Stalemate continues between Swiggy, Zomato and NRAI

Payal Ganguly

The stalemate between restaurant body National Restaurants Association of India (NRAI) and online food aggregators like Swiggy ....

16 September, 2019

Listen: Zomato, Swiggy meet NRAI; Premji sells Wipro shares; AWS and edtech startups

Shweta Sharma & Payal Ganguly & Anirban Ghoshal

In this episode of TechThisWeek #TTW we talk about Zomato and Swiggy and their bid to find a middle ground with restaurant owners, ....

13 September, 2019
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#Logout campaign: Will foodtech platforms be able to woo back restaurants?

Payal Ganguly

Nearly five weeks into the #Logout campaign that turned the country’s booming food-tech industry on its head, Zomato and ....

13 September, 2019

Internet companies may get more time to remove unlawful content; Swiggy to launch digital wallet

Team TC

Social media companies might get a breather as the government considers giving platforms more time to remove unlawful content. ....

11 September, 2019

Amazon food delivery launch gathers steam with promise of lower restaurant commissions: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Seattle-headquartered ecommerce major Amazon’s food delivery launch plans for India have gathered steam even as it is onboarding ....

6 September, 2019

Swiggy launches Swiggy Go, expands Swiggy Stores to Hyderabad, Bengaluru

Team TC

Food technology unicorn Swiggy has rolled out Swiggy Go, an instant pick up and drop service, in Bengaluru. The food delivery ....

4 September, 2019
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Zomato blinks, wants speedy resolution of restaurants standoff

Payal Ganguly

Restaurant aggregator unicorn Zomato is now back in discussions with National Restaurants Association of India (NRAI) to iron ....

30 August, 2019

Ribbit Capital to co-lead $101 mn funding round in fintech startup Cred

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

DreamPlug Technologies, the Mumbai-based fintech startup the runs rewards-based credit card payments app Cred, is raising $101 ....

26 August, 2019

Amazon may launch food delivery biz through Prime Now; Suvidhaa to foray into ecommerce

Team TC

Ecommerce giant Amazon might use Prime Now to deliver groceries.  Shapoorji Pallonji-backed fintech platform Suvidhaa is ....

19 August, 2019

Swiggy partners with Bounce for taxi-bike pilot project: Report

Team TC

Bengaluru-based food delivery service platform Swiggy has tied up with scooter-sharing platform Bounce for a bike-taxi pilot project ....

9 August, 2019
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Naspers to lead fresh funding round in Swiggy; Cipla to back Medlife

Team TC

Online food delivery startup Swiggy is close to raising $750 million in a funding round led by Naspers. US retail behemoth Walmart ....

2 August, 2019

Amazon may start food delivery business in India: Report

Team TC

The Indian arm of Seattle-based ecommerce giant Amazon is planning to enter the food delivery segment in India and launch operations ....

30 July, 2019

Bounce plans to raise $30 mn; PhonePe gets fresh funds

Team TC

Scooter rental platform Bounce likely to get more funds from existing investors. Flipkart-owned PhonePe gets over $100 million. ....

30 July, 2019

Does cloud kitchen FreshMenu have a Plan B?

Binu Paul

About six months ago, cloud kitchen FreshMenu, seemed to have found a way out of a prolonged funding crunch that had started to ....

29 July, 2019

Zomato to discontinue rewards programme Piggybank from Aug 12

Tanmay Tiwary

Gurugram-headquartered foodtech unicorn Zomato Media Pvt. Ltd has decided to  discontinue Piggybank, a reward points programme ....

16 July, 2019

Swiggy in talks to raise $500mn from Korean investors, Naspers: Report

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

As competition in India’s food-tech sector intensifies, Swiggy, the food delivery platform owned by Bengaluru-based Bundl ....

15 July, 2019

Swiggy to invest $100mn in subscription delivery Supr: Report

Payal Ganguly

Food technology unicorn Swiggy has committed to invest $100 million (Rs 686 crore at current exchange rate) in its subscription-based ....

10 July, 2019

Exclusive: Indonesia's Go-Jek gets on board as the latest investor in cloud kitchen Rebel Foods

Vijayakumar Pitchiah

Rebel Foods, the homegrown cloud kitchens company best known for its Faasos brand, has raised $5 million from Indonesia-born ride ....

4 July, 2019

Bajaj Auto may buy stake in e-bike platform Yulu; Carlyle likely to invest in Swiggy: Reports

Kavya Kothiyal

Two-wheeler manufacturer Bajaj Auto is in advanced discussions to invest up to $8 million (about Rs 55.7 crore at current exchange ....

19 June, 2019

Lead Angels wants to go beyond being just a network: CEO Sushanto Mitra

Payal Ganguly

Since launching as a privately-owned angel network five years ago, Lead Angels has built a portfolio of more than 25 startups ....

11 June, 2019

Swiggy launches separate app for delivery of home-cooked meals

Om Athavale

Food-technology unicorn Swiggy is now offering consumers the option of ordering home-cooked meals via a service called Swiggy ....

3 June, 2019