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TechCrunch

DoorDash will pay $5 million to settle class-action lawsuit over independent contractors

TechCrunch

Instacart VP of operations Mike Swartz has left the company

ZDNet

Small business community network Townsquared buys Voo

Re/code , TechCrunch

Instacart will pay $4.6 million to settle a class action lawsuit with its workers

Tech in Asia

HungryGoWhere enters food delivery via FoodPanda. A match made in food heaven?

Asia Apps & Services
Tnooz

Denmark forges tourism ties with China via Dianping partnership

Travel Asia Global
GeekWire , Bloomberg.com

Instacart reportedly hits $3.4B valuation as it battles Amazon for grocery delivery supremacy

Retail Funding
CNN Tech

Instacart is now a $3.4 billion grocery startup

$400,000,000 Venture capital (Series D)
TechCrunch , WSJD , FinSMEs

Instacart raises $400 million at a $3.4 billion valuation to deliver groceries on demand

Retail Funding
VentureBeat

Instacart raises $400 million at a $3.4 billion valuation

Funding
Bloomberg

Instacart In Talks to Raise About $400 Million

Funding Retail
@hblodget via Business Insider

Instacart is raising $400 million to deliver your groceries to your door

Funding Retail
@fmanjoo @dhh via Re/code

Instacart is playing games with its workers’ pay — and will eventually suffer for it

People
TechCrunch

PromisePay rebrands to Assembly Payments and nets partnership with Gumtree

Payments Apps & Services
Acquisition
BetaKit

HomeAdvisor bests Canadian offers to acquire HomeStars and expand North American presence

Travel Apps & Services
Bloomberg

IAC’s HomeAdvisor Uses Online Dating Playbook for Global Growth

Travel Apps & Services
Techvibes

HomeAdvisor Acquires Toronto's HomeStars to Bolster Marketplace Portfolio

Earnings Strategy
$334,001 Venture capital
Trendsonline.dk

Madspilds-app får millioninvestering

Venture capital (Series A)
TechCrunch , PE Hub

Caterpillar invests in Airware bringing drone tech to mining and construction enterprises

Funding Flying Apps & Services
TechCrunch , Silicon Beat , CNN Tech , +2

Postmates and DoorDash are testing delivery by robot with Starship Technologies