Delivery Startups funded by Y Combinator (YC) in the San Francisco Bay Area 2024

April 2024

Browse 10 of the top Delivery startups funded by Y Combinator. Headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, these are some of the hottest and fastest-growing startups.

We also have a Startup Directory where you can search through over 5,000 companies.

  • Instacart
    Instacart (s2012)Public • 3,000 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    Instacart is the North American leader in online grocery and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce. Instacart’s same-day delivery and pickup services bring fresh groceries and everyday essentials to busy people and families across the U.S. and Canada in as fast as an hour. Since its founding in 2012, Instacart has become an essential service for millions of families, while also serving as an immediate, flexible earnings opportunity for hundreds of thousands of shoppers across North America. The company partners with more than 350 retailers and delivers from more than 25,000 stores across more than 5,500 cities in North America. Today, Instacart is accessible to more than 85% of households in the U.S. and more than 70% of households in Canada.
    grocery
    delivery
    e-commerce
  • Nash
    Nash (s2021)Active • 31 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    Nash makes it easy for businesses to offer same-day delivery. We do this by building business workflows on top of delivery APIs (like Doordash, Uber, Skipcart). For example, a local dry-cleaning business can start offering pickup and dropoff service at a customer’s desired time without operating their own fleet.
    marketplace
    b2b
    delivery
  • Purple Plate
    Purple Plate (s2018)Active • 45 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    We're a food delivery logistics and culinary company that empowers restaurants to tap into the explosive world of food delivery. We build delivery-native, multi-restaurant virtual kitchens that allow our restaurant partners to expand their delivery footprint to reach new customers. Our fully staffed kitchens handle cooking, delivery, and fulfillment on behalf of restaurant partners so they can focus on what they do best.
    ghost-kitchens
    delivery
  • Locale
    Locale (s2021)Active • 22 employees • San Jose, CA, USA
    We partner with top Bay Area restaurants to bring you prepared meals that stay fresh all week. Meals are delivered weekly and ready in minutes. Since starting in 2020, we’ve delivered 100K+ orders and are backed by a16z, Y-Combinator, Goodwater, Decent Capital, and other top investors.
    grocery
    marketplace
    delivery
    food
  • Rickshaw (w2014)Acquired • 11 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    Rickshaw is a local delivery platform that partners with courier companies and delivers several goods, including laundry, gifts, office snacks, and meal subscriptions. It uses algorithms and mobile apps to dispatch, route, and track customer locations. The service is available from Monday to Friday from 7.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m. Rickshaw was launched by Divya Bhat and Gautam Jayaraman.
    delivery
    logistics
    api
  • Caviar
    Caviar (s2011)Acquired • 51 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    Caviar delivers the best restaurants. We partner directly with restaurants to bring food to customers across the country — whether dining for one or 100. Customers can order ahead on the web, or instantly from the Caviar app for iOS and Android. Caviar is part of Square’s full suite of tools for businesses, enabling restaurants across the country to reach more customers, grow sales and expand reach. We deliver from the best restaurants in Boston, Brooklyn & Queens, Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Manhattan, Philadelphia & Greater Philadelphia, Portland, Sacramento, Seattle, San Francisco Bay Area (including East Bay, Peninsula, Marin & South Bay), and Washington D.C.
    delivery
    food-tech
  • Symple (s2016)Acquired • 11 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    Symple is building a logistics platform for field service & delivery teams. Our platform is re-shaping the $30Bn field service management market by powering real-time collaboration and communication across massively distributed service teams. Symple's mission is to modernize the way over 400M mobile-service workers complete their daily tasks, share information and interact with their customers -- which means touching, in some capacity, every businesses on the planet.
    delivery
    logistics
  • Feather
    Feather (s2017)Acquired • 125 employees • New York, NY, USA
    Feather is redefining furniture rental for city living and helping people feel at home no matter where they live or how long they plan on staying. By giving people smarter options, Feather is able to keep more furniture in homes and out of landfills. Monthly furniture payments can go toward ownership or you can simply return the furniture you no longer need. Those items endure our extensive refurbishment process before they are sent to live in their next home. Our reverse logistics platform allows our customers to swap and add new furniture at any time, helping limit furniture waste.
    marketplace
    delivery
    furniture
  • SpoonRocket (s2013)Acquired • 51 employees • Berkeley, CA, USA
    SpoonRocket is a next-gen, ultra fast delivery platform that delivers high quality tasty meals to customers in 15 minutes or less. Currently backed by Y Combinator, Foundation Capital, General Catalyst, and various other angels and funds. Download the app or checkout the website at www.spoonrocket.com.
    delivery
    food-&-beverage
  • BloomThat
    BloomThat (s2013)Acquired • 11 employees • San Francisco, CA, USA
    Simply put, we curate and design on-demand blooms (and other sweet surprises) starting at just $38. With BloomThat, it's never been faster or easier to send a little something. Making someone’s day is just a few taps away on our app (or visit BloomThat.com from any device). So what are you waiting for? Send #THATsomething today! On-Demand: SF | Bay Area | NYC | LA Next Day: All over the U.S. of A!
    delivery