Uber Makes Offer to Buy Postmates Delivery Service

Uber has made a takeover offer to buy Postmates, the upstart delivery service, according to three people familiar with the matter, as the on-demand food delivery market consolidates and Uber looks for new ways to make money.

Uber Approaches Grubhub With Takeover Offer

May 14, 2020 Ed Hammond, Bloomberg

Uber Technologies Inc. has made an offer to acquire Grubhub Inc., a move that could combine two of the largest food-delivery apps in the U.S. as the coronavirus drives a surge in demand, according to people familiar with the matter.

Uber to Acquire Majority Ownership in Cornershop

October 11, 2019 Uber

“Whether it’s getting a ride, ordering food from your favorite restaurant, or soon, getting groceries delivered, we want Uber to be the operating system for your everyday life,” said Dara Khosrowshahi, CEO, Uber.

Uber Gears up for Expansion of Toronto Operation

Uber is shedding some of the secrecy around its forthcoming engineering hub in Toronto, revealing its location and new priorities for the company. It will dedicate several floors to its first engineering hub in Canada, which will develop at least two new areas for the company: grocery delivery and internal financial-technology tools.