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Instacart

1 hour delivery of groceries and more from Whole Foods, Safeway, Costco, and more.

News and Press

Apoorva Mehta had 20 failed start-ups before Instacart

LA Times • Jan. 27, 2017

In four years, Apoorva Mehta has grown Instacart to more than 300 full-time employees and tens of thousands of part-time grocery shoppers.

Instacart reverses course, re-introducing tips for shoppers

TechCrunch • Oct. 14, 2016

Under pressure from shoppers complaining about losing the ability to receive tips last month as the company looked to smooth out the earnings curve, Instacart said it is re-introducing customer tipping.

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Founders / Key Team

Apoorva Mehta
Apoorva Mehta
CEO & Founder

Worked on Amazon Supply Chain to increase fulfillment efficiency and reduce shipping costs by $12M/month. Also, was the co-founder/ceo of LegalReach, a design engineer at Qualcomm, worked on Blackberry @ RIM. University of Waterloo - Electrical Engineering Grad.

Brandon Leonardo
Brandon Leonardo
Co-Founder

First Engineer at AngelList. Director of Technology @ Startup Bus, Senior Engineer at Webs with experience at Cisco Systems, Bose, and numerous startups. BS Computer Science, San Jose State University.

Max Mullen
Max Mullen
Co-Founder

Founder & CEO at Volly (Aquired by Location Labs). Previous experience at Sprout and Schematic. BS Business Administration - Entrepreneurship.