online food ordering

Naspers and Meituan invest $100 million in Indian delivery business, Swiggy

The Indian food delivery startup Swiggy has raised $100 million in its latest round of funding. Led by the global investment and media conglomerate, Naspers, with participation from the Chinese e-co

With just one day left in open enrollment, companies turn to Stride Health for help

The compressed timelines of this year's open enrollment period for government-mandated healthcare have left some companies in the lurch, and as the final hours to enroll tick by, they've turned to the

Naspers, Innova Capital invest $82 million more for Movile’s iFood delivery business

Naspers, a South African-based global investor and media conglomerate, has joined the private equity firm Innova Capital to funnel another $82 million into Movile -- primarily to increase Movile's s

ChowNow, a GrubHub competitor, raises $20 million Series B round

ChowNow, an online food ordering service, has raised a $20 million Series B round led by Catalyst Investors. This round brings ChowNow’s total funding to nearly $40 million. “We were excit

Uber and Deliveroo get a gig economy rights grilling

Uber and Deliveroo execs faced questions from a UK parliamentary committee today as the government continues to deliberate on changes to employment law to account for the rise of gig economy work faci

Albertsons snaps up meal kit startup Plated for $200 million

In a first for national grocery chains, Albertsons is buying the healthy meal kit delivery startup Plated for an undisclosed amount, brokered by Credit Suisse Group AG.

Will Blue Apron’s rebound continue?

Cooking kit delivery company Blue Apron traded up 3.5% on the stock market Monday, erasing some of the losses from its first two days as a public company. Shares closed at $9.67, which was still benea

Delivery Hero’s valuation surpasses $5B following successful IPO

Delivery Hero’s valuation topped $5 billion after the food delivery firm went public in a listing on the Frankfurt stock exchange. The listing, announced earlier this month, came at a €25.50

Blue Apron IPO off to a rough start

Meal delivery business Blue Apron opened for trading at $10 per share on Thursday, significantly below the originally proposed range of $15 to $17. It's also flat compared to the $10 they priced it at

Delivery Hero announces plan for a $500M IPO in Germany

Delivery Hero’s much-anticipated IPO is on. Today the European food delivery company officially announced that it plans to raise as much as €450 million ($506 million) from a public listing

Naspers gobbles up another food delivery startup with $80M round for Swiggy

Naspers has taken a bite out of yet another food delivery startup, with its commitment to lead and $80 million investment in the Indian online ordering and food delivery startup, Swiggy.

Restaurant guide Zomato got off lightly after a hacker grabbed 6.6M user passwords

Restaurant guide and food delivery service Zomato looks like it is getting off lightly after it suffered a hack that compromised personal information belonging to 6.6 million users. The India-based co

Deliveroo riders in North London push to unionize

A group of Deliveroo riders in North London is pushing for improved pay and conditions by taking legal steps to obtain union recognition. To achieve that they will need a tribunal to judge at least so

Online food delivery still presents a $210B market opportunity

I wrote last year about the broad, secular shift to online food ordering, and the significant capital inflows into the space that we were seeing. Fast-forward a year, and we’re now looking at a very

While many on-demand food startups fail to deliver, iFood picks up $30 million to expand in Latin America

The Brazilian on-demand food delivery company, iFood has picked up $30 million in new financing to expand regionally and solidify its grip over the online food delivery market outside of the US.

Drizly pulls in $15 million Series B to power liquor-based e-commerce

Drizly, the on-demand booze delivery startup, has today announced the close of a $15 million Series B funding round, led by Polaris Partners, with participation from other existing investors. Drizly o

Rocket Internet Sells Food Startups In Spain, Italy, Brazil, Mexico For $140M To Just Eat

The takeout shakeout continues apace. Since going public in 2014, Rocket Internet has been trying to simplify and reorganize the tangle of e-commerce startups funded and grown by the Berlin-based in

Olo Raises $40 Million To Expand Delivery Business

Olo, the digital ordering business, has raised $40 million in funding from The Raine Group. The capital will be used to expand its recently launched Dispatch delivery service. With over 150 restaur

Foodpanda Lays Off 15 Percent Of Its Staff In India

Foodpanda, the restaurant delivery service backed by Rocket Internet, has laid off about 300 of its employees in its Indian unit. This means Foodpanda India, which launched in 2012, has lost 15 percen

Rocket Internet Backs European Restaurant Delivery Service Take Eat Easy

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