- San Francisco, California
- 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||9|
|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
|Oct 14, 2016||Buzzfeed - Instacart Cancels Plans To Scrap Tips Amid Threats Of Strikes|
|Oct 14, 2016||TechCrunch - Instacart reverses course, re-introducing tips for shoppers|
|Oct 14, 2016||Internet Retailer - Yummly integrates Amazon cookware into its app|
|Oct 11, 2016||Internet Retailer - Amazon plans convenience stores for online food shoppers, report says|
|Oct 7, 2016||Business Insider Australia - Meet the job seeker who has been impersonating a Postmates delivery guy to get his 'résumé' to major tech companies|
|Oct 5, 2016||Chicago Tribue - How Wal-Mart plans to transform the way we buy groceries|
|Sep 29, 2016||Consumerist - Instacart Replaces Tips With “Service Amounts,” But Are Workers Being Stiffed?|
|Sep 29, 2016||Built in Chicago - Tech roundup: Lefkofsky's Tempus comes out of stealth, AddStructure teams up with Target and more|
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