Udaan, the e-commerce startup led by three former Flipkart executives, raises $225M

The trio announced this morning that their B2B e-commerce startup Udaan had raised $225 million in Series C funding. The cash infusion, according to Indian media reports, makes Udaan the fastest-ever

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

India’s Zomato completes long-rumored acquisition of logistics startup Runnr

Zomato, the global restaurant guide and food on-demand service, has made an acquisition to shore up its delivery business on home turf after it completed a deal for Runnr. The acquisition has been ru

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

India’s tech bubble is about to burst

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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.

Zomato defends itself after HSBC says its valuation is only half a unicorn

In another sign of the challenges facing food delivery startups in India, HSBC said in a recent report that it believes Zomato’s valuation is $500 million—half of the $1 billion valuation the comp

Zomato launches its restaurant point-of-sale system

As part of its plans to venture beyond the food listings/discovery space, Zomato launched an Android point of sale system for restauranteurs today. Called Zomato Base, the cloud-based system is built

Chinese Search Giant Baidu Eyes Investments In Zomato, BookMyShow And Big Basket

Baidu, China’s largest search engine, may grow its presence in India by purchasing stakes in Zomato, BookMyShow, and BigBasket.

Zomato Closes Its Cashless Payments Service Following A Trial In Dubai

Following up on a big round of layoffs earlier this week, Zomato said it is shutting down its cashless payments system -- a system that it had trialled in the Middle East at the beginning of this year

Restaurant Search App Zomato Lays Off 300, 10% Of Staff, In Shift Away From Live Data Collection

Some belt tightening underway at Zomato, the $1 billion+ restaurant discovery portal based out of India that is now active in 22 countries. TechCrunch has learned, and has now confirmed with the comp

Restaurant Discovery Site Zomato Eats Up $60M To Fuel Expansion Into New Verticals

Zomato, the India-based restaurant discovery site, has closed $70 million in new funding as it looks to push into new verticals including food delivery, payments, table reservations and more.

Urbanspoon Folds Into Zomato Following Acquisition

Unless they are also Taylor Swift fans, Urbanspoon users will no longer be able to shake it out. The restaurant app has shut down following its acquisition by Zomato for about $50 million to $60 milli

Zomato Buys NexTable To Rival OpenTable And Yelp In Reservations

Just one week after Zomato raised a round valuing it at more than $1 billion and acquired a point-of-sale startup, the India-based restaurant services company has made another acquisition. Zomato h

India’s Restaurant Search App Zomato Raises $50M At $1B+ Valuation, Buys MaplePOS

Time to loosen Zomato‘s belt: the Indian startup whose restaurant search app is now used in 22 countries is growing some more. The company has raised $50 million more in funding, and it has mad

Restaurant Discovery Site Zomato To Launch Food Delivery Service, Starting In India

Zomato, the restaurant discovery site that bought U.S. rival Urbanspoon last month, is expanding its business into food orders, starting in its home market of India next month.

Restaurant Discovery App Zomato Acquires Turkey’s Mekanist For Cash

Zomato, the Restaurant discovery service which competes with Yelp, has acquired Turkey’s Mekanist. The price was not disclosed but it has been confirmed as an all-cash deal. The move will take Z

Restaurant Discovery Site Zomato Buys IAC’s Urbanspoon, Enters The U.S.

Zomato, the restaurant discovery site backed by Sequoia, has bought Urbanspoon from IAC, the latest in a string of acquisitions around the world. Terms of the deal were undisclosed, but sources tell T

Restaurant Discovery Service Zomato Acquires Italy’s Cibando

<a target="_blank" href="http://www.zomato.com/">Zomato</a>, the restaurant search and discovery service backed by Vy Capital, Info Edge, and Sequoia Capital, continues to be on an acquisition spree a

Restaurant Guide Zomato Launches Mobile Ads And Prepares To Move Into Payments

Global restaurant discovery service Zomato pulled in $60 million in fresh funding just ten days ago, and now it's time to ramp up its monetization efforts after the India-headquartered company introdu
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