Deliveroo

  • Deliveroo starts delivering booze in UK

    Deliveroo starts delivering booze in UK

    Following a successful trial that took place earlier this Spring, restaurant delivery startup Deliveroo is expanding into alcohol delivery. The London-headquartered company has launched a wine and beer delivery service in the UK in partnership with Majestic Wines, and BrewDog, and a host of independent and other wine merchants across the country. Read More

  • Amazon eyeing up London restaurant delivery launch

    Amazon eyeing up London restaurant delivery launch

    With Deliveroo and Uber currently battling it out on London’s streets to deliver food from local restaurants, a third player with deep pockets may be about to enter the fight. According to multiple sources within the tech and food industry, Amazon is eyeing up a launch for its Amazon Restaurants service in the U.K. capital city. Read More

  • The new age of alcohol Crunch Network

    The new age of alcohol

    Never before has Europe seen an app dedicated to the late-night delivery of alcoholic beverages until the launch of Bevy, one of London’s emerging tech startups. With operations running until 5 a.m., plans to become a 24/7 business and a model ready for rapid scale, Bevy is redefining on-demand services through increased access to liquor. Read More

  • Deliveroo begins investing in kitchen space to bring more restaurants to your area

    Deliveroo begins investing in kitchen space to bring more restaurants to your area

    Deliveroo, the on-demand delivery service for restaurant food, has begun investing in its own kitchen space, as a means to help solve the supply-side problem and expand the offering. Dubbed RooBox, the startup has launched an off-site kitchen initiative that is bringing restaurant brands to areas of London that have a large residential population but are currently underserved in terms of… Read More

  • Nokia and Skype strongmen invest in Finnish food delivery app Crunch Network

    Nokia and Skype strongmen invest in Finnish food delivery app

    Even with billion dollar behemoths already in the food delivery market, Helsinki-based food delivery app Wolt has managed to raise $11 million fresh funding from heavyweight Nordic investors including the founder of Skype and the chairman of Nokia as the company announced its Stockholm launch on Friday. “We are now expanding in the Nordics and in the Baltic region. The funds go to… Read More

  • William Shu Wants You To Order From Deliveroo Twice A Day

    William Shu Wants You To Order From Deliveroo Twice A Day

    Shortly after raising $100 million, Deliveroo co-founder and CEO William Shu and Accel Partners’ Fred Destin took the stage at Disrupt London to discuss the company’s ambitious plans. “We started with two restaurants in Chelsea with two drivers — I was the first driver,” Shu said. “And now, it’s not about using us twice a month, it’s about using… Read More

  • 7 On-Demand Delivery Startups In London

    We count 7 on-demand delivery startups currently battling it out in London (although there are doubtless more) as entrepreneurs and VCs make big bets on smartphone-driven convenience and the promise of getting you food or just about anything delivered to your door within minutes. Read More

  • Deliveroo Raises $100M Series D Led By DST And Greenoaks, Expands To Middle East And Asia

    Deliveroo Raises $100M Series D Led By DST And Greenoaks, Expands To Middle East And Asia

    It was only in July that Deliveroo raised $70 million in Series C funding, but today the London-headquartered company has announced that it’s been dining at the VC table again. Read More

  • Pronto Secures $1.6M To Both Cook For, And Deliver To, Hungry Londoners

    Pronto Secures $1.6M To Both Cook For, And Deliver To, Hungry Londoners

    Fueled by apps and the web, ‘on-demand’ is a big business right now. Uber is on-demand transport and (eventually) logistics. PostMates is on-demand delivery. TaskRabbit is on-demand you name it. Everything is on demand, and there are few places where on-demand is bigger than the simple human needs of food. That’s why JustEat IPO’d, that’s why Rocket Internet… Read More