Postmates is a company developing an urban logistics and on-demand delivery platform. It enables users to ship items within the city for same-day delivery. The platform connects customers with local couriers, who can deliver goods from various stores or restaurants. Postmates empowers communities to shop local with no waiting and businesses through Postmates API to offer delivery.

Employee Rating

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TypeSubsidiary
Parent CompanyUber
HQSan Francisco, CA, US
Founded2011
Websitepostmates.com
Cybersecurity ratingBMore
Postmates was founded in 2011 and is headquartered in San Francisco, CA, US

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Key People/Management at Postmates

Bastian Lehmann

Bastian Lehmann

Co-Founder & CEO
Sam Street

Sam Street

Co-Founder
Sean Plaice

Sean Plaice

Co-Founder
Ken Kocienda

Ken Kocienda

Principal Software Engineer
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Postmates Office Locations

Postmates has offices in San Francisco, Bellevue, Nashville, New York and in 1 other location
San Francisco, CA, US (HQ)
201 3rd St #200, San Francisco
Bellevue, WA, US
Bellevue, WA, USA
Nashville, TN, US
Nashville, TN, USA
New York, NY, US
New York, NY, USA
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Postmates Financials and Metrics

Summary Metrics

Founding Date

2011

Total Funding

$903 m

Investors

In total, Postmates had raised $903 m. Postmates is a subsidiary of Uber

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.
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, 2014

Revenue/Employee

56.4k
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Postmates Operating Metrics

Oct, 2016Jan, 2017Sep, 2017Apr, 2018Jul, 2018Sep, 2018Y, 2019

Drivers

100 k150 k170 k

Monthly Shipments

1.5 m2 m2.5 m3 m5 m

New Restaurants

300

States

50
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Postmates Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SoshNovember 05, 2015

Postmates Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

84/100

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Postmates Online and Social Media Presence

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Postmates Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D

    59/100

  • CEO Rating

    D-

    59/100

  • Compensation

    D

    56/100

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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…

Postmates Blogs

The Receipt: Katy Perry

Between selling millions of records, mentoring future pop stars on American Idol, and preparing for motherhood, Katy Perry is crazy busy. Good thing she’s got Postmates in her pocket to make it all a bit easier.https://medium.com/media/4e32ce0df08015aaad6355053f05adef/hrefIn this latest edition of T…

Miley Cyrus + Postmates Join Forces to Support My Friend’s Place

Last week, the one and only Miley Cyrus dropped her brand new single “Midnight Sky”. To celebrate the release, this weekend Miley is donating* $1 for every Postmates order placed using a special code to an organization close to Miley’s heart, My Friend’s Place.My Friend’s Place is a nonprofit resour…

Postmates Partners with the Career Transitions Center of Chicago

At Postmates, we believe that everyone should have opportunities for career development and advancement — especially the essential delivery workers who’ve kept our communities safe and stocked up throughout the pandemic. Many of our fleet members use this flexible work as a bridge to get them throug…

Postmates Joins the Public Support of RESTAURANTS Act

As part of its ongoing advocacy for its communities and partners navigating COVID-19, we’re announcing our support for the RESTAURANTS Act, and urge Congress to pass this vital piece of legislation.“Restaurants aren’t just the heart of communities across the country, they are vital to the strength o…

Artists Show Love for Black-Owned Restaurants

We’ve teamed up with our favorite artists, actresses, and comedians to shine a light on their favorite Black-owned restaurants from their hometown.Whether you crave wings and crab claws like T-Pain or savory Caribbean food like Swae Lee, check out the list below and order from our Black-Owned Restau…

Why is Hollandaise Sauce on Eggs Benedict?

The silky sauce has been coating our poached eggs for centuries. But why? Continue reading on Postmates »
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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 5,971 employees.

  • What is Postmates revenue?

    Latest Postmates annual revenue is $1 b.

  • What is Postmates revenue per employee?

    Latest Postmates revenue per employee is $173.8 k.

  • Who are Postmates competitors?

    Competitors of Postmates include Caviar, Freshly and DoorDash.

  • Where is Postmates headquarters?

    Postmates headquarters is located at 201 3rd St #200, San Francisco, San Francisco.

  • Where are Postmates offices?

    Postmates has offices in San Francisco, Bellevue, Nashville, New York and in 1 other location.

  • How many offices does Postmates have?

    Postmates has 5 offices.