Solving problems is better than fearmongering
From cybersecurity to SaaS for restaurants, the key to running a successful business is selling a product that solves your clients' real problems.
B Capital leads Odeko’s $53M Series D to help small coffee shops scale
Odeko has operations software for coffee shops to manage inventory, get data insights and order equipment and supplies from over 400 vendors.
Zitti soaks up some funding sauce so restaurants can manage their food supply chain
Zitti's payment software platform streamlines the transaction between restaurants and food suppliers through payment, price comparison and vendor discoverability tools.
As startups whip up a restaurant tech frenzy, is anyone close to Toast?
Technology innovation often comes in waves, but the restaurant industry saw its surf get bigger and stronger due in part to the pandemic. Startups stepped up across the industry to help restaurants qu
ConverseNow expands its drive-thru ordering tech as it bags another $10M
A problem has always existed in drive-thrus, but the technology has “never existed to solve the problem and is still not there 100%," according to ConverseNow CEO Vinay Shukla.
Andreessen, Atlantico, MAYA Capital add some dough to Fudo’s restaurant tech recipe
The independent restaurant customer, most likely adopting restaurant operation technology for the first time, is who Fudo is targeting.
Acelerate raises $14.44M Series A to add cloud kitchens to existing restaurants
Acelerate, a software company looking to help restaurants make the most out of their infrastructure, is today announcing the close of a $14.44 million Series A financing led by Sequoia Capital. The st
Pandemic helps Ordr’s simple POS platform for bars and restaurants raise $12M
“Order and pay” platform for bars and restaurants Ordr has raised a €10 million ($12 million) Series A round from Idekapital and OpenOcean. Launched in Norway in 2020 it now counts IKEA, Nordic
Forget sourdough, these sisters are launching a starter to create authentic Asian food
For immigrants in the United States, representation can feel complex, celebrated and oftentimes a mix of the two. And that’s exactly why sister duo Vanessa and Kim Pham launched Omsom, a seed-st
VCs have growing appetite for ‘AgriFood’
Venture investors are pouring billions of dollars into feeding their hunger for food and agriculture startups. Whether that trend line is due to enthusiasm for the sector or just broader heavy investi
Sourcery raised $5 million to help restaurants and food vendors deal with each other, and not lost receipts or invoices
Sourcery Technologies Inc. has raised $5 million in venture funding for software that helps restaurateurs and corporate kitchens order from vendors, keep track of their inventory and costs, and figure
The restaurant OS
So you’re a techie and a foodie. You’re having dinner and your phone buzzes to let you know you can pay for the meal you’re enjoying right from an app. It’s then you realize there’s somethin