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A CloudBees effort to make it easier to deploy the Jenkins continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD) platform is taking shape, thanks to Kubernetes container orchestration software and support for the Red Hat OpenShift Container Platform. CloudBees CEO Sacha Labourey says containers will make it substantially easier to set up the open source CI/CD platform.
Founded in Berlin in 2011, Delivery Hero has grown rapidly and now employs over 6,000 people, providing a digital platform to order meals from more than 150,000 restaurants in 40 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia. Reuters BERLIN/FRANKFURT: Online food takeaway firm Delivery Hero is preparing a flotation that could value one of Europe’s largest Internet startups at up to 4bil (RM19.26bil), raising funds to help it fend off new competitors such as Uber and Amazon.
Food delivery startups abound in the U.S., but few of them deliver to customers in second cities and smaller towns. From early pioneers like Grubhub to newer services like DoorDash, food delivery businesses have tended to focus onurban areas with a high concentration of restaurants and people who frequentlyorder takeout.
Goldbely, the specialty food delivery service, has closed $10 million in Series A funding. The round was led by Global Founders Capital and Intel Capital (which also led the companys seed round).
Boston-based Drizly used to be known as the on-demand delivery app for alcohol. More recently, the company evolved into a marketplace that helps brick-and-mortar liquor stores to connect with and sell to customers nearby through web and mobile commerce.
Entrepreneurs who pitch on ABCsShark Tanktypicallymakepackaged goods and apparel. Occasionally, the high tech breaks through.
Skurt, the Los Angeles-based rental car delivery startup, has raised $10 million in Series A funding. The round was led byUpfront Ventures (which alsoled a $1.3 million seed round), and included a strategic investment from BMW, as well as funding from Troy Carters Cross Culture Ventures, Expansion VC, Greycroft and Magic Johnson.
In fall 2015, the National Labor Relations Board filed a complaint against delivery service Postmates thatchallenged the legality of the companys mandatory arbitration agreement between it and its contractors. In Postmates fleet agreement, which contractors must sign as a condition of hire, the company had required that workers settle disagreements through arbitration.
Meal kit delivery startups, at this point, are nothing new. They send pre-measured ingredients in an insulated package right to a subscribers door, and promise to alleviate the inconvenience of grocery trips.
If youre building drones, personal delivery vehicles or robots that can perform surgery, a desk in acoworking community likeWeWork or RocketSpace probably wont be enough for you. Now, the city of Bostonhas opened a new facility just for robotics startups.