food delivery

  • More Money For India’s On-Demand Economy: Swiggy Raises $35M For Food Delivery

    More Money For India’s On-Demand Economy: Swiggy Raises $35M For Food Delivery

    India has a big appetite for on-demand startups at the moment, and today one of the hopefuls in the food category has raised some money to supersize its business. Swiggy, a restaurant delivery startup that claims to be the largest in India after passing Rocket Internet-backed Foodpanda last month, has raised $35 million in a Series C round. The funding, which brings the total raised up to… Read More

  • Food Delivery Startup Good Eggs Has A New CEO

    Food Delivery Startup Good Eggs Has A New CEO

    Good Eggs, an online service that allows you to order food from local farms, has brought on a new CEO — Bentley Hall, who previously held senior roles at Plum Organics, Clif Bar and Johnson & Johnson. The company’s existing CEO Rob Spiro (pictured above with Hall) will become chairman. He said he’ll remain “very active” in the company, and suggested… Read More

  • Munchery Now Delivers Ingredients And Recipes To Take On Blue Apron

    Munchery Now Delivers Ingredients And Recipes To Take On Blue Apron

    Munchery, the on-demand food startup that delivers pre-made meals, has expanded its offering to include ingredients and recipes for cooking your own meal. The “ready-to-cook” meals, which are designed to serve two people, don’t require a subscription, unlike multibillion-dollar startup Blue Apron, and take just 15 minutes to cook. Blue Apron, on the other hand, says its… Read More

  • Amazon Launches A Food Delivery Service Via Prime Now, Starting In Seattle

    Amazon Launches A Food Delivery Service Via Prime Now, Starting In Seattle

    Amazon announced this morning that it’s making restaurant delivery an option via its one-hour delivery app Prime Now. The news confirms earlier reports which indicated Amazon was staffing up a new restaurants division to compete with services like GrubHub with hires in both Seattle and New York. However, the new food delivery service is initially debuting in select Seattle ZIP codes… Read More

  • Tapingo Launches A Student-Run Delivery Service, Plus Other New Ordering Options

    Tapingo Launches A Student-Run Delivery Service, Plus Other New Ordering Options

    As students return to college campuses this week, Tapingo is introducing three new features available at all 125 schools where the mobile ordering service is currently in use. With an average campus coffee shop processing 300-500 Tapingo orders a day, and a busy venue recieving over 800 orders, the platform has grown to the point where it is a household name on some college… Read More

  • Groupon Launches Its Own Food Delivery Business, Groupon To Go

    Groupon Launches Its Own Food Delivery Business, Groupon To Go

    Following its acquisition of food delivery service OrderUp earlier this month, Groupon is today announcing its own nationwide delivery and takeout service, Groupon To Go. The program is initially available in Chicago, where it has been in pilot testing with 500 restaurants since March, but the company says it will expand to other metro regions throughout the year, including Boston and Austin… Read More

  • Indonesian Lunchbox Startup Berry Kitchen Raises $1.25M Series A

    Indonesian Lunchbox Startup Berry Kitchen Raises $1.25M Series A

    Startups around the world are snapping up funding to solve an important problem: how to eat healthy, delicious meals with the least possible amount of effort. The latest is Jakarta-based meal delivery service Berry Kitchen, which just raised a $1.25 million Series A led by Sovereign’s Capital, with participation from East Ventures. Read More

  • Domino’s Tweet-To-Order System Isn’t As Great As It Sounds

    Domino’s Tweet-To-Order System Isn’t As Great As It Sounds

    Ordering pizza by tweeting an emoji of slice to Domino’s is not as fun as it sounds. In case you missed it, in a marketing stunt expansion of its “Anyware” program, Domino’s announced earlier this month that it would soon roll out a “tweet-to-order” system that would allow anyone on Twitter to simply tweet the pizza emoji to the @dominos Twitter account to… Read More

  • Bengaluru Food Delivery Startup Dazo Helps Hungry Customers Figure Out What To Order Fast

    Bengaluru Food Delivery Startup Dazo Helps Hungry Customers Figure Out What To Order Fast

    Most food delivery services try to offer a cornucopia of selections from as many restaurants as possible. A Bengaluru startup called Dazo, however, is taking the opposite approach. Dazo (formerly known as TapCibo) only works with a few partners, who each make just two dishes available on the platform for lunch, afternoon snacks, and dinner. Read More

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