Gig economy apps are a great way to take softbank money before it dries up.

themargins.substack.com/p/door

To get new customers, DoorDash charge $16 for a pizza that the restaurant charges $24 dollars for, and take the hit on it.

So, the restaurant owner buys a load of pizzas through the app, from his own restaurant, at a cut rate. Sure enough, a driver rocks up and pays the full amount!

This restaurant never even signed up for the app.

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I swear this was a Silicon Valley plot...

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