Lyft’s a crowd pleaser: Here’s how it’s attracting new customer segments

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Lyft may not be the highest valued unicorn, but it certainly knows how to put in the extra work to keep its user base happy. The ride-sharing darling, once again pleases its customers by delivering client tailored products and making things easier for its customers.

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Get your recipe delivered to your front door

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Instacart, the company that delivers groceries to your doorstep in as little as one hour, has nothing if not an exciting history.  Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta (who previously made his mark in the Amazon operations division) steered the company through a period of intense revenue growth: from $1 million in 2012 to over $100 million by 2014.

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Plastiq: The company taking the payments industry by storm

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What do a 26-year-old Harvard graduate,  the ex-CEO of American Express,  and top venture capital firms have in common? The answer is Plastiq: a fast-growing private company with ambitions to revolutionize the way the world pays its bills.

Plastiq is the brainchild of CEO and co-founder Eliot Buchanan, who came up with the idea while he was still a student at Harvard.  Eliot struck on the idea when asking himself as an undergraduate student at Harvard in 2011:  Continue reading “Plastiq: The company taking the payments industry by storm”