully, there will be fewer days when we hit Publish and then groan when we see [...]
Mike Isaac and Erin Griffith
July 6, 2020
www.nytimes.com
The ride-hailing company's core business has struggled in the pandemic, and it is betting on growth of its Uber Eats division.
Reuters
June 30, 2020
@bsindia
Postmates is alternatively exploring various paths to go public
Mike Isaac and Erin Griffith
June 30, 2020
www.nytimes.com
The ride-hailing company has been trying to expand its food-delivery business to compensate for the collapse of its main business.
Aarian Marshall
May 29, 2020
Wired
With dining rooms closed, more people are using Uber Eats, Grubhub, and DoorDash. But the services face a challenge to satisfy both consumers and restaurants.
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 [...]
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