Can Hybrid Food-delivery Models Drive Growth and Reinvent Logistics?

March 10, 2015
Hosted by Nancy Lin

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The growing need for on-demand services has spurred new business models and intense competition, especially in the food and grocery delivery category. It's estimated that the market for take-out food is approximately $70 billion. Last month, GrubHub reported 50% increase in its fourth-quarter revenues. In addition to Google, Amazon, Yelp and Uber, many startups are also developing hybrid business models to compete with the giants. This week, Nilam Ganenthiran, Head of Business Development and Strategy at Instacart, and Anson Tsui, CTO and Co-founder of SpoonRocket, join me to discuss their business models, the market potential, and the challenges posed by the growing competition.

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Nancy Lin

Nancy Lin

Nancy Lin is an executive coach, a business consultant and the founder of Change Agent SF (www.changeagentsf.com). She works with leaders at fast-growing companies to transform the way they look at their business and leadership. She helps companies align people strategy with their business strategy. Nancy brings to her executive coaching and podcast a strong understanding of business, having worked for Yahoo, DHL, Johnson & Johnson and Pepsi. Her insightful probing approach and passion to unleash potential helped companies uncover hidden opportunities, topple conventional thinking and achieve growth in US and international markets. Through the online radio show, she continues to encourage innovative thinking and empowers the audience to overcome their business challenges.

Nancy’s diverse experience also includes international development work, training impoverished farmers in rural Tanzania and expanding professional midwifery education for young indigenous women in Mexico. She is a motivational speaker and has spoken at Google, Visa and HP. Some of her articles are available at BizReinvention dot com.

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