- San Francisco, CA
- Instacart is a same-day grocery delivery company delivering groceries and home essentials from a variety of local stores.
- Max Mullen, Apoorva Mehta, Brandon Leonardo
- E-Commerce, Delivery, Same Day Delivery, Grocery
Instacart is a same-day grocery delivery startup offering delivery in as little as one hour. Focused on delivering groceries and home essentials, Instacart already has over 500,000 items from local stores in its catalogue.
Customers can choose from a variety of local stores including Safeway, Whole Foods, Super Fresh, Harris Teeter, Shaw's, Mariano's, Jewel-Osco, Stanley's and Costco. Customers can mix items from multiple stores into one order.
The company has raised over $275M in funding to date from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Y Combinator, Khosla Ventures & Canaan Partners in addition to other participants.
Funding Rounds (6) - $274.8MUpdate
|Date||Amount / Round||Valuation||Lead Investor||Investors|
|Mar, 2016||undisclosed amount / Undisclosed||—||Whole Foods Market||1|
|Jan, 2015||$220M / Series C||$2B||Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers||8|
|Jun, 2014||$44M / Series B||—||Andreessen Horowitz||8|
|Apr, 2013||$8.5M / Series A||—||Sequoia Capital||6|
|Oct, 2012||$2.3M / Seed||—||—||4|
|Jun, 2012||undisclosed amount / Seed||—||Y Combinator||1|
Current Team (11)Update
Board Members and Advisors (4)Update
|Sep 25, 2016||createsend.com - Whole Foods Invests in Instacart at 2014 Valuation|
|Sep 22, 2016||TechCrunch - Instacart raises guaranteed delivery payout rates, removing tipping option|
|Sep 14, 2016||TechCrunch - How Apoorva Mehta hopes to build an Instacart empire with a promoted ad business|
|Aug 22, 2016||Bloomberg - The Age of the Never-Ending Performance Review|
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|Aug 9, 2016||Sarasota Herlad - Walmart brings online ordering and curbside pick-up service to area|
|Aug 3, 2016||Boston Tech Flash - Last year's unicorns aren't selling as tech M&A picks up|
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