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Why it is one to watch: The DoorDash IPO will help us gauge whether it stands to surpass GrubHub in market cap, as well as how food delivery businesses perform when independent of a larger ride-sharing app (i.e. Postmates/Uber; UberEats). 

Expected timing: Q4 / November or December 

Type: IPO

S-1: Filed confidentially in February.

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Instacart workers filling an order at a supermarket in Los Angeles. Photo by Bloomberg
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella. Photo by Bloomberg
Briefing E-commerce Startups

DoorDash Signs Grocery Store Deals to Expand Grocery Delivery

Aug. 20, 2020 · 6:35 AM PDT

DoorDash's move puts it into more direct competition with Instacart.
Briefing E-commerce Startups

DoorDash Launches Convenience Item Delivery Service

Aug. 5, 2020 · 7:01 AM PDT

The move will put it in direct competition with SoftBank-backed delivery service GoPuff.
Apple CEO Tim Cook. Photo by Bloomberg
A DoorDash delivery person picking up an order in Washington D.C. Photo by Bloomberg.
Briefing Venture Capital

DoorDash Valuation to Rise 25% in New Equity Funding From Mutual Funds

June 11, 2020 · 3:34 PM PDT

Move may further delay an IPO for the U.S. food delivery leader.
An Uber Eats delivery person in Japan. Photo by Bloomberg.
A person runs past a building under construction at the Google campus in Mountain View, California, U.S., on Thursday, May 21, 2020. Photo: Bloomberg
A DoorDash delivery person in New York City in March. Photo by Shutterstock
CloudKitchens founder Travis Kalanick
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. Photo by Bloomberg

Twitter Sparks San Francisco Questions: The Information’s Tech Briefing

By The Information Staff · May 12, 2020 6:57 PM PDT

In 2003, not too long after the dot-com collapse wiped out internet startups all over San Francisco, I wrote a story for The Wall Street Journal about artists and other bohemian types reclaiming the city from tech interlopers. LOL. If there’s one thing San Francisco has shown again and again over the decades, it’s that fortune ...

Briefing Startups Venture Capital

DoorDash Raised $340 Million in February

May 12, 2020 · 1:55 PM PDT

DoorDash has more than $1 billion in the bank.
Briefing Uber/Lyft COVID-19

SF Mayor Caps DoorDash, Uber Restaurant Commissions

April 10, 2020 · 2:15 PM PDT · 2 comments

The move is an effort to help restaurants avoid closing permanently, but it's not enough.
An Uber vehicle in New York City in 2018. Photo: Bloomberg
Briefing E-commerce

DoorDash to Stop Taking Commissions From Restaurants on Pickup Orders

March 17, 2020 · 8:40 AM PDT

The food delivery company said its goal is to help restaurants as they transition to delivery-only amid the coronavirus pandemic.
A trader on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Tuesday. Photo by AP
Briefing Uber/Lyft

Uber, Lyft, DoorDash in Talks to Pay Sick Drivers

March 8, 2020 · 12:30 PM PDT

The discussions come as big tech firms allow employees to work from home to avoid the impact of the coronavirus, spotlighting the plight of those workers who cannot do their jobs from home.
Briefing Markets Startups

DoorDash Files For IPO

Feb. 27, 2020 · 7:28 AM PST

The food delivery startup is betting that current market volatility will have settled by the time it lists shares.