What They Do: IT Services
Instacart is a grocery delivery startup that delivers in as short as an hour. It focuses on delivering groceries and home essentials, Instacart already has over 500,000 items from local stores in its catalog. Customers can choose from a variety of local stores including Safeway, Whole Foods, Super Fresh, Harris Teeter, Shaw’s, Mariano’s, Jewel-Osco, Stanley’s, and Costco. Customers can mix items from multiple stores into one order. Instacart has raised funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Y Combinator, Khosla Ventures, and Canaan Partners besides other participants. Instacart was founded in 2012 and headquartered in San Francisco in California.