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Dashing Across the River
Another player in the dinner delivery market, DoorDash now in both Boston and Cambridge
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In what seems like a never ending quest, more and more companies are looking to win what appears to be a wide open race to become the go-to online delivery service for Boston. In addition to Caviar, Instacart, GrubHub, Drizly, Postmates, Favor, now DoorDash, a West Coast delivery startup, has arrived in Boston to add just another possible option to get your food dropped on your doorstep. Read More
Outside Influence
Boston’s top VC dealmakers in Q2
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This week Charles River Ventures, now known as CRV, announced that its new fund would make Silicon Valley the priority, formalizing a shift westward that has been going on for a few years now.

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Foodie Delivery Service
Do we need another delivery app? Caviar aims to bring Boston's best food right to you
Image via Caviar
Oh to think back to the days of yore! If I was sitting on my couch watching the 2013 MLB All-Star Game and got a hankering for a burrito from Anna's Tacqueria, maybe a six pack of ice-cold Corona, or, for some reason, an order of "Pan Roasted New England Cod" from Stephi's on Tremont, I'd have to get my butt out the door and (I can't believe I'm typing this) actually go to a restaurant or store to fulfill my craving. Read More
21st century gold rush
Charles River Ventures, now CRV, announces major shift from the shores of its namesake
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In a post on Medium today, Charles River Ventures's general partner Jon Auerbach announced a new fund for the early-stage investment firm as well as a couple of changes in the way CRV views itself and its future. Read More