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Walmart is buying JoyRun assets to add ‘peer-to-peer' product delivery

5 days ago   |   By Tech Crunch

The last time we wrote about JoyRun , it was raising $10 million. Today, the Bay Area startup has some very different news to share, as it becomes part of Walmart as Walmart has purchased select assets in a bid to enhance its supply chain. The mega-retailer announced today that it has acquired “select assets - including the talent, technology platform and IP” from the company, in a bid to incorporate its peer-to-peer food and drink delivery service into its own last-mile logistics.
Walmart EVP Srini Venkatesan notes that the app has amassed a network of 540 third-party merchant partners...
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Factory OS Raises $55 Million For Its Innovative Efforts To Solve The Bay Area Housing Crunch

6 days ago   |   By Forbes

The company brings digital technology and collaborative worker relations to bear in its innovative offsite construction model.
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