This interview special episode includes a conversation recorded at the TNW Conference with Sacha Michaud, co-founder of Glovo. We talked about dark supermarkets and dark kitchens, about working with freelancers rather than employing the so-called Glovers, and also about why the company needs so much money to keep going.
Spanish on-demand delivery company Glovo has landed a €150 million funding round led by Lakestar, with participation from Drake, Korelya, and Idinvest, according to a report by VentureBeat. At the same time, however, the startup also announced that it’s pulling out from two of its markets, Chile and Egypt. Founded in 2015, Glovo has built […]
Barcelona-based delivery startup Glovo has raised €115 million in a Series C funding round from Idinvest and AmRest. The startup is now valued at over €300 million. Glovo’s app allows customers to order any item, which is then purchased and delivered by couriers in an hour or less. Through Glovo’s geolocating system, customers can also […]
Japanese e-commerce giant Rakuten, alongside other investors, have pumped more than 30 million euros into Barcelona-based on-demand pickup and delivery startup Glovo, according to Spanish media including La Vanguardia (via EU-Startups). Glovo provides a platform to connect independent couriers (called ‘Glovers’) with people or businesses who would like to get anything picked up and delivered […]
Editor’s note: This post, written by Jaime Novoa, was syndicated from Novobrief with his permission. When I interviewed Glovo co-founder Sacha Michaud a few weeks ago, he admitted that the Barcelona-based logistics startup would announce in “coming weeks” a new and bigger round of funding. It only took a few days. TechCrunch reports that Glovo […]