Instacart delivers groceries and home essentials from a variety of local stores.

Instacart is a grocery delivery startup that delivers in as short as an hour. Focused on delivering groceries and home essentials, Instacart already has over 500,000 items from local stores in its catalogue.

Customers can choose from a variety of local stores including Safeway, Whole Foods, Super Fresh, Harris Teeter, Shaw's, Mariano's, Jewel-Osco, Stanley's, and Costco. Customers can mix items from multiple stores into one order.

Instacart has raised funding from Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Andreessen Horowitz, Sequoia Capital, Y Combinator, Khosla Ventures, and Canaan Partners besides other participants. Apoorva Mehta, Brandon Leonardo, and Max Mullen founded Instacart in 2012, with its headquarters in San Francisco in California.

Founders:  Apoorva Mehta, Brandon Leonardo, Max Mullen