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The Next Billion-Dollar Startup Opportunity: Ordering Something Online And Getting It Hours Later

•, Matt Lynley
 Same-day delivery is the next most important problem for technology to solve. Some of the hottest startups in Silicon Valley are already working on ways to attack it.

Some of the biggest, most innovative technology companies in the world are also working on their own solutions for it, too.

We've heard whispers that Google is reportedly working on same-day delivery, and Amazon has its own version of same-day delivery. eBay has its own version of same-day delivery, which lets you buy things and have them delivered in an hour.

It's becoming more and more clear that—alongside a powerful discovery engine (Pinterest, valued at $1.5 billion) and finally creating a sexy solution for paying for things with your phone (Square, valued at $3.2 billion)—same-day delivery is the next holy grail for technology-driven commerce.

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