grubwithus

  • Grubwithus Served $5M By GRP, Michel Daher To Take Its Social Dining Global

    Grubwithus Served $5M By GRP, Michel Daher To Take Its Social Dining Global

    Grubwithus, the social dining network and 2011 Y Combinator grad, announced today that it has secured $5 million in new funding to snack on, led by GRP Partners with contribution from Lebanese entrepreneur Michel Daher, who is best known as the founder of Daher Foods and its Master Chips and Poppins cereal brands, two of the largest consumer packaged goods brands in the MENA region. The… Read More

  • GrubWithUs Goes Mobile With A (Really Pretty) iPhone App

    GrubWithUs Goes Mobile With A (Really Pretty) iPhone App

    “So I pay… to eat with strangers? And I don’t even pick my food? …Why would I do this?” The idea behind GrubWithUs can seem strange at first — but once you’ve had your first meal with them, everything just sort of clicks. You pay, you sit, you eat, you meet people, and you leave. They handle all of the annoying bits (the check splitting, the tipping… Read More

  • GrubWithUs Now Wants To Plan YOUR Group Meals (And Do All The Legwork)

    GrubWithUs Now Wants To Plan YOUR Group Meals (And Do All The Legwork)

    You’re hungry. You’re feeling social. But you’re also feeling laaaaazy, and planning a big group meal can be so much work that you end up hating everyone at the table by the end of it. GrubWithUs, a startup best known for organizing buy-in dinners with overarching themes (TechCrunch fans!) or at least one particularly interesting person at the table, is playing with the idea… Read More

  • The Way We Eat

    “Where should we grab some food?” Perhaps no other question has motivated more consumer technology entrepreneurs. Well, I say that only half-jokingly. While restaurants and these services continue to compete for our dining dollars, a host of new consumer web startups have mushroomed to fill in some gaps and create interesting new ways for us to chow down. New companies like Gobble… Read More

  • Investors Cough Up $1.6 Million To Dine With Grubwithus, The Brilliant Social Dining Service

    Investors Cough Up $1.6 Million To Dine With Grubwithus, The Brilliant Social Dining Service

    The idea behind Grubwithus is an awesome yet simple one. You browse for a restaurant you’d like to go to in a certain city and buy a ticket for your meal at a set price. But the key is that others do this as well, all with the intention of meeting new people over dinner. And when you’re buying your ticket, you can see who your dinner buddies will be. Yes, it’s sort of… Read More