Latest articles Wednesday September 2, 2015

  1. Battle of the non-demand food startups, round one: PlateJoy vs Blue Apron

    I'm testing all of the non-demand food players. Round one did not go the way I expected… or wanted.

  2. Previously on Pando — July 31, 2015 Blue Apron and the rise of the non-demand economy

  3. A Journey Through Oligarch Valley, Pt 3: Septic Tank (Exit 244)

    Green Acres is not so much a farm, as a place where the great big city of Los Angeles dumps just about all of its shit.

  1. Lyft's ineffectual new billboard wants you to know: Lyft is exactly like Uber

    Uber is finally facing serious competition in China. Here in San Francisco -- not so much.

    By Paul Carr

    From the Facepalm desk

  2. In the Valley, pre-seed is a meme. In New York, it’s a necessity

    What happened to all that capital from past New York tech exits? It’s in bars and restaurants not new startups.

    By Sarah Lacy

    From the Venture Capital desk

  3. Today on Twitter: The US Ambassador and the fascists

    I’m writing my Surveillance Valley book, but I just can’t help but peer from time to time at the giant catastrophe taking place in my ancestral homeland of Ukraine.

    By Yasha Levine

    From the War desk

  4. A Journey Through Oligarch Valley, Pt 2: Tejon Ranch (Exit 215) 

    Tejon Ranch shows how a small clique of lowkey aristocratic families continue to plunder California, all because one of their ancestors got here earlier than anyone else.

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