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How many smartphone economy brands do you know?

Probably not as many as there are.

Here's a useful list we took from the sign-up page on San Francisco's new Groove lounge. On that page, it asks: "Which platform(s) do you drive for?"

So you don't have to count the list yourself, we've numbered them (and there of images of some in the slideshow above):

  1. Uber
  2. Sidecar
  3. Lyft
  4. Luxe
  5. Postmates
  6. Wingz
  7. Google Shopping Express
  8. Munchery
  9. Amazon Fresh
  10. Spoonrocket
  11. WunWun
  12. Doordash
  13. Sprig
  14. Washio
  15. Rinse
  16. Shuddle
  17. Caviar
  18. Zesty
  19. Chariot
  20. Eaze
  21. Bloomthat
  22. Instacart
  23. Marvina
  24. Shyp
  25. Doorman
  26. Flywheel
  27. Geekatoo
  28. Doughbies
  29. Homobiles
  30. Shipbird
  31. Task Rabbit
  32. Summon
  33. Truck Driver
  34. Taxi Driver
  35. Limo Driver
  36. Zirx
  37. Curb
  38. Hailo
  39. Grab Taxi
  40. Flytenow
  41. Airpooler
  42. The Fruit Guys
  43. Dispatch
  44. Zipments
  45. Luna
  46. Cleanly (NY)
  47. Deliv
  48. Ridepal
  49. Groundlink(NY)
  50. Whisk
  51. Drizly (Boston)
  52. Fresh Direct (NY)
  53. Minibar
  54. Canary (Seattle)

Note: this list was correct in April 2015. Many of these will no doubt fail. and many more will soon be coming… Watch this space.

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