food ordering

  • Delivery Hero to exit China amid huge competition; 400 jobs affected

    Delivery Hero to exit China amid huge competition; 400 jobs affected

    Berlin-based Delivery Hero has built up a large network of online food ordering and delivery operations globally that was valued at over $3 billion as of its last fundraise, but it has now decided to call it quits in one of the biggest markets in the world. TechCrunch has learned, and now confirmed, that Delivery Hero is getting out of China after facing aggressive competition from… Read More

  • GrubHub Publicly Files For $100M IPO, Saw $1.3B In Food Sales In 2013 From 3.4M Active Users

    GrubHub Publicly Files For $100M IPO, Saw $1.3B In Food Sales In 2013 From 3.4M Active Users

    GrubHub, which has changed its name from the awkward ‘GrubHub Seamless’ it used since the two food delivery companies merged last year, has publicly filed for its IPO with the SEC today. The company had confidentially filed last week, according to the WSJ, but now it’s official that GrubHub will seek to list as GRUB on the NYSE following evaluation of its application. The… Read More

  • Sindelantal gets a €1m boost for online food delivery


    Sindelantal (meaning: without an apron), which launched a year and a half ago to tackle online restaurant take out and delivery in Spain, is announcing a €1m round from Michael Kleindl, VitaminaK and earlier investors. It follows initial funding of €300k in 2010 from well known angels Alberto Knapp, Iñaki Arrola, Rafael Garrido, Ramón Blanco, Luis Ongil and Alvaro Ortiz, among others… Read More