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Postmates is an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform that allows users to ship any item within the city for same-day delivery. The Company's  platform connects customers with local couriers, who can deliver goods from any store or restaurant in minutes. Postmates empowers communities to shop local with no waiting and businesses through Postmates API to offer delivery.

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TypePrivate
Founded2011
HQSan Francisco, US
Websitepostmates.com
Employee Ratings3.3

Latest Updates

Employees (est.) (Feb 2019)3,747(+5%)
Job Openings3,011
Revenue (Y, 2018)$1 B(+75%)

Key People/Management at Postmates

Bastian Lehmann

Bastian Lehmann

Co-Founder & CEO
Sam Street

Sam Street

Co-Founder
Sean Plaice

Sean Plaice

Co-Founder
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Postmates Office Locations

Postmates has offices in San Francisco, Jersey City, Kansas City, Albuquerque and in 29 other locations
San Francisco, US (HQ)
201 3rd Street, Suite 200
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Postmates Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Postmates's latest funding round in January 2019 was reported to be $100 m. In total, Postmates has raised $678 m. Postmates's latest valuation is reported to be $1.9 b.
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Postmates Revenue

Postmates's revenue was reported to be $1.04 b in Y, 2018 which is a 74.7% increase from the previous period.
USD

Revenue (Y, 2018)

1.0b

Revenue growth (Y, 2017 - Y, 2018), %

74.7%

Gross profit (Y, 2018)

298.2m

Gross profit margin (Y, 2018), %

28.7%

EBIT (Y, 2018)

14.3m

Market valuation

1.9b
USDY, 2014Y, 2015Y, 2016Y, 2017Y, 2018

Revenue

8.6m55.4m249.6m594.2m1.0b

Revenue growth, %

544%351%138%75%

Cost of goods sold

7.6m44.2m189.0m429.8m739.9m

Gross profit

1.0m11.3m60.6m164.4m298.2m
USDY, 2018

Revenue/Employee

357.4k
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Postmates Operating Metrics

Oct, 2016Jan, 2017Sep, 2017Apr, 2018Jul, 2018Sep, 2018Oct, 2018

Cities

550

Drivers

100 k150 k170 k

Monthly Shipments

1.50 m2 m2.50 m3 m

New Restaurants

300
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Postmates Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
SoshNovember 05, 2015
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Postmates Online and Social Media Presence

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Postmates News and Updates

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Leaked Postmates presentation

In a year that was unkind to many food delivery startups, Postmates made out relatively well. The company said in late October that it had secured $141 million in a funding round that Bastian Lehmann, its chief executive, described as “super, super difficult.” The fresh capital brought Postmates’ va…

Global On-Demand Delivery Software Market, Top key players are Instacart, Shipt, Burpy, FreshDirect , EAT Club, ezCaters, Fooda, Uber Eats, Postmates, Grubhub, Swiggy, Zomato, DoorDash, Seamless

According to this study, over the next five years the On-Demand Delivery Software market will register a xx% CAGR in terms of revenue, the global market size will reach US$ xx million by 2025, from US$ xx million in 2019. In particular, this report presents the global revenue market share of key com…

$1.85 Billion Delivery App Postmates Has Filed to Go Public

Beloved by celebrities like Post Malone and Kylie Jenner, the food delivery service has raised a total of $700 million in venture capital to date.

Postmates Files for Initial Public Offering. Could Deliver More Than $1.85 Billion Valuation

in 2018, the food-delivery company said it can reach more than 70% of U.S. households.

The Wall Street Journal: Delivery startup Postmates confidentially files for IPO

Delivery company Postmates Inc. has filed confidentially for an initial public offering, the company said Thursday.

Food-delivery company Postmates files paperwork to go public

On-demand delivery company Postmates has confidentially submitted draft paperwork with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to go public, it said Feb. 7. Postmates joins…
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Postmates Blogs

EXCLUSIVELY ON POSTMATES: Live Like a King for Just $3

Who doesn’t love a great deal? For the next two weeks, Burger King has teamed up with Postmates to offer its King Box for $3 off exclusively on Postmates.What’s better than getting a Whopper, fries, drink, and cookies from Burger King delivered? How about all of that for just $3?! That’s right, if y…

EXCLUSIVELY ON POSTMATES: Live Like a King for Just $3

Who doesn’t love a great deal? For the next two weeks, Burger King has teamed up with Postmates to offer its King Box for $3 off exclusively on Postmates.What’s better than getting a Whopper, fries, drink, and cookies from Burger King delivered? How about all of that for just $3?! That’s right, if y…

We Get It

Lorem IpsumWe Get It was originally published in Postmates on Medium, where people are continuing the conversation by highlighting and responding to this story.

Get a Bowl. We’ll Make It Super.

Just in time for game day, Postmates and Chipotle are offering the nation free extras all week long. Just order any burrito bowl and get all of the extras — guacamole, extra protein, queso for free. We know that you want to add that guac, in fact, almost half of all Chipotle orders do.Plus, for ever…

Faces of Fleet — Meet Olive Hui

Faces of Fleet — Meet Olive HuiYou’d be hard pressed to find a word better than magnetic to describe New York City-based Olive.On one hand, this self-described “artprenuer” is likely the coolest person you’ll speak to all week. But on the other hand, she’s so damn relatable. For instance, she too ha…

The Receipt: Kylie Jenner

Between being an entrepreneur, TV personality, and full-time mother, how does Kylie Cosmetics founder and Keeping Up with the Kardashians star Kylie Jenner balance it all? She counts on Postmates 365 days out of the year because she knows “we get it.”In the fourth edition of our celebrity spotlight …
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Postmates Company Life and Culture

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Postmates Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Postmates founded?

    Postmates was founded in 2011.

  • Who are Postmates key executives?

    Postmates's key executives are Bastian Lehmann, Sam Street and Sean Plaice.

  • How many employees does Postmates have?

    Postmates has 3,747 employees.

  • What is Postmates revenue?

    Latest Postmates annual revenue is $1 b.

  • What is Postmates revenue per employee?

    Latest Postmates revenue per employee is $277 k.

  • Who are Postmates competitors?

    Competitors of Postmates include Instacart, Delivery Hero and HelloFresh.

  • Where is Postmates headquarters?

    Postmates headquarters is located at 201 3rd Street, Suite 200, San Francisco.

  • Where are Postmates offices?

    Postmates has offices in San Francisco, Jersey City, Kansas City, Albuquerque and in 29 other locations.

  • How many offices does Postmates have?

    Postmates has 33 offices.