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DescriptionOn Demand Delivery


San Francisco
475 Valencia St
San Francisco, CA, 94109


Co-Founder/Software Engineer
CEO / Co-Founder
Board of Directors
Board of Directors
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Director of Operations
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Postmates is transforming the way local goods move around a city by enabling anyone to get any product delivered in under one hour. Postmates’ revolutionary urban logistics & on-demand delivery platform connects customers with local couriers, who purchase and deliver goods from any restaurant or store in a city.

Postmates is built by a passionate team of engineers, designers, operations and growth specialists, and is headquartered in San Francisco. The company was co-founded by Sam Street, Sean Plaice and Bastian Lehmann in 2011.

Postmates was part of AngelPad #1 in 2010. Investors include Spark Capital, Founders Fund, Crosslink Capital, SoftTech VC, Matrix Partners, Scott Banister, Naval Ravikant, Russel Simmons, Thomas Korte, Shervin Pishevar, Dave Morin and David Sacks.

Recent Milestones

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    Postmates — On-Demand Delivery Startup Postmates Launches In Chicago, Its Fifth Market (3/18/14)
    Posted 3/18/14 at 9:25am via
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    Postmates received $16M in Series B funding. (2/18/14)
    Posted 2/18/14 at 7:15pm via
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    Postmates added Nabeel Hyatt as Board Member. (2/14/14)
    Posted 4/10/14 at 5:21pm
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    Postmates — Postmates launches in Washington, D.C. and launches beta version of its app for Android (12/10/13)
    Posted 12/10/13 at 9:40am via
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    Postmates — Postmates Introduces Blitz Pricing During High Demand (11/4/13)
    Posted 11/4/13 at 1:39pm via
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    Postmates received $5M in Series A funding. (3/19/13)
    Posted 3/29/13 at 6:46pm via
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    Postmates added Scott Banister as Board of Directors. (1/1/13)
    Posted 4/5/14 at 12:42am
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    Postmates added Ashley Brown as Director of Operations. (11/1/12)
    Posted 12/9/12 at 3:01am
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    Postmates added Ashley Brown as Director of Communications and Marketing. (5/1/12)
    Posted 5/23/12 at 5:47pm
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    Postmates received $1.2M in Angel funding. (4/15/12)
    Posted 4/20/12 at 7:15am
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    Postmates — Postmates is giving away 250 boxes of Christopher Elbow artisanal chocolate, delivered for free. (2/14/12)
    Posted 4/20/12 at 7:22am via
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    Postmates — In December 2011 Postmates launched their first product in San Francisco. It enables anyone to ship any product within a city in under one hour. (12/15/11)
    Posted 4/20/12 at 7:20am via
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    Postmates added Skyler Vander Molen as Design Lead. (10/1/11)
    Posted 10/3/11 at 9:33am
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    Postmates received $750k in Angel funding. (5/1/11)
    Posted 9/12/11 at 11:26am
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    Postmates — In April 2011 Postmates launched their new Get It Now service in closed beta. Get It Now extends the Postmates delivery service with the ability to purchase goods on behalf of the user at any retail store or merchant in a city. (4/15/11)
    Posted 4/20/12 at 7:18am via
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    Postmates added Sean Plaice as Co-Founder. (4/1/11)
    Posted 4/2/11 at 12:02pm



A Day In The Life of a Postmates Bike Messenger

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  4. To Expand Into Seattle And Beyond, Postmates Has Raised $5 Million From Founders Fund And Others ( [edit]
  5. On-Demand Delivery Startup Postmates Raises $16 Million From Spark Capital ( [edit]
  6. Very Cool: ‘Get It Now’ Allows SFers To Have Any Product Delivered In Less Than an Hour ( [edit]
    Postmates Launches Courier Delivery Service To San Francisco ( [edit]
    Delivery App Postmates Offers A Last-Minute Valentine’s Gift ( [edit]
    Local Delivery Startup Postmates Introduces Uber-Like Blitz Pricing During High Demand ( [edit]
    Postmates Launches In Washington, DC And Releases An Android App In Beta ( [edit]
    On-Demand Delivery Startup Postmates Launches In Chicago, Its Fifth Market ( [edit]
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