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In the wake of COVID19 UK puts up 20M in grants to develop resilient tech for critical industries

Heetch raises another 20 million to compete headtohead with Uber in Europe

Instacart signs deal with Albertsons

Lime is building its first scooter lifestyle brand store in LA

Splyt wants to connect the worlds ridehailing apps for easy international roaming

Beijingbased Ofo wants to launch its stationless bikesharing service in SF but its not allowed to

The definitive Niantic reading guide

Instacart is a spleen and it needs to be a kidney

Ahead of IPO Airbnb achieves profitability for second year in a row

Ubers European rival Taxify raises 175M led by Daimler at a 1B valuation

Glovo gets 134M to beef up its ondemand delivery business

How even the best marketplace startups get paralyzed

Fantasmo pivots to scooter cameras that keep them off sidewalks

Drivy rebrands to Getaround six months after acquisition

Uber and Deliveroo get a gig economy rights grilling

Sequoia leads 10M round for home improvement negotiator Setter

Fountain a platform for recruiting gig and hourly workers raises 23M

Tradeshift Frontiers innovation lab hopes to drive blockchain adoption in the global supply chain

Europe eyeing limits on how big tech can use data and bundle apps reports

UK workplace rights reform doesnt look disruptive to gig economy giants

Sources: Clutter is raising 200250M led by SoftBank for ondemand storage and moving

DoorDash CEO Tony Xu to deliver startup lessons at Disrupt SF

Deliveroo fattens its market presence by opening to restaurants that do deliveries

44Mfunded Omni pivots from storage to rentals via retailers

Lyft pops 21 on its first day of trading on Nasdaq after raising 22B in its IPO at a 24B valuation

Ubers India rival Ola could add public transport services following latest acquisition

Chinese bikesharing giant Mobike is making big plans for India

YCbacked Cleanly merges with NextCleaners to vertically integrate

Instacart acquires Torontobased Unata

Airbnb launches payment splitting for group trips

August Access an inhome delivery service first tested with Walmart opens to all retailers

Airbnbs homehotel hybrid will open in Florida next year

A flower giant has reportedly acquired BloomThat an ondemand flower startup

Indonesias Kargo comes out of stealth with 76M from Travis Kalanick Sequoia and others

Airbnb for Work now accounts for 15 percent of bookings

Indias Uber rival Ola to license connected car platform to vehicle makers worldwide

Airbnb is using what3words to list stays with Mongolian nomads

Embracing multimodality Uber pioneers ride recommendations

Airbnb acquires ad tech startup AdBasis

Dutch court orders Facebook to ban celebrity crypto scam ads after another lawsuit

WeWork just made its first acquisition of 2019 snapping up a visitor identity and behavior company

The savage genius of SoftBank funding competitors

Airbnb makes service more accessible to people with disabilities

Clutter acquires The Storage Fox for 152M to add selfstorage to its ondemand platform

Wardrobe picks up 15 million for a new fashion rental marketplace

Hundreds of Uber and Lyft drivers to launch a protest caravan across California

Nana nabs 6M for an online academy and marketplace dedicated to appliance repair

Gig workers need health benefits Catch is their safety net

Lime will open brickandmortar scooter lifestyle stores

Drivezy Indias vehicle sharing startup is raising 100M at a 400M valuation eyes US expansion