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Apoorva Mehta

Apoorva Mehta is the founder and CEO of Instacart. He saw a future of tech-enabled supermarkets years ahead of others, and with Covid-19 lockdowns, Instacart became an essential service, as online grocery and delivery demand boomed.

“I believe that the smartphone could be the supermarket of the future.”

— Apoorva Mehta
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Apoorva Mehta, guest
April 29, 2021

Five years of growth in five weeks. That’s how Covid-19 lockdowns in 2020 accelerated Instacart’s business. A year later, the company faces another “crucible moment,” says Instacart CEO Apoorva Mehta – to amplify the appeal of tech-enabled shopping, even as in-store buying revives.