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15-minute grocery delivery startups are already folding

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Delivery of just about everything became mainstream during the pandemic, and has rapidly evolved to include the so-called ultrafast delivery. But now that market is faltering.

Click here to read the story at qz.com.

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is a startup?
  2. What do you think it takes to be a successful startup company?
  3. What risks are associated with a startup company?
  4. What is a venture capitalist?
  5. Why do you think most startups fail?
  6. What is the “ultrafast delivery” market?
  7. Why do you think venture capitalists invested so much in the ultrafast delivery market?
  8. What is Chapter 11?
  9. Why do you think the “ultrafast delivery” market is faltering?
  10. Do you think the 15-minute grocery delivery businesses CAN turn things around? Why or why not?
Chris Lindauer
After working for nearly a decade in professional sports, Chris Lindauer, formed Sports Career Consulting to provide unique sports business education opportunities in and out of the classroom. In the eighteen years (and counting) that followed, Chris has inspired thousands of students to pursue their passions and explore the career of their dreams. He currently lives in Portland, Oregon with his wife, two teenage daughters and their dog.

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