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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 Jul. 11, 2011


A successor to Kozmo at last

By Aug. 21, 2006


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 Apr. 20, 2011


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 Aug. 8, 2012


Zaarly: Not nearly as crazy as it appears

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

By Jul. 20, 2011


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 Oct. 31, 2011


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 Dec. 2, 2010


The lazy shopper, redux

It's still no alternative to ordering a pizza.

By Jun. 26, 2007


A gift idea for the geeky entrepreneurs

You know you want it.

By Dec. 8, 2006