food delivery

Indian food delivery startup Swiggy raises $210M at a $1.3B valuation

India’s food delivery race is hotting up after Swiggy, one of the startups vying for pole position, landed $210 million in new capital for expansion and joined the billion-dollar startup unicor

Deliveroo fattens its market presence by opening to restaurants that do deliveries

Restaurant food delivery startup Deliveroo is taking the next logical step to expand its business by opening up to restaurants that have their own delivery fleets — thereby also expanding the fo

Ride-hailing firm Grab launches new venture to back startups in Southeast Asia

Grab, the ride-hailing firm that acquired Uber’s Southeast Asia business, is aiming to catalyze the early-stage startup scene in Southeast Asia after it launched an accelerator and investment un

Food delivery’s untapped opportunity

Investors may have already placed their orders in the consumer food delivery space, but there's still a missing recipe for solving the over $250 billion business-to-business foodservice distribution

South African tech and media conglomerate Naspers made $2.2 billion from Flipkart sale

Naspers, the South African tech and media conglomerate, continues to have an incredibly hot hand when it comes to global tech investment. Famous for owning a huge chunk of the Chinese Internet powerho

Domino’s will now deliver to 150,000 parks, pools and other non-traditional locations

Domino’s will now deliver your pizza to the beach — well, sort of! Or the park, the sports field, that one gas station down the road or some notable landmark in your city where it will be

YC alum Dahmakan, a Kuala Lumpur-based food delivery startup, acquires Polpa to expand into Thailand

Dahmakan, a vertically-integrated Malaysian meal delivery startup, announced today that it has acquired Polpa to enter Bangkok. Dahmakan was the first Malaysian startup to participate in Y Combinator

Square has acquired a 32-year-old restaurant delivery company

Square has acquired Entrees On-Trays, a 32-year-old restaurant delivery platform. The plan is to expand the footprint of its on-demand food delivery service, Caviar, in the Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas ar

Uber Eats acquires Ando, the food delivery startup from David Chang that makes its own food

As food delivery hopefuls like Deliveroo and Amazon get more involved in the making of food themselves, Uber’s food delivery branch Uber Eats has made an acquisition that could see the company a

Robomart is the latest startup to try and unseat the local convenience store

The startup assault on the humble neighborhood store continues to intensify. First came Bodega, the terribly named, and mostly misguidedstartup with its mission to bring the non-perishable necessities

Malaysia’s Dahmakan chows down $2.6M for its end-to-end food delivery service

Dahmakan, a food delivery startup from Malaysia that graduated Y Combinator last year, has raised $2.6 million as it begins to explore the potential to expand its business across Southeast Asia. The s

Uber rival Ola buys Foodpanda India to get into food deliveries

Ola, the Uber rival in India, is entering the food delivery space after it announced a deal to acquire Foodpanda’s India business from its parent company DeliveryHero. The deal will see Ola scoo

Food delivery upstart Deliveroo adds $98M to its Series F, now totals $480M

The food-delivery-on-demand space continues to heat up in Europe. Today, Deliveroo, the London-based startup that at the end of September announced a Series F of $385 million at a valuation of over $

Groupon adds ad exec Steve Krenzer as new COO, sold assets to Grubhub for $20M

Groupon, the local deals platform, reported Q3 earnings today that provided more details on how it is restructuring its business; and it also took the moment to announce that it has finally appointed

Naspers invests another $775M in food take-out giant Delivery Hero

Naspers, the South African media and internet giant, has upped its stake in Delivery Hero, the Berlin based food-delivery giant that went public earlier this year and has a market cap of $6.8 billion

Ocado launches Alexa app for grocery shopping by voice

Even as Amazon steps up a groceries war in the US following its $13.7BN acquisition of Whole Foods -- cutting prices at the chain this weekend to amp up the pressure on rival Walmart -- other super

Baidu sells food delivery business to its rival Ele.me

The online food ordering-and-delivery market, once very hot, appears to be cooling down a little in China. Today Baidu, the country’s search giant, announced an exit from the business: Baidu has

Trademarks show Amazon has sights on meal-kits, “single cow burgers” and other fast food options

Amazon has made no secret of its ambitions to expand into more fresh food services, from its own, homegrown efforts like AmazonFresh for groceries (first launched in 2013) and Amazon Restaurants for r

Blue Apron will raise $587M in its IPO, valuing itself close to $3B

Blue Apron, the meal ingredient delivery service that filed to go public earlier this month, has just priced its IPO. The company will price its shares between $15-$17, hoping to raise a maximum of $5

Meal ingredient delivery service Blue Apron is the next big consumer IPO

Amidst an array of enterprise companies that have jumped on the IPO bandwagon following Snap's successful IPO (aside from its more recent whiff of an earnings report), Blue Apron appears to be the nex
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