A. Stories, Strategies & Expert Opinions
None this time around :)
B. Startups & Market Trends
- Weee (US, $300M led by DST Global): Specialty grocery delivery service.
- Fridge No More (US, $15.4M A led by Insight Partners): Instant grocery delivery service.
- Jiffy (UK, $3.6M Seed led by LVL1 Group): Fresh groceries and household essentials delivery platform.
- Shelf Engine (US, $41M B led by General Catalyst): Intelligent forecasting and order automation platform.
- goPuff (US, $1.15B from D1 Capital Partners): Delivery platform.
- Gorillas (Germany, $290M B led by Coatue Management): 10-minute delivery for everyday items.
Ecommerce / Social
- Chums (US, $3.5M from Ludlow): Social shopping service.
- KitaBeli (Indonesia, $10M A led by Go Ventures): Social commerce app for group buying.
- Cubyn (France, $41.8 M led by Eurazeo): Fulfillment and delivery logistics outsourcing platform for e-commerce companies.
- Stripe (US, $600M from Allianz X): Payments infrastructure for the internet.