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Instacart is a company that offers grocery delivery services. The company supplies food and home essentials from a number of local stores. It enables customers to order from multiple stores at once and get same-day delivery.
TypePrivate
Founded2012
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Websiteinstacart.com
Employee Ratings3.7
Overall CultureA+

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)11,821(+3%)
Job Openings286
Revenue (Y, 2017)$2 B(+234%)
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at Instacart

Apoorva Mehta

Apoorva Mehta

CEO/Founder
Max Mullen

Max Mullen

Co-Founder
Brandon Leonardo

Brandon Leonardo

Co-Founder
Dani Dudeck

Dani Dudeck

Chief Communications Officer
Jakii Chu

Jakii Chu

Chief Marketing Officer
Chris Rogers

Chris Rogers

Vice President of Retail
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Instacart Office Locations

Instacart has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, Buffalo, Charlotte and in 11 other locations
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
50 Beale St #600, San Francisco
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Instacart Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2012

Instacart total Funding

$2.7 b

Instacart latest funding size

$265 m

Time since last funding

7 months ago

Instacart investors

Instacart's latest funding round in March 2021 was reported to be $265 m. In total, Instacart has raised $2.7 b. Instacart's latest valuation is reported to be $39 b.
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Instacart Revenue

Instacart's revenue was reported to be $2 b in Y, 2017 which is a 233.3% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2017)

2.0b

Revenue growth (Y, 2016 - Y, 2017), %

233.3%

Market valuation

39.0b
USDY, 2015EY, 2016EY, 2017E

Revenue

100.0m600.0m2.0b

Revenue growth, %

500%233%
USDY, 2015

Revenue/Employee

197.0k
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Instacart Operating Metrics

Instacart's Customers was reported to be 500 k in Dec, 2017. Instacart's Stores was reported to be 45 m in Mar, 2021.
Mar, 2017Apr, 2017Dec, 2017Dec, 2018Jan, 2019Jun, 2020Mar, 2021

Customers

500 k

Markets

36

Products

500 k

Stores

15 k15 k30 k45 m
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Instacart Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
UnataJanuary 16, 2018
Wedding PartyAugust 04, 2015

Instacart Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

80/100

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Instacart Online and Social Media Presence

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Instacart Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A+

    84/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    83/100

  • Compensation

    A+

    84/100

  • Diversity

    A

    83/100

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Instacart News and Updates

Kroger, Instacart Target 30-Minute Grocery Delivery Across U.S.

Kroger, Instacart Target 30-Minute Grocery Delivery Across U.S.

Kroger and Instacart Launch "Kroger Delivery Now" Nationwide to Provide 30-Minute Delivery Enabled by First-of-its-kind Virtual Convenience Store

CINCINNATI and SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kroger Co. (NYSE: KR), America's largest grocery retailer, and Instacart, the leading online grocery platform in North America, today launched Kroger Delivery Now – a new service powered by a virtual convenience store that...

Groceries nationwide in 30 minutes? Instacart and Kroger say yes

Breakfast cereal and a package of raw chicken can be at your door in as little as 30 minutes, according to a new grocery delivery service unveiled today. Breakfast cereal, a tub of sour cream, and a package of raw chicken can now be on your doorstep in as little as 30 minutes, according to a new gro…

Will Instacart finally get New Yorkers to welcome Walmart?

Walmart has long faced political resistance in the five boroughs, but times are changing.

Point Pickup Acquires GrocerKey - Empowering Retailers to Take Back Control From Instacart

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 26, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Point Pickup Technologies, the enterprise-grade last-mile provider that returns customer control to retailers, today announced that it has acquired white-label eCommerce platform GrocerKey, enabling Point Pickup to offer retailers the...

Amazon, Walmart, and Instacart are vying for advertising dollars — here's exactly how much they charge for ads

Summary List PlacementInstacart, Walmart, Amazon, and Target are building advertising businesses to rival Facebook and Google, but marketers say that prices vary wildly. Retailers pitch advertisers data about their shoppers and their ability to show if someone bought a product after seeing an ad. …
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Instacart Blogs

Our Commitment to Stand Against Anti-Blackness and Systemic Racism

As we approach nearly a year of the global reckoning on anti-Blackness and systemic racism in our society, Instacart will continue to be an advocate for the Black community and drive systemic change in what we can impact and own within our company and the communities we serve.Today, we’re proud to s…

Coming Together with Women@

Last month, Instacart and our Women@ Employee Resource Group (ERG) focused on reflection, advocacy, and celebration of the resilience of women — both past and present.Women@ Instacart is our largest employee resource group with over 600 members. Founded in 2016, the community is dedicated to its mission to attract, retain, and grow anyone who identifies as a woman at Instacart.In…

Beyond the Cart: A Year of Essential Insights

A data-driven deep dive into how the pandemic has transformed our 100-year-old grocery habitsOn the evening of March 19, 2020, the first stay-at-home order in North America was issued in California, setting off a transformation of many of our 100-year-old grocery shopping habits. One of the most not…

Introducing Michaels to the Instacart Marketplace

As people continue to rely on Instacart for same-day delivery of everyday goods, we are proud to introduce Michaels, the leading arts and crafts retailer in North America, to the marketplace. With the new partnership, nearly 100 Michaels stores across Chicago, Dallas and Washington D.C. will now be …

Instacart Announces $265 Million in New Funding Led By Existing Investor

We’re pleased today to announce that Instacart has raised $265 million as part of a new financing round from existing investors including Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, D1 Capital Partners, Fidelity Management & Research Company LLC, and T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. Today’s announcement…

Joining Our Table: Meet Ryan Mayward, VP of Ad Sales

At Instacart, we’re focused on supporting our customers, shoppers and partners as online grocery shopping becomes an even more important part of peoples’ lives. For brands specifically, our growing Instacart Ads business offers brands of all sizes prominent placement among the millions of items avai…
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Instacart Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Instacart founded?

    Instacart was founded in 2012.

  • Who are Instacart key executives?

    Instacart's key executives are Apoorva Mehta, Max Mullen and Brandon Leonardo.

  • How many employees does Instacart have?

    Instacart has 11,821 employees.

  • What is Instacart revenue?

    Latest Instacart annual revenue is $2 b.

  • What is Instacart revenue per employee?

    Latest Instacart revenue per employee is $169.2 k.

  • Who are Instacart competitors?

    Competitors of Instacart include Shipt, FreshDirect and Cornershop.

  • Where is Instacart headquarters?

    Instacart headquarters is located at 50 Beale St #600, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Instacart offices?

    Instacart has offices in San Francisco, Atlanta, Buffalo, Charlotte and in 11 other locations.

  • How many offices does Instacart have?

    Instacart has 15 offices.