Fintech Startup Raises $4.5m to Provide Instant Pay to Hourly and Gig Workers

Clair, an early stage fintech startup based in New York City, wants America’s 82 million hourly workers and 57 million gig workers to get paid as quickly as Uber pays their drivers today: instantly. Today, Clair announced a $4.5 million seed round led by Upfront Ventures, with participation from Founder Collective and Walkabout Ventures. Former Venmo COO Michael Vaughan…

Announcing Our Partnership With BlueVine for the Paycheck Protection Program

Since shelter-in-place orders blanketed the country four months ago, restaurants have been grappling with the economic repercussions of COVID-19. As an essential service and business partner to thousands of restaurants across the country, DoorDash has been busy helping our merchant partners navigate this ever-changing “new normal.” Through early conversations with our restaurant partners, we learned that…

Société Générale is acquiring freelancer challenger bank Shine

Société Générale is acquiring French startup Shine. Terms of the deal are undisclosed. According to a source, Shine is getting acquired for around €100 million in an all-cash deal (around $112.6 million). The startup had previously raised €10.8 million ($12.2 million) in total from Daphni, Kima Ventures, XAnge and various business angels. If you’re not…

Give the Gift of Food this Holiday Season

We’re excited to share that for the first time ever, you can give the gift of fulfilling foodie cravings with a DoorDash gift card, launching today and available directly via the DoorDash website! Gift your friends and family with the foods they love from more than 310,000 local and national stores across the country, like The…