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"See you in the trenches": Uber's threat finally hits as Postmates surges to 10k deliveries a week

In early 2012, at the TechCrunch “Crunchies” awards, Bastian Lehmann approached Uber’s Travis Kalanick. Lehmann was a fan, and the two were both building transportation companies in the sharing economy. 1,167 more words


Uber Experiments With A Courier Service In New York City

On-demand ride service Uber has already shown that it can get users wherever they need to go with just a tap on their smartphones. Starting tomorrow, it will begin testing out a new courier service in New York City. 427 more words


On-Demand Delivery Startup Postmates Launches In Chicago, Its Fifth Market

Postmates has spent the past few years offering delivery of lunch and other goodies in San Francisco and other markets. Now the company, which provides can get damn near anything couriered to your door in less than an hour, will be rolling out in Chicago. 150 more words