Amazon’s Zoox Acquisition: Should Uber Be Worried?

Uber recently confirmed the acquisition of food delivery unicorn, Postmates. Interestingly, Postmates was feature early this year in Kähler Insights post entitled ‘ The Kolmogorov IPO Score for a16z’s Marketplaces’. The companies that scored poorly were; Postmates (12%), Rover (9%) and SeatGeek (6%). Hence we noted that these unicorns should perhaps consider an M&A as the first exit option rather than IPO!

Another relevant M&A before Postmates was the acquisition of Zoox by Amazon. Our friends at Wire.com wrote an article about it entitled ‘…