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alcoholboozeBrewDropBusinessDealsDelivery.comOn-Demand acquires BrewDrop to boost alcohol orders in Texas

Food, drink, and laundry delivery site announced today that it’s acquired BrewDrop, an Austin, Texas-based alcohol delivery app. declined to share how much it paid. The acquisition arrives as like-minded startups moving alcohol around both expand — like Drizly — and consolidate — including Thirstie and Drinkfly and Minibar and Booze Carriage. Following the deal,’s second acquisition, BrewDrop will eventually shut down and redirect […]

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‘Smart’ office startup Managed by Q snags $25 million from GV and Kapor Capital

Managed by Q announced today that it closed a series B funding round with $25 million in its pocket. The office cleaning and managing startup, which has swept away some of the common practices of the freelance economy, was backed by GV (formerly known as Google Ventures) and Kapor Capital. “This is a hairy fund-raising environment, so we feel […]

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America’s busiest airports may demand tougher screening for Uber drivers

A battle over background checks for Uber drivers at the world’s busiest airport comes as cities like Los Angeles and Austin, Texas, consider more thorough screenings to prevent criminals from getting behind the wheel. Uber has objected to the Atlanta airport’s plan to use fingerprints to check criminal records of its drivers, saying its own […]

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