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Minibar

Minibar Offers On-Demand Booze Delivery In 13 Cities

The snow is piled high and frozen on the New York City streets. Joshua and Amanda sit on their couch for the fifth night in a row, bored out of their minds but unwilling to bundle up, venture into the winter night and try to find warmth elsewhere.

By: Jordan Cook. Source: TechCrunch

Good Eggs

Organic Food Delivery Service Good Eggs Lays Off 15% Of Staff

The organic food delivery startup Good Eggs, backed by roughly $30 million from Sequoia Capital and Index Ventures according to CrunchBase, confirms to us that it laid off 15 percent of its workforce yesterday, as a part of its plans to restructure the operations side of its business.

By: Sarah Perez.

Soylent

Soylent Slurps $20M From A16Z, Lerer, Index To Drink Big Food’s Milkshake

Everyone’s favorite food-disrupting nutritional slurry, Soylent, has just closed a $20 million funding round, led by existing investor Andreessen Horowitz. Another prior investor in its 2013 $1.5 million seed round, Lerer Ventures, also participated in the new financing, along with Index Ventures.

By: Natasha Lomas. Source: TechCrunch