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The Daily Routines of 15 Successful Entrepreneurs

It’s fascinating to see how some of our favorite entrepreneurs, creatives, and thought leaders spend their time every day. What are their morning …

Breakfast All Day: 25 Egg Recipes That Make Great Dinners

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are an easy-to-prepare, affordable source of protein, which is why they're so popular for breakfast, lunch, and dinner all around the world. Japanese cuisine includes <i>oyakodon</i>, a bowl of rice topped with a warming mixture …

9 Smoothies for Healthy, Glowing Skin

Try these delicious recipes to keep your skin clear and gorgeous. Bonus: You probably have some of the key ingredients in your fridge already. —Willa Tellekson-Flash<p>Courtesy of Dishing Up the Dirt<p>Courtesy of Things I Made Today<p>Hydration, hydration, hydration. The cucumber in this …

Have children? Here's how kids ruin your romantic relationship

Matthew D. Johnson, <i>Binghamton University, State University of New York</i><p>Lots of women look forward to motherhood - getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter. All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding …

The twenty best apps for small-business owners in 2016

Between handling customer complaints, keeping track of employee work schedules and monitoring expenses, running a small business is hard work. If …

On-Demand Food Startup Sprig To Start Classifying Its Contractors As Employees

Healthy food delivery startup Sprig just became the latest on-demand startup to decide to classify its workers as employees instead of independent contractors. That means Sprig will soon offer its hundreds of contract workers employment at the company.<p>Over the past few months, startups like …

CaterWings, Rocket Internet’s Latest Food Startup, Targets Corporate Catering Industry

Rocket Internet has its fingers in pretty much every part of the online food ordering and delivery pie. Heck, it even has a special division, the unimaginatively-named Global Online Takeaway Group, where its rolled up a number of those companies. But one slice it has yet to serve is corporate …

Healthy Food Delivery Startup Thistle Raises $1 Million And Pivots To A Subscription Model

Fresh juice delivery turned healthy meal delivery startup Thistle switched over to a subscription-based healthy food business today.<p>Thistle launched last summer in San Francisco’s Mission neighborhood. I remember walking by one day and seeing a pop-up out in front of West of Pecos. I can’t recall …

How A Food Photographer Used Her Instagram Skills To Help Launch A Startup

Kitchenbowl, which allows users to upload and discover recipes, features beautiful photos that show how to cook each dish step by step.<p>"With any high-quality community, especially with food, the biggest thing is photography," Waliany said.<p>"There are a lot of great cooks out there, but if it doesn't …

Social Media

Maple, a startup backed by ramen king David Chang, wants to make the food delivery process less miserable for New Yorkers

But ordering takeout can be a huge hassle, at least according to the team behind food delivery startup Maple , which launches in Manhattan's Financial District today.<p>"If you think of what plagues online delivery right now, it's pretty poor food quality, really inconsistent delivery times, an …

Startups

Food delivery startup HelloFresh just hit unicorn status after raising €75 million in funding

The latest injection of funding has lifted the company's valuation to €2.6 billion (£1.8 billion) from just €600 million (£438 million), after a €126 million (£103 million) Series E round in February. HelloFresh is backed by the Samwer brothers' Rocket Internet, although the deal will see Rocket's …

European Food Delivery Startup Deliveroo Raises $100 Million

Food delivery with the tap of an app isn’t just an American fad—Europeans are big fans too, it turns out.<p>U.K.-based Deliveroo, a startup that handles …

DoorDash, a food-delivery startup that's rumored to be raising at a $1 billion valuation, has some shady instructions for its delivery workers

The startup's delivery people, independent contractors called Dashers, pick up food from restaurants and bring it to customers in 21 metropolitan areas in the US.<p>Some of the company's practices have come under fire. DoorDash, which has high-profile partnerships with brands like 7-Eleven, has faced …

Startups

We tried Maple, the gourmet food delivery startup backed by ramen king David Chang — and it was delicious

The premise of Maple is simple: menus created by Davies and her team of chefs are cooked in central kitchens and sent out to customers in New York City. While delivery options like Seamless or Caviar will coordinate delivery from pretty much any restaurant, Maple thinks it can make food you want …

Why This Food Startup Says Hold the Technology

With investors like Tony Robbins and Blake Mycoskie, this tiny startup is hoping to make a big change in the way Americans think about what they eat.<p>There's no denying it: Back to the Roots is kind of a weird company.<p>At the beginning, it was just two guys, Berkeley classmates Nikhil Arora and …

DoorDash Misses $1 Billion Valuation Target

Latest round of investments seen valuing food-delivery startup around $700 million<p>DoorDash Inc. is close to completing a round of investment valuing the food-delivery startup at around $700 million, a steep discount to the $1 billion valuation it sought when it began fundraising last fall, …

Venture Capital

Delivery Costs Are Devouring Food Startups

Benzi Ronen Contributor<p>Benzi Ronen is the founder and CEO of Farmigo.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Starting the food crisis conversation<p>Food tech is big these days — Grubhub, Blue Apron, Instacart — but pretty web design and polished communication strategies aren’t enough to build a sustainable …

Sustainability

Organic Food, Supplements, Diet Fads: Why Now Is a Great Time to Be a Fitness Startup

There has never been a better time to be a fitness startup.<p>The fitness industry is booming. There has never been a better time to be a fitness startup. Yes, the industry is extremely competitive, but at the same time there's plenty of the pie to go around. If you are thinking about taking strides …

9 startups helping to save 1.3 billion tonnes of wasted food

<i>This article was first published in the March 2016 issue of WIRED magazine. Be the first to read WIRED's articles in print before they're posted</i> …

The Irish Startup Taking A Bite Out Of The Booming Health Food Market

Healthy food used to be a niche market, until everyone started becoming more aware of the impact of what they were eating was having on their health and wellbeing. Now it’s gone mainstream, and provided huge opportunities for startups like Dublin-based Wyldsson, an online snack maker for people who …

Food delivery startup Deliveroo launches in third Australian city

After testing the waters in Sydney and Melbourne, UK-based food delivery startup Deliveroo has decided people in Brisbane should also have the right …

Chinese Food Delivery Startup Ele.me Snags $1.25 Billion From Alibaba

When is $1 billion not enough? When you’re in the Chinese startup scene.<p>Food delivery startup Ele.me is in a fierce battle to win the massive Chinese market against other well-funded competitors like Meituan-Dianping, which recently raised $3.3 billion in one of the largest private tech funding …

Nokia chairman, Skype founder invest in Finnish food delivery startup

HELSINKI (Reuters) - Finnish food ordering startup Wolt on Friday announced it had raised $11 million of new funding from investors including Nokia Chairman Risto Siilasmaa and Niklas Zennstrom, the founder of video chat service Skype.<p>Chairman of the Board of Directors of Nokia Corporation, Risto …

Tinder For Cats? The Tale Of A Startup Founder Who Built Success By Launching An App For Fun

Simple, yet effective, and highly addictive. Entrepreneur Alex Gale found the perfect way to de-stress from his day job as a startup founder: launching an app for cat lovers from all over the world who can compete to make their moggie the most admired cat in the world.<p>TopCatz, available from the …

Host My Pet - Global Startup Battle 2015

Pet therapy in classe: a Pordenone il compagno di banco è un labrador

All'istituto "Marchesini" di Pordenone in classe ci sono anche Atma e Birba, due labrador che aiutano i ragazzi con difficoltà a fare progressi …