BIG : Uber buys Postmates for $2.65B



BIG : Uber buys Postmates for $2.65B full

Uber announced it has reached an agreement with Postmates to acquire the on-demand delivery company for about $2.65 billion in an all-stock transaction. The deal will marry Uber’s Rides and Eats platform with Postmates’ U.S. delivery business. However, Uber says it also plans to keep the Postmates app running separately.

OnlineMedEd Full

Digital health care learning platform OnlineMedEd raised $5 million in a seed round from a network of 20 physician investors. The Austin-based company plans to use the funding to expand its educational offerings beyond medical school-specific content.

BotsAndUs, a London-based startup that provides full-stack robot systems for public spaces, has closed a $6 million equity funding round led by Kindred Capital and Capnamic Ventures. The team has created robots that work alongside people in places such as large retail stores, shopping centers, office buildings and airports.


Uber buys Postmates for $2.65B