Yelp will soon let you skip the line at restaurants thanks to Nowait partnership

Yelp App Yelp and Nowait announced a partnership that will enable Yelp users to check nearby restaurants’ wait times and “get in line” remotely from the Yelp app. Yelp will be making an $8 million strategic investment as part of the partnership, which was announced as part as Yelp’s 2Q earnings release yesterday. Based in Pittsburgh, PA, Nowait is a mobile platform that has… Read More

Yelp tops 2Q expectations, announces partnership with Nowait and names Jed Nachman as COO

Yelp Following the bell today, Yelp reported a strong second quarter 2016 financial performance that made the stock soar almost 11 percent in after-hours trading. Yelp’s earnings release included better-than-expected revenue of $173.4 million and non-GAAP earnings per share of $0.16. As part of the earnings release, Yelp made two additional announcements. First, the company said it… Read More

The ‘McDonald’s of the future’ features touchscreens and free fries

CpB3rwCVMAAEmJZ Previously known as the starting point of the Pony Express and the place where Jesse James died and Eminem was born, St. Joseph, Missouri now has a new claim to fame, as the home the future of fast food. It’s a future that apparently includes lots of touchscreens and, for a limited time, unlimited fries. The self-stylized “McDonald’s of the Future” joins a recently… Read More

Sprig pauses food delivery service in Chicago, lays off seven people

Sprig Gagan Biyani - 24 Sprig is making some changes to its delivery model, and in order to do it as efficiently as possible, the company is pausing its operations in Chicago and laying off seven team members across its marketing and operations teams. In reviewing different aspects of the logistics behind Sprig’s delivery platform, the company realized that some customers are feeling frustrated with the lack… Read More

LivBlends renames itself Replenish and gives us a first look at it futuristic smoothie machine

open_unblended_revised_e_deck Nearly one year ago LiveBlends was a Y Combinator smoothie delivery startup. The company has evolved since then, raised $3.8 million in seed from various investors and switched its name to Replenish. It’s also moved away from delivery and into manufacturing a line of Keurig-like self-cleaning smoothie machines. Replenish is still in the testing phase of the product, but… Read More

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Ayesha Curry launches a new food-delivery startup

13445638_1019552778133985_3114649044919713423_n Want to eat like Steph Curry? Now you can. Ayesha Curry, the wife of NBA all-star Stephen Curry, has a new food delivery startup. The company is called Gather, and will deliver ingredients and recipes directly to your door on a weekly basis. https://t.co/e7bXFopFLp sign up now for updates on my meal-kit delivery! Let's GATHER together and cook! #gather pic.twitter.com/bLbgoFl0Nx… Read More

Ripple is a Silicon Valley-based startup making milk from peas

Ripple Foods The Bay Area fosters a culture of forward thinkers and new ways to solve problems in our world, including in our food system. Ripple Foods is one such startup in Silicon Valley hoping to disrupt the dairy industry with pea protein. The company joins a growing list of game-changing food startups that have launched out of the lab and into the consumer market in just the last few years.… Read More

Menu Next Door grabs $2 million for its home cooking platform

Menu Next Door Menu Next Door just raised $2 million (€1.75 million) from Index Ventures, Local Globe, Kima Ventures and TheFamily. The startup is all about home cooking, literally. On Menu Next Door, you can either cook for people around you or buy a menu from someone around you. I’ve heard this pitch a dozen times. “What if we could build the Airbnb of food?” Every single time, these… Read More

Camellia Labs debuts single-cup chai brewer, Chime

Camellia Labs' Chime, a single-cup brewer for traditional, Indian chai. In the world of kitchen appliances, everyone wants to be the next Keurig, it seems. First, there were single-cup coffee brewers that followed and claimed to be better than Keurig, from Nespresso, Mr. Coffee and Lavazza to name a few. Later came cold drink machines like the Bartesian for cocktails, or PicoBrew for craft beer. And most recently, the Juicero cold press juice machine promised to… Read More