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Kozmo

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Fetchmob resembles a crowdsourced Kozmo

Another as-long-as-you're-out service is about to launch, but this one has a more karmic motive than competitors.

By July 11, 2011

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Burnouts rejoice, Kozmo.com's progeny lives on

A former exec from Kozmo.com, a company much celebrated for delivering munchies and movies to customers' homes before it closed down 10 years ago, has built his own delivery service. Unlike Kozmo, this one is profitable.

By April 20, 2011

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Instacart aims to be the Amazon Prime of grocery delivery

The San Francisco startup hopes its Express subscription service can change shoppers' behavior by giving them free and fast delivery of groceries and, later, other items.

By August 8, 2012

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P2P marketplaces: Reach out and hire someone

New crowd commerce models lower prices, get more people working, and level resource use. But will they work in the long term and on a large scale?

By October 31, 2011

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Zaarly: Not nearly as crazy as it appears

It's not a crowdsourced Kozmo. It is a credible challenger to eBay and Craigslist.

By July 20, 2011

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New York's quest to become 'the digital city'

The New York City Economic Development Corporation's frenetic burst of projects in support of digital innovation have raised a few eyebrows--and made entrepreneurs excited that they can change the way the city runs.

By January 27, 2011

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Amazon fuels LivingSocial with $175 million

A not-very-close second-place player to Groupon in the daily deals market, this investment may give LivingSocial some extra momentum in the likely event that Groupon is acquired by Google.

By December 2, 2010

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11 troubled Web companies: The next Kozmos?

Some popular Web companies may be vulnerable to the economic slowdown. Do they face an ill fate similar to that of the beloved delivery service of the last bubble?

By October 10, 2008

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Week in review: Tech stocks tumble

Of course it wasn't just technology stocks that took a dive this week, but industry leaders are doing some serious worrying about what lies ahead.

By October 10, 2008

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Idealism for New York tech, from VC Fred Wilson

The venture capitalist and local tech industry leader gave a "history lesson" of the city's industry as his keynote at the Web 2.0 Expo, but it seemed unnaturally idealistic given economic times that keep getting worse.

By September 17, 2008