GrubHub Shutting Down SF Food Delivery Service Eat24

A year after food delivery giant (and maybe monopoly) GrubHub bought Eat24 from SF-based review website Yelp for $287 million, GrubHub is shutting it down. That means it’s the 25th hour for customers of the Eat24 service, most of whom are located in San Francisco. “It didn’t make sense to support a third brand in our …

WSJ: Grubhub, Yelp announcing partnership expansion today

WSJ reports that GrubHub (NYSE:GRUB) and Yelp (NYSE:YELP) will announce extended partnerships today that will double the number of included U.S. restaurants to 80K. The deal completes GrubHub’s $288M acquisition of Yelp’s Eat24 restaurant delivery directory.  Yelp will get an undisclosed cut of each GrubHub order placed through its website and app.  GrubHub CEO Matt Maloney …

Equity podcast: Uber’s losing billions, Amazon lays off hundreds and somehow Instacart gets more money

Welcome to “Equity,” TechCrunch’s venture capital and tech business podcast. On this week, we were joined by Mike Ghaffary from Social Capital,who was the perfect guest because he used to run Eat24, when it was Yelp’s food delivery business. Food delivery is highly relevant to this week’s news. First up, we talked about Uber, which is …